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We’re live with Dr. Michael Portman, who is answering your questions about new Seattle Children’s research that links high soy intake in young children to an increased risk for Kawasaki disease. Post your questions for Dr. Portman below.

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Protect our Kids from Firearm Tragedies: Safe Firearm Storage ...
To encourage safe firearm storage, Seattle Children’s is giving away free lock boxes and trigger locks this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coastal Farm & Ranch, 2021 Market St., Mount Vernon, WA 98273. No ID required. Supplies are limited. First come, first served. You must be 18 and older and present to receive item. One item per person, 2 items per household. To learn more about safe firearm storage, visit

Live Life Forward: Bullying
Kids who've been bullied often experience health issues such as abdominal pain, trouble sleeping, depression or anxiety. Watch this Lifetime special to learn about the latest research on bullying and what parents, teens and others can do to combat it.

Thank you for watching, “Growing Wellness: An Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and Seattle Children’s Special” on KING 5. Together you raised more than $48,000 to support the important work provided by Seattle Children's Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic to the families in Central and South Seattle – and beyond, regardless of a family’s ability to pay. If you didn’t have a chance, watch it now.

We’re live with Dr. Emily Law, who is answering your questions on new research that suggests that treating insomnia in children with chronic pain may also help treat their pain. Post your questions below. #SleepAwarenessWeek #SleepBetterFeelBetter

Thank you to the heroes who braved a shave at St. Baldrick's Foundation's Shave for the Brave – raising over $43,000 for pediatric cancer research! Together we will continue to champion those that continue to fight every day.

Growing Wellness: An Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and Seattl...
Tune in to KING 5 on Sunday at 7 p.m. to watch “Growing Wellness: An Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and Seattle Children’s Special.” Meet the doctors and staff providing an umbrella of care for underserved children at Seattle Children’s Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and find out how you can support this critical community resource.

We’re live with Drs. Dimitri Christakis, Fred Rivara and Thomas Jinguji, who are answering your questions about the latest in concussion research and treatments. Post your questions below.

Parents, know these warning signs of a concussion and tune in to a Facebook Live with concussion researchers and doctors on March 20 at 4:45 p.m. to learn the latest about concussion research and treatments.

Health Innovations Impacting Kids Worldwide – Part 4: Immunoth...
Our researchers are harnessing the power of the immune system to develop new treatments to fight conditions such as HIV and type 1 diabetes.

Health Innovations Impacting Kids Worldwide – Nifty Cup
The NIFTY™ Cup is a safe, easy-to-use feeding cup now helping babies in developing countries who have difficulties breastfeeding. Watch how our researchers in partnership with PATH, the University of Washington and Laerdal Global Health designed this resource.

Brave the Shave - St. Baldrick's Foundation
Be a hero and help kids fighting childhood cancers by braving a shave at the St. Baldrick's Foundation head-shaving event on April 19 at Seattle Children’s. Whether you decide to brave a shave, volunteer or donate, we hope you'll join us:

Using 3D Printers to Treat Complex Heart Conditions at Seattle...
Watch how we’re using 3D printing to help patients with complex heart conditions. #heartmonth

For Rare Disease Day imagine what can be accomplished with open data. Learn about MyGene2, a place where families with rare diseases can connect with other families, clinicians and researchers to accelerate diagnosis, treatment and cures.

Spirit of Participation: Ewan's Story
Research brings hope to children with a rare disease, children like Ewan, who was diagnosed with Kawasaki disease at age 2. #RareDiseaseDay

Heart Month: Kyle Seager
A special heart month message from Seattle Mariners Kyle Seager!

Breaking Ground at Building Cure
ICYMI Science and compassion will soon have a new address. Go behind the scenes at our Building Cure groundbreaking celebration.

Building Cure groundbreaking celebration
We did it! Today hundreds of community members, staff and students isolated strawberry DNA in a successful Guinness World Records attempt illustrating some of the science that will take place within Building Cure, our future research facility opening in 2019.

