Jasan ZimmermanTuesday, November 22, 2016

Parents get a behind-the-scenes look at their daughter’s donated brain tumor cells

Katherine King, known to her more than 30,000 Facebook followers as Katherine the Brave, was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) on June 2, 2015. DIPG is a tumor of the brain stem...
Monday, November 14, 2016

Thank You Notes

Ambassadors Bring Pumpkin Fun to Patients Every autumn, Ambassadors for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital partner with Webb Ranch to host a day at the pumpkin patch to benefit our hospital. In...
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Your Gift to our Community: Teen Health Van Celebrates 20 Years

In 1996, Seth Ammerman, MD, hit the road in an RV retrofitted to serve as a mobile adolescent health clinic. He was on a quest to deliver care to at-risk teens and young adults where they were—at...
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Julie GreiciusThursday, November 10, 2016

Shining a Light on Teen Mental Health

Elizabeth Kuriakose contributed to this story. With your support, a brighter future is in sight. When your child gets a fever, you know exactly what to do—call the pediatrician. When he breaks his...
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Shashank V. Joshi, MD; Meg Durbin, MD; and Sami Hartley on behalf of the HEARD Alliance (Health Care Alliance for Response to Adolescent Depression)Thursday, November 10, 2016

Local Experts Offer Advice and Guidance

As we work in the community to provide education about wellness, depression, and suicide prevention, we hear students raising important issues about mental health. Below are some of the most common...
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Chloe SorensenThursday, November 10, 2016

Listen More. Listen Deeply.

Two years ago, during my sophomore year, I lost a peer to suicide. This was not the first death by suicide at my school, and it was unfortunately not the last. The losses that my friends and I have...
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