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April 2005 Press Releases

Report Examines Videos, DVDs, Video Games and Computer Programs Targeting Infants and Young Children


The Kaiser Family Foundation released a report today called “A Teacher in the Living Room: Educational media for babies,... cont.

Children's Researchers Solve Long-Standing Riddle in Immunology


Researchers at Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle and the University of Washington School of... cont.

Children's Hospital Names Richard Hopper, M.D. Surgical Director of the Craniofacial Center


Dr. Richard Hopper has been appointed surgical director of the Craniofacial Center at Children’s Hospital and Regional... cont.

Frederick P. Rivara Elected to Institute of Medicine


Dr. Frederick P. Rivara has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies. The... cont.

Children's Hospital Heart Center Performs Several Firsts in One Transplant Surgery


Youngest, smallest patient ever to receive heart transplant in the Pacific Northwest is also first infant to go from... cont.

Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center's Therapy Pool Honored for Top Aquatics Program


Children’s Therapy Pool has been chosen as the best adapted-aquatics and hospital-aquatics program in the nation by the... cont.

Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center Establishes Endowed Chair for the Odessa Brown Children's Clinic


Jim and Janet Sinegal have donated $1.5 million to Children’s to establish an endowed chair for the Odessa Brown Children’s... cont.

Children's Names Pediatric Bioethics Center, Lectureship in Honor of Retiring CEO


When Treuman Katz retires on Sept. 30 after 26 years as President and CEO of... cont.

Stamp Dedication at Children's Focuses on Child Health Awareness


Dedication of Child Health postage stamp and honorary ceremony for Treuman Katz, President and CEO... cont.

Jamie Moyer and Mariners Throw Strikes for Children's Hospital


More than 250 participants attended The 6th Annual Jamie Moyer Invitational Bowling Tournament on Saturday, July 30th at... cont.

Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center Names New CEO


Thomas N. Hansen, MD, to assume leadership of hospital at end of September.

First National Conference on Pediatric Research Bioethics Attracts Global Interest, Internationally-Recognized Speakers


The first conference held in the United States focusing on pediatric research bioethics drew a capacity crowd of more than... cont.

Current Controversies in Pediatric Research Ethics: Day Two Notes


The following are unedited notes taken by conference participants. They are designed for information purposes only.

Current Controversies in Pediatric Research Ethics: Day One Notes


The following are unedited notes taken by conference participants. They are designed for information purposes only.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Children's One of Nation's Best


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

Conference to Address Ethical Controversies in Medical Research Involving Children


Children’s Center for Pediatric Bioethics in Seattle, the nation’s first center for bioethics dedicated solely to the study... cont.

Miracle Makers Broadcast - A New Look


On June 4, this year’s Miracle Makers broadcast, co-sponsored by Costco and KOMO 4 television,... cont.

Children's Establishes Endowed Chair for Pediatric Infectious Disease Research


Children’s Hospital Guild Association raised $1.5 million to establish an endowed chair in Pediatric Infectious Disease... cont.

Good Hand Hygiene Helps Fight Hospital-associated Infections


Hospitals whose healthcare workers had access to alcohol gel to disinfect hands had a decreased risk of hospital-associated... cont.

Study: Treatment of Bronchiolitis in Children Varies Widely and Often Results in Unnecessary Tests and Antibiotics


Considerable differences exist in the treatment of bronchiolitis at children’s hospitals across the United States, according... cont.

Washington Health Foundation Recognizes Heroes Striving to Make Washington the Healthiest State in the Nation


On Thursday, May 5, 2005, the Washington Health Foundation will host its 6th Annual Heroes of Health Care Awards Banquet.

New Research Released on Common Childhood Virus


Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6), a common infection seen in children under the age of two, is usually symptomatic, often results... cont.

One Big KISS for Children's Hospital Radiothon Raises Record $1,070,000


KISS 106.1 FM, an Infinity broadcasting station, raised $1,070,000 for Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center... cont.

Children's CEO to Retire After 26 Years


Treuman Katz, president and CEO at Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center,... cont.

Child Magazine: Children's Hospital One of Nation's Best


Extensive research reveals best pediatric hospitals in the country.

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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.