CloseGet the newsLog In or Subscribe to skipSign in with FacebookSign in with GoogleSign in FAQMORE NEWSlocalInvestigatorsHealthLinkEnvironmentAerospaceBusiness/TechPoliticsPets/AnimalsChildrens Health Link'Huge breakthrough' for cystic fibrosisRead StoryJean Enersen and Pat DugganKING 5 HealthLinkBroccoli sprouts compound show promise treating… 11d Two Pierce County schools may have Norovirus… 16d Seattle Children's 'been there, done that' sports… 17d Doctors prescribing a video game instead of… 25d Vegan hip hop tour aims to get kids to eat healthy 26d 13-year-old transplant patient thriving a year… 32d Cancer still leading cause of death from disease… 38d The Future Starts Here 39d Two bald heads help childhood cancer research 39d Local WeatherSeattle, WA6 PM65°12 AM59°6 AM55°12 PM60°More Weatherpresented byQuick LinksActively NorthwestHeadlinesUpdated 6:22 p.m. PDTGridListChildrens Health LinkLocal experts discuss back-to-school tips for parentsLocal experts discuss back-to-school tips for parentsAs parents start getting their children ready to head back to school, some are already asking questions about what the right age is to start letting your child stay home alone, walk or bike to school by themselves or even get a smartphone.Childrens Health Link9 months agoChildrens Health LinkRisks vary with age for sleep-related infant deathsRisks vary with age for sleep-related infant deathsEven when parents take steps to remove unsafe items from their bed, bed-sharing remains a risk factor for SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant deaths, a new study suggests.Childrens Health Link10 months, 2 weeks agoChildrens Health LinkThe Giving Spirit – A Children's HealthLink SpecialThe Giving Spirit – A Children's HealthLink SpecialChristmas is but one day a year, but the giving spirit can go on and on as we see in the folks who help kids, find cures and save lives. Childrens Health Link4 years, 4 months agoChildrens Health Link'The Giving Spirit' - Links and contact information'The Giving Spirit' - Links and contact information'The Giving Spirit' - Links and contact informationChildrens Health Link4 years, 4 months agoChildrens Health LinkPreventing autism in at-risk babiesPreventing autism in at-risk babiesPilot study examines whether early intervention can make a differenceChildrens Health Link1 month, 2 weeks agoChildrens Health LinkWhen scleroderma strikes at a young ageWhen scleroderma strikes at a young ageDisease is harder to treat in childrenChildrens Health Link1 month, 3 weeks agoHealthDr. Wendy Sue Swanson: Dosing methods for liquid medsDr. Wendy Sue Swanson: Dosing methods for liquid medsDosing methods for liquid medications are not universal and it can be hard for caregivers to ensure accurate dosage.Health1 month, 3 weeks agoSeattleFewer Seattle students having sex, survey findsFewer Seattle students having sex, survey findsStudents say reality TV is playing a factor in the decision to not have sex.Seattle1 month, 4 weeks agoChildrens Health LinkYoung women more likely to suffer concussions than menYoung women more likely to suffer concussions than menNew research shows young women get as many, if not more concussions than young men.Childrens Health Link2 months agoChildrens Health LinkAutism on the playgroundAutism on the playgroundFor the one in 68 children with autism, playgrounds can be stressful.Childrens Health Link2 months, 1 week agoChildrens Health LinkWhat parents need to know about childhood sleep problemsWhat parents need to know about childhood sleep problemsWhat parents need to know about childhood sleep problemsChildrens Health Link2 months, 2 weeks agoHealthNew PSA campaign targets unvaccinated familiesNew PSA campaign targets unvaccinated familiesA new PSA campaign includes King county as one of the most vulnerable communities to Measles.Health2 months, 2 weeks agoChildrens Health LinkChildhood obesity down, King Co. school program creditedChildhood obesity down, King Co. school program creditedA two year pilot program is credited with lower the childhood obesity rate in King County.Childrens Health Link2 months, 2 weeks agoEveningPatients at Seattle Children's write poetryPatients at Seattle Children's write poetryKids in the hospital poetically share their hopes and dreams.Evening2 months, 2 weeks agoHealthFriends may make the difference in keeping kids activeFriends may make the difference in keeping kids activeNew research suggests children may be more likely to exercise if they have a friend to do it with.Health2 months, 3 weeks agoChildrens Health LinkA better approach to helping kids make healthier choicesA better approach to helping kids make healthier choicesWhich contributes more to childhood obesity. Indulgent parents or controlling parents?Childrens Health Link2 months, 3 weeks agoGet FitStudy: Just 11 percent of Seattle-area kids are obeseStudy: Just 11 percent of Seattle-area kids are obeseA new obesity study finds that the Seattle metro area does much better than many other areas of the country, especially when it comes to children.Get Fit2 months, 3 weeks agoChildrens Health LinkWhy osteoporosis is a really childhood disorderWhy osteoporosis is a really childhood disorderA Seattle Children's doctor says today's kids are more at risk than previous generationsChildrens Health Link2 months, 4 weeks agoChildrens Health LinkChildren's hospital turns some of its sickest patients into rock starsChildren's hospital turns some of its sickest patients into rock starsThe healing power of a green screen and a good song.Childrens Health Link3 months agoChildrens Health LinkAsk Dr. Swanson: What parents should know about vaccinesAsk Dr. Swanson: What parents should know about vaccinesDr. Wendy Sue Swanson talks about what parents should know about the recent measles outbreak and vaccines.Childrens Health Link3 months, 1 week agoChildrens Health LinkMaking medicine easier for children to swallowMaking medicine easier for children to swallowFlavors could be the key to getting children to take prescription drugs.Childrens Health Link3 months, 1 week agoChildrens Health LinkGrant expands Seattle Children's canine therapy programGrant expands Seattle Children's canine therapy programEvery day, dogs and their handlers come to the hospital to go on their rounds, not to practice medicine, but compassion.Childrens Health Link3 months, 1 week agoEveningA surgeon's artistic touch eases the pain of surgeryA surgeon's artistic touch eases the pain of surgeryA surgeon at Seattle Children's designs bandages for her patients.Evening3 months, 2 weeks agoPoliticsPoll: Should gov't prevent people from opting out of vaccinations?Poll: Should gov't prevent people from opting out of vaccinations?The Washington Legislature is considering a bill that would prevent parents from opting kids out of vaccinations for personal reasons.Politics3 months, 2 weeks agoHealthWashington lawmaker aims to limit vaccine exemptionsWashington lawmaker aims to limit vaccine exemptionsThe bill would not allow personal beliefs to be a sufficient reason to not vaccinate a child.Health3 months, 2 weeks agoChildrens Health LinkNew childhood threat: non-alcoholic fatty liver diseaseNew childhood threat: non-alcoholic fatty liver diseaseObesity is behind an increase in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in children.Childrens Health Link3 months, 2 weeks agoChildrens Health LinkHPV vaccine hasn't caught onHPV vaccine hasn't caught onWhile the HPV vaccine has been available for several years, researchers say it hasn't caught on.Childrens Health Link3 months, 3 weeks agoShow More NewsFollow USFollow KING5:Share It PhotosYour browser does not support the viewing of this content. 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