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2020
June
19,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
Children in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico can now stay close to home while receiving highly specialized cardiothoracic surgery, thanks to a newly formed partnership between Cook Children’s Health Care System and Covenant Children’s. Surgery te...
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May
19,
2020
| 14:53 PM America/Chicago
A rare but serious health condition related to COVID-19 is now affecting children in North Texas. Since May 9, four patients have been treated at Cook Children’s Medical Center for Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C). The children range in age ...
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May
13,
2020
| 10:28 AM America/Chicago
There's a new record holder at Cook Children's Medical Center. Nine-year-old Gabriel completed an ULTRA Marathon Tuesday, which is 52.6 miles. For the past six months, Gabriel has tracked the number of laps he's walked around the hematology/oncology ...
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May
12,
2020
| 14:49 PM America/Chicago
A recent trip to Cook Children’s is one a young cancer patient may never forget. During a visit to have her blood cells counted prior to chemotherapy, 16-year-old Lauren Quintero had the chance to talk to ‘Parks and Recreation’ star Amy Poehler. The ...
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April
27,
2020
| 10:45 AM America/Chicago
Being in the hospital can feel isolating anytime, but during COVID-19, social distancing can make young patients feel even more alone. Before the novel coronavirus, patients were able to leave their hospital rooms and enjoy activities in Cook Childre...
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April
23,
2020
| 10:57 AM America/Chicago
KERA - Hospital elevators are sort of like green rooms for Tiffany Riley and Dick Monday. “That’s when Dr. Slappy lets one rip,” Monday jokes, as they head to the fourth floor at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth. The short ride gives them...
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April
09,
2020
| 12:31 PM America/Chicago
Typically known for creating braces and helmets for young patients, the orthotics and prosthetics team at Cook Children’s Home Health is turning their talents to help doctors and nurses on the front line of the COVID-19 fight. They’re now making f...
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2018
November
13,
2018
| 11:58 AM America/Chicago
NBC Charlotte - It's the kind of thing that keeps parents awake at night: Kids playing with guns. But this isn't your typical gun safety program. WCNC in Charlotte, North Carolina profiles the Aim for Safety program at Cook Children's.  ...
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October
16,
2018
| 09:56 AM America/Chicago
Daily Mail - Dr. Fernando Acosta, a pediatric neurologist at Cook Children's Medical Center, explains acute flaccid myelitis.  Read the story here.     ...
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October
08,
2018
| 09:43 AM America/Chicago
Fox 4 - A 13-year-old Cook Children's patient gets the experience of a lifetime thanks to a donation to Cook Children's.  Watch the story by clicking here.      ...
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August
21,
2018
| 14:05 PM America/Chicago
WFAA - A new reality: Tourniquets, bandages as school supplies at Fort Worth ISD.     ...
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August
21,
2018
| 13:58 PM America/Chicago
WFAA - Lisa Smith is warning others that napping in a car seat can turn fatal for small children.   ...
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August
20,
2018
| 16:24 PM America/Chicago
CBS 11 - August is National Breastfeeding Month, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for about six months. Holly Erwin, a lactation consultant with Cook Children's Medical Center, talks the benefits of breastfeed...
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August
09,
2018
| 16:30 PM America/Chicago
NBC DFW - Saleem Malik, M.D. came to the U.S. with a dream of pursuing advanced medicine. He's now one of the state's top pediatric neurologists & runs a special lab at Cook Children's (1 of only 3 of its kind in Texas) where he's able to detect spot...
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July
30,
2018
| 14:05 PM America/Chicago
Each year, Cook Children's sees about 100 children for injuries related to ATVs.  As a pediatric surgeon and medical director of Trauma at Cook Children's, Chad Hamner, M.D., has witnessed the damage these machines can cause. He spoke with CBS 11 abo...
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June
21,
2018
| 15:50 PM America/Chicago
Fox 4 - An Amarillo toddler heard sound for the first time on Tuesday thanks to a special implant.     ...
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June
19,
2018
| 14:38 PM America/Chicago
Fort Worth Star Telegram - Child drownings in Tarrant County have spiked this year, with seven recorded before the official first day of summer on Thursday.  There were only five juvenile drowning deaths in all of 2017, according to Tarrant County...
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May
29,
2018
| 10:45 AM America/Chicago
CBS 11 - Twenty-eight children have already died in drownings in Texas this year. The next three months, Memorial Day through Labor Day, are often when hospitals see the most victims. Families of drowning victims met together at Cook Children’s in...
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May
25,
2018
| 09:27 AM America/Chicago
Children's Hospital Association - Cook Children's launched a campaign last year called Lifeguard Your Child, its third drowning-prevention campaign in as many years. It all started in June 2015, when 28 children were admitted to the hospital for near...
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April
23,
2018
| 14:22 PM America/Chicago
Texas Tribune - In 2015, Texas passed the Compassionate Use Act, legalizing the sale of a specific type of cannabis oil for epilepsy patients whose symptoms have not responded to federally approved medication. The first Texas dispensaries are now ...
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April
13,
2018
| 15:26 PM America/Chicago
School officials are teaming up with the Fort Worth Professional Firefighters Association and Cook Children's Medical Center to learn lifesaving basics to stop blood loss after a shooting or other emergency.   Click Hear to Read More: ...
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April
13,
2018
| 15:13 PM America/Chicago
The Children’s Advocacy Center of Johnson County has free Water Watcher tags for adults to wear for 15-minute shifts when children are swimming. Watchers are supposed to stay in reach of swimmers and watch without distraction. Click Here to Read M...
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April
13,
2018
| 15:01 PM America/Chicago
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Daniel Suarez moved with ease among the patients, families and doctors during a hospital visit Thursday. Click Here to Read More: ...
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April
13,
2018
| 14:47 PM America/Chicago
On National Doctor's Day, child patients at Cook Children's Hospital got a little "green" revenge on doctors, nurses and other medical staff.   Click Here to Watch:     ...
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March
28,
2018
| 13:36 PM America/Chicago
WFAA - Emergency physician Dan Guzman, M.D. launches 'Aim for Safety' program to show the importance of gun locks and safes. Link to story here.     ...
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March
20,
2018
| 14:33 PM America/Chicago
WFAA - For some families who are about to lose a child, Cook Children's has the ability to record the child's heartbeat and turn it into a song the family will have forever.  Watch the story on WFAA by clicking here.      ...
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March
16,
2018
| 14:21 PM America/Chicago
CBS 11 - Jamye Coffman, M.D., medical director of the Child Advocacy Resources and Evaluation (CARE) team at Cook Children's explains early childhood trauma its potential long-term health effects.  Watch the live interview with Dr. Coffman here. ...
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March
06,
2018
| 11:45 AM America/Chicago
TCU Magazine - Cook Children's physicians participate in leadership program at Texas Christian University. Read story here.     ...
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February
01,
2018
| 09:13 AM America/Chicago
WFAA - News broke Monday that Texas' first medical marijuana dispensary will open on Feb. 8, near — where else — Austin. Compassionate Cultivation will be the first of the three licensed dispensaries to open in the state, but will be followed, in ...
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