On a recent episode of the “Future of Everything” radio show, Stanford bioengineer David Camarillo, PhD, spoke about the basics of concussions, the effectiveness of helmets, efforts to measure what happens in the brain during a traumatic event and player safety in the NFL.
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Meet the Apostol family, our 7th annual Summer Scamper poster family! Last year, we noticed a trend: this sweet family had taken nearly identical photos at the Summer Scamper finish line two years in a row. We had to wonder: were there more?!

"Summer Scamper has become a family tradition,” says mom, Cecil with her husband, Randy, who are both hospital employees. “We started off with three of...
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What should I do if my baby has a flat head? David S. Hong, MD, a member of the Stanford Children's Health neurosurgery team, answers parents' questions in this video health tip.

Dr. Hong specializes in the treatment of pediatric patients with neurosurgical conditions, with additional specialty training in the treatment of pediatric spinal disorders, including scoliosis. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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We’re so proud of our mini philanthropist Maisy and her MaisyPuffs! This week, the 8-year-old fashionista was honored with the Jefferson Award from KPIX CBS San Francisco Bay Area for using her creativity to fundraise and bring joy to our patients and their families. Go Maisy go! If you have an idea for a fundraiser, email us at Champions@lpfch.org.
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Young Volunteer Sells Handmade Headbands To Fight Cancer

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"Children's health and their well-being is paramount to the success of the nation's future." HuffPost op-ed by Christopher G. Dawes, President and CEO, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health.
Childrens health and their wellbeing is paramount to the success of the

Threat to Medicaid puts children's health care on the line - Stanford Children's Health

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Today we celebrate World Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Week. A special occasion was held by our immune deficiency clinic in honor of patients who have passed away and to celebrate those who live with these rare diseases. [ Stanford.io Link ]
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Forty years ago, flyers appeared around town calling on volunteers to join in some “Monkey Business.”
Forty years ago flyers appeared around town calling on volunteers to join

Volunteers celebrate 40 years of making sock monkey toys for patients - Stanford Children's Health Blog

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#ConstructionUpdate: Work on the hospital expansion continues. A historical montage of Stanford University and the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford has been installed in the new cafeteria.
ConstructionUpdate Work on the hospital expansion continues A historical montage
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This baby boy is thought to be the first U.S. infant in his precarious medical situation to be supported with a heart pump as he awaits a heart transplant.
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Baby born with half a heart - Stanford Children's Health Blog

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Stanford Children’s Health Specialty Services, Sunnyvale, was honored for its “Outstanding Accomplishment in Specialty Children’s Health,” at the Murphy Awards hosted by the Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce.

Named after the city’s founding settler, Martin Murphy, Jr., this annual event is held to recognize the contributions of businesses within the community.

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Shout out to our Occupational Therapy team for cooking a healthy dinner for patients and families at the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford.

The OT team is helping many of these patients recover from life-threatening illnesses, and as Stanford Children’s Health Occupational Therapist Michelle Chen said, “This is our time to provide a little comfort to families who are going through so...
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Our patients got a visit from Adam Savage who dropped by to see how we are using Maker Therapy within our new Stanford Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program (SAYAC) Innovation Pop-up Space.

Our Innovation Pop-up Space serves as a creative station in the hospital where patients can come up with crazy cool new ideas, and crack problems experienced during treatment.

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“KT” — as he’s known among his friends and family is an eighth grader at Chipman Junior High School in Bakersfield, where he serves as president of the student body. He’s an active, dynamic kid with a passion for connecting with others, and up until last month, he had no history of health complications.

On the afternoon of Monday, March 27, Thompson was sitting in math class when he suddenly...
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"We want to close the technology gap between pediatric and adult VADs" says Christopher Almond, MD. The Jarvik 2015 may eventually allow children to go home to wait for transplant.
We want to close the technology gap between pediatric and adult VADs

Christopher Almond discusses pediatric heart pump trial - Stanford Children’s Health Blog

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Some bunny loves us!Our friends at Bank of America have once again donated hundreds of baskets to our patients and their families to wake up to this morning (all of the baskets couldn't even fit in this photo!) From basketballs to "My Favorite Bank" coloring books, these baskets are overflowing with fun. Please join us in saying THANK YOU #BofAVolunteers!
Some bunny loves usOur friends at Bank of America have once again
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Do you know an employee or doctor at our hospital who puts the CARE in healthcare? Who goes above and beyond to help our patients and their families? Who could use some public recognition for their extraordinary work? Nominate them to be our official Hospital Hero for the 7th annual Summer Scamper 5k, 10k, and kids' fun run! summerscamper.org/hospitalhero
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We had so much fun this week at St. Baldrick's Foundation's #TechConquersCancer at SAP - Palo Alto campus where hundreds of people (including some of our own staff, Christin New and Jennifer Tsai!) shaved their heads and raised over $200,000 for cancer research! Joe Staley of the San Francisco 49ers (a donor and supporter of our hospital), Dr. Sam Cheshier, Dr. Kara Davis, and Nick (your...
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“One, two, three, RAWR!” A new interactive experience takes a necessary part of anesthesia — breathing anesthesia medicine through a mask to fall asleep — and transforms it into a fun game. Kids begin by selecting a dragon avatar and choosing a food for the dragon to “cook” using his fire breath. Tacos anyone?

Take a closer look at Sevo the Dragon and read the full story here > [ Bit.ly Link ]
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10-year-old Chris Formaker, like many kids his age, is a young sports fanatic. An avid basketball player, he loves the Golden State Warriors and can spew out player statistics at any moment. But physiologically, Chris is very unique.

Today on the blog: The surgery that helped Chris get back onto the basketball court > [ Bit.ly Link ]

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