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Jakub Wants Animal Pictures to Color in Hospital

Elbi | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact

Jakub here is stuck in hospital, recovering from 5 organ transplants. Like every child on the planet, Jakub loves Minions. What makes him a bit different is his Hirschsprung's Disease.

Thank You to Oncology Doctors, Nurses, and Hospital Staff

Julie Meyer Taylor | Posted 09.11.2015 | Parents
Julie Meyer Taylor

Thank you to all the oncology doctors, nurses, and hospital staff who cared for my son, and to all those who go to work every day and treat their patients with skill and compassion.

Children's Hospitals Cut Down On CT Scans To Prevent Cancer

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 08.31.2015 | Science

When your children are sick, it's hard not to want doctors to do everything in their power to cure them. But when it comes to CT scans, less is often...

Circus and the Healing Balm of Laughter

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 08.17.2015 | Impact
Johnathan Lee Iverson

As I tour the country, I often have the opportunity to visit children in the hospital as part of the community outreach efforts of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®. These hospital visits always serve to remind me to be thankful for my physical health.

Big Slick: Celebs Gather in Kansas City to Focus on Family, Charity This Father's Day Weekend

Rob Riggle | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Rob Riggle

The event has increased in size, awareness, donations and celebrity attendance, but it still remains all about family: those families impacted by childhood illness and seeking care from the incredible doctors and team at Children's Mercy.

Specially Trained Clowns Are Helping Treat Kids At Argentinian Hospitals

AP | Posted 06.08.2015 | Good News

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Tapping into the healing power of laughter, specially trained clowns are being hired by public hospitals in Argentina...

Deliveries of Hope From a Teen Who Conquered Cancer

Neil Willenson | Posted 06.07.2015 | 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 05.18.2015 | 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 | 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...