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'You wish it was you: 2-year-old battles serious brain condition

...couldn't explain what was causing the pressure inside her head. In late May, Marcia and her daughter flew to Children's Hospital in Seattle for an evaluation. At first, Emily was sent to a gastroenterologist, but to no avail. All of the gastro...
Growing pains

...That?s where Steve finally got some good news about his new son. As luck would have it, a doctor from Children?s Hospital in Seattle was visiting the Anchorage hospital one of just a few visits from Children?s Hospital physicians each year...
Hundreds turn out for Jacob?s Soup Supper

With at least three major community events happening last Friday night, some 300 people showed up at Jacob Eckerman?s Soup Supper hosted at the College Heights Baptist Church on K-Beach Rd. 12-year-old Jacob Eckerman was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver a few months ago and recently was medivaced to Seattle Children?s Hospital where he is awaiting a liver transplant. While in Seattle last week Jacob was also confirmed to have Wilson?s disease, a rare condition that causes the body to retain copper, according to Kris Couveau R.N. and Jacob?s grandmother, ?This is a big help and has moved Jacob higher on the priority list for a donor,? said Couveau.
Rylee Marie Cress

Rylee Marie Cress of Nikiski passed away peacefully at Seattle Children's Hospital in Seattle on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 following heart surgery complications. She was 8 months old.Memorial services will be held at...


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