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Deliveries of Hope From a Teen Who Conquered Cancer

Neil Willenson | Posted 04.07.2015 | Impact
Neil Willenson

This past October, I was part of an unlikely and impromptu chorus singing at the funeral service for "Princess" Evey Cannon who died from cancer at the unfair and tender age of four years old.

That Snow Patrol Song

Amy Kress | Posted 03.18.2015 | Denver
Amy Kress

It's amazing how a piece of music can take you in a place so totally and completely that it's as if you are physically back in that moment again. Those songs carry with them the weight of remembered feelings and can emotionally kidnap you at the most inopportune times.

Chris Evans And Chris Pratt Settle Bet With A Super Visit To Seattle Children's Hospital

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 03.17.2015 | Good News

It was a super Saturday at the Seattle Children’s Hospital on March 7. Actors Chris Pratt and Chris Evans -- the latter dressed in his “Captai...

Don't Expect Your Fancy New Hospital to Improve Family Cohesive Care

Nick Hall | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Nick Hall

A couple of years ago I was on a work trip in California, and while most of the country was still in the economic doldrums, I noticed quite a bit of new construction taking place. Upon closer inspection I realized that many of these buildings were going to become new hospitals.

Artists Liven Up A Children's Hospital With Vibrant Murals, Thus Making Our Day

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.06.2015 | Arts

As you're probably well aware, hospitals tend not to be the most visually enticing of spaces, especially for kids. Between the fluorescent lights, the...

Students Perform Concert With 9-Year-Old Violinist Day Before Her Brain Surgery

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.09.2015 | Good News

The show must go on -- and this young student's fellow musicians made sure it did. Sophie Fellows, a 9-year-old from Colchester, Vermont, was play...

10 Things I Learned About UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 03.07.2015 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

My 11-year-old son spent five days and three nights at UCSF Benioff' Children's Hospital Oakland and its affiliate research organization CHORI (Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute. Fortunately he is much better and I am happy to have him healthier in 2015 than he left 2014.

Kylie Jenner And Tyga Bring Gifts To Children's Hospital

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment

Kylie Jenner and Tyga spread some holiday cheer when they headed to the Children's Hospital Los Angeles bearing a wagon full of gifts Monday. Jenn...

Climbing Kilimanjaro for a Cause

Tim Ward | Posted 01.06.2015 | Impact
Tim Ward

One of my wife's dearest friends, Cidalia Luis-Akbar, is about to do a crazy, amazing thing: In two weeks she and her sister Natalia Luis are climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise $500,000 for Children's Hospital in Washington DC, and to mark their own victories over personal struggles.

SWAT Team Dresses Up As Superheroes, Saves The Day At Children's Hospital

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.06.2014 | Good News

These children got a special visit from some noble superheroes. Patients and their families at the ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital in Ohio ...

Why Beyoncé Wants You to Buy This Backpack (and We Do, Too)

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 12.28.2014 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

Operating on the TOMS Shoes model--for each backpack bought, a backpack is donated to a child in need -- STATE Bags was born out of a desire to help provide children in need with healthy snacks, school supplies, a reliable carry-all, and a group of positive role models.

I'm Making a Difference by Improving Hospital Care for Kids

Leanne Joyce | Posted 10.27.2014 | Impact
Leanne Joyce

I am the 14-year-old Founder and President of Positive Impact for Kids. My 501(c)(3) non-profit strives to improve the lives of hospitalized children ...

The Fault in Our Stars and Death

Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young | Posted 08.13.2014 | Religion
Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young

Green's novel (now a movie) confronts the question at the heart of this encounter, one which we all must eventually face: how do we honestly talk about life while remaining fully conscious of our death.

Asthma Brought Us Together As Kids. Facebook Reunited Us As Adults

Scotty Reiss | Posted 07.29.2014 | Good News
Scotty Reiss

I stayed at CARIH for almost two years. When I was released and sent home, my friends and I exchanged addresses and promised to write, and we did for a while. But people grew up, moved, married and changed their names, and could be impossible to find. Over the years, I wondered what happened to my old friends.

This Is Literally Going To Be Sick

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 05.01.2014 | TV

Laughter is the only medicine that the doctors at "Childrens Hospital" practice, and they’re going to stock up on another season of it. Adult Swim a...

10 Incredible Gifts For NICU Families

Jennifer Canvasser | Posted 05.14.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Canvasser

A community of love will help NICU families become the best advocates, nurturers and champions for their precious babies.

How an Outdated California Law Is Impacting the Jahi McMath Case

Mari Fagel | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Mari Fagel

If a child were to die because of a reckless driver, it would be up to the jury to decide what they believe is fair to award the family. However, if a child dies due to an error made by a nurse or doctor, the jury's authority to decide how to compensate the family is taken away from them.

There's a Second Tragedy in the Jahi McMath Story

Today's Mama | Posted 03.11.2014 | San Francisco
Today's Mama

It was loud. And tight. His sobbing eyes locked onto mine for six minutes as I lay over him and tried to smile. I told him everything was going to be OK.

Case Of Brain Dead Teen Could Set Precedent

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The tragic case of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl declared brain dead at Children’s Hospital Oakland following a tonsillectomy last month, may se...

How to Be a leader in Your Market... Wayne Gretzky Style

Mark A. Wallace | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business
Mark A. Wallace

The popular belief was that Texas Children's Hospital was preparing itself for a monumental waste of money and effort. But in the back of my head I remembered what Wayne Gretzky had said, "skate to where the puck is going to be", and I was doing just that.

15 Dos and Don'ts for Helping a Friend With a Sick Child in the Hospital

Dr. Karin L. Smithson | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karin L. Smithson

People often forget to check in on the parents. They are struggling with exhaustion, confusion and fear. Be there for them by being present to their struggle. Just listen -- they know you cannot fix things. They just need love.

James Adomian As Everyone

Posted 08.12.2013 | Comedy

You know what would be cool? Seeing Louis C.K, Madonna, Rihanna, Freddie Mercury and Kate Upton all performing on the same stage. Oh, wait - that happ...

Maggie Furlong

Rihanna And Madonna On 'Childrens Hospital'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.01.2013 | TV

We love "Childrens Hospital" for its ridiculous cast -- including Rob Corddry, Ken Marino, Malin Akerman, Lake Bell, Erinn Hayes, Rob Huebel, Megan Mu...

Rob Huebel Talks "Hell Baby," "Childrens Hospital" Season 5, and Secret Comic-Con Sex Parties (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.21.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

It seems as if comedian and actor Rob Huebel got himself a bit lost at San Diego Comic-Con, so we sent Ethan Newberry to dig him out of his confusio...

Girl Set For More Surgery After Two Lung Transplants

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — A 10-year-old girl who had two adult-lung transplants after her parents sued to change national rules regarding organ donations u...