Seattle Children’s to speed up medical research with national network

The faster medical research moves the more quickly cures can be found for countless children’s diseases. But one of the greatest delays researchers face when trying to solve medical problems is finding enough patients to study. “Enrolling patients in a clinical trial to study a rare condition could take years,” said Mark Del Beccaro, MD, […]

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Patients at Children’s pick perfect presents in the playroom

Once a year, the patient playroom at Seattle Children’s transforms. Usually it’s a place for patients to have fun and play with toys and games. But last Thursday, volunteers and Child Life staff members turned the room into every kid’s fantasy – a toy store where absolutely everything is free. Every holiday season, Children’s partners […]

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Sophie gets a new heart and perspective on life after 40 days and 40 nights

The holiday season is a time where family and friends come together and often reflect on what they are most thankful for. It’s a time of celebration and joy, and for some, it’s also a time to give back. For 17-year-old Sophie Kuniholm, this time of the year is a combination of all those things. […]

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Travis Pays it Forward

This month, Travis Patterson and his 16-year-old son, Turner, are spearheading their seventh annual holiday toy drive for patients at Seattle Children’s. It’s just one way the Pattersons give back to the place that saved Turner’s life and changed Travis’s forever. Nearly 11 years after Travis first walked through Children’s doors, holding tight to a […]

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Richard Sherman surprises kids at Children’s with a special visit

Last night, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and his brother Branton Sherman surprised patients, families and staff at Seattle Children’s Hospital with a very special visit. Unable to attend “Blue Tuesday,” Sherman said he didn’t want to miss out on seeing the kids. He drove to the hospital right after practice with his brother in toe to […]

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Shopping for a cause this holiday season at Bargain Boutiques

With frost appearing on our windshields and temperatures dropping, we find ourselves again nearing the height of the holiday season. And with only one week left to go before Christmas, holiday shoppers are on a tight deadline to find the latest deals and steals before time runs out. But there’s no need to worry because […]

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