Seattle Children’s Doctors Use 3D Printing to Help Train International Care Teams on Complex Surgery

Healthcare organizations are increasingly looking to incorporate the use of 3D-printed models to help improve outcomes for pediatric patients in need of very complex surgeries. Doctors at Seattle Children’s are now utilizing 3-D printed models created in the hospital’s Innovation Lab to train international care teams in a highly specialized procedure, known as a slide […]

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Family of Odessa Brown, City Leaders and Community Members Gather to Celebrate OBCC Central’s Future Home

Hundreds gathered in Seattle’s Central District neighborhood to celebrate the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic’s (OBCC) future location on 18th Ave. S. and S. Jackson St. at a community homecoming event to learn about the services that will be provided, meet their neighbors, enjoy food from local vendors and celebrate the day with family-fun activities.

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Knox’s Heartfelt Care at Seattle Children’s Leaves Lasting Impact on Wenatchee Family

During a regular 12-week prenatal visit, Mollee Lewallen’s obstetrics appointment went from routine to worrying in a matter of seconds. “We found out that our son, Knox, had an extremely high heart rate,” she explained. “After that appointment, we went to a follow up where his high heart rates continued, so we were recommended to […]

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New RSV Vaccine Offering Protection for Infants Approved with the Help of Research from Seattle Children’s

In a major moment for combatting respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), on Sept. 22 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommended an RSV vaccine for pregnant persons that researchers have determined is safe and effective in preventing RSV disease in infants through immunization during pregnancy. The new Pfizer RSV vaccine joins the recently approved monoclonal antibody, […]

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Seattle Children’s Announces Future Location of Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic in the Central District

On Sept.12, leaders from Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic (OBCC) announced the location of its new clinic site in Seattle’s Central District. The future home of OBCC, situated on the corner of 18th Ave. S. and S. Jackson St., will serve area patients and families with robust mental health and behavioral health services, nutrition, acute and […]

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“At 17, My World Completely Changed”: Two-Time Cancer Survivor Shares Her Path to Wellness

As a second-year grad student working toward a doctorate degree in the field of health sciences, Emma is as busy as ever. But for this 23-year-old, originally of Snohomish, WA, facing extraordinary challenges with determination and resilience is a skill she mastered early on. In 2017, after experiencing extreme bouts of itchiness from head to […]

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Brothers Born with Identical Craniofacial Condition Three Years Apart Thriving After Major Skull Surgeries at Seattle Children’s: ‘I Felt We Were in the Best Hands’

Each year, Seattle Children’s Craniofacial Center treats hundreds of children with craniosynostosis, a condition most families have never heard of, yet can affect approximately 1 in every 2,500 babies in the United States. That was the case for Kali Dempsey’s family, of Camano Island, WA, in early 2017. “We were sent to Seattle Children’s when […]

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Seattle Children’s Experts Explain Why Kids and Teens Should Avoid Energy Drinks

Childhood is a dynamic time of discovery and exploration. It’s important however, for parents and caregivers to ensure that children are exploring in healthy and safe ways. When it comes to establishing positive nutrition habits for youth and teens in particular, parents often have many questions about caffeine intake, and more specifically about energy drinks. […]

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