As we face possible changes and indiscriminate cuts to Medicaid, Seattle Children's CEO Dr. Jeff Sperring calls on the community to join us in urging our elected leaders in D.C. to continue the tradition of fighting for the health and well-being of all children, including those with complex medical conditions. After all, they truly are our future. To take action to protect the health of all... View details ⇨
Maggie broke her elbow doing gymnastics and needed a cast. She was nervous her broken arm would set back her dreams of becoming an Olympic gymnast. Her care team saw that she was anxious and decided to create something special just for her.
According to The American Journal of Sports Medicine, nearly 5.7 million school age children will be playing baseball and softball this spring and summer. Read Dr. Saper’s suggestions and tips to keep your children healthy and avoid throwing injuries.
Parents, know these warning signs of a concussion and tune in to a Facebook Live with concussion researchers and doctors on March 20 at 4:45 p.m. to learn the latest about concussion research and treatments.
Feeling lucky today? We are! Thank you to the lads and lasses who pounded the pavement in support of Seattle Children’s Autism Center at last weekend’s F5 Networks St. Pats Dash. We wish you and your family a happy St. Patrick’s Day. ☘
Through research, we’re working to deliver the best care to our patients. Read how an innovative psychiatric consultation program affiliated with Seattle Children's has drastically reduced the use of antipsychotic prescriptions to treat children.
Who remembers the “Stronger” video? Chris Rumble, the brains behind it, is now a defenseman for the American Hockey League’s Binghamton Senators. On the surface, he looks like a hockey player, but he is much more. He’s a cancer survivor.
In honor of International Women’s Day, we celebrate Seattle Children’s founder Anna Clise. In 1907, she rallied a group of compassionate, determined women to establish Children’s Orthopedic, the first pediatric hospital in the Northwest. #IWD2017
The NIFTY™ Cup is a safe, easy-to-use feeding cup now helping babies in developing countries who have difficulties breastfeeding. Watch how our researchers in partnership with PATH, the University of Washington and Laerdal Global Health designed this resource.
This week's #StrongAgainstCancer VIP is the definition of a super hero! Jax's battle with bilateral retinal blastoma began when he was a 6-month-old orphan in China. He lost both of his eyes to cancer, but, after being treated by Seattle Children's Hospital Dr. Thomas Pendergrass, he is cancer-free and nearing his 4th birthday! Jax is a wonderful brother to his 8 new siblings. He loves Thomas... View details ⇨
Is it a stomach ache or something else? After a series of tummy woes, Kyla was diagnosed with celiac disease and now has to abstain from gluten. Read how our new Celiac Disease Program addresses the challenges celiac disease presents and more.
Be a hero and help kids fighting childhood cancers by braving a shave at the St. Baldrick's Foundation head-shaving event on April 19 at Seattle Children’s. Whether you decide to brave a shave, volunteer or donate, we hope you'll join us: [ Bit.ly Link ]