The family of a 13-year-old Oakland girl who became brain dead after having her tonsils removed plans to seek a court injunction Friday blocking the hospital from taking her off life support over the holidays. Doctors at Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland performed the tonsillectomy Dec. Show More Summary
Big Sean spread some holiday cheer during a visit to the Children’s Hospital of Michigan earlier this week. The Detroit rapper, whose real name is Sean Michael Anderson, and his mother, Myra Anderson, met with young patients and gave away toys and headphones. Show More Summary
Main Street at the newly renovated MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital is an active throughway connecting inpatient pods, a play park and family amenity rooms. It’s also where patients, family and staff gather to “ring the bell,”Show More Summary
A network of children's hospitals, data partners, and specialty networks led by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was recently approved for an award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to develop and expand its work as part of PCORnet: the National Patient-Centered National Clinical Research Network.
Porto Alegre, Brazil - Researchers at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), the university hospital (Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, HCPA) and the Children's Cancer Institute (Instituto do Câncer Infantil do RioShow More Summary
I have been following the tragic case of Jahi McMath, who went to Oakland Children’s Hospital for a tonsillectomy and suffered a catastrophic complication, resulting in cardiac arrest. According to the media, her doctors later declared her “brain dead” and told the parents she would be removed from life support. After a lawyer’s letter, Jahi’s life support […]
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified a protein complex that is essential for jump-starting the immune response during the critical first 24 hours of an infection. The research appears in the current issueShow More Summary
Some Celtics players and coach Brad Stevens visited Boston Children's Hospital earlier today, singing Christmas carols with the kids, and thanks to ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg, there's video. Everyone had fun, except for the little girl on the left of Kelly Olynyk, who seemed suspicious of the whole event. Read more...
At St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the centuries-old practice of yoga is combined with nutrition education to help young cancer patients manage their disease today and lay the foundation for a healthy future. The program was created by the departments of Clinical Nutrition and Rehabilitation Services.
This year, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital celebrated its 10th year of the Thanks and Giving Campaign: a holiday tradition that encourages shoppers to "give thanks for the healthy children in your life, and give to those who are...Show More Summary
Manchester United paid a Christmas visit to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital today, and made a lot of lucky kids’ day by spending some quality time with their young fans. A selection of the heartwarming pictures below.
Children who have had major urological procedures benefited postoperatively from locally infused anesthetics delivered using the ON-Q pain relief system, researchers from the Children's Hospital of Orange County say. The results, published...Show More Summary
Heidi Klum flashes a thumbs up while posing for pictures and giving the gift of creativity with Truly Scrumptious for Babies “R” Us and Paper and Pencil by FiftyThree at Children’s Hospital on Tuesday (December 17) in Los Angeles. The night before, the 40-year-old Project Runway host was red hot while attending the Under The [...]
Jahi McMath, 13, died after a routine tonsillectomy, according to doctors at Children’s Hospital Oakland who declared McMath brain-dead on Thursday. The coroner’s office was set to remove her body on Tuesday. Jahi’s mother, Nailah Winkfield, doesn’t believe her daughter is dead. Show More Summary
Spreading holiday cheer to some little ones who need it most, Heidi Klum stopped by Children's Hospital Los Angeles on Tuesday (December 17). Wearing a black blazer, dark skinnies, and heeled ankleboots, the "Project Runway" host brought...Show More Summary
Each year nearly 120,000 children under age 14 are treated in hospital emergency rooms for toy-related injuries. During the holiday shopping season, Safe Kids Greater Augusta would like to remind parents to only purchase safe, age-appropriate toys. Show More Summary
Children grow up quickly. It seems like one day you’re driving a baby home from the hospital and the next,… READ MORE The post College Savings Not Enough? appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
Over the last 75 years, the PGA Tour (Professional Golfers Assn) says it has made nearly $2 billion in donations to charities — from St Jude Children’s Research Hospital to Boys & Girls Club to myriad local charities. But it might surprise you to learn that the PGA Tour is a nonprofit business league (501(c)6, [...]
Albert Lexie has earned a lot of tips during his decades of work as a shoe shiner at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh -- more than $200,000, in fact. But instead of keeping that money for himself, he has given it away. Every extra dollar he earned was given to Th …
Rob Gronkowski and Stevan Ridley visited the Boston Children’s Hospital to help spread some holiday cheer today. Ridley dressed as (...)