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Stanford psychiatry professor for gives advice on how to cope with the new normal of school lockdown and active-shooter drills.

Stanford psychiatry professor for gives advice on how to cope with the new normal of school lockdown and active-shooter drills.

Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.

Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.

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The American dream of children growing up to earn more than their parents is harder to achieve than it used to be, and big data gives valuable insight into how it has changed.

The American dream of children growing up to earn more than their parents is harder to achieve than it used to be, and big data gives valuable insight into how it has changed.

Scientists have made an important step forward in treating a deadly childhood brain tumor, using T cells engineered to target a surface sugar found on the cancer cells.

Scientists have made an important step forward in treating a deadly childhood brain tumor, using T cells engineered to target a surface sugar found on the cancer cells.

Yesterday was a packed day at the third Childx conference at Stanford, with sessions covering everything from the biology of brain tumors to the ethics of gene editing and the economic shifts affecting the American dream.

Yesterday was a packed day at the third Childx conference at Stanford, with sessions covering everything from the biology of brain tumors to the ethics of gene editing and the economic shifts affecting the American dream.

A Childx panel discussion addressed multiple aspects of the childhood obesity epidemic and discussed solutions ranging from health interventions to community development.

A Childx panel discussion addressed multiple aspects of the childhood obesity epidemic and discussed solutions ranging from health interventions to community development.

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Today marks the start of Stanford's third Childx conference, a TED-style event addressing challenges and solutions in child health. Hundreds of pediatricians, educators, scientists and policy experts are coming together for this year’s sessions on the theme “Learn, Collaborate, Innovate.”

Today marks the start of Stanford's third Childx conference, a TED-style event addressing challenges and solutions in child health. Hundreds of pediatricians, educators, scientists and policy experts are coming together for this year’s sessions on the theme “Learn, Collaborate, Innovate.”

A new program at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford helps young patients express their emotions with songs and musical instruments.

A new program at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford helps young patients express their emotions with songs and musical instruments.

Pediatric cardiologist and biomedical innovator Bronwyn Harris talks about the challenge of translating data into better outcomes for kids with chronic diseases.

Pediatric cardiologist and biomedical innovator Bronwyn Harris talks about the challenge of translating data into better outcomes for kids with chronic diseases.

How are kids using virtual reality? What's the effect of VR on their brains? A new report delves into these questions and provides parents and educators with a practical guide on VR use.

How are kids using virtual reality? What's the effect of VR on their brains? A new report delves into these questions and provides parents and educators with a practical guide on VR use.

How much control should we exert over the genetic makeup of our future children? Bioethicist Jeffrey Kahn will address this as part of his keynote session at next week's Childx conference at Stanford.

How much control should we exert over the genetic makeup of our future children? Bioethicist Jeffrey Kahn will address this as part of his keynote session at next week's Childx conference at Stanford.

Many healthy newborns are getting antibiotics they don’t need, potentially causing harmful changes in their gut bacteria, but new Stanford research suggests a solution.

Many healthy newborns are getting antibiotics they don’t need, potentially causing harmful changes in their gut bacteria, but new Stanford research suggests a solution.

Health literacy means doctors explaining health care tasks - such as giving a child medication - in doable steps that don’t make you feel like you’re overwhelmed, says health-literacy expert Ruth Parker, a guest at next month's Childx conference.

Health literacy means doctors explaining health care tasks - such as giving a child medication - in doable steps that don’t make you feel like you’re overwhelmed, says health-literacy expert Ruth Parker, a guest at next month's Childx conference.

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the only hospital in Northern California using the innovative ROSA™ technology to help children suffering from prolific seizure disorders.

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the only hospital in Northern California using the innovative ROSA™ technology to help children suffering from prolific seizure disorders.