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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Students from Yale University Serenade Seattle Children’s Patients and Families

Seattle Children’s patients, families and staff were surprised by a pop-up performance from students in Yale University’s a cappella group, Mixed Company. The undergraduate students traveled over 2,000 miles for a series of performances in the Seattle area and made a stop at Seattle Children’s with the hope of bringing joy to those staying and […]

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22-Year-Old College Student Beats Leukemia, Returns to School After Successful Cancer Treatment for Young Adults at Seattle Children’s

At just 19 years old, Faye, an avid swimmer and college freshman at Northeastern University, found her life plans on hold when she began experiencing fevers and flu-like symptoms. When her temperature reached 104 degrees, Faye called an Uber and headed to the nearest emergency department. While at Boston Medical Center, providers discovered Faye had […]

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Meet Seattle Children’s Chief Diversity Officer, Alicia Tieder

Seattle Children’s senior director and chief diversity officer has an unwavering passion that is inspiring and igniting transformation within the organization. Alicia Tieder leads multiple teams, including the Center for Diversity and Health Equity (CDHE), Workforce Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (WIDEA), and Patient Family Education. In early 2023, Tieder celebrated her eight-year anniversary at […]

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Seattle Children’s Cancer Leaders Recognized for Continued Efforts to Develop and Discover Better Treatments and Cures

In Seattle Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center (CBDC), patients are treated for some of the most complex and rare conditions seen in children, teens and young adults. Close ties and dual roles between the CBDC care team and Seattle Children’s researchers extends a unique, team approach to treating pediatric patients in their fight against […]

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‘He’s Able to Be a Kid and Be Free’: DeAngelo Thrives After Complex Surgeries and Care at Seattle Children’s

9-year-old DeAngelo “DJ” has his dreams for the future all planned out. “DJ tells everyone that he wants to become a pediatric surgeon or a pediatric gastroenterologist one day,” explained Angela McCulloch. “He says that he plans to go to school at the University of Washington and work at Seattle Children’s to help kids like […]

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Seattle Children’s Patients Help Create Out of this World Art Spacesuit

Space, art and healing is the mission behind one project that is uniting a planetary community of children through the awe and wonder of space exploration and the healing power of art. As part of a unique space-themed art project between Creative Art Therapies and the Space for Art Foundation, co-founded by NASA astronaut Nicole […]

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Seattle Children’s Lead DIPG Researcher Attends Brain Cancers Forum at The White House

The White House recently convened patients, caregivers, oncologists, researchers and administration officials for the Cancer Moonshot Brain Cancers Forum as the administration moves to advance progress for patients with glioblastoma (GBM) and diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG). Among the attendees invited was Dr. Nicholas Vitanza, an attending physician in Seattle Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders […]

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Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic Focuses on Broadening Community-Oriented Care Through New Governance Council

In early 2023, Seattle Children’s Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic (OBCC) was pleased to introduce its new Governance Council, comprised of both community representatives and staff members, dedicated to providing strategic leadership that aims to achieve equity, diversity and inclusion priorities, and emerging initiatives at OBCC. A key element of the council’s work is ensuring the […]

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