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Medical experts encourage window safety to protect children from falls<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/window.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Medical experts encourage window safety to protect children from fallsBC Children’s Hospital doctors are urging parents and caregivers ensure windows are safe as they're opened to catch the summer breeze.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/medical-experts-encourage-window-safety-to-protect-children2022-06-24T07:00:00Z
Don’t sweat it – keep cool this summer<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/ThinkstockPhotos-649360080.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Don’t sweat it – keep cool this summerKeeping cool during the long hot days of summer is not just about comfort, it’s also about safety. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/don’t-sweat-it-–-keep-cool-this-summer2022-06-24T07:00:00Z
Be water safe this summer<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/DgeBuNnX0AA1PXi.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Be water safe this summerDid you know that a child can drown in as little as five centimetres of water? During the summer months parents/caregivers should pay close attention to children, especially when they are in or around water. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/be-water-safe-this-summer2022-06-17T07:00:00Z
Speaking up about coming out: A pediatrician’s story about being queer in medicine<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Moore%20family%203.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Speaking up about coming out: A pediatrician’s story about being queer in medicineDr. Eva Moore talks about the importance of being yourself and showing others it’s OK to be different.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/speaking-up-about-coming-out-a-pediatrician’s-story-about-being-queer-in-medicine2022-06-16T07:00:00Z
$1M gift to transform child-centred burn care<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1006485842.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />$1M gift to transform child-centred burn careFor patients enduring the physical and emotional trauma of burn injuries, this funding will enhance their treatment, healing and recovery through specialized physical and emotional care.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/$1-million-gift-to-transform-child-centred-burn-care2022-06-14T07:00:00Z
Sunny Hill meets the gold standard<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Sunnyhill.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Sunny Hill meets the gold standardThe Rick Hansen Foundation granted Sunny Hill Health Centre at BC Children’s Hospital a gold-level certification for accessibility. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/sunny-hill-meets-the-gold-standard2022-06-01T07:00:00Z
In honour of National Nursing Week, hear from some of our dedicated and compassionate nurses<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/BCCH%20Nurses.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />In honour of National Nursing Week, hear from some of our dedicated and compassionate nursesNational Nursing Week is a time for us to thank our nurses for their contributions and for continuing to care for the health and well-being of children across the province. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/in-honour-of-national-nursing-week-hear-from-some-of-our-compassionate-and-dedicated-nurses2022-05-09T07:00:00Z
How to give your child a COVID-19 rapid antigen test<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/finsihed%20thumbnail.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />How to give your child a COVID-19 rapid antigen testWatch this short video to see how to perform a COVID-19 rapid antigen test on children aged five to 12.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/how-to-give-your-child-a-covid-19-rapid-antigen-test2022-05-05T07:00:00Z
MyHEARTSMAP: A tool for patients and families to find mental health resources<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/doan.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MyHEARTSMAP: A tool for patients and families to find mental health resourcesBC Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Physician Dr. Quynh Doan has led the development of the online questionnaire to help children and parents or caregivers find the help they need.http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/myheartsmap-a-tool-for-patients-and-families-to-find-mental-health-resources2022-05-04T07:00:00Z
New stem cell research technology could unlock diagnoses and cures for serious childhood diseases<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Dr.%20Shubhayan%20Sanatani%20(left),%20Francis%20Lynn%20PhD%20(middle),%20Glen%20Tibbits%20(right)%20(2).JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New stem cell research technology could unlock diagnoses and cures for serious childhood diseasesBC Children’s Hospital is now home to a new robotized stem cell system which could speed up the discovery of cures or new treatments for severe childhood illnesses, like cancer. http://www.bcchildrens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-stem-cell-research-technology-could-unlock-diagnoses-and-cures-for-serious-childhood-diseases2022-04-28T07:00:00Z

 


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