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Boy gets smile for his 12th birthday

Posted on: April 21, 2014

Christian Roberts was as excited for his 12th birthday as any child would be. But this April marked a very special occasion. It was the first time he could express that excitement with a smile. Twelve years ago, Christian was born deaf and with bilateral facial paralysis due to a rare genetic anomaly called CHARGE […]

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NIAID Awards $5.3 Million to Seattle Children’s Research Institute in Conjunction with Micronics for Development of Global Surveillance of Influenza Strains at Point-of-Care


TimRose, PhD, co-director of the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research, in partnership with Micronics, Inc., has been ... cont.

Seattle Children’s Hospital Treats 125 Patients in January Who Lost Contracted Access Through Washington’s Health Benefit Exchange


Ailments range from craniofacial disorders to a neck mass; cost of treatments denied by non-contracted Exchange plans have ... cont.

One Big KISS for Seattle Children’s Hospital Radiothon Raises $881,720


Morning show host Bender brought the stories of Children’s patients, families, staff and volunteers to their listeners across ... cont.


Dangers of Vaccine Hesitancy Explained in 10 Tweets
4.16.14 — ABC News

Parental decisions are the bedrock of childhood vaccination rates. While most parents turn to their pediatricians for help ... cont.

Why did Seattle Children’s Research Institute just land $5.3M?
4.16.14 — Puget Sound Business Journal

Dr.Tim Rose, co-director of Seattle Children’s Research Institute’s Center for Global Infectious Disease Research,  has ... cont.

12-year-old benefits from new heart pump at Seattle Children's
4.16.14 — KING 5 TV

Although many advances have been made in temporary heart pumps for adults, the same has not been true for children. But, that’s ... cont.

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