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(In English: Microscope)

Un microscopio es una lupa muy poderosa. El mundo entero (incluido nuestro cuerpo) se compone de miles de millones de diminutas cosas vivientes, tan pequeñas que no puedes verlas sólo con los ojos. Sin embargo, con un microscopio es posible analizar las células del cuerpo o incluso una gota de sangre. Usando un microscopio para ver este tipo de cosas de cerca, un médico es capaz de distinguir células de cáncer, bacterias y otros factores problemáticos que podrían ser los causantes de las enfermedades que padecen las personas.


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Summer 2014: Good Growing Newsletter

In This Issue

  • Understanding the Power and Influence of Role Models
  • Legal Marijuana Means Greater Poisoning Risks for Children
  • Why Choose Pediatric Emergency Care?

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The 30th annual Miracle Makers fundraising special aired on KOMO 4 TV on June 6, 2014. The special takes us on a journey through the hopes, fears, victories and challenges facing patients at Seattle Children's. Cosponsored by Costco Wholesale and KOMO 4. 

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In the spirit of the holidays, patients, parents and doctors share inspirational stories of healing and hope. From surviving heart failure and a near-death drowning to battling a flesh-eating disease, witness how the impossible became possible thanks to the care patients received at Seattle Children's Hospital.

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Miracle Season, hosted by Steve Pool and Molly Shen, aired Dec. 8, 2013, on KOMO 4 TV. The annual holiday special celebrates the remarkable lives of Seattle Children's patients.

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