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Checkup Newsroom (Holiday)

2021
March
31,
2021
| 12:51 PM America/Chicago
Many families are excited about decorating eggs, having Easter egg hunts and participating in other holiday traditions this week. Although this is the second Easter holiday during the COVID-19 global pandemic, now is not the time to let your guard do...
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2020
December
08,
2020
| 10:18 AM America/Chicago
Normally for holiday gifts for children I would recommend outings or experiences over things. However, the pandemic has made us adjust everything this year. So, my advice is to make the outing/experience at home instead. Movie night with popcorn, piz...
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October
30,
2020
| 17:55 PM America/Chicago
The tiniest patients at Cook Children's Medical Centerand their families celebrate their first Halloween.  Stitch-a-Wish, the volunteer sewing, knitting and crocheting group for Cook Children's, generously provided the most fragile babies with ori...
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2018
December
13,
2018
| 10:44 AM America/Chicago
It should be the most wonderful time of the year, but you don’t want to spend it in the emergency room. New decorations and experiences can cause accidents and pose a danger for your child. Here are 12 day-ngers of Christmas: Fireplace - Ligh...
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2016
November
02,
2016
| 10:05 AM America/Chicago
Stay at home moms report feeling guilty because they are not contributing to the family’s income, while working moms feel guilty because they are not at home with their children. Both can be a self-destructive losing battle. Guilt is a negative...
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2014
December
22,
2014
| 15:53 PM America/Chicago
As a pediatrician, I am often asking adults to do things to protect my patients (pleading for adults to get pertussis vaccines to protect my babies for example).This week presented an excellent opportunity for me to return the favor.Our family chose ...
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December
19,
2014
| 15:20 PM America/Chicago
Our families and jobs have demands on us…school plays, band programs, choir programs, school parties, etc. Then you add in shopping, cleaning our houses, putting up the decorations, baking those all important holiday goodies, and entertaining…wow I’m...
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December
12,
2014
| 10:46 AM America/Chicago
By now, most kids have a mile long holiday wish list, but it may consist of toys they have only seen on TV commercials or in toy catalogs. Which toys are actually good for their learning and development?There are so many different toys available thes...
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