Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
A Bay Area baby is alive and expected to live a normal life after doctors initially gave him little chance to survive and even told his mother it would be better to have an abortion.
A Bay Area woman who crusaded for more people to become organ donors is being honored, even after her death.
There’s s a lot of stress on families miles from home getting medical treatment for a sick child. That’s when this week’s Jefferson Award winner rolls in offering care and compassion — and smiles — on wheels.
Dr. Seth Ammerman helped start an immunization clinic for underserved young people in East Palo Alto. After realizing they needed much more than their shots, he launched a clinic on wheels.
Stanford Devotes Clinic To Research Auto-Immune Disease PANS Which Causes Violent Episodes In Children
The disease called PANS, or Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome, is so new that many doctors don’t recognize it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.