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April 2008 Press Releases

Mouse Study Shows Fetal Heart Can Grow Healthy Cells to Compensate for Disease Damage

10.13.2008

Some heart disease in humans may originate from damage in the womb, study suggests.

Doctors Perform Breakthrough Non-Surgical Heart Valve Replacement in Children with Congenital Heart Defects

10.13.2008

One of only five pediatric hospitals in the U.S. to offer this alternative to open-heart surgery.

Seattle Children's Hospital Selects Microsoft Amalga to Help Drive Improvements in Operations, Research and Pediatric Care

09.30.2008

Seattle Children’s Hospital has selected Microsoft Amalga, the unified intelligence system, as its data platform to provide... cont.

Seattle Children's Hospital Awarded Highest Recognition for Nursing Excellence

09.16.2008

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has awarded Magnet status to Seattle Children’s Hospital in recognition for... cont.

Older Antipsychotic Drugs as Effective as Newer Ones in Children with Schizophrenia

09.16.2008

Nearly every child who receives an antipsychotic medicine is first prescribed one of the second-generation, or “atypical”... cont.

Researchers Associate Aberrations in Chromosome with Broad Range of Disorders and Levels of Impairment in Children

09.11.2008

Researchers have discovered a submicroscopic aberration in a particular region of human chromosome 1q21.1 that appears to be... cont.

Children's Hospital Concludes Successful Seven-Year Capital and Story Campaign

09.08.2008

Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center announced today the conclusion of its seven-year capital campaign, The... cont.

Bioethicists Grade Genetic Testing in Children and Adolescents

08.01.2008

A Pandora’s box of genetic information exploded wide open when the human genome was mapped in 2003.

Genetic Testing in Newborns and Children: Ethical Issues Affecting Families and Physicians

06.03.2008

The cont.

Seattle Children's Hospital Developing PET-CT Imaging Protocols to Lower Radiation Exposure for Children

06.02.2008

Seattle Children’s Hospital has deployed a 64-slice GE Discovery VCT PET/CT, one of the most advanced medical imaging... cont.

U.S.News & World Report Ranks Children's Hospital 8th in the Nation

05.30.2008

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

Children's Hospital Opens Tri-Cities Clinic

05.15.2008

Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center opened its newest specialty clinic, Children’s Tri-Cities Clinic, located at... cont.

U.S. Hospitals Lack Standards for Treating Apparent Life-Threatening Symptoms in Newborns

05.13.2008

It’s every new parent’s nightmare: Their baby suddenly turns blue, appears to stop breathing, chokes or gags, or seems to... cont.

Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center Wins Commuter Challenge Diamond Award for Second Year in a Row

05.08.2008

Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center has once again been recognized for its outstanding efforts to ease its... cont.

Seattle Girl Survives on Heart-Lung Machine Longer Than Any Child in the Northwest

03.11.2008

A 4-year-old girl suffering from respiratory failure becomes the first patient in the Northwest to survive on an artificial... cont.

Researchers Aim to Prevent Global Prematurity and Stillbirths

02.18.2008

Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute announced today that it has received a $1 million grant from the Bill &... cont.

New Hospital Standards Needed for Pediatric Flu Vaccines

02.04.2008

A new study published in the February 2008 issue of Pediatrics finds that many children hospitalized for influenza... cont.

Use of Baby Personal Care Products Associated with Higher Levels of Phthalates in Children

02.04.2008

Babies recently treated with infant personal care products such as lotion, shampoo and powder were more likely to have... cont.

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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

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.