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Meet our Miracle Weekend Youth Hosts

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 2 June 2017 | 1 Comments

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What would Miracle Weekend be without our incredible Youth Hosts who will speak about their own hospital experience and the impact your donations make on their lives and the lives of children like them? This year our broadcast, which takes...

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Helping to shed mental health stigma for BC kids

Posted by Tavia McQuay on 6 July 2016 | 0 Comments


Despite the heroic efforts in recent years to normalize the topic of mental health, the stigma remains; many believe that young people and children don’t, or can’t, suffer from mental illness. In fact, mental illness and emotional disorders, such as anxiety,...

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Photo: With help from their parents, BC Children’s Hospital patients and siblings reviewed artist applicants in a focus group held in May.  This past spring, artists from across Canada were asked to submit their interest to provide original art for...

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BC Children's Hospital Research Teams

Posted by Terra Scheer on 3 June 2016 | 0 Comments

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BC Children's Hospital houses incredible research teams hard at work conducting discovery, translational, and clinical research on childhood illnesses such as diabetes, cancer, and genetic and immunity diseases. Working in close partnership with BC Children’s Hospital physicians many teams practice...

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Epilepsy Awareness Day

Posted by Bojana Nikolic on 23 March 2016 | 0 Comments


March 26 is Global Epilepsy Awareness Day, or “ Purple Day.” Though there is no cure for epilepsy, you can play a part in raising awareness – just wear purple on Purple Day, March 26. Did you know that an...

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50 Years of Cystic Fibrosis Care

Posted by Dana Kelly on 13 January 2016 | 0 Comments


The BC Children’s Hospital is celebrating a major milestone: 50 years of clinical care for young patients living with cystic fibrosis (CF). Great strides have taken place since the clinic first opened its doors in 1965. At that time, most children...

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