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November 2, 2015

20 years later, doctor uncovers cause of syndrome that bears his name

After two decades of searching for answers, a multidisciplinary group of researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has uncovered the genetic cause of Roifman syndrome.

Pumpkin carved and decorated to look like a pirate ship.

October 29, 2015

Q&A with Dr. Sandra Mendlowitz: Keep your family safe and happy this Halloween

Dr. Sandra Mendlowitz, Psychologist in the Outpatient Psychiatry Program at SickKids, has some tips to help families have a safe and anxiety-free Halloween.

October 28, 2015

SickKids staff and volunteers “take one for the kids” this flu season

This year, for every staff or volunteer who receives the flu shot, SickKids will provide three essential vaccines to a child in need through UNICEF Canada.

October 27, 2015

Canadian Patient Safety Week: Ask, Listen, Talk

The theme for this year’s Canadian Patient Safety Week is Ask, Listen, Talk. Learn more about how SickKids supports patients and families with limited english proficiency or hearing impairment.

October 27, 2015

MSSNG Project helps doctors share genomic data for autism research

Thanks to an ambitious and groundbreaking collaboration between The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Autism Speaks and Google, scientists around the globe now have open access to thousands of genomes for autism research.

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October 27, 2015

It's Learning Disabilities Awareness Month!

It’s Learning Disabilities Awareness Month! Take a peek at our interactive infographic and learn more about the different types of learning disabilities and the work of SickKids Learning Disabilities Research Program.

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October 23, 2015

Canadian Patient Safety Week: SickKids recommits to reducing preventable harm

This week we recognize Canadian Patient Safety Week, an opportunity to celebrate ongoing work at SickKids that aims to keep every child in our care safe. The Caring Safely initiative represents SickKids’ renewed commitment to significantly reducing preventable harm over the next three years.

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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.

SickKids hospital exterior

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.

September 29, 2015

East Toronto kids are the winners thanks to a renewed partnership between SickKids and TEGH

Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) has teamed up with The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) once again in a partnership that gives East Toronto kids access to high-quality, paediatric-focused care in their neighbourhood emergency department.

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September 25, 2015

Adult survivors of childhood cancer benefit from specialized survivor clinic attendance: study

Adult survivors of childhood cancer stay in better health and require fewer visits to emergency departments if they are patients of specialized survivor clinics, says a new Ontario study from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES).

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