Checkup Newsroom (CARE Team)

2017
April
19,
2017
| 09:11 PM America/Chicago
By Victoria Shelton Cook Children’s has brought in visiting dogs for decades as a way to help patients and their families cope with their situations, but it was one of the first hospitals nationwide to realize the value in having dogs as badge-yie...
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April
17,
2017
| 08:31 PM America/Chicago
WFAA - Right out front of Cook Children’s today, there is a powerful display of an enormous problem, child abuse. Nurses, doctors and staff from the hospital’s CARE unit took time to carefully plant 1,496 pinwheels in the lawn. Each one represents a ...
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April
17,
2017
| 08:21 PM America/Chicago
NBC 5 - A Fort Worth dog has been recognized by the dog food company Milk-Bone as one of its “Dogs Who Changed the World.” Kitty, a Golden Retriever, is a therapy dog at Cook Children’s Medical Center and she primarily helps to comfort children who a...
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2016
February
11,
2016
| 11:35 PM America/Chicago
"Hookup websites” make it easier than ever before to meet total strangers. These apps allow people to find each other in their area who are looking for sex. The problem is these apps simply aren’t for children under any circumstance and can lead t...
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January
21,
2016
| 10:35 PM America/Chicago
We see it on the news almost daily. A teacher or coach in some town, somewhere, arrested for having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Sometimes it’s in another state far away, but far too often it’s in our own communities, even in our chi...
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2014
November
21,
2014
| 05:53 PM America/Chicago
The news of a 28-year-old man and a 17 year old arrested on charges of child pornography in Hurst, Texas, may be surprising to some, but not to Jamye Coffman, M.D. As a pediatrician and medical director of the Cook Children’s CARE (Child Advocacy Res...
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