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Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation hires new leader Jun 2014

The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation has hired Jim Ervin as the foundation’s executive director. Ervin began his new job June 2.

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Five-year-old Corvallis girl is seizure-free with ketogenic diet Apr 2014

OHSU Doernbecher pediatric neurologist Dr. Carter Wray prescribes high-fat diet after medications fail, surgery could not correct epilepsy.

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Depression in tweens and teens: What parents can do to help Mar 2014

Doernbecher psychiatrist Dr. Keith Cheng provides tips for parents concerned about depression in their middle-schoolers.

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Whole-food snacks that kids can prepare themselves Feb 2014

Registered dietician April Mitsch says zucchini and other quick breads make healthy snacks and are good one-bowl recipes for kids to make.

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Dr. Charles Keller awarded $250K to combat childhood muscle cancer Feb 2014

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation supports Dr. Keller's research into childhood soft tissue sarcoma.

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New research on chronic pain Jan 2014

Doernbecher psychiatrist, Anna Wilson, M.D., discusses research showing that adolescents whose parents suffer from chronic pain may be more likely to develop ongoing pain too.

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Young Tualatin designer joins Nike's creative team Dec 2013

Jake Dering, 9, of Tualatin was one of seven Doernbecher patients chosen to design a pair of athletic shoes for the 2013 Nike Doernbecher Frestyle Collection.

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Photos: Nike Doernbecher designers launch 2013 collection Dec 2013

OHSU Doernbecher patient-designers were at Nike Portland on Saturday to sign autographs and share their inspiring stories of triumph over serious illness.

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Warning for parents: Why bulky winter coats and car seats don't mix Dec 2013

Bulky winter coats can pose a serious threat by creating too much space in between your child’s body and the harness itself.

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Lifesaving flu drugs fall in use in children Dec 2013

A new study shows prompt use of antiviral medications like Tamiflu or Relenza can save the lives of flu-stricken children in intensive care units — yet the drugs are being used less frequently than they once were.

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Beaverton twins design shoes for Nike Nov 2013

Twins Kate and Kira Smith of Beaverton both brought their unique styles to the 2013 Nike Doernbecher Freestyle Collection.

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Bottle-Feeding May Raise Risk of Stomach Obstruction in Infants Oct 2013

Doernbecher's Ben Hoffman, M.D., says pediatricians and parents will benefit by knowing more about hypertrophic pyloric stenosis which occurs in 1 in 1,000 infants.

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Car Seat Safety Oct 2013

Without car seat installation help, many families can not figure out how to install them correctly.

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For kids, gunshot wounds are worst kind of injury Oct 2013

A new study finds gunshot injuries in children are disproportionately more severe, deadly and costly than any other source of childhood injury. More

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Nike Releases 2013 Doernbecher Freestyle Collection Oct 2013

Shoes and apparel pieces designed by OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital patients in collaboration with Nike designers and developers are revealed.

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Portland mom raises money for cancer studies Oct 2013

Inspired by her daughters and a breast cancer diagnosis, a Northeast Portland Mom is on a mission to raise money for medical research.

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What Doernbecher has in common with the Sydney Opera House Oct 2013

The International Federation of Consulting Engineers named Doernbecher Hospital one of 14 major building engineering achievements of the past century.

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Nike’s 2013 Doernbecher Collection (Updated Release Date) Sep 2013

Doernbecher Freestyle is a partnership between Doernbecher and Nike in which young patients design limited-edition Nike footwear (and for the first time, apparel pieces) and proceeds help support the hospital.

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Doernbecher awarded $250,000 from Hyundai Hope on Wheels Sep 2013

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® and Portland-area Hyundai dealers have awarded OHSU Doernbecher a $250,000 Hyundai Hope Grant for pediatric cancer research.

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Guide to choosing the best backpacks for kids Sep 2013

Doernbecher pediatrician, Ben Hoffman, M.D., shares practical considerations in mind while shopping for this essential back-to-school gear.

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Parent to parent: How much screen time is too much for your kids? Aug 2013

Dr. Craigan Usher, pediatric psychiatrist at OHSU Doernbecher, discusses heath concerns of screen time for the development of children, teenagers, and families.

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Another Doernbecher Freestyle Fan Favorite Released Aug 2013

Shelby Lee's Nike Free Run 2 is the fourth shoe to be rereleased in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Doernbecher Freestyle's 10th anniversary.

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Doernbecher Children's Hospital specialist wins keukemia-fighting grant Jul 2013

The St. Baldrick's Foundation has awarded Dr. Peter Kurre a $100,000 grant to pursue his lab's findings that leukemia cells release material that essentially reprograms bone marrow, boosting resistance to leukemia-fighting drugs.

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High blood pressure on the rise among American kids Jul 2013

Dr. David Rozansky, pediatric nephrologist at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, encourages good habits, regular blood pressure checks.

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Press Releases

06/10/2014 OHSU Doernbecher ranks among the nation’s best children’s hospitals in 10 specialties
06/09/2014 Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation hires new leader
05/29/2014 OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital announces patient-designers for 2014 Doernbecher Freestyle Program
05/09/2014 Hundreds of K-12 students will participate in candlelight procession to ‘rekindle’ hope for families at OHSU Doernbecher
11/19/2013 Nike Doernbecher Freestyle X collection available to public for first time Saturday
09/27/2013 Nike and OHSU Doernbecher to unveil 10th anniversary Doernbecher Freestyle Collection
09/11/2013 OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital awarded $250,000 research grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels
08/06/2013 $100,000 childhood cancer research grant awarded to OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
07/08/2013 OHSU Doernbecher patients walk hospital halls to thank blood, marrow donors, support future patients
06/11/2013 OHSU Doernbecher ranks among the nation’s best children’s hospitals four years running
05/08/2013 Hundreds of students will participate in candlelight procession to ‘rekindle’ hope for patients, families at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
04/30/2013 RMHC, OHSU Doernbecher announce interim housing solution for families of seriously ill children traveling to Portland for medical care
11/19/2012 Astoria High School senior to deliver hundreds of toys for children at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
10/29/2012 OHSU Doernbecher, Massachusetts General team up to help troubled youth in the Pacific Northwest
09/26/2012 OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital wins $250,000 research grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
09/13/2012 OHSU Doernbecher nurse honored for work caring for children at the end of life

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