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2022
June
21,
2022
| 11:34 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 15 of the Raising Joy podcast 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 prevention communication in...
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June
16,
2022
| 11:43 AM America/Chicago
By Wini King, Chief of Communications, Inclusion, Equity and Diversity at Cook Children’s and Diversity Chair, Greater Fort Worth Chapter of Public Relations Society of America.This year’s celebration of Juneteenth falls on Father’s Day – an occurren...
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June
15,
2022
| 10:32 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 14 of the Raising Joy podcast 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 prevention communication in...
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June
14,
2022
| 14:56 PM America/Chicago
List ranks Cook Children’s among the best children’s hospitals for pediatric cancer, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics and pulmonologyCook Children’s Health Care System has successfully achieved six rankings in the U.S. N...
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June
13,
2022
| 11:33 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley Antle Melatonin overdoses in children are rising at an alarming rate, according to a new study where researchers found a 530% increase in the annual number of pediatric melatonin ingestions over the past 10 years. The number of children hos...
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June
07,
2022
| 11:19 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 13 of the Raising Joy podcast 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 prevention communication in...
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May
31,
2022
| 16:14 PM America/Chicago
Children and teens can find opportunities to exercise at school whether they’re racing around the playground or sweating in gym class.But what about during summer break, when there’s no recess or PE teacher to organize their workouts? How can parents...
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May
31,
2022
| 09:48 AM America/Chicago
ESPN featured Cook Children's Lauren LaMont, M.D., in a story about Dallas Cowboys' offensive tackle and first-round pick Tyler Smith. Dr. LaMont was on Smith's care team after he was diagnosed with Blount's disease at 16 years old.“When I first met ...
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May
27,
2022
| 14:08 PM America/Chicago
Fifteen swimsuits and five rubber duckies hang on a clothesline in front of Cook Children’s Medical Center today. They represent the more than 20 children who have been treated for drowning injuries at the hospital since the beginning of 2022. Unfort...
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May
27,
2022
| 10:05 AM America/Chicago
People Magazine featured Cook Children's Daniel Guzman, M.D., in a story following the Uvalde school shooting about how how young children who survived will move forward.Dr. Guzman, pediatric emergency medicine physician and Medical Director of the A...
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May
26,
2022
| 11:17 AM America/Chicago
On Tuesday, patients and families were invited to come to the Atrium at Cook Children’s Medical Center to participate in a miniature golf tournament alongside two golfers from the Charles Schwab Challenge going on now at The Colonial.PGA golfers Aust...
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May
25,
2022
| 10:50 AM America/Chicago
On Wednesday, May 25, Cook Children's hosted a live chat with Lisa Elliott, Ph.D., Daniel Guzman, M.D., and Cameron Brown, D.Min. Our hearts are broken and hurting for the children, teachers, adults and their loved ones affected by the devastating sc...
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May
23,
2022
| 11:52 AM America/Chicago
Certain lots of Jif brand peanut butter sold nationwide have been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination. The recall includes many sizes and types, including creamy, crunchy, natural and reduced fat. Go here to read the full list of produ...
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May
20,
2022
| 11:44 AM America/Chicago
Professional Bull Riders are in town for the World Finals 2022 at Dickies Arena. The cowboys stopped by Cook Children's Medical Center to bring some smiles to our patients!Patients made horseshoes and belt buckles at craft stations, plus played some ...
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May
19,
2022
| 15:20 PM America/Chicago
Wednesday marks National Emergency Medical Services for Children Day, which is a great time to spotlight one of the largest medical transport programs in the nation.By Eline deBruijn WigginsFor nearly 40 years, Teddy Bear Transport has extended the r...
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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
18,
2022
| 12:22 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleDrowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children ages 1 to 4 and the second leading cause of accidental death in kids ages 1 to 14. It’s also 100% preventable.Keeping kids safe in and around water is all about layers of pr...
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May
17,
2022
| 12:42 PM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 12 of the Raising Joy podcast 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 prevention communication in...
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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
10,
2022
| 10:40 AM America/Chicago
***Warning*** In this very powerful episode, a brave parent talks about losing his child to suicide. While educational and impactful, we want to make you aware that this segment could be tough to listen to. You can listen to Episode 11 of the Raising...
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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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May
09,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleAs the mother of three boys, I’ve seen the inside of an urgent care center and emergency room a time or two. I’ve learned not to panic at the first sight of blood. But when I saw my 13-year-old passed out on the living room floor after...
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May
06,
2022
| 12:40 PM America/Chicago
Happy Mother's Day! Patients celebrated with their moms this week.At the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), patients dressed up and posed with their moms to celebrate their first Mother's Day!Other patients and their moms celebrated with Mother's D...
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May
03,
2022
| 13:14 PM America/Chicago
Tune into Episode 10 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 preventi...
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April
28,
2022
| 16:57 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleOne day your baby is securely nestled into their rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. The next, they’re 16 and climbing into the driver’s seat eager to conquer the open road. For parents, it’s a moment of both pride and shee...
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April
28,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Samantha Harris, a nurse manager of the Hematology-Oncology Center at Cook Children’s Medical Center, has been nominated as a candidate for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Woman of the Year.“As a leukemia survivor and pediatric oncology nurse here at C...
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April
26,
2022
| 14:30 PM America/Chicago
Tune into Episode 9 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 preventio...
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April
22,
2022
| 11:54 AM America/Chicago
It’s National Volunteer Week and we’re highlighting some of the amazing people who dedicate their time to Cook Children’s patients, families and Our Promise.National Volunteer Week (April 17-23) recognizes the contributions that volunteers make every...
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April
22,
2022
| 11:54 AM America/Chicago
Because of organ donation, the tragic death of 7-year-old Justin Owens produced a new lease on life for four other people.Justin is one of 58 deceased patients at Cook Children’s who became organ donors from 2017 to 2021. Those donors provided 223 ki...
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