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2023
February
06,
2023
| 15:05 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerMarty Knott, D.O., Ph.D. was AmieLynn’s primary surgeon during the historic procedure to separate conjoined twins, AmieLynn and JamieLynn, on Jan. 23, 2023. Although this was his first time separating conjoined twins, Dr. Knott brought ...
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January
26,
2023
| 15:57 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s and Twisted X®, a Twisted X Global Brands company, have joined together to create the Cook Children’s by Twisted X Collection. Twisted X will donate 100 percent of wholesale proceeds from every pair of shoes sold from this collection ...
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January
25,
2023
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
Sisters JamieLynn and AmieLynn underwent surgery on Monday, becoming the first conjoined twins to be separated at Cook Children’s Medical Center.Jamie and Amie lay face-to-face and shared a liver, which was successfully separated during the 11-hour p...
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January
18,
2023
| 12:45 PM America/Chicago
Beginning March 2023, we'll begin moving many of our specialty clinics. You can keep up with the latest changes by visiting our Cook Children's Dodson Specialty Clinics page on cookchildrens.org. ...
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January
09,
2023
| 16:56 PM America/Chicago
It was a historical day for Cook Children's Health Care System! Cook Children's Medical Center - Prosper opened up its doors to the community at 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 9. Our team members in Prosper have already served patients in the community under...
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2022
December
23,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
Photos by Sydney Hanes.Santa Claus stopped by to visit our tiniest patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to spread Christmas cheer. The babies were dressed in festive outfits to celebrate their first Christmas....
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December
12,
2022
| 14:36 PM America/Chicago
The Dallas Cowboys stopped by for their annual visit with Cook Children's patients on Dec. 12, 2022.Football players and cheerleaders surprised patients in multiple departments at the Medical Center to spread some holiday cheer. There were extra smil...
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December
06,
2022
| 14:03 PM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 35 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide prevention communication initiative, and aims to reach parents through ...
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December
01,
2022
| 14:40 PM America/Chicago
Child Life Specialist Series: In the coming months, we will dive deeper into children’s expression of emotions, the validation of children’s emotions and experiences (including tears), and what it looks like to advocate for our children in all settin...
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November
29,
2022
| 10:42 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 34 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide prevention communication initiative, and aims to reach parents through ...
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November
22,
2022
| 10:20 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 33 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide prevention communication initiative, and aims to reach parents through ...
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November
17,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Prosper, Texas – Following several years of anticipation, Cook Children’s Health Care System unveiled its new pediatric hospital in Prosper with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. Cook Children’s Medical Center – Prosper is located at 41...
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November
15,
2022
| 08:59 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 30 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide prevention communication initiative, and aims to reach parents through ...
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November
08,
2022
| 15:10 PM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 31 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide prevention communication initiative, and aims to reach parents through ...
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November
02,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 30 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide prevention communication initiative, and aims to reach parents through ...
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October
20,
2022
| 13:22 PM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 28 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide prevention communication initiative, and aims to reach parents through ...
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September
21,
2022
| 16:18 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerAiden Snyder responded with determination and positivity when his leukemia came back again and again and again after his initial diagnosis at age 4.With each relapse, Aiden’s doctors tried a new approach to combat the rogue cells overta...
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September
14,
2022
| 13:59 PM America/Chicago
Earlier this month, a 3-year-old Ohio girl made headlines after she swallowed a button battery and her mom gave her honey while they were on the way to the hospital.The family finished eating dinner when the girl told her mother, Katie Jacobsen, that...
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September
07,
2022
| 14:09 PM America/Chicago
Story by Eline deBruijn Wiggins. Video by Tom Riehm.From Aug. 22 to Aug. 28, Cook Children’s treated five patients who were struck by vehicles in separate incidents.As the new school year gets underway for many districts across North Texas, it’s cruc...
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August
10,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Story by Eline deBruijn Wiggins. Video by Tom Riehm. Photos by Abigail Hodgson.It was a typical day for Christina and Craig Sadberry and their 11-year-old son Bryson when they took him for a March 2022 appointment at Cook Children’s. As part of their...
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May
19,
2022
| 14:43 PM America/Chicago
Five-year-old Austyn Rabel is one of more than 2.5 million people in the world with Neurofibromatosis (NF). When she was just 10 months old, Austyn had developed 13 café au lait (light brown) spots on her body. She came to Cook Children’s Medical Cen...
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May
11,
2022
| 13:42 PM America/Chicago
Kendra Scott's Kendra Cares program stopped by Tuesday to surprise mothers and patients at Cook Children's Medical Center.The moms created custom jewelry at no cost, as a part of the program. They chose their own colors and components to create a pie...
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May
11,
2022
| 11:34 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerIf your child or teen recently hit a growth spurt, last summer’s life jacket might not fit now.So before your family heads to the lake, make sure everyone has a life jacket that fits properly, based on the weight of the person wearing i...
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May
09,
2022
| 14:07 PM America/Chicago
The formula shortage is hitting home for many families. On Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics shared advice for parents and said parents should talk to their pediatricians.A recall in February from Abbott Nutrition has placed extra pressure o...
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April
20,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s primary care pediatricians now have new tools at their disposal to address the spike in mental health issues among the youth in the wake of the pandemic.Earlier this month, about 60 Cook Children’s primary care physicians attended vir...
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April
15,
2022
| 13:55 PM America/Chicago
Happy Easter! For the first time since 2019, Cook Children's safely gathered together again to celebrate Easter. Patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) dressed up in adorable outfits to celebrate their first Easter.Other patients partici...
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April
14,
2022
| 09:30 AM America/Chicago
By Carmen OchoaSpring is officially here! Along with the start of spring, allergies are starting back up again as well. However, at Cook Children’s there has been an increase in flu cases at CCHCS this past month and the cold season isn’t over just y...
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April
12,
2022
| 15:51 PM America/Chicago
Tune into our latest episode of the Raising Joy podcast. Go here to listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. You can also listen on our YouTube channel. The podcast is part of the Joy Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide ...
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April
05,
2022
| 16:58 PM America/Chicago
The Community Health Needs Assessment is the topic of our latest episode of the Raising Joy podcast. Go here to listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. You can also listen on our YouTube channel....
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April
04,
2022
| 16:28 PM America/Chicago
North Texas is under an enhanced risk (level 3 out of 5) for severe weather starting this evening. The main threats are large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service. Scattered, strong to severe storms could deve...
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