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Genome-wide sequencing pilot project helps Ontario families get answers

April 26, 2022

Co-led by SickKids and CHEO, Genome-wide Sequencing Ontario (GSO) seeks to enable precision medicine through timely diagnoses for rare diseases.

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SickKids-led study shows success with a blenderized diet for children with G-tubes

February 13, 2018

A SickKids-led collaborative study with Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has shown the benefits of switching gastrostomy tube (G-tube)-fed children from commercial formula to homemade puréed food.

The ultimate gift: Transforming lives through organ and tissue donation

April 24, 2017

In recognition of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, Emily Ghent, a Social Worker in the Liver Transplant Program at SickKids, talks about how life-changing organ transplantation can be for her patients and their families.

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Choosing Wisely at SickKids means holding off on X-raying infant bronchiolitis cases coming to the ED

November 10, 2021

Instead of offering peace of mind, confirmatory X-rays in infant bronchiolitis cases can result in incorrect diagnosis of bacterial pneumonia, according to an article by Dr. Jeremy Friedman, Associate Paediatrician-In-Chief, in The BMJ.

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SickKids named a Level 3 Choosing Wisely Canada Hospital

September 18, 2019

SickKids has been recognized as a Level 3 Choosing Wisely Canada Hospital for building an organization-wide culture of reducing unnecessary tests and treatments.

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SickKids’ new Paediatrician-in-Chief weighs in on how far we’ve come and the power of integration in genetics

July 4, 2016

On July 1, Dr. Ronald Cohn stepped into his new role as Paediatrician-in-Chief at SickKids. He reflects on how the field has evolved, and looks ahead at the potential of individualized medicine in addressing currently untreatable paediatric …

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Emergency department or urgent care clinic?

December 19, 2019

We've gathered some information to help you assess whether to take your child to the emergency department or an urgent care clinic.

SickKids experiencing COVID-19 outbreak on inpatient unit

May 20, 2021

SickKids is currently experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 on an inpatient unit specializing in paediatric medicine and respirology.

Five-year-old Scarlett gets a virtual tour of SickKids labs

June 11, 2021

SickKids staff help answer Scarlett’s curious questions about what happens to her blood after it’s drawn.

Closing the chapter on caring for critically ill adults at SickKids

June 23, 2021

Over the last few months, SickKids staff have come together to achieve something we’ve never done before – supporting our health-care system by taking in adults.

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