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A lesson one boy who received a new kidney can teach the world

Posted on: April 24, 2014

Twelve-year-old Alan Louie has been in and out of hospitals since he was a baby. Born with kidney disease and renal failure, Alan is no stranger to blood draws, medications and doctors. For him, it has always been a part of his family’s routine. He’s never viewed himself as being sick though, and it’s something […]

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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

04.15.2014

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

01.30.2014

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

12.18.2013

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

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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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