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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 WiFi calling on your phone to call our mai...
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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
11,
2024
| 16:07 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children's is honored to receive two important awards, showcasing our dedication to providing excellent patient care. The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) has been presented with the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence by the American Associa...
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2023
November
10,
2023
| 08:45 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Medical Centers in Fort Worth and Prosper, as well as Cook Children’s Urgent Care Centers throughout the metroplex, are experiencing high volumes due to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other respiratory illnesses such as influen...
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August
29,
2023
| 09:14 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 51 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2022 as a suicide prevention communication initiative, and aims to reach parents through ...
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August
03,
2023
| 12:20 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerEnrolling a child in day care might raise a few concerns or unknowns about the steps the facilities take to protect the kids they serve from illness and injury. It’s important for parents to know that the Texas Health and Human Services...
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June
21,
2023
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Health Care System has once again been recognized as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation, earning five rankings in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals list for 2023-2024.The report, which was releas...
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May
23,
2023
| 14:56 PM America/Chicago
By Eline WigginsThe first vaccine to protect babies from the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is one step closer to approval after the Food and Drug Administration’s advisory committee met to discuss the efficacy and safety of the vaccine.If approve...
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May
16,
2023
| 15:32 PM America/Chicago
 In a first-of-its-kind partnership, Cook Children’s Health Care System and JPS Health Network are joining forces to bring critical health care services to children and families in the Las Vegas Trail Neighborhood. Leaders from both organizations are...
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May
11,
2023
| 10:09 AM America/Chicago
Child Life Series: This series will discuss the pillars of Child Life  – emotional safety, family-centered care, and play - within the hospital environment and how Child Life specialists at Cook Children's serve patients and families.By Ashley Pagenk...
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May
10,
2023
| 10:43 AM America/Chicago
Within a few months, the Neurosciences Research Center at Cook Children’s, which is led by Professor Christos Papadelis, Ph.D., published a second paper in the esteemed neurology journal Brain. Through this work, Papadelis’ team sheds new light on th...
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May
04,
2023
| 13:53 PM America/Chicago
By Heather DugeCook Children’s has treated nine drownings so far this year, one of which was fatal. As the weather warms up, parents and caregivers should take time to review how to keep their young children safe around water. With the recent news of...
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April
19,
2023
| 16:53 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleOn Tuesday, Cook Children’s Health Care System celebrated the grand opening of a new space dedicated to the siblings of children with medically complex needs. It’s called the Panda Cares® Center of Hope Sibling Support Center and is lo...
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April
06,
2023
| 16:15 PM America/Chicago
April 7 is World Health Day to promote physical, mental and emotional health for all people across the world.By Ashley AntleIf there is one thing kids know, it’s how to get dirty. So why not let them play in the dirt with purpose and create a home ga...
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February
15,
2023
| 09:29 AM America/Chicago
Fort Worth, Texas - Groundbreaking research at Cook Children’s Health Care System could help doctors around the globe precisely identify which part of the brain is causing seizures in children with epilepsy. The Neurosciences Research Center at Cook ...
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January
09,
2023
| 16:56 PM America/Chicago
It was a historical day for Cook Children's Health Care System! Cook Children's Medical Center - Prosper opened up its doors to the community at 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 9. Our team members in Prosper have already served patients in the community under...
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January
04,
2023
| 12:22 PM America/Chicago
By Eline WigginsBuffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest after a hit during Monday evening’s game. The Bills said in a statement that he was given CPR on the field and his heartbeat was restored. On Tuesday, the Bills said Ha...
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January
03,
2023
| 12:03 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleLarger than life-size digital displays, storybook murals, walking paths that invite exploration and play, and spaces bathed in every color of the rainbow — it’s what childhood daydreams and imaginations are made of. These are also a fe...
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2022
December
23,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Story by Ashley Antle. Video by Tom Riehm.You will have a hard time finding someone better suited than Parker Vickers to help children choose and build a cuddly friend at the Build-A-Bear Workshop at Cook Children’s Medical Center. Funny, charismatic...
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December
20,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/Chicago
The coldest temperatures of the season are headed to North Texas later this week with an Arctic cold front. The best thing you can do is to prepare you and your family to stay safe and healthy.Wind chills are expected to be below zero degrees on Thur...
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December
13,
2022
| 16:47 PM America/Chicago
The Texas Rangers had their annual holiday visit with Cook Children's patients on Dec. 13, 2022. Current and former players, along with members of their broadcast team, surprised patients in multiple departments at the Medical Center to spread some h...
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December
12,
2022
| 14:36 PM America/Chicago
The Dallas Cowboys stopped by for their annual visit with Cook Children's patients on Dec. 12, 2022.Football players and cheerleaders surprised patients in multiple departments at the Medical Center to spread some holiday cheer. There were extra smil...
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December
07,
2022
| 10:04 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerFinding infant formula on store shelves can still be tricky if you’re shopping for specialized types made for premature infants or babies with digestive complications.Nutritional experts at Cook Children’s say some patient families are ...
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December
05,
2022
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
Flu cases declined last week compared to the prior week, but many patients are still testing positive for the flu at Cook Children's Health Care System. Families and caregivers are encouraged to remain vigilant against the flu, RSV and other respirat...
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December
01,
2022
| 14:40 PM America/Chicago
Child Life Specialist Series: In the coming months, we will dive deeper into children’s expression of emotions, the validation of children’s emotions and experiences (including tears), and what it looks like to advocate for our children in all settin...
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November
30,
2022
| 16:31 PM America/Chicago
Many patients are being treated at Cook Children’s Health Care System for flu A. Over the last week, more than 800 patients tested positive for flu A, marking a record high compared to the last few years. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases are d...
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November
29,
2022
| 14:37 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s pediatricians, including the Urgent Care Centers, are overwhelmed with parent requests for doctor’s notes to submit for school absences. We want to remind Fort Worth ISD parents and families of the district’s absentee policy: If your ...
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November
22,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
Nov. 20 – 26 is GERD Awareness Week to highlight gastroesophageal reflux disease.Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away: turkey, casseroles, mashed potatoes and more! It’s also GERD Awareness Week to raise awareness of the complications of gastro...
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November
21,
2022
| 14:39 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children's Health Care System continues to see a high number of cases of respiratory illnesses, which is impacting our ability to care for our patients in a timely manner. Here is an update on RSV and flu data.The Cook Children's Health Care Sys...
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November
17,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Prosper, Texas – Following several years of anticipation, Cook Children’s Health Care System unveiled its new pediatric hospital in Prosper with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. Cook Children’s Medical Center – Prosper is located at 41...
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