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Seattle Children’s Tackles Tourette’s, OCD with Innovative Therapies

Posted on: August 28, 2014

At least 138,000 children in the United States are estimated to have Tourette’s syndrome,  a condition which causes  urges that lead to repeated involuntary movements (motor tics) and sounds (phonic tics).  For decades, research suggested pharmaceutical therapies were the only effective treatments for tics, but clinical psychologist Dr. Geoffrey Wiegand  is having success using a […]

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Scientists Discover Area of Brain Responsible for Exercise Motivation

08.20.2014

Scientists Discover Area of Brain Responsible for Exercise Motivation

Dr. Mark Del Beccaro Named Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of Seattle Children's

08.05.2014

DelBeccaro will replace current CMO, Dr. David Fisher, who is retiring in October

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

07.15.2014

HIV integrating into cancer genes sustains infection 

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