Childrens health

Children’s Hospital Colorado Jr. Reporter: Caleb Aldrich – DenverBroncos.com (blog)

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

Dear Mr. Fowler, I enjoyed getting to meet you and learn more about you! It was interesting to learn that your favorite things about football were playing in front of about 70,000 fans and winning the Super Bowl. I liked learning that if you couldn’t play football you would be a coach. It was fun to learn that you grew up in Michigan. I’ve been to Michigan near Michigan State…

100 Women: Is child vaccination boosted by educating mothers? – BBC News

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A child receiving the polio vaccine in Karachi, Pakistan Throughout history the empowerment of women has been linked to their education, which brings benefits not only to the women’s own lives but to the lives of their children too. In developing countries, research shows a strong link between the education of mothers and immunisation of children against preventable diseases such as polio, diphtheria, tetanus,…

Mali: Nutrition crisis deepening in conflict-affected areas, says UNICEF – ReliefWeb

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

BAMAKO, Mali/DAKAR/NEW YORK, 9 October 2017 – A nutrition crisis, exacerbated by continuing violence, instability and displacement in Mali, is threatening the lives and futures of thousands of children in the West African country, UNICEF warned today. New data published today from the 2017 SMART (Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions) survey shows that the rate of acute malnutrition among children under five has reached critical levels in…

‘One Unforgettable Night’ for patients at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital – WATE 6 On Your Side

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Patients at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital had “One Unforgettable Night” Sunday night at Bridgewater Place. The event, called One Unforgettable Night, is hosted by Glenn Jacobs, known as WWE superstar Kane, his wife Crystal, the Jacobs Agency and Music in Motion Mobile Entertainment. The teen dance is a benefit for chronically-ill patients receiving care at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. This year’s patient prom is a glow party, including DJs,…

A mother refused to follow a court order to vaccinate her son. Now she’s going to jail. – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

(iStock) A Michigan woman will spend seven days in jail after she defied a judge’s order to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated. Rebecca Bredow was sentenced for contempt of court Wednesday, nearly a year after an Oakland County judge ordered her to have her son vaccinated. Bredow had been given until Wednesday to get her son the medically allowed amount of vaccination, which would be up to eight vaccines. But…

‘One Unforgettable Night’ for patients at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital – WATE 6 On Your Side

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Patients at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital had “One Unforgettable Night” Sunday night at Bridgewater Place. The event, called One Unforgettable Night, is hosted by Glenn Jacobs, known as WWE superstar Kane, his wife Crystal, the Jacobs Agency and Music in Motion Mobile Entertainment. The teen dance is a benefit for chronically-ill patients receiving care at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. This year’s patient prom is a glow party, including DJs,…

Children’s Hospital Colorado Jr. Reporter: Caleb Aldrich – DenverBroncos.com (blog)

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

Dear Mr. Fowler, I enjoyed getting to meet you and learn more about you! It was interesting to learn that your favorite things about football were playing in front of about 70,000 fans and winning the Super Bowl. I liked learning that if you couldn’t play football you would be a coach. It was fun to learn that you grew up in Michigan. I’ve been to Michigan near Michigan State…

A mother refused to follow a court order to vaccinate her son. Now she’s going to jail. – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

(iStock) A Michigan woman will spend seven days in jail after she defied a judge’s order to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated. Rebecca Bredow was sentenced for contempt of court Wednesday, nearly a year after an Oakland County judge ordered her to have her son vaccinated. Bredow had been given until Wednesday to get her son the medically allowed amount of vaccination, which would be up to eight vaccines. But…

Iowa University band ‘waves’ to Children’s Hospital during halftime fan tradition – 6abc.com

Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017

The University of Iowa’s marching band took part in a fan tradition during their game against Illinois on Saturday. The band, players and coaches came together to form a giant hand to “wave” to patients watching from the Children’s Hospital in Iowa City next door. The “hand” moved side to side as patients watched out their windows to see the tradition take place during halftime. The fan tradition was born…

Children’s Hospital Colorado Jr. Reporter: Caleb Aldrich – DenverBroncos.com (blog)

