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April 2004 Press Releases

Center for Pediatric Bioethics to Be Established in Seattle


Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center today announced plans to establish the Center for Pediatric Bioethics, the... cont.

Spring-Fall Flu Shots Are Safe, Easier on Parents and Children


Seattle, Wash.: Giving flu vaccine to toddlers in the spring and fall guards against infection and is... cont.

Nationally Recognized Cardiologist to Lead Children's Cardiology Division


Seattle, Wash.: Children’s Hospital recently announced the appointment of Robert Boucek, cont.

Children's Hospital and The Moyer Foundation Partner to Fund and Sustain Palliative Care and Child Life Programs


Palliative Care Program is the first of its kind and provides medical, psychological, social, spiritual and logistical... cont.

Personalized At-home Program Reduces Asthma Symptoms in Children


A program that targets allergens and tobacco smoke in the home resulted in fewer asthma symptoms in children participating... cont.

Children's Hospital Identifies One Additional Employee with Pertussis


No patients have been identified with Pertussis.

Children's Hospital Identifies Three Employees with Pertussis


Seattle, Wash.: Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle has identified three employees who have been... cont.

Children's Port Townsend Thrift Store Expands into New Space


Seattle, Wash. – Children's Port Townsend Thrift Store, the second oldest thrift store in Children's Retail Store division,... cont.

Study Identifies Ways to Cut Teen Smoking by Nearly One-Third


Intense antismoking campaigns and a $1 cost increase per- pack of cigarettes could drastically reduce the number of young... cont.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center One of Nation's Best


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

20th Anniversary Showing of Miracle Makers Broadcast Raises Record $7.2 Million


Seattle, Wash.: On June 12, this year's Miracle Makers broadcast, co-sponsored by Costco and KOMO 4 television, raised a... cont.

Advocates Thank Governor Locke for Delaying Implementation of Children's Health Premiums


Seattle – The Children's Alliance today thanked Gov. Gary Locke for recognizing the importance of children's health by... cont.

Children's Neurologist Gains Insight into Potential Treatments for Movement Disorders


Seattle, Wash.: Research at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle is helping to define new ways of... cont.

Children's Researchers Find Promise in New Gene Therapy Treatment


Seattle, Wash.: Researchers at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle and the University of Washington... cont.

Children's Chief of Urology Receives National Award


Seattle, WA: Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center is proud to announce that Michael Mitchell, cont.

Children's Hospital Expands Research Focus, Adds Nearly 50,000 Sq. Ft. of Research Space


Seattle, WA: Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center announces the opening of a new research facility in Seattle's... cont.

Video Urges New Parents to ''Have A Plan'' for Coping with Parenting Stress


Seattle, WA: – As part of its Child Abuse Prevention Month activities during April, the Children's Protection Program at... cont.

Study Finds Link Between Television Viewing and Attention Problems in Children


Seattle, WA: Early television exposure in children ages 1-3 is associated with attention problems at age 7, according to a... cont.

Child Health Advocates Create Resources to Fight Childhood Obesity and Physical Inactivity


Seattle, Wash.: March 30, 2004 – Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center and the American Heart Association (AHA)... cont.

House Eliminates Premiums for Children, Senate Doesn't


Seattle, Wash.: Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center praises state legislators for protecting child health by... cont.

Odessa Brown Children's Clinic Receives Gift from NBA Coach Lenny Wilkens


Seattle, Wash.: Lenny Wilkens, head coach of the New York Knicks and the NBA's winningest coach, recently presented a gift... cont.

''One Big KISS for Children's Hospital'' Radiothon Raises $880,000


Seattle, Wash.: KISS 106.1 FM, an Infinity broadcasting station, raised more than $880,000 for Children's Hospital and... cont.

Families and Children Invited to Children's Hospital Health Fair


Seattle, Wash.: This Saturday, Feb. 7, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., families and children ages 3-10 are invited to attend... cont.

Children's Hospital Dedicates New Janet Sinegal Patient Building


Seattle, Wash.: Today, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center dedicated the new five-story Janet Sinegal Patient... 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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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
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