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Eliminating preventable harm to patients and staff

#The Hospital for Sick Children (#SickKids) has launched an ambitious patient and staff safety initiative that will have a significant impact in making care...

Patients, parents and clinicians should have a voice in prioritizing child...

Patients, parents and clinicians should have a voice in selecting and prioritizing child health research topics because they may have different priorities than health...

Research may lead to faster diagnosis of PTSD in Canadian soldiers

In hopes of better understanding the growing issue of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) among soldiers, the Canadian Armed...

Taking action against childhood obesity

A generation ago, “after school” was a time when most children looked forward to being outside, running around and playing until they were called...

New form of inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which affects more than 200,000 Canadians and is more common than multiple sclerosis and almost as prevalent as Type 1...

Growing stronger, one bead at a time

Some of the tiny necklaces could easily fit around an adult’s wrist. The colourful beads tell a story of growth, healing and of strength. This...

SickKids’ new high-rise research lab

There are not many medical research facilities in the world that reach upwards for excellence. The vital work of finding better outcomes for children's...

Online interactive story aims to help children understand emotions

When it comes to mental health, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is breaking the barriers in an unconventional way. This September marked the 11th...

Lightening the load of chemotherapy for teens, one backpack at a...

Until now, treatment for paediatric sarcoma (bone and/or muscle tumour) in Canada has been done in the hospital. Typically, patients check in for a...

SickKids opens cultural competence education to the world

“Axserunds, I janhdnlu lochkey you jspajgcl go.” For many new immigrants in Ontario, understanding the health-care system is about as clear as the phrase above....

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