Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital held its annual “Halloween Trick-or-Treat Trail” Thursday for hundreds of children, including current and former patients, and their families and friends.
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Patients and visitors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto got a surprise Tuesday when they saw superheroes washing the windows.
Various projects are underway in East Palo Alto to fight childhood obesity, including those focused on exercise, healthy eating and community safety.
The new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital facility will feature more space, more beds and more technology.
Pediatricians in East Palo Alto are seeing more hungry children, as more parents report they can’t afford their next meals. School lunch programs aren’t available in the summer, adding to the problem.
Firefighters from San Mateo County trained to treat children with medical emergencies. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital provided realistic mannequin patients that had their own heartbeats and lung function.
A Stanford study shows that environmental changes in homes, such as using smaller dishware and not eating in front of the television, leads to weight loss for obese children.
Severe chronic pain affects up to 20 percent of children. The Pain Management Center at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital offers unique therapies to help hospitalized children manage or recover from pain.
Nurse practitioner Sandy Sentivany-Collins and her golden retriever Carly regularly walk six miles over the course of a day, visiting patients all over Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.