Checkup Newsroom (Guns)

2019
February
25,
2019
| 10:39 PM America/Chicago
Once again a local shooting of a small child is in the news and under investigation by authorities. NBC 5 reports that a toddler was shot in the head at a Fort Worth home last week. Police said the child’s mother and father were at the house and t...
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2018
August
21,
2018
| 09:05 PM America/Chicago
WFAA - A new reality: Tourniquets, bandages as school supplies at Fort Worth ISD.     ...
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March
28,
2018
| 08:36 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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2017
May
26,
2017
| 05:31 PM America/Chicago
Memorial Day weekend is here and for many of us, this is family time away from the office or school. Unfortunately, it can also be a time of tragedy when kids are rushed to Cook Children’s for help. ...
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March
21,
2017
| 10:25 PM America/Chicago
Last week, five kids, ages ranging from 3 to 11 years old, were treated at Cook Children’s for accidental gunshot wounds. The shootings included a shotgun, two from a handgun, a BB gun and a pellet gun. Fortunately, none of the children died from ...
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2015
November
24,
2015
| 11:11 PM America/Chicago
You may want to double check your child’s wish list to Santa to have a safe holiday season. Corwin Warmink, M.D., medical director of the Emergency Department at Cook Children’s, knows that guns will be a popular gift this holiday season for not o...
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