Checkup Newsroom (Pain Management)

2019
September
11,
2019
| 05:39 PM America/Chicago
It’s that time of year again. With flu season upon us, many parents are breaking the news to their kids that it’s time for “a shot.” It’s also a time you likely dread as much as your kids, knowing how helpless you feel when they are anxious and yo...
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January
09,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Chicago
Butterflies in the stomach before a test, the pounding of the heart before asking someone on a date or the worry due to a sick pet. These are common problems in the lives of a child. But thanks to cyberbullying, the pressure to make it into col...
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2017
December
08,
2017
| 03:46 AM America/Chicago
“I absolutely hated my life. I wanted to die. I wanted God to take all the pain away. I prayed to