Seattle Children's Hospital http://kuow.org en Seattle Children’s Studies Fecal Transplants As Cure For Bowel Disease http://kuow.org/post/seattle-children-s-studies-fecal-transplants-cure-bowel-disease <p>Fecal transplant: It may sound gross, but in Dr. David Suskind's view, it offers hope for one of the biggest public health challenges in the world. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 18:58:31 +0000 Bill Radke 25966 at http://kuow.org Seattle Children’s Hospital Opens Nation’s First Cancer Clinic For Young Adults http://kuow.org/post/seattle-children-s-hospital-opens-nation-s-first-cancer-clinic-young-adults <p></p><p>Every four weeks, Anna Stephens comes to Seattle Children’s Hospital for chemotherapy. But she’s not a child. Stephens is 23 years old, and she’s one of thousands of young people with cancer who wind up being treated in facilities that typically deal with much younger or much older patients. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 23:25:18 +0000 Ruby de Luna 11705 at http://kuow.org Seattle Children’s Hospital Opens Nation’s First Cancer Clinic For Young Adults Teen With Leukemia Cares For Other Kids With Cancer http://kuow.org/post/teen-leukemia-cares-other-kids-cancer <p>Maga&nbsp;Barzallo-Sockemtickem, 17, has been battling leukemia since she was 15 years old.</p><p>Before being diagnosed, Maga would do anything that let her run, especially play soccer.</p><p>Then one day, Maga felt weak and had to lean on a bus stop near her school. She found out she had a rare form of leukemia. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:53:28 +0000 Antonia Dorn & RadioActive Youth Media 3989 at http://kuow.org Teen With Leukemia Cares For Other Kids With Cancer Seattle Children's Hospital Tries New Treatment For Leukemia http://kuow.org/post/seattle-childrens-hospital-tries-new-treatment-leukemia <p></p><p>Leukemia is said to be the most common form of cancer found in children. Now Seattle Children’s Hospital says it is ready to try a brand new method of treatment. Leukemia is usually treated with a bone marrow transplant, but researchers say that there might be a better way to fight off the disease.</p><p>Ross Reynolds talks with Dr. Rebecca Gardner, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington and an attending physician at Children’s Hospital about the latest in leukemia treatments.</p><p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:15:01 +0000 Ross Reynolds 5241 at http://kuow.org Medicating Children http://kuow.org/post/medicating-children-0 <p></p><p>Kids and drugs don't mix, unless you're talking about antipsychotic medication. Then they go together like peanut butter and jelly.</p><p>From 2001 to 2007, the number of preschool-age kids on such drugs increased by almost half. Between 1996 and 2005, school-age kids using anti-depressants increased even more. Experts disagree on whether we're overmedicating our youth. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 19:52:03 +0000 Ross Reynolds 4511 at http://kuow.org Medicating Children Episode 34: Try And Stop Us http://kuow.org/post/episode-34-try-and-stop-us <p>The fall 2012 RadioActive students just completed their eight-week workshop where they learned how to make radio stories for the first time. In this podcast, we're featuring several of their incredible stories about triumphing over tough times:</p><ul><li>A 15-year-old girl accidentally burns her house down. Now she's trying to pick her life up from the ashes. She shares her deeply personal story.</li><li>A teenage girl loves to care for children with cancer at Seattle Children's Hospital. But the help goes both ways — she has a rare form of leukemia herself.</li><li>A high school teacher tells a Samoan student that he's only good at football. The student channels his anger at that teacher into a documentary about the stereotypes Samoans face.</li></ul><p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:00:00 +0000 RadioActive Youth Media & Esteli Garcia 3944 at http://kuow.org Episode 34: Try And Stop Us