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Doctor Explains the Truth about Drowning: “It’s a Silent Killer”

Posted on: July 25, 2014

Temperatures are on the rise, which has families flocking to pools, lakes, rivers and oceans to beat the sweltering heat. While a cool dip may sound like the perfect summertime activity for a family, it can also be a dangerous one. More than 1,500 children and teens die every year in the U.S. from drowning. […]

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New Study Helps Scientists Better Understand Why HIV Causes Life-long Infection


HIV integrating into cancer genes sustains infection 

Seattle Children’s Research Institute Appoints Chief Research Information Officer


Newposition will oversee new and existing research information technology applications

New Research Uncovers Genetic Identifier, Common Physical Traits for Autism; May Allow Clinicians to Determine Risk for Babies Still In Utero


First connection between a genetic event, physical features and autism


The Fault in “The Fault in Our Stars”
7.24.14 — On the Pulse Blog

I loved “The Fault in Our Stars.” Both the book and the movie. I read the book a few years ago during a flight. I cried so hard ... cont.

Doctor uses scorpion venom to locate cancer cells
7.23.14 — FOX News

Dr.James Olson is a pediatric oncologist at Seattle Children’s, and the scientist who developed a compound using a protein ... cont.

Boy healing quickly after heart transplant
7.22.14 — The Columbian

In less than two weeks, Jack Conover went from being a 7-year-old in need of a heart transplant to a vibrant boy walking out of ... cont.

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