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‘Don’t Tell Coach’: Playing Through Concussions
11.5.13 — New York Times

This article discusses the culture of young athletes to not report concussions and to tough it out. Dr. Frederick Rivara, of ... cont.

Are sleep supplements for children safe?
11.5.13 — KING 5 TV

Many parents are turning to a synthetic hormone called melatonin once reserved for children with medical issues like ADD and ... cont.

Don't Ask, Just Tell Parents When It's Time for Vaccines: Study
11.4.13 — HealthDay

Theway a doctor talks about vaccines can make a difference in whether or not parents resist shots for their child, new research ... cont.

Wonder cure for gut: FDA allows fecal transplants
11.1.13 — MSNBC

A first-of-its-kind research study conducted at Seattle Children’s found that fecal transplant treatment significantly helped ... cont.

U.S. preterm birth rate falls again but remains high
11.1.13 — USA Today

Thepercentage of babies born prematurely in the United States fell for the sixth straight year, but the problem remains more ... cont.

Hospital Whips Up Wedding for Parents of Girl with Leukemia
10.29.13 — ABC News

A social worker and members of the pediatric care team at Seattle Children’s threw the parents of one of their patients, ... cont.

Program helps young heart transplant recipients become adults
10.29.13 — KING 5 TV

Jason Hopper Cruz, a transplant coordinator at Seattle Children's, and Sophie Kuniholm, a young heart transplant recipient, ... cont.

Researchers hope to predict premature births with at-home test
10.28.13 — KOMO TV

University of Washington researchers are investigating one of the primary causes of preterm births – bacterial infections. With ... cont.

Seattle Children’s Hospital starts ‘Patient Voices’ series
10.23.13 — Ragan's Health Care Communication News

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Seattle Children’s has created a “Patient Voices” series in which over the course ... cont.

Seattle Children’s using epilepsy lasers instead of scalpels
10.22.13 — KING 5 TV

Forthose with epilepsy, medications don't always work and surgery can come with a lot of side effects. Now, Seattle Children’s ... cont.

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Videos

Overcoming the Odds: A KING 5 TV Children's HealthLink Special 0:44:45Expand
12.30.13

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 2013 0:57:06Expand
12.11.13

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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Children’s Mental Health 0:00:30Expand
11.22.13

Mark Fadool, clinical director of mental health services at Odessa Brown Children's Clinic, provides early warning signs of mental health issues in kids and teens and urges us all to notice the signs and act early.

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