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2024
February
22,
2024
| 10:20 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s is monitoring the national outage impacting AT&T and other cellular providers. All of our internal systems are working and patient care is not affected.If you need to reach us, please turn on “Wi-Fi calling” on your phone to call our ...
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February
14,
2024
| 12:36 PM America/Chicago
Media partners may use images and video for news stories with credit to Cook Children's.Cook Children’s Health Care System earned a top spot on Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2024 list, debuting at No. 3 out of a lineup of 600. The rank acknow...
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January
29,
2024
| 11:01 AM America/Chicago
Reaching New RecordOn January 25, Cook Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit hit its highest patient volume with 101 babies. Brittany McLaughlin, NICU Director, says this milestone is evidence of the continued growth in our community and its impact...
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January
15,
2024
| 10:07 AM America/Chicago
By Charlotte SettleSevere winter weather is hitting North Texas over the weekend and early this week—with below-freezing temperatures, piercing wind chills, and the potential for snow and ice. Road and school closures are a possibility, which means y...
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January
12,
2024
| 11:54 AM America/Chicago
The National Weather Service is calling for dangerously cold temperatures, which will remain below freezing Saturday night through Wednesday morning for nearly all of North and Central Texas.A wintery mix of snow and freezing rain is expected Sunday ...
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2023
November
01,
2023
| 18:00 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s is proud to announce Paul Thornton, M.D., medical director of Diabetes and Endocrinology, is the recipient of the 2023 Global Impact Award. The City of Fort Worth and Fort Worth Sister Cities International bestowed the award for Dr. T...
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October
24,
2023
| 15:13 PM America/Chicago
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Hear from Alexis Pechek, Unit Secretary, Cook Children's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, who writes from the heart about her daughter Luciana, now 2.
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August
02,
2023
| 14:03 PM America/Chicago
Fort Worth, Texas - We are thrilled to receive the distinction of being ranked the Second Healthiest Employer in Texas serving 5,000 to 9,999 employees. Healthiest Employers® is an award program that recognizes and celebrates organizations focused on...
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July
13,
2023
| 10:55 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerA new school year is just around the corner and it’s time for incoming kindergarteners and seventh-graders to get caught up on their routine immunizations. Vaccines to protect against certain contagious diseases – including measles, pol...
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July
11,
2023
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
Community activist Opal Lee and author Megan Jackson visited with patients Tuesday at Cook Children's Medical Center. They read Jackson's children's book “Words are Magic" live on our Child Life Zone TV and joined patients in activities in the Child ...
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June
15,
2023
| 12:26 PM America/Chicago
By Heather DugeThree-year-old Rylee McLemore and his dad Steven do everything together. Fishing, driving in the Jeep and exploring outdoors are just a few of their favorite pastimes. “Rylee is a daddy’s boy,” Steven said. “He is my best friend and I’...
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May
18,
2023
| 11:10 AM America/Chicago
The Center for Community Health led by Cook Children's joins many community events for parents and families to share safety and parenting information. The Center for Community Health provides education and resources to reduce injuries and share great...
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April
13,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
Fort Worth Magazine featured the doctors on JamieLynn and AmieLynn's care team for the April 2023 - Top Doctors special issue.José L. Iglesias, M.D., FACS, Medical Director of Pediatric Surgery at Cook Children’s Medical Center, who was the lead surg...
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February
22,
2023
| 15:19 PM America/Chicago
The Fort Worth Zoo outreach program and ambassador animals visited patients at Cook Children's Wednesday. Patients learned about these incredible animals and got to see them up close. Thistle the porcupineNigel the Brazilian spectacled owlLaguna the ...
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February
01,
2023
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
By Heather DugeJose L. Iglesias, M.D., Medical Director of Pediatric Surgery at Cook Children’s Medical Center, was the lead surgeon during the first separation of conjoined twins, JamieLynn and AmieLynn, in Cook Children's Medical Center's 105-year ...
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January
31,
2023
| 17:14 PM America/Chicago
Inclement Weather: Click here to view closures and delayed openings at our Cook Children's locations. Although offices may be physically closed, phones are still being answered and virtual appointments are an option at several locations.Many counties...
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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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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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November
22,
2022
| 10:20 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 33 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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April
14,
2022
| 09:30 AM America/Chicago
By Carmen OchoaSpring is officially here! Along with the start of spring, allergies are starting back up again as well. However, at Cook Children’s there has been an increase in flu cases at CCHCS this past month and the cold season isn’t over just y...
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March
09,
2022
| 17:06 PM America/Chicago
We’ve all seen the heartbreaking images of children in the midst of the war zone in Ukraine. Sick and injured babies and children sheltering in the basement of hospitals. Doctors and nurses doing their best with what they have to save their lives.The...
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2021
July
15,
2021
| 16:18 PM America/Chicago
When we think back on some of the most memorable days in our lives, we often think of a baby’s first steps, an important anniversary or even a graduation. For Crystal Foster, one of the most vivid days to date happened on May 31, 1990. Crystal was in...
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February
13,
2021
| 10:05 AM America/Chicago
Rebecca Benson had a feeling the weather predictions would be wrong when she woke up Thursday, Feb. 11. As she suspected, no winter storm arrived overnight to cancel school for her two children. Like any other day, she quietly put on her scrubs while...
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2020
October
13,
2020
| 10:54 AM America/Chicago
COVID-19 cases are increasing at Cook Children’s Medical Center and across North Texas. As of Oct. 12, the number of patients who have tested positive reached 1,657, with four of those patients currently in the hospital. Pediatric cases of COVI...
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2019
May
20,
2019
| 14:56 PM America/Chicago
The abduction of an 8-year-old Fort Worth girl is the kind of news that rocks a community. The child has since been located and the man accused of kidnapping her is in custody. But many parents are left wondering what if this happened to them and ...
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April
16,
2019
| 15:41 PM America/Chicago
My family and I got to spend an amazing afternoon at the new Dream Park at Trinity Park in Fort Worth! What makes this park so special? Well, it’s not your typical run-of-the-mill playground. It’s a park for “children of all abilities.” Childre...
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January
10,
2019
| 10:44 AM America/Chicago
It’s spring in North Texas and just like clockwork, severe weather is expected to impact our area this evening. Large hail, damaging winds and even tornadoes are a possibility with the thunderstorms that are predicted to develop by late afternoon. Fo...
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2018
April
24,
2018
| 15:29 PM America/Chicago
The Peter Pan Birthday Club of Cook Children's is open to all kids ages 12 and under and is designed to foster and encourage philanthropy in children. Click here to learn more. 
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March
08,
2018
| 16:44 PM America/Chicago
You may be surprised to see a child life specialist in one of the rooms at Cook Children’s Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU). After all, this is an area devoted to babies. But spend some time in one of those rooms and you will see a big part of t...
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