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Zip Code as Important as Genetic Code in Childhood Obesity


Neighborhood supermarket and park proximity directly related to obesity, study finds
Seattle Children’s Names New Hospital President


Lisa Brandenburg to assume role immediately 
Seattle Children’s Hospital to Provide 24/7 Pediatric Hospitalist Services at Providence St. Peter Hospital


Children’s pediatricians will work in Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, providing care for the youngest... cont.

Resurrecting outdoor play time


Seattle Children's Dr. Pooja S. Tandon offers tips for increasing children's daily outdoor playtime
Nearly Half of Preschool Children Not Taken Outside to Play by Parents on a Daily Basis: Study


Girls less likely to play outside compared with boys
Middle School Teacher Support Lowers Risk for Early Alcohol Use


Youth with parental separation anxiety also at decreased risk
New Biorepository Opens in Seattle to Help Uncover Mysteries of Pregnancy and Childbirth


Rare combination of pregnancy specimens and data now available to scientists working to improve maternal, newborn, and... cont.

Reproductive Health Providers Should Discuss Environmental Exposure Risks with Patients


Simple recommendations help reduce harmful exposures for women
One Big KISS for Seattle Children’s Hospital Radiothon Raises $1.07 Million


106.1 KISS FM raised 1,073,427.12 for Seattle Children’s during its 11th annual “Jackie and Bender’s One Big KISS for... cont.

Seattle Children’s supporting efforts to implement universal screening for heart disease in newborns


Pulse oximetry has the potential to identify problems early and save lives

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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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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.