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April 2007 Press Releases

Murray Leads Delegation in Securing $2.1 Million for Proton Therapy Center

12.21.2007

Steadfast support by Washington Sen. Patty Murray and the western Washington state congressional delegation has resulted in... cont.

Seattle Children's Hospital Purchases Third Downtown Property for Research Campus

12.19.2007

Seattle Children’s Hospital has purchased a 252,000 square-foot, mid-rise office tower in Seattle, Washington for $35.9... cont.

Healthcare Needs Higher for Children of Abused Mothers

12.14.2007

Children whose mothers have a history of abuse by intimate partners have more healthcare needs than children whose mothers... cont.

Study Calls for New Standards in Pediatric Trauma Care

12.13.2007

Trauma is the most important cause of morbidity and mortality among children and adolescents, accounting for nearly 16,000... cont.

Children's Hospital Nurses Are Among Best in the State

12.11.2007

The local March of Dimes chapter honored three Children’s Hospital nurses at its 5th annual Nurse of the Year awards banquet... cont.

Research Finds Link Between Asthma and Depressive Disorders in Children

12.10.2007

Young people with asthma are twice as likely to suffer from depressive and anxiety disorders as children without asthma,... cont.

Hospital Tries New Approach to Prevent Flu Transmission

11.19.2007

In an effort to protect patients, one hospital is trying to prevent the spread of influenza by offering free flu shots to a... cont.

$5M Gift Boosts Childhood Oral Healthcare Offered by UW, Children's Hospital

11.16.2007

The University of Washington (UW) School of Dentistry and Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center today announced... cont.

Watching Violent TV at Pre-School Age Linked to Aggression in Young Boys

11.05.2007

Watching violent television programs between the ages of 2 and 5 years of age is clearly linked to aggressive and... cont.

Winter Colds Increase Asthma Difficulties for Children

10.25.2007

The onset of winter cold and flu season combined with colder, short days unfortunately all contribute to increased asthma... cont.

New Study Finds Serious Gaps in Healthcare Quality for America's Children

10.10.2007

Children in the United States fail to get recommended health care more than half of the time, according to a new study from... cont.

Unified Front Cheers Gregoire's Decision

10.02.2007

Seattle — Today, individuals and organizations in the trenches of Washington state’s fight to insure all children applauded... cont.

Playing with Blocks May Improve Language Development in Toddlers, New Study Finds

10.01.2007

Playing with toy blocks may lead to improved language development in young children, according to a new study reported in... cont.

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10.01.2007

-10-01 Research Members of the Media: please click to download photo of Dr. Dimitri Christakis. Photo caption:... cont.

Seattle Children's Hospital Leads $23.7 Million NIH Grant to Study Gene Repair

09.06.2007

Seattle Children’s Hospital will receive the largest research grant in its 100-year history for a new five-year, 11-part... cont.

U.S.News & World Report Ranks Children's Hospital in Top 10

08.24.2007

Today U.S.News & World Report magazine placed Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center among the nation’s top... cont.

New Study Finds Baby DVDs and Videos May Hinder Infant Language Development

08.07.2007

Despite marketing claims, parents who want to give their infants a boost in learning language probably should limit the... cont.

New Study Finds Infant Hearing Test Results May Predict Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

07.26.2007

One of the greatest medical mysteries of our time has taken a leap forward in medical understanding with new study results... cont.

Children's to Study Lithium for Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

07.20.2007

The Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute will participate in a multi-site trial to study the use of lithium for... cont.

The Semantics of Morality in Pediatrics: How Do Physicians and Parents Come to Terms in Our Ambiguous Medical Climate?

07.16.2007

Complexities of language framed controversial medical debate at Seattle’s third annual bioethics conference, presented by... cont.

Tumor Painting Revolutionizes Fight Against Cancer

07.15.2007

A tumor paint developed by researchers at Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research... cont.

Using the ''F'' Word - When Parents and Doctors Disagree

07.14.2007

The Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics at Seattle Children’s Hospital kicked off its third annual conference today... cont.

Water Safety Can Prevent Thousands of Summer Childhood Tragedies

07.10.2007

Everyone knows it’s important to learn to swim and be careful around water.

Researchers Identify Fifth Gene Responsible for Joubert Syndrome

06.11.2007

An international study by researchers at Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute, the University of Washington School... cont.

Seattle Children's Hospital to Manage Kadlec ICU for Critically Ill Newborns

05.30.2007

Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle and Kadlec Medical Center in the Tri-Cities have announced a new... cont.

Seattle Children's Hospital Buys Downtown City Block to Complete Research Campus

05.17.2007

In another bold move underscoring its mission to eliminate pediatric disease, Seattle’s Children’s Hospital and Regional... cont.

Research Provides Clue About How Bacteria and Infection Spread

05.09.2007

A new study by researchers at Children’s and the University of Washington School of Medicine finds Staphylococcus aureus... cont.

Growth Attenuation Press Conference

05.08.2007

Statement from Children’s Hospital Medical Director, Dr. David Fisher

Seattle's Children's Hospital Contributes to International Research Examining Bracing Treatment Protocols for Adolescent Scoliosis

05.07.2007

A multi-center study by orthopedic researchers hopes to discover if torso bracing is actually effective in treating... cont.

Forty Percent of 3-Month-Old Infants Are Regularly Watching TV, DVDs or Videos

05.07.2007

A large number of parents are ignoring warnings from the American Academy of Pediatrics and are allowing their very young... cont.

Celebrating 100 Years of Caring for Children

04.25.2007

Children’s is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

Seattle Children's Hospital Surgeon to Team Up with Astronauts on NASA Mission

04.18.2007

This week, Raven, the mobile surgical robot developed by the University of Washington, leaves for the Atlantic Ocean.

''April Pools Day'' Highlights Water Safety

04.16.2007

The American Red Cross Serving King & Kitsap Counties, in partnership with the Drowning Prevention Network of Washington... cont.

Governor Gregoire declares April 3, 2007 - Sickle Cell Awareness Day

04.03.2007

The OBCC met with government officials, patients and families, and sickle cell disease (SCD) advocates today to announce... cont.

Researchers at Children's Discover Connection Between Allergic Diseases and Autoimmune Diseases

04.03.2007

A new study by researchers at Children’s and the University of Washington (UW) identifies a connection between allergic... cont.

Artificial Heart Holds Over 2-Year-Old Boy Waiting for Transplant

03.02.2007

A gravely ill 2-year-old boy is recovering at Seattle Children’s Hospital after receiving the Berlin Heart, a mechanical... cont.

Computer Kiosks with Child Health Information Proven Effective

03.01.2007

New research at Seattle Children’s Hospital finds that computer kiosks with child-specific health information can... cont.

One Big KISS for Children's Hospital Radiothon Raises Record $1.23 Million

02.26.2007

KISS 106.1 FM, an Infinity broadcasting station, raised $1,231,217.10 for Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center... cont.

Researchers at Seattle's Children's Hospital Uncover Clues to Solving a Long-Standing Medical Puzzle

01.11.2007

A new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center and the University of Washington (UW) provides... cont.

Seattle Children's Hospital Performs First Intestine Transplant in the Pacific Northwest

01.10.2007

Alfred “Alfie” Bautista received the first intestine transplant in the Pacific Northwest at Children’s Hospital and Regional... cont.

Child Magazine Names Children's One of Nation's Top Children's Hospitals

01.04.2007

Child Magazine today placed Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center amongst the nation’s top children’s... cont.

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Videos

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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Children’s Mental Health 0:00:30Expand
11.22.13

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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Latest News

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.