Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.