Checkup Newsroom (Dallas)

2018
March
07,
2018
The Texas Department of State Health Services has issued a letter warning parents and cheerleaders from 39 states and nine counties that they may have been exposed to mumps at a cheerleading competition last month in Dallas.  The Dallas Morning Ne...
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2017
February
20,
2017
“The last thing I remember was my coach counting me down after my ride. Five … four … three … two … one … and I collapsed.” Marc Keralla knew he didn’t have much time left to prepare before taking a shot at his goal. An avid cyclist for 25 years, ...
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2016
July
25,
2016
So far this year, 21 children have died in the United States as a result of being left in a hot car, according to the Department of Meteorology & Climate Science. The most recent case happened over the weekend in Dallas when a 3-year-old boy was repo...
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July
13,
2016
Dallas Police Chief David Brown, Cook Children’s heard you loud and clear. Hours after four policemen from his department and one officer from Dart had been killed and others wounded, Brown spoke at a press conference. His emotions were still raw ...
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July
08,
2016
Once again, news of senseless violence leaves parents grasping for answers. Unfortunately, this time it has happened in our community during what should have been a peaceful protest. The frightening footage from downtown Dallas Thursday night is d...
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March
24,
2016
The first pediatric flu death in Texas has been reported. The Dallas County Health and Human Services reported a 2-month-old child has died. A total of 20 pediatric flu deaths have occurred nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...
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2015
December
28,
2015
One day after Christmas, the tragic news of deadly tornadoes ripping through North Texas overtook the airwaves and overwhelmed many of us with grief. Eleven people died, including one young child. Maybe, someone you know was affected by the sto...
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October
21,
2015
Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed a case of hepatitis A virus infection in an employee of a day care in Dallas. Staff and enrollees who attended the day care between Oct. 1 through Oct. 20 are advised to receive the hepatitis A vaccin...
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2014
October
01,
2014
Since Dr. Kent Brantley was diagnosed and transported back to the United States for treatment of Ebola, we have followed the outbreak and made an effort to provide guidance and reassurance to our Cook Children’s family.Unfortunately, the outbreak has...
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