Articles tagged with 'PICU' | Checkup Newsroom

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2024
January
10,
2024
| 15:15 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerThe 10-bed pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Cook Children’s Medical Center – Prosper has moved to its long-term location on the hospital’s second floor.Previously, the PICU had been temporarily situated on the fifth floor since t...
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2023
October
10,
2023
| 12:42 PM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 57 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide prevention communication initiative and aims to reach parents through h...
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April
27,
2023
| 17:08 PM America/Chicago
Story by Eline Wiggins. Video by Tom Riehm.Brothers Isaac Martinez, 7, and Jaden Alvarado, 13, are recovering at Cook Children's Medical Center after they were playing outside their home Wednesday afternoon when the tree above them was struck by ligh...
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2021
February
13,
2021
| 10:05 AM America/Chicago
Rebecca Benson had a feeling the weather predictions would be wrong when she woke up Thursday, Feb. 11. As she suspected, no winter storm arrived overnight to cancel school for her two children. Like any other day, she quietly put on her scrubs while...
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2018
April
25,
2018
| 10:02 AM America/Chicago
Dry drowning is back in the news after a Florida mom shared her 4-year-old daughter's story on social media. These stories can be scary for parents, but how much are your kids really at risk? Few of the emergency and pediatric intensive care un...
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2016
December
20,
2016
| 20:51 PM America/Chicago
The visits from Santa Claus and a gift of a teddy bear served as reminders of Christmas. But it wasn’t until they walked out of Cook Children’s with their healthy baby in tow that it hit the Gutierrez family that they had spent the holiday in the con...
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August
31,
2016
| 14:51 PM America/Chicago
In between medicine in the morning and chemotherapy at night, Adalynn Hawkins laughs and cries. She pesters her sister and giggles with her parents. A family's never been so happy to go through the "Terrible Twos" and watch the joyful life of a toddl...
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2015
December
23,
2015
| 13:12 PM America/Chicago
Jana Dodd writes a blog for us about her daughter's time at Cook Children's and her struggle with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome.
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