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2021
July
12,
2021
| 11:41 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Health Care System is among 33 hospitals in the world to receive the coveted Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). The group recognized Cook Children’s Emergency Department (ED) for demonstrating exceptional and i...
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2016
April
07,
2016
| 13:42 PM America/Chicago
Studies show that smartphones are making us not as smart on the road. In 2015, 463 people wre killed in distracted driving crashes in Texas and 3,000 more were seriously hurt A study by AT&T states that nearly 4-in-10 smartphone users look at ...
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2015
April
27,
2015
| 09:30 AM America/Chicago
Healthy 5 year olds shouldn’t be placed in danger, simply because they walked in a park. But they are. Children run the risk of contracting diseases such as HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B, all because “dirty” hypodermic needles were tossed on the g...
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2014
July
03,
2014
| 08:30 AM America/Chicago
Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, usually brings thoughts of parades, back yard barbecues and, of course, fireworks. Unfortunately, those fireworks often mean injuries.The Emergency Department at Cook Children’s sees eye and face injuries from...
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May
12,
2014
| 12:47 PM America/Chicago
As moms, we all make mistakes. Not a day goes by that I don’t wish I could take back the one I’m about to tell you. When my son was 15 months old, I gave him a bite of my pistachios. He got red marks on his face and body, and then he started to swell...
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