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2021
July
20,
2021
| 13:02 PM America/Chicago
Fifteen in a series. Adil Sayani thought he was hiding his addiction to prescription pills. In late 2020, his parents suspected something was going on with the 17-year-old Bedford resident, but they had no idea how bad things had become until they re...
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April
20,
2021
| 11:04 AM America/Chicago
Three in a series. Statistics, no matter how alarming, sometimes blur into faceless numbers when parents hear them on TV or read them in a news story.That’s until it’s your child in the emergency room, hooked to an IV while receiving treatment for in...
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2020
November
06,
2020
| 14:16 PM America/Chicago
Two Cook Children’s experts are warning parents nationwide about the potential dangers of social media challenges.Hospitalist nurse practitioner Amber Jewison and psychiatrist Kia Carter, M.D. were featured on the nationally-syndicated show “The Doct...
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September
03,
2020
| 14:57 PM America/Chicago
Many parents know TikTok videos are a popular way teens are passing the time these days. However, they may not realize the social media platform has a dark side, and some content may be outright dangerous. Three teens were treated at Cook Children...
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2017
January
17,
2017
| 14:56 PM America/Chicago
It’s that time of the year when coughing, sneezing and sniffling noses are seemingly everywhere. If you’re like most parents, you have a stockpile of meds in a cabinet ready to deploy on the household. But there’s one you should skip – cough medicine...
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