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December
27,
2016

New hope in fight against deadly brain-eating amoeba

Cook Children’s becomes first hospital to carry promising drug

Kyle Gracin Lewis died at Cook Children’s Medical Center in the summer of 2010, from the Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM), the brain infection caused by the water-born amoeba, known as ...
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December
20,
2016

Quentin's Story: His First Christmas spent at Cook Children's

A family travels to Fort Worth for treatment of whooping cough

The visits from Santa Claus and a gift of a teddy bear served as reminders of Christmas. But it wasn’t until they walked out of Cook Children’s with their healthy baby in tow that it hit ...
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December
15,
2016

Nicole and Corey Deliver Christmas Spirit

Big Brother 18’s #Nicorey visits Cook Children’s

If you watched Big Brother 18, you know how much Corey Brooks loves Christmas. His house was decked. “By far the coolest one on the block” with icicles hanging from the shingles, an ...
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December
02,
2016

The Death of Ethan: A Life of Chronic Pain Ends in Tragedy

Parents recall how their son became dependent on opioids and other medication

She holds in her hands the autopsy report of her 19-year-old son, a young man with dreams to “do something big in this world.” Tracy Jensen often thinks about her son, Ethan. He was ...
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January
05,
2017

Protecting Your Young Athlete From Dental and Facial Trauma

A pediatric dentist explains the importance of mouth guards in sports

Did you know that about 30 million children in the U.S. participate in an organized sport program? Sporting activities are a great form of exercise that help with team building skills and promote ...
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January
05,
2017

11 Facts About Screen Time Rules for Kids

Doc Smitty looks at AAP guidelines

Did you child receive a phone, tablet or TV this year for Christmas?  Have you seen or talked to them since? Whether it’s a phone, a tablet or the TV, there’s no denying that ...
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December
13,
2016

8 Facts On Kids Holding Their Breath

Some kids turn blue or even pass out

Have you ever seen a child get upset, hold his breath until turning blue or even passing out? It happens. It’s terrifying. But it’s usually nothing to be worried about. These ...
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December
06,
2016

Let's learn something: Ear infections and tubes

'The Eustachian Tube - Dictator of Ear Happiness'

Ok let's learn something about "ear infections and tubes!" I should call this: "The Eustachian Tube - Dictator of Ear Happiness." More later on that. Few things I ...
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