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November 17, 2015

How to talk to kids about terrorist attacks

Dr. Sandra Mendlowitz, Psychologist at SickKids, gives her perspective on how to talk to kids about terrorist attacks.

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November 12, 2015

The difficult decision to feed a child through a g-tube

Dr. Katherine Nelson and SickKids parents Genevieve and Gavin reflect making the decision to use a g-tube.

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November 12, 2015

Beyond parenthood: Chronicling the experience of family caregivers

At the Centre for Innovation & Excellence in Child and Family-Centred Care at SickKids, we realize how valuable caregivers’ experiences are to how we care for our patients, conduct research, educate ourselves and run our organization.

November 12, 2015

Childhood cancer doesn't discriminate. Neither should geography.

Dr. Jim Whitlock, Director of the Garron Family Cancer Centre and Division Head, Haematology/Oncology, gives his perspective on access to paediatric cancer clinical trials.

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November 12, 2015

Ethical Complexities in Public Solicitation for Organ Donors

Rebecca Greenberg, Bioethicist at SickKids, gives her perspective on the ethical complexities surrounding organ donations.

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October 15, 2015

Notice to users of the Motherisk Call Centre regarding a privacy breach

SickKids is committed to ensuring that research is conducted in accordance with REB requirements, applicable standards and laws and regrets that its processes were not followed.

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October 15, 2015

Update on Motherisk Program at The Hospital for Sick Children

Through SickKids' internal review, and in cooperation with the independent review, areas of concern have been identified within the Motherisk Program. An updated summary report of findings is available.

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April 17, 2015

Operations of Motherisk Drug Testing Lab closed

SickKids announced today that it will not be reinstating the non-research related activities of the Motherisk Drug Testing Laboratory.

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January 28, 2015

Brenda Gallie and Shaf Keshavjee named to the Order of Canada

Drs. Brenda Gallie and Shaf Keshavjee have been named Member and Officer, respectively, of the Order of Canada.

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