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SickKids researchers conduct the first systematic study of malicious poisonings (Tuesday, January 15, 2019)
Malicious poisoning (MP), where an individual is the victim of another person’s intent to harm them through poisoning, is uncommon in the overall population of poisoned patients, however data suggests that children are more at risk of death compared to adults when maliciously poisoned.
Link to Target Kids study
Study finds higher body mass index (BMI) is a risk factor for iron deficiency in children one to three years of age (Monday, January 7, 2019)
The association between obesity and iron deficiency has been studied before; however, there are few studies that looked at patients less than five years of age.
Congratulations to our staff who have won awards! (Friday, January 4, 2019)
Congratulations to the SickKids staff members who have been recognized over the past few months by the health-care and scientific communities for their outstanding achievements and groundbreaking work.
two nurses
We're celebrating another great year at SickKids! (Monday, December 31, 2018)
A big thank you to all our staff, volunteers, patients, families, community partners and supporters for making 2018 another memorable year at SickKids. Join us as we take a trip back through the year to celebrate our many successes!
Stephanie So and Vicky Ng standing side by side smiling
Transplant and organ donation initiative educates 30,000th student (Monday, December 24, 2018)
In an effort to help raise awareness of the life-saving impact of organ donation, a special group of transplant physicians, surgeons, nurses and allied health professionals from SickKids, UHN and St. Michael's Hospital have been volunteering to visit high schools in the GTA to talk directly to students about the miracle of transplantation.

SickKids in the headlines

Medical Assistance in Dying (Q&A)

Power of the pooch: Dogs ease kids' anxiety before medical scans (CBC)

Baby lights up as she hears her parents for the first time after receiving cochlear implants (People)

'An amazing Christmas gift:' 6-month-old hears for the first time (CBC)

Rare procedure helps girl having up to 150 seizures a day (CTV News)

First Canadian child receives deep brain stimulation for drug-resistant epilepsy (Global News)

9-year-old girl first child in Canada to undergo deep brain stimulation for epilepsy (CBC)

How sleep disorders can be confused with ADHD (CTV's Your Morning 1:33)