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How Much Salt Is OK for Kids?: Seattle Mama Doc 101 (0:02:42)
Learn about the dangers of too much salt in our kid's diets and what we can do to decrease salt use in the household and make lifelong healthy habits, as told by Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, a pediatrician, mom and author of the Seattle Mama Doc blog.
Good Growing: Picky Eaters (5:06)
Dr. Ben Danielson provides caregivers with helpful tips for encouraging picky eaters to eat.
Los Buenos Hábitos Hacen Niños Más Saludables, Pt. 2 de 3: Nutrición y Ejercicio (0:11:38)
Hoy dia en que las familias enfrentan nuevos retos para mantener a sus hijos saludables y seguros, parece haber más preguntas que respuestas. Conozca los pasos básicos para mejorar el bienestar de sus hijos. En un programa especial del Hospital Seattle Children's en el que veremos cómo la salud de nuestros hijos comienza desde casa.
Good Habits Make Healthier Children, Part 2 of 3: Nutrition and Exercise (subtitled in English)
Today, as families face ongoing challenges in keeping their children healthy and safe, it often seems there are more questions than answers. Learn the basic steps to improve the well-being of your children in a Seattle Children's special program where we'll see how your children's health begins at home.
Healthlink: Toddler Sports (00:02:56)
Dr. Monique Burton, interim chief of Sports Medicine at Seattle Children's, comments on the growing trend of parents enrolling toddlers in organized sports.
Kids and Outdoor Play: Tips for Parents (00:01:57)
Dr. Pooja Tandon of Seattle Children's Research Institute offers tips for parents on how to ensure preschool-age children get outside to play on a daily basis.
Healthlink: Iron Deficiency
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, a pediatrician and author of Seattle Children's Seattle Mama Doc blog, helps sort out the new guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics urging pediatricians to screen all infants for iron deficiency around a year of age.
Healthlink: Childhood Obesity 2011
Teen weight management programs are slowly taking root at universities across the country. Locally, a program called the ACT program is available through some local YMCA facilities and is operated in partnership with Seattle Children's.
Healthlink: Teen Weight-Loss Surgery
Dr. Robert Sawin, surgeon-in-chief at Seattle Children's, discusses weight-loss surgery in teens.
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson tells us that many babies, children and teens are not getting enough Vitamin D. Watch this short video to learn more.
Small Steps to a Healthy Lifestyle: 7-5-2-1-0 (00:00:30)
In this 30-second video, Dr. Mollie Greves Grow provides simple steps you can take with your family to work toward a healthier lifestyle.
Small Steps to a Healthy Lifestyle: 7-5-2-1-0 (Spanish) (00:00:30)
In this 30-second video, Dr. Carlos Villavicencio provides simple steps you can take with your family to work toward a healthier lifestyle.
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Download Winter 2014 (PDF)
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.
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.
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.
The Teenology 101 blog is a guide for parents and caregivers raising teenagers, written by experts from our department of adolescent medicine.
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