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2024
April
19,
2024
| 11:42 AM America/Chicago
Hey there, amazing school nurses! Looking for top-notch continuing education (and a chance to connect with awesome colleagues)? Look no further than the 33rd Annual Cook Children's School Nurse Symposium on June 13!For over 32 years, we've been
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April
18,
2024
| 12:39 PM America/Chicago
By Kaley JohnsonThis month, you may see a sudden proliferation of pinwheels at Cook Children’s Fort Worth Medical Center and Prosper campus. They represent an awareness and prevention campaign that Cook Children’s undertakes each April during Child
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April
18,
2024
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
For over 20 years, Cook Children's Health Plan (CCHP) has proudly served hundreds of thousands of families through the STAR/CHIP Managed Care Services Program. We were recently disappointed to learn that the Texas Health and Human Services
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April
16,
2024
| 10:10 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 76 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. 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 honest
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April
12,
2024
| 10:53 AM America/Chicago
Fort Worth Magazine's annual Top Doctors edition is out now – Cook Children's has 46 physicians on this year's list.  Kia Carter, M.D., and Kristen Pyrc, M.D., the co-directors of the Psychiatry Department, are featured on the cover.
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April
11,
2024
| 10:53 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerHer whole life, 19-year-old Ashlynn Malone has struggled with fatigue, outbreaks of severe pain, and hospitalizations due to sickle cell disease (SCD). That’s why Ashlynn jumped at the chance to join a clinical trial designed to
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April
10,
2024
| 13:37 PM America/Chicago
By Charlotte SettleAt the beginning of this year, Catie Pulsifer, RN gave birth to the first set of quadruplets Cook Children’s has seen in over a decade. Catie is a Psychiatric Nurse in the Behavioral Health Unit at Cook Children’s, making this
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April
09,
2024
| 09:51 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 75 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. 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 honest
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April
08,
2024
| 16:10 PM America/Chicago
The total solar eclipse created a true moment of magic for all who were able to witness it. Patients, patient families and staff gathered to see the eclipse from the front lawn at Cook Children's Medical Center - Fort Worth.
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April
03,
2024
| 14:47 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerCy and Jennifer McGuire spent a grueling two months at their infant son’s side in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Cook Children’s Medical Center – Fort Worth in 2016.Today, Tate is a healthy and cheerful 7-year-old. He knows
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April
02,
2024
| 14:45 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerWhen Jack Coffey hit about age 13, the middle of his chest started to look dented in.And if he slouched a certain way, his insides felt cramped. Sometimes while skateboarding or playing the trumpet, Jack noticed a sharp pain from his
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April
02,
2024
| 11:39 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 74 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
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April
01,
2024
| 11:41 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerMarlee Munguia has a rare cancer that wasn’t responding to standard chemotherapy when she was first diagnosed at age 3.But her doctors at Cook Children’s had other strategies to try, including immunotherapy and two stem cell
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March
29,
2024
| 12:31 PM America/Chicago
Easter eggs, bunnies, and bubbles! Easter came early to patients at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth on Friday! From eggs and goodies to arts and crafts to visits with the Easter bunny – the day was egg-stra special. Happy
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March
28,
2024
| 10:42 AM America/Chicago
By Kaley JohnsonAshten Fleming, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, is the newest member of the all-female team at the helm of the Cook Children’s Physician Network (CCPN). In January 2023, she stepped into the role of Assistant Vice President of Primary Care and
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March
27,
2024
| 13:46 PM America/Chicago
At Cook Children's Hematology and Oncology Center in Fort Worth, we work every day to bring more innovative research, groundbreaking medical treatments and trailblazing clinical trials to children with cancer and blood disorders -- so that one day,
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March
26,
2024
| 12:55 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerWhenever Luke Waggoner’s seizures start ramping up, his mom Ami can make a switch on her phone that changes the rhythm of electrical activity delivered to his brain.Inside Luke’s body is a network of tech devices and wires – running
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March
26,
2024
| 11:28 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 73 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
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March
26,
2024
| 10:48 AM America/Chicago
We thank all doctors around the world and the incredible physicians at Cook Children's Health Care System for their dedication and contributions. From diagnosing a stomach bug to operating on a broken leg to making treatment plans, the work they do
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March
25,
2024
| 13:07 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Center for Community Health, LVTRise, and multiple community partners provided resources to families in the Las Vegas Trail community during a safety resources event on Saturday.There were approximately 180 people who came to the
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March
25,
2024
| 10:45 AM America/Chicago
Children and parents across the country are getting excited for the total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, which will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. It will be visible in 15 parts of the United States. With
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March
20,
2024
| 10:40 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley Pagenkopf, MS, CCLS, Child Life Specialist at Cook Children'sMarch is Child Life Month! This year, we are celebrating 45 years of Cook Children’s Child Life Department. I can’t imagine Cook Children’s or any pediatric facility
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March
19,
2024
| 15:39 PM America/Chicago
By Charlotte SettleACPA Approval The Cook Children’s Cleft, Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery Department has been approved by the American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA), meeting and exceeding the highest standard of care for
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March
19,
2024
| 11:54 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 72 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
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March
18,
2024
| 12:55 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerCases of accidental marijuana ingestion increased again in 2023, a trend reflected in data from the Cook Children’s Emergency Department (ED).Statistics from the ED at Cook Children’s Medical Center – Fort Worth show 50 patients
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March
12,
2024
| 09:57 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 71 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
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March
05,
2024
| 10:13 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 70 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
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March
04,
2024
| 16:01 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children's employees gathered Monday, March 4 to commemorate the inaugural COVID-19 Heroes and Memorial Day. This day marks the four-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 case in Texas. COVID-19 Heroes and Memorial Day was created to
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February
28,
2024
| 10:15 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerCourtney Peets was born with a rare and complex heart condition that was treated by pediatric cardiologists from her infancy through her teen years.When Courtney moved to college, the new cardiologists she saw weren’t familiar with her
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February
27,
2024
| 11:06 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 69 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
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