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

Dear Mr. Fowler, I enjoyed getting to meet you and learn more about you! It was interesting to learn that your favorite things about football were playing in front of about 70,000 fans and winning the Super Bowl. I liked learning that if you couldn’t play football you would be a coach. It was fun to learn that you grew up in Michigan. I’ve been to Michigan near Michigan State…

A mother refused to follow a court order to vaccinate her son. Now she’s going to jail. – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

(iStock) A Michigan woman will spend seven days in jail after she defied a judge’s order to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated. Rebecca Bredow was sentenced for contempt of court Wednesday, nearly a year after an Oakland County judge ordered her to have her son vaccinated. Bredow had been given until Wednesday to get her son the medically allowed amount of vaccination, which would be up to eight vaccines. But…

Iowa University band ‘waves’ to Children’s Hospital during halftime fan tradition – 6abc.com

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

The University of Iowa’s marching band took part in a fan tradition during their game against Illinois on Saturday. The band, players and coaches came together to form a giant hand to “wave” to patients watching from the Children’s Hospital in Iowa City next door. The “hand” moved side to side as patients watched out their windows to see the tradition take place during halftime. The fan tradition was born…

Conference put on by Valley Children’s hospital aimed at helping young cancer survivors and their families – KFSN-TV

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

When Dr. John Gates, a Valley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Oncologist, talks to cancer patients and survivors about the path they are walking, he knows the road. Dr. Gates battled leukemia from the age of five, and after a couple relapses and an experimental transplant, he beat it. “But I also struggled afterwards with trying to find my own path, navigate the health care system.” That is why the Valley Children’s…

Inaugural UNICEF Gala honors Goodwill Ambassador Ishmael Beah, raises nearly half a million dollars – KTVU San Francisco

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) – On Saturday evening, the Northwest Regional Office of UNICEF USA hosted the inaugural UNICEF Gala San Francisco at the iconic Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The event, featuring a special performance by DJ Eric Prydz, celebrated UNICEF’s lifesaving global mission and and honored UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Ishmael Beah with the Spirit of Compassion Award. Since his appointment as UNICEF’s first Advocate for Children Affected by War in 2007, Ishmael…

A mother refused to follow a court order to vaccinate her son. Now she’s going to jail. – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

(iStock) A Michigan woman will spend seven days in jail after she defied a judge’s order to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated. Rebecca Bredow was sentenced for contempt of court Wednesday, nearly a year after an Oakland County judge ordered her to have her son vaccinated. Bredow had been given until Wednesday to get her son the medically allowed amount of vaccination, which would be up to eight vaccines. But…

Children’s Hospital Colorado Jr. Reporter: Caleb Aldrich – DenverBroncos.com (blog)

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

Dear Mr. Fowler, I enjoyed getting to meet you and learn more about you! It was interesting to learn that your favorite things about football were playing in front of about 70,000 fans and winning the Super Bowl. I liked learning that if you couldn’t play football you would be a coach. It was fun to learn that you grew up in Michigan. I’ve been to Michigan near Michigan State…

A year after Hurricane Matthew, Haiti’s children still incredibly vulnerable to disasters – UNICEF – UN News Centre

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

5 October 2017 – One year has passed since Hurricane Matthew made landfall in southwest Haiti – leaving terrible destruction in its wake – but children and adolescents on the island still remain highly vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters and extreme weather events, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned. “Hundreds of thousands of children had their lives turned…

Peyton Manning’s mom dedicates special room at Children’s Hospital – Fox 59

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — While her son had a busy weekend in store being honored with a special statue outside Lucas Oil Stadium and having his jersey retired by the Colts, Peyton Manning’s mom Olivia received a special honor herself. A room at Peyton Manning’s Children’s Hospital was named after her. The room has a nautical theme and includes an anchor, which is a symbol for hope. “It’s a wonderful thing…

A mother refused to follow a court order to vaccinate her son. Now she’s going to jail. – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017

(iStock) A Michigan woman will spend seven days in jail after she defied a judge’s order to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated. Rebecca Bredow was sentenced for contempt of court Wednesday, nearly a year after an Oakland County judge ordered her to have her son vaccinated. Bredow had been given until Wednesday to get her son the medically allowed amount of vaccination, which would be up to eight vaccines. But…