Meet Bowen
Today Bowen is happy, healthy and thriving thanks to Seattle Children’s Heart Team. Watch his story and see what happens when clinical expertise, breakthrough research and generous donors come together.

Spirit of Participation: Alexandra's Story
Research has the potential to help children like Alexandra, today and in the future. “For us, it’s not just helping Alex, but it’s helping those other kids down the road,” says Teresa, Alexandra’s mom.

Health Innovations Impacting Kids Worldwide
Meet the thought leaders at Seattle Children’s whose innovations are improving and potentially saving the lives of millions of children around the world. Tune in to KING 5 on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Spirit of Participation: Arthur's Story
“We’re providing hope for families in the future,” says mom of Arthur, a 17-year-old with autism. “Just like the hope that we get from families who’ve participated in research in the past.”

Congratulations Seattle Sounders!
Congratulation to the 2016 🏆 MLS Cup-winning Seattle Sounders FC! Today your fans at Seattle Children's are celebrating you scoring the ultimate Major League Soccer (MLS) goal. ⚽ #ThisMoment

Spirit of Participation: Nolan’s Story
“I hope they find a better way to treat asthma,” says Nolan. He participated in a Seattle Children’s research study with hopes of helping other children in the future, and he also learned how to keep his own asthma under control.

Seattle Children's Miracle Season
“Lexi is not only alive today because of the care she received at Seattle Children’s; she’s living her life to the fullest.” Lisa, Lexi’s mom Watch our Miracle Season special on KOMO News Sunday at 7 p.m. to see inspiring stories like Lexi's.

Gratitude - Seattle Mama Doc
People who practice gratitude report better long-term satisfaction with life and are kinder to others, research suggests. Who wouldn’t want this for their kids? Seattle Mama Doc shares easy ways to practice gratitude with your family.

The Promise of Building Cure
Thanks to your generosity, this week we raised over $380,000 for Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Your support will make our new research building, Building Cure, a reality and enable us to bring life-changing therapies to even more children and their families.

Seattle Children's Mannequin Challenge
Seattle Children’s operating room team struck a pose for the ultimate Mannequin Challenge.

Spirit of Participation: Lauren’s Story
Lauren, 14, participated in a research study after experiencing a concussion because of the possibility it might help her recover but also because she could help others in the future. “It’s cool to tell my friends I was in a research study,” she says.

We’re live with Drs. Dimitri Christakis and Megan Moreno, who are answering questions about new media and screen time policies from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The policies feature updated guidelines for kids, from infancy to teens. Post your questions below.

Screen Time and Kids: Ask the Experts
One day until the Facebook Live with Drs. Dimitri Christakis and Megan Moreno! Ask your questions below about new American Academy of Pediatrics screen time policies for children, from infants to teenagers, so that our team can answer them tomorrow.

Macklemore Surprises JamJam at Seattle Children's
When Macklemore walks around your hospital room curtain, the room can’t hold your family’s excitement… “Coolest thing ever for JamJam, Jackson and me!!! Once Macklemore walked around the curtain Jam was shocked. At first he was sweetly shy, but the moment we put on "Can't Hold Us" he was ON and showing off his moves. Macklemore got such a hoot out of Jam's genuine, passionate affinity to him and his music!" – JamJam’s mom, Lindsey.

Tough Questions, Easy Answers
Is Seattle Children’s essential clinical care covered by your health insurance plan? Open Enrollment has begun. Read the fine print of your plan options before enrolling. To learn more visit

Growing Wellness
Tune in to KING 5 tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. to watch “Growing Wellness: An Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and Seattle Children’s Special.” Meet the doctors and staff providing an umbrella of care for underserved children at Seattle Children’s Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and find out how you can support this critical community resource.

Seattle Mama Doc 2016-2017 Flu Vaccine
Flu season is here. Seattle Mama Doc, shares why the CDC and American Academy of Pediatrics do not recommend the nasal flu vaccine this year. Get tips to prepare your child for the shot. For more information, visit:

Ending Childhood Cancer
Thank you to everyone who tuned in for our first ever Strong Against Cancer telethon. The phones were ringing off the hook and together you raised over $119,000 to save the lives of children like Erin! In case you missed it…

Thank you Major League Soccer (MLS) Seattle Sounders FC players for kicking it with our patients and their families. They had a ball! We appreciate you making it your goal to honor our patients bravely battling cancer.

