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Seattle Children’s Hospital Appoints Dr. Ruth McDonald to Pediatrician-in-Chief


Dr.McDonald moves into her new role to improve treatment outcomes and patient experiences throughout Seattle Children’s
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  


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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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Latest News

Vaccine Safety: Getting the Message to Parents in Doubt
8.28.14 — U.S. News & World Report

Measles, mumps and whooping cough have been around a long time – along with the vaccines to prevent them. But instead of being ... cont.

Depressed Teens May Need Extra Support To Stick With Treatment
8.27.14 — NPR

A new study from Seattle Children’s Research Institute suggests integrating mental health treatment into primary care may ... cont.

Can running cure depression? Seattle Children’s brain research finds exercise can help patients
8.26.14 — Puget Sound Business Journal

Researchers at Seattle Children’s Research Institute have pinpointed a tiny area of the brain that controls our motivation to ... cont.