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Research and Philanthropy Leaders Focus Agenda on Preterm Birth— 2nd Leading Cause of Death for Children


Leaders of international philanthropic and research organizations are convening in Seattle to address the global crisis of... cont.

Study Finds New Gene Mutations that Lead to Enlarged Brain Size, Cancer, Autism, Epilepsy


Researchers shed light on molecular cause of childhood’s worst conditions as first step toward developing more effective... cont.

Seattle Children’s Research Institute Lands $1.1 Million NIH Grant for Science Adventure Lab


Access to Science Education Increased for Washington State Kids, Families
Web-based Tool Helps Parents Improve on Kids’ Asthma Treatment


Website may help curb healthcare costs, kids affected by chronic condition
Adolescents and Young Adults with Mental Health Disorders at Risk of Long-Term Opioid Use


Patients ages 13 to 24 given opioids for pain more than twice as likely to become addicted if they have mental health... cont.

Seattle Children’s Ranked 6th Among Nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals According to U.S. News & World Report


Children’s cancer, nephrology, urology and neurology/neurosurgery programs in nation’s top ten.
Seattle Children’s Names Cindy Evans Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations


New role oversees ambulatory, emergency, diagnostic, therapeutic and support services, as well as initiatives to improve... cont.

100th Patient Gets a New Heart at Seattle Children’s Hospital


5-month-old received this milestone transplant at Children’s
New Report Shows 15 Million Babies Born Too Soon Every Year; Calls for Increased Research into Prevention


Prematurity now the second-leading cause of death worldwide in children under age 5  


Researchers Pinpoint Genetic Pathway of Rare Facial Malformation in Children


Two Distinct Mutations Cause “Question Mark Ears Syndrome,” Study Finds

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

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

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

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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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.