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2023
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
20,
2023
| 11:25 AM America/Chicago
On Thursday, Mattel, Inc. donated 2,000 Barbies, toys and infant toys to patients at Cook Children's Medical Center in memory of 7-year-old Athena Strand. She was killed in December while a package of “You Can Be Anything” Barbies was being delivered...
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January
12,
2023
| 14:33 PM America/Chicago
The Raising Joy podcast is nearly one year old! We would love to hear from our listeners. This short 1 to 2 minute survey is anonymous and intended to help guide Cook Children's Joy Campaign and the podcast.Go here to complete this short survey. The ...
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January
10,
2023
| 15:29 PM America/Chicago
By Eline WigginsAs cases of the flu and RSV decline at Cook Children’s, we are experiencing an increase in positive cases of COVID-19. Families are encouraged to remain vigilant against respiratory illnesses and make sure their children have the late...
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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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January
06,
2023
| 16:14 PM America/Chicago
Texas Country artist Josh Abbott visited patients and staff members at Cook Children’s Medical Center on Jan. 6 to share his music and to bring some smiles. While at the children’s hospital, Abbott talked about his partnership with the Texas Dairy Qu...
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2022
December
29,
2022
| 10:12 AM America/Chicago
Checkup Newsroom is the top source for news about Cook Children's Health Care System and pediatric health care. From a story of kismet to the opening of a new Medical Center, these are the stories that were the most viewed in 2022.1.     Baby Formula...
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December
28,
2022
| 09:29 AM America/Chicago
Child Life Specialist Series: We're diving 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 settings.By Ashley Pagenkopf...
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December
23,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Story by Ashley Antle. Video by Tom Riehm.You will have a hard time finding someone better suited than Parker Vickers to help children choose and build a cuddly friend at the Build-A-Bear Workshop at Cook Children’s Medical Center. Funny, charismatic...
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December
22,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
By Heather DugeWith Christmas around the corner, parents are scrambling to find the perfect gifts for their kids. December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month, and many of the toys sold in stores and online pose significant dangers to kids of all a...
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December
20,
2022
| 15:17 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children's patients enjoyed a Christmas party on Tuesday morning with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. They received gifts and participated in arts and crafts activities.Video by Tom Riehm. Photos by Lauren Graham and Eline Wiggins. ...
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December
20,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/Chicago
The coldest temperatures of the season are headed to North Texas later this week with an Arctic cold front. The best thing you can do is to prepare you and your family to stay safe and healthy.Wind chills are expected to be below zero degrees on Thur...
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December
13,
2022
| 16:47 PM America/Chicago
The Texas Rangers had their annual holiday visit with Cook Children's patients on Dec. 13, 2022. Current and former players, along with members of their broadcast team, surprised patients in multiple departments at the Medical Center to spread some h...
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November
22,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
Nov. 20 – 26 is GERD Awareness Week to highlight gastroesophageal reflux disease.Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away: turkey, casseroles, mashed potatoes and more! It’s also GERD Awareness Week to raise awareness of the complications of gastro...
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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
02,
2022
| 10:17 AM 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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October
28,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 29 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
28,
2022
| 09:47 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerThe sunny personalities and determination of Sophie Worsham and Libby Sponsler shine through as the girls and their families deal with the physical challenges and developmental delays of Down syndrome. Sophie, who is 15 months old, has ...
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October
26,
2022
| 16:27 PM America/Chicago
Employees of Cook Children's Health Care System participated in one minute of silence at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 26 in honor of the two employees, Jacqueline “Jackie” Pokuaa, 45, and Katie “Annette” Flowers, 63, killed at Methodist Dallas Medical Cen...
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October
24,
2022
| 13:51 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerSchool nurse Lori Hamman provides first aid and comfort to the students at Wedgwood 6th Grade Center who arrive at her office with assorted injuries and illnesses on any given day.She treats nosebleeds, headaches and vomiting. She helps...
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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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October
19,
2022
| 14:44 PM America/Chicago
North Texas may be the home base for Cook Children’s Medical Center, but the hospital’s reach stretches far beyond its eight-county service area, thanks in large part to Cook Children’s Teddy Bear Transport. This year marks 40 years of Teddy Bear Tra...
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October
06,
2022
| 13:54 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerGetting a flu shot every year is the best way to fight off the influenza viruses that can cause serious complications, especially for children ages 5 and younger.The flu vaccine works to prevent you from catching the flu – or, reduce th...
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September
30,
2022
| 12:07 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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September
28,
2022
| 12:45 PM America/Chicago
By Heather DugeFour-year-old Winnie Babalola smiles all the time and talks nonstop. But it wasn’t always that way.Diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease at two weeks old, Winnie faced a condition that can cause damage to organs and intense pain episodes....
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September
23,
2022
| 11:02 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 25 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
22,
2022
| 11:23 AM America/Chicago
By Eline deBruijn WigginsChild Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 18 through Sept. 24. National Seat Check Saturday is Sept. 24, 2022.Choosing a car seat for your baby can be overwhelming. There are so many different colors, styles and price points. But ...
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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
20,
2022
| 16:39 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children's Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centers are still intensely overwhelmed with patients, an issue that has been ongoing for the past month. Again we are desperately asking for the community's help, for the sake of your child's care...
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