Checkup Newsroom (Holidays)

2017
December
19,
2017
| 05:51 PM America/Chicago
For many members of the Emergency Department staff at Cook Children’s, this year's Thanksgiving holiday won’t be remembered for football and turkey. It will be about the lingering memories of the numerous children who came away with traumatic injurie...
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November
21,
2017
| 06:13 PM America/Chicago
The Girl Scouts of America sent an important message to families – parents should not force their children to give hugs to anyone during the holidays. The blog post to girlscouts.org seems all the more timely and important because of the many alle...
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2016
December
20,
2016
| 06:11 PM America/Chicago
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The holidays are great! But it’s also the busiest time of the year, and it’s hard to think about everything. We asked our experts for a few ideas to make sure your children are safe during your holiday travel...
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November
16,
2016
| 11:27 PM America/Chicago
Thanksgiving should be a time for families to come together and be thankful. After all, it’s the reason for the holiday, right? But too many Thanksgivings end up with huge fights or arguments in front of the kids. The past few months have been esp...
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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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November
24,
2015
| 08:02 PM America/Chicago
Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving or traveling to visit friends or relatives, these helpful tips may keep your children safer this holiday season. Dana Walraven, manager of Community Health Outreach at Cook Children's and coordinator of the Safe...
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