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Study Finds Washington State Pediatricians Receiving Regular Requests for Alternative Childhood Immunization Schedules

11.28.2011

First of its kind study examines alternative immunization schedule occurrence rates in Washington state and pediatricians’... cont.

Quest to End Premature Births Worldwide Takes Momentous Step Forward

11.07.2011

Gates Foundation grants $20 Million to GAPPS at Seattle Children’s to engage researchers from around the world in... cont.

Study Shows New Medication Effectively Treats Underlying Cause of Cystic Fibrosis

11.02.2011

Final stage clinical trial shows significantly improved lung function in subset of CF patients
Doctor’s Office Closed? Seattle Children’s Main Hospital Urgent Care Clinic Can Help

11.01.2011

New Seattle Location Provides Option to the Emergency Room for Children Needing After Hours Non-Emergency Medical... cont.

$65 Million to Seattle Children’s Benefits Research, Nursing and Clinical Care

10.31.2011

Two transformative gifts will help Children’s deliver superior patient care, and advance new healthcare discoveries and... cont.

Seattle Children’s Research Institute Appoints Stephanie Axelrod to Vice President of Community Relations

10.27.2011

Newly created role will help build awareness of philanthropic funding needs for research
Seattle Children’s, Little People of America and Caffe Ladro to “Stand Tall for Little People” in October

10.03.2011

Local Espresso Bar and Bakery Shrinks Logo to Kick-off National Dwarfism Awareness Month  
Child Health Leaders Announce Launch of Vax Northwest Partnership

09.20.2011

Five-year initiative will address the growing rates of Washington State parents opting out of vaccinating their... cont.

Seattle Children’s Recommends Strategies for Reducing Childhood Obesity Rates

09.15.2011

Insights featured in Obesity Article Series in Pediatrics
Study finds over 70 percent of suicidal teens don’t get the mental health services they need

09.13.2011

Study suggests improved screening for suicidal tendencies by primary care providers is needed

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Videos

Miracle Makers 2014 3:07:00Expand
6.6.14

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
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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Latest News

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.