One mother shares why the palliative care program has become a staple in her whole family’s care plan.
It seems like much of the Bay Area and the world is enjoying Pokemon Go. Playing this game in a hospital environment can create challenging issues and safety concerns for hospital patients and staff.
With Zika, West Nile and other mosquito-borne illnesses dominating headlines around the world, fear and worry about the tiny creatures has grown. We asked Stanford Children’s Health doctors and local public health experts to share what pregnant women and parents really need to know about these diseases and if they had any tips for how parents can keep their families safe this summer.
Grim images of violence around the U.S. have filled news reports lately, presenting a challenge… Read more »
In case of an emergency or crisis, we’ve developed an innovative electronic medical records tool to make patient transfers as safe as possible.
Heavy media coverage of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and isolated cases in the U.S. may leave parents wondering how to talk to their children about the disease. The American Academy of Pediatrics, along with Drs. Yvonne Maldonado and Victor Carrion of Stanford Children’s Health, have information to assist parents in these conversations.
Kohl’s and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford are celebrating another year of partnership by hosting a free car seat fitting event at the Blossom Hill Kohl’s location in San Jose.
The Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, July 6, 2013 will never be forgotten. The tragedy claimed three lives, injured 200, and left families with devastating memories that will last forever. Those memories will also stay with the Stanford Medicine care teams that responded so quickly.
Heal EB provides Stanford with $50,000 for the development of new technologies to improve evaluation of EB-impacted skin.
Off to college for the first time? Returning for another year? While it’s a time… Read more »
While many college students take time to relax during the summer months, Stanford juniors Nick… Read more »
A low-cost, empowering approach makes a huge difference for high school girls in Kenya, thanks in part to a collaboration with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford.
The first-ever “Kicking for Miracles” event, hosted by World Class Tae Kwon Do in San… Read more »
Eileen and Gary from Palo Alto have come to support Packard Children’s thanks in large… Read more »
“Some of the staff call me ‘Mary Poppins’ because of the accent,” laughs Topsy Bauchop,… Read more »
The artist behind our holiday card has a winning sense of humor and more good news on the horizon.
Volunteering at Packard Children’s for 20 years has been an especially meaningful way for Annie… Read more »
Last week, Hyundai Hope on Wheels and Palo Alto-area Hyundai dealers awarded Lucile Packard Children’s… Read more »
The San Jose Sharks Foundation recently awarded a $25,000 grant to support Packard Children’s Mobile… Read more »
Karina Gomez’s daughter, Kassaundra, was born in 2002 with a rare and life-threatening cardiac abnormality. At just 2 days old, Packard heart surgeons attached a tiny pacemaker to one of the two lower chambers, or ventricles, of her heart. Five months later, it was replaced it with a more advanced device wired to both ventricles.
A kidney tumor sent Brandon to Packard Children’s when he was just 17 months old and a recurrence brought him back when he was 2. Today Brandon is a happy, healthy 11-year-old with no signs of cancer.
Born with a congenital heart malformation, Maggie’s daughter, Grace, found her place in the hearts of the physicians, surgeons, nurses, and staff who helped her grow into a normal healthy childhood.
Ongoing chemotherapy means that 8-year-old Luke O’Moore of Los Gatos cannot take part in his beloved BMX races. So members of the northern California BMX community came together to organize an exciting pro-am racing series and fundraiser in his honor.
Katie Jo Shuman pitches for her school’s softball team, and loves basketball and soccer. She also has an artistic, entrepreneurial streak: One of her hobbies is designing and selling jewelry for good causes.