Learn About Our Mitochondrial Research
“If my research is successful, kids with mitochondrial disease will have the energy they need to live a healthy, fulfilling life.” – Dr. Phil Morgan. #mitoenergy16 #UMDF

Denali Dash 2016 - Benefiting Seattle Children's Hospital
Join us and Kat Fisher as we as we hit the ground running at Denali Dash 2016 - Benefiting Seattle Children's Hospital next Saturday. Help our research breakthroughs become better treatment and new cures for kids. Register:

Ending Childhood Cancer
Doctors and researchers at Seattle Children’s are working together to end childhood cancer. Tune into KOMO News tomorrow at 8 p.m. to see inspiring stories of how our groundbreaking immunotherapy is saving the lives of children like Erin.

We’re live at our Science Block Party! Come bring the family and enjoy the fun. Experience hands-on science, live music with Recess Monkey and Johnny Bregar Music , free bike helmets, food trucks and more. #ScienceBlockParty

Faces of Research - Meet Dr. Amanda Jones
Through our science education program, we’re inspiring children to become the scientists who develop tomorrow's cures. “We open their eyes to the possibilities,” says Dr. Amanda Jones.

Meet Kat
From cancer patient to determined fundraiser. Thanks to care, research and philanthropy. #childhoodcancer #childhoodcancerawareness

A Day in the Life of Hank the Therapy Dog at Seattle Children’s
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to walk in the paw prints of a furry friend? In honor of National Dog Day, join Hank, one of our ‘pawsitively’ awesome therapy dogs, on a visit to Seattle Children’s Hospital. #NationalDogDay

Thank You to Seattle Children's Facebook Community
From all of us at Seattle Children’s, thank you, our amazing Facebook community, for giving us over 200,000 likes! You do so much more than just give a thumbs up…

Gene Editing at Seattle Children's
Each day is one step closer to a cure! Advances in gene editing technologies could help children with genetic blood diseases and immune conditions including type 1 diabetes. Learn how our researchers are closer than ever to curing some genetic diseases.

Improving patients’ lives, now and in the future, is why we’re #AllinforSC. In just three weeks, over 2,500 Seattle Children’s staff and volunteers donated more than $100K to help provide better care and improved treatments for kids! By the end of September, workforce donors will have given more than $950K. Every gift makes a difference. Thanks to everyone who contributed.

Faces of Research – Meet Dr. Leslie Kean
Our patients are “the inspiration for what I do,” says Dr. Leslie Kean, who carries a reminder of one of her patients on her ID badge. Her research on graft-versus-host disease is helping to improve outcomes for those who undergo bone marrow transplants.

Neurons directly connected by electrical synapses
To find out how electrical signals between brain cells may be a potential target for epilepsy research and possible treatment, visit: This 3D animation shows neurons directly connected by electrical synapses. “If we can verify that these direct electrical links between neurons play a role in the development of epileptic seizures, this could lead to new lines of research for treatments and new classes of drugs to consider,” Dr. Coulon.

The NIFTY™ Cup: A Feeding Tool for Babies Who Can't Breastfeed
“Finally we have a feeding tool that holds incredible promise for millions of babies.” - Dr. Murthy, director of Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery at Sri Ramachandra University in India. Seattle Children’s Dr. Cunningham, Dr. McKinney and Robin Glass collaborated with PATH and the University of Washington to create the NIFTY Cup – a low-cost, safe and easy-to-use feeding cup for babies in developing countries who have difficulties breastfeeding due to prematurity or craniofacial anomalies like cleft lip and palate.

We’re live with Dr. Michael Portman, who is answering your questions about new Seattle Children’s research that links high soy intake in young children to an increased risk for Kawasaki disease. Post your questions for Dr. Portman below.

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