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Climbing Kilimanjaro for a Cause

Tim Ward | Posted 11.06.2014 | 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 10.28.2014 | 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...

The TV Doctor Pain Assessment Tool: Rating the Best and Worst TV MDs Ever

Hulu.com | Posted 08.21.2013 | Comedy
Hulu.com

Here's a guide for the amount of pain you're about to experience when in the, um, "care" of each of these sometimes certified physicians. Basically, just avoid Dr. Nick.

Top 10 Children's Hospitals In America

Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents

U.S. News has released their annual report of the Best Children's Hospitals. The 10 hospitals who had the highest scores in three or more specialties ...

Hospital Uses Pioneering Method To Heal Sick Children

Shawn Bean | Posted 02.19.2013 | Parents
Shawn Bean

It's all part of a budding trend in medical care, one that believes nature can speed up the healing process, particularly with children, where the stress of hospital stays can be much greater.

Henry Winkler On Playing A Porn Star, Erin Moran's Troubles And The Secret To Happiness

Pat Gallagher | Posted 02.11.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

The two words that I live by are tenacity and gratitude. Tenacity gets you where you want to go. Because if you have a dream, if you know that you are supposed to -- or can -- accomplish something, there is more than one route to get there. And it's your tenacity that's going to help you find the proper avenue.

8-Year-Old Starts Knitting Business To Buy American Girl Dolls For Sick Kids

Posted 12.06.2012 | Impact

When Kailey Ray donated her hair when she was 6 to an organization that makes wigs for kids with cancer, she was just getting started in her quest to ...

The Fight of My Life: One Doctor's Crusade Against Pediatric AIDS

Mark W. Kline, M.D. | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Mark W. Kline, M.D.

For most children, a birthday or holiday is a day of hope and joy. But for many children you probably do not know, December 1, World AIDS Day, may be the most important date on the calendar, signifying commitment and unity in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Genre Riffing on Adult Swim: Childrens Hospital and NTSF:SD:SUV::

Mark Lashley | Posted 11.10.2012 | TV
Mark Lashley

What Adult Swim (at its best) offers us is something we could call genre riffing: using an existing genre as a loose play-set for broader satirical material on the entertainment industry and contemporary culture, with room for a lot more jokes fired from unexpected directions.

The Man Who Desperately Wanted To Play Don Draper

Posted 08.21.2012 | TV

Known for his portrayal of "Childrens Hospital" funnyman Dr. Owen Maestro, Rob Huebel once had his heart set on a very different kind of role. In ...