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April 2009 Press Releases

Patient Safety - Protecting patients from errors and infections

02.02.2010

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

12.10.2009

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

11.23.2009

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.

11.02.2009

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

10.21.2009

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

One World 2011 Medical Conference

10.13.2009

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

09.23.2009

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

Children's Views Hearing Examiner Denial as Unreasonable

08.12.2009

Today Seattle’s Hearing Examiner recommended in a cont.

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

07.27.2009

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

07.23.2009

-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

06.18.2009

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

06.01.2009

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

06.01.2009

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

Update from Public Health - Seattle & King County

05.21.2009

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

05.14.2009

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

Press Contacts for Media Interviews

Email for Media Interviews
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Phone for Media Interviews
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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

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.

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.