Is there an unlocked firearm in a home where your child plays? It can feel difficult to ask, but research shows that 93% of parents would be comfortable being asked about a gun in their home. Seattle Mama Doc shares tips to start the conversation.
Regardless of what happens in the world around us, Seattle Children’s remains committed to sustainability, and to creating the healthiest environment possible for our patients, families and each other. We hope you’ll join in this important crusade!
Thank you to everyone who made our Miracle Makers telethon on KOMO News a huge success for kids! Together we raised $210,942 so children can get the care they need regardless of their family’s ability to pay.
“With improvements in cancer care, children are surviving some cancers at very high rates,” says Dr. Jason Mendoza. His research is looking to Fitbit and Facebook to help childhood cancer survivors stay healthy.
“Everyone wanted the best for Josie,” says Jenny, Josie’s mom. Josie was born with Trisomy 18, a life-threatening condition. Today, Josie is 2 1/2 and learning to walk, using sign language and giving high fives, kisses and hugs.
Children and teens need at least one hour of physical activity each day, but many get far less. Learn how you can get your kids moving this summer and ask questions in a Facebook Live broadcast on June 15, 4:45 p.m.
Russell Wilson joined cancer survivors Greta, Lucy and Mason on the runway at Luly Yang Couture’s fashion show benefiting Strong Against Cancer. The event raised over $50,000 to help us accelerate immunotherapy treatment for kids with cancer.
We made #3 on the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s list of top performing hospitals in philanthropy! We are so grateful for the generosity of our community and feel honored to be recognized as responsible stewards of their gifts. Thanks to people like you, our care and research teams can come together to create better futures for our patients.
“I try to be strong for her,” says Maria, whose daughter, Aryanna, is one of 72 children born in the U.S. with Zika-related birth defects. Aryanna is being treated by Seattle Children’s doctors. Read the USA TODAY story.
One week from today is One Big Concert benefiting Bender’s One Big KISS for Seattle Children’s! Watch Lindsey Stirling, Spencer Ludwig and Ocean Park Standoff to help children get the care they need regardless of their family’s ability to pay.
Adults with disabilities age out of the school system at 21, and many families struggle to recreate a routine similar to their child’s school and work-to-transition schedule. Leslie knew that at 23, her bright and cheerful daughter Kelley needed structure. Kelley has a rare genetic disorder called Tuberous Sclerosis. She's had two brain surgeries, including a full hemispherectomy, meaning she... View details ⇨
After losing his baby boy, Aaron, to SIDS, John and his data science team at Microsoft donated the company’s emerging tech tools to our researchers who study SIDS.
“My goal is to prevent other families from ever experiencing the devastation of losing a baby to SIDS,” John said. “Our team is delighted to donate this technology to Seattle Children’s scientists who are working to solve this... View details ⇨
Mobile science labs, like Seattle Children's Science Adventure Lab, can be a powerful platform for bringing innovative hands-on science education to kids, a new study suggests. See how we’re igniting the passions of the future STEM workforce.
This week's Strong Against Cancer VIP, Madisyn, is cancer-free and faces each challenge with a smile of gratitude for still being able to live every day when so many of the friends she met along the way weren’t so lucky.