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Study Links Exposure to Common Chemicals During Early Pregnancy to Altered Hormone Levels in Fetus

Food is the most likely source of exposure to the most harmful phthalates, which can also be found in household and personal care products.Exposure during early pregnancy to some phthalates—man-made chemicals commonly found in household plastics,...
15-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Seattle Children’s Sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for DNA Experiment at Groundbreaking for New Research Building


Seattle Children’s Research Institute succeeded in a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS attempt for most people conducting a DNA isolation experiment simultaneously.
2-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Seattle Children’s Expands Mental and Behavioral Health Services in Benton and Franklin Counties with PAL Plus Pilot

Seattle Children’s has launched PAL Plus, a pilot program that increases access to mental and behavioral health services for underserved and economically disadvantaged children in Benton and Franklin counties. PAL Plus, the first program of its...
4-Jan-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Novel Diet Therapy Helps Children with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Reach Remission


Study results show pediatric patients with active Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can reach remission with diet alone.
28-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Trial Hopes to Increase Survival for Kids With Cancer, Reduce Risk of Long Term Cardiac Damage


Imagine conquering childhood cancer, only to find out that years down the road your heart may fail. Unfortunately, many children who have battled cancer face this reality. While often lifesaving, the effects of chemotherapy treatment (drugs that...
16-Dec-2016 5:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Link Dental Problems in Cleft Lip and Palate to Abnormal Salivary Glands

A new study in the Journal of Dental Research suggests that dental problems commonly associated with cleft lip and palate may be caused by abnormalities in salivary glands and an imbalance of immune compounds in the mouth.
8-Dec-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New SIDS Research Shows Carbon Dioxide, Inner Ear Damage May Play Important Role

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) may be linked to the build up of carbon dioxide and existing inner ear damage according to a new study in the journal Neuroscience. Author Dr. Daniel Rubens, an anesthesiologist and researcher at Seattle...
25-Oct-2016 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Media Guidelines for Kids Move Beyond Screen Time Limits

In our digital age, it’s not uncommon to see a toddler on an iPad at the airport or a teenager at the mall fixated on a smartphone. To help families establish healthy habits for media use, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released new...
21-Oct-2016 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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First Day of School Health Checklist: What Every Parent Should Know

Experts at Seattle Children's Hospital have put together a Healthy Child Checklist to ensure that children "“ and parents "“ are prepared for the first day of school.
24-Jul-2009 1:00 PM EDT

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