Our People

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April
10,
2018
By Ashley Parrott Life as a parent with a child who has Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is already frightening enough, but could you imagine this diagnosis with two of your kids? Mykhia and Malik,
April
09,
2018

From Fragile Patient to Renowned Chef

How Two Pioneering Doctors Saved Jon Bonnell’s Life

More than 40 years later, the memory of an early morning phone call still makes William (Bill) Scroggie, M.D., tear up. It was 1972, and on the other end of the line was a nurse. She
March
20,
2018
WFAA - For some families who are about to lose a child, Cook Children's has the ability to record the child's heartbeat and turn it into a song the family will have forever.  Watch the story on WFAA by clicking
March
07,
2018
About five years ago, I was at work, walking down a long hallway wearing a pink feather boa, oversized yellow sunglasses, carrying a marshmallow launcher. A staff member I didn’t personally

Blogs

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March
08,
2018

Parents, Stop Shaming Yourselves

A pediatrician and mom says we're important to our kids, even with our shortcomings

Dr. Vanessa Charette provided wise counsel in her blog titled “Do you ‘Mom-Shame?’—Well Shame on You.” As a complement to that, I would like to propose an important next
January
26,
2018

Here’s What You need to Know about Kanmushi and Sugar Bugs

Doc Smitty with information on syndrome in traditional Japanese medicine

Kanmushi is a described syndrome in traditional Japanese medicine that is said to be linked to an insatiable desire for sugar and “insomnia, crying, irritability, bad mood, night terrors,
November
13,
2017

5 Ways Parents Can Improve Their Child's Vocabulary

The 'This' and 'That' of Improving Your Child's Language

The other day I went on vacation. We went over THERE. I enjoyed it because we did THIS and THAT. There was one activity where my son caught the THING and did THIS to it. We couldn’t stop
November
02,
2017

Why is my child falling down so much?

When to be concerned about your child’s falling

As you watch your little one walking or running during play, you may ask yourself, “Is my child falling too much?” Children initially begin to walk between the ages of 12 and 15