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Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

Sofia Jarvis (center) appears with her family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital on February 24, 2014. Sofia suffers from a rare illness that causes symptoms described as "polio-like." (CBS)

CDC Urged To Investigate Mystery Polio-Like Illness Affecting California Kids

Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.

02/27/2014

Sofia Jarvis (center) appears with her family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital on February 24, 2014. Sofia suffers from a rare illness that causes symptoms described as "polio-like." (CBS)

Bay Area Family Impacted By Mystery Illness Speaks Out

Doctors continue to investigate a mysterious polio-like illness that has paralyzed at least five California children since August 2012. Meanwhile, the family of a young Berkeley girl who was diagnosed with the disease spoke out about her condition.

02/24/2014

Tessa Grosso, who suffers from several food allergies, was able to eat a store bought cake after receiving an experimental treatment by Dr. Kari Nadeau at Stanford's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. (CBS)

HealthWatch: Bay Area Doctor Helps Alleviate Girl’s Food Allergies

The rate of food allergies is skyrocketing, with 5 million children now having more than one. An experiment by a doctor at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital helped a Bay Area girl who suffered from a dozen food allergies.

05/10/2013

Reagan Smith (credit: YouTube Screenshot)

Atherton Girl’s Song Helps Hospital That Cured Her Rare Illness

A 10-year-old Atherton girl who was once famous for being cured of a rare blood disorder has recently generated Internet buzz with her singing.

10/18/2012

William Wylie-Modro (CBS)

HealthWatch: Stanford Transplant Helps Teen See Graduation Day

One Bay Area family is celebrating a high school graduation that they never thought they would see thanks to a recent heart transplant at Stanford’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.

06/05/2012

Amanda Sechrest (left), William Wylie-Modro, and James Spencer received heart transplants in a three-day span at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. (CBS)

HealthWatch: 3 Heart Transplants In 3 Days At Packard Children’s Hospital

Three people have a new chance at life after they received heart transplants at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. The transplants took place over a three-day span earlier this month.

05/26/2012

The Sabuco twins were guests of honor at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital on April 30, 2012, six months after they were surgically separated. (CBS)

Twins Separated At Stanford Thriving After 6 Months

Stanford University’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital has given two-year-old twins who were born attached at the chest and abdomen and underwent separation surgery six months ago a clean bill of health.

04/30/2012

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (Stanford University)

15-Minute-Old Newborn At Stanford Children’s Hospital Gets Pacemaker

The name Jaya in Hindi means victorious. And little Jaya Maharaj was just that, when she became one of the smallest recipients of a pacemaker when she was just 15 minutes old.

02/15/2012

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Bay Area Firefighters Receive Pediatric Training

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in is partnering with Bay Area firefighters to improve the care of kids in medical emergencies, a first of its kind program in the United States.

10/12/2011

Caroline Archer - Jefferson Award Winner. (CBS)

Jefferson Awards: Dolls Offer Hope To Hospitalized Children

After a 30-year career in the financial world, a North Bay woman is turning her acute attention to detail to a very different project, helping the most vulnerable.

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