Checkup Newsroom (PICU)

2018
April
25,
2018
| 05:02 PM 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
| 03:51 AM 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
| 09:51 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
| 08:12 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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