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The top-ranked people, programs and services of Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford are frequently highlighted in all types of social and traditional media. From press releases on pioneering research to features on innovative, world-class care for children and expectant mothers, we provide an ongoing dialogue that assists and advances the media conversation.

Featured Media Release

A highly skilled, minimally invasive surgery called per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is allowing kids with a swallowing disorder called esophageal achalasia -- a condition in which tight muscle fibers in the lower esophagus prevent food and liquids from passing through to the stomach -- to live normal lives again. James Wall, MD, was featured in this press release as performing the POEM procedure on one of the first pediatric patients in North America to receive this surgery.

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Featured Expert

Nanci Yuan, MD, provides tips and answers questions about the basics of pediatric sleep schedules.

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Recent News Coverage

‘Lipstick Girl’ gets birthday wish: A double lung transplant   KTVU-2, 7/11/14
After Doris Diaz's double lung transplant on June 4, the 9-year-old is able to take deep breaths for the first time in her life.




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