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April 2003 Press Releases

Study Finds Surgical Technique May Reduce Pain After Tonsillectomy


Seattle, Wash.: Researchers from Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center and the Albany Medical Center have found... cont.

Patient Madeline Hunt Released from Children's


Seattle, Wash.: Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center announced that patient Madeline Hunt was released from the... cont.

NIH Awards $1.7 Million Grant to Children's Center for Children with Special Needs and UW School of Nursing


Seattle, Wash.: December 16, 2003 – Children's Hospital's Center for Children with Special Needs, in collaboration with the... cont.

Miracle Season Rings in the Holidays for Children's Patients


Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center and KOMO television raised over $120,000 in pledges and sponsorships during... cont.

Children's Appoints Vice President of Research


New leadership position signals increased focus on research at Children's Hospital.

Public Health and Children's Emphasize Importance of Flu Shots for Infants and Children


Early flu season highlights importance of flu vaccination.

Echinacea Not Effective in Treating Colds in Children


Echinacea is not effective in shortening the duration or decreasing the severity of upper respiratory tract infections in... cont.

Leading British Medical Journal Publishes Article by Children's Physicians


Physicians from Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle were recently invited to submit a Seminar article... cont.

Auction of Washington Wines Sets Fundraising Record - $1.8 Million


The Washington wine community and its supporters gathered this weekend at Chateau Ste. Michelle raising $1.8 million, a... cont.

Researchers Discover Magnesium Transport Protein Is Linked to Immune Cell Growth


Children's and UW researchers hope protein may advance treatments for cancer and immunologic disorders.

U.S. News & World Report Magazine Names Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center One of Nation's Top Children's Hospitals


Board-certified physicians recognize Children's as the best pediatric hospital in the Northwest.

Children's Hospital Honors the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation with Pennington Award


Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center recently presented the 2003 W.J. "Jerry" Pennington Award to the Cystic... cont.

Miracle Makers Broadcast Raises Record $6.8 Million for Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center


On May 31st, this year's Miracle Makers broadcast, co-sponsored by Costco and KOMO 4 television, raised a record $6.8... cont.

Seattle Demonstrates Pediatric Leadership at Annual Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting


Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center and UW School of Medicine physicians are presenting more than 160... cont.

Mock Garage Sale Calls Attention to Recalled Product Safety


Healthcare officials remind secondhand shoppers about the dangers of recalled products for children

Children's Pediatrician-in-Chief Named President-Elect of the Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs


Seattle, Wash.: April 10, 2003 – Dr. Bruder Stapleton, Children's pediatrician-in-chief and chair of the Department of... cont.

Children's Hospital Receives Gift of Collectible Dolls from Employee


Seattle, Wash.: A Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center employee has donated a collection of more than 40 vintage... cont.

Shaken Baby Syndrome Featured Topic at Children's Conference


Olympia - A keynote presentation and panel discussion on Shaken Baby Syndrome will be featured at the 11th Annual Children's... cont.

One Big Kiss for Children's Radiothon Exceeds Last Year's Donations, Raises $808,106 for Children's Hospital


KISS 106.1 FM, an Infinity broadcasting station, raised more than $808,106 for Children's Hospital and Regional Medical... cont.

Child Passenger Safety Week Highlights Need for Childcare Providers to Safely Transport Children


As part of Child Passenger Safety Week (February 9-15), Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center and the Washington... cont.

Children's Hospital Opens New Building at 70th and Sand Point Way


New two-story, 100,000 square foot building to house administrative departments

Child Magazine Names Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center One of Nation's Top Ten Children's Hospitals


Extensive research reveals best pediatric hospitals in the country.

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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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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.

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.