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April 2009 Press Releases

Patient Safety - Protecting patients from errors and infections


Patient safety is at the core of our mission at Seattle Children’s Hospital and we continually strive to improve on all... cont.

H1N1 Flu Vaccine Clinic for Children and Adolescents


Children’s will offer H1N1 flu vaccines to all children between the ages of six months and 18 years. If able, parents should... cont.

Day Care May Double TV Time For Young Children, Study Finds


In a new study, the amount of television viewed by many young children in child care settings doubles the previous estimates... cont.

Common Childhood Nausea and Diarrhea Lead to Wide Treatment and Cost Disparities Across U.S.


In a new study publishing in the December issue of Pediatrics, the common childhood condition of acute... cont.

Children’s Hospital Shares Inside Look at Capacity Woes; 79 Children Diverted this Year


Children's CEO urges swift action by City Council on hospital expansion

One World 2011 Medical Conference


One significant event scheduled as part of One World 2011 is a medical conference organized by Seattle Children's Hospital,... cont.

Mobile ‘Science Adventure Lab’ Brings Science Education to Washington Schools and 5,000 Students


With microscopes aligned, pipettes poised and centrifuges ready to spin, Seattle Children's... cont.

Children's Views Hearing Examiner Denial as Unreasonable


Today Seattle’s Hearing Examiner recommended in a cont.

First Day of School Health Checklist: What every parent should know


Experts at Seattle Children’s Hospital have put together a Healthy Child Checklist to ensure that children - and parents -... cont.

Seattle Researchers to Test H1N1 Flu Vaccine


-07-23 Research Group Health Cooperative is collaborating with the University of Washington (UW) Department of... cont.

Children's Hospital Among Nation's Best According to U.S. News & World Report


U.S.News & World Report magazine placed Seattle Children’s Hospital among the... cont.

Language Use Decreases in Young Children and Caregivers When Television is On, Study Finds


In a new study, young children and their adult caregivers uttered fewer vocalizations, used fewer words and engaged in fewer... cont.

Common Autism Medication is Ineffective for Repetitive Behaviors, Study Finds


Citalopram (Celexa), a medication commonly prescribed to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), was no more... cont.

Update from Public Health - Seattle & King County


As Public Health - Seattle & King County continues to monitor H1N1 influenza (swine flu) in... cont.

Harborview and Seattle Children's Hospital Launch Sports Concussion Program


UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s are launching a sports concussion program for children, teen and adult athletes to... cont.

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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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Seattle boy survives flesh-eating bacteria
4.11.14 — CBS News

A 13-year-old boy in Seattle has just been released from a hospital after surviving the ravages of a flesh-eating bacteria. CBS ... cont.

Seattle Bike Share program prepares for late summer launch
4.7.14 — KOMO TV

Expect to see more even more bikes in downtown Seattle soon, with plans for a new Bike Share program set to roll out in late ... cont.

ADHD Moms Wanted
4.4.14 — Seattle's Child Magazine

Dr. Mark Stein of Seattle Children’s has dedicated his career to the research and treatment of ADHD. In his estimation, ... cont.