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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
Zip Code as Important as Genetic Code in Childhood Obesity


Neighborhood supermarket and park proximity directly related to obesity, study finds
Seattle Children’s Names New Hospital President


Lisa Brandenburg to assume role immediately 
Seattle Children’s Hospital to Provide 24/7 Pediatric Hospitalist Services at Providence St. Peter Hospital


Children’s pediatricians will work in Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, providing care for the youngest... cont.

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Miracle Makers 2014 3:07:00Expand

The 30th annual Miracle Makers fundraising special aired on KOMO 4 TV on June 6, 2014. The special takes us on a journey through the hopes, fears, victories and challenges facing patients at Seattle Children's. Cosponsored by Costco Wholesale and KOMO 4. 

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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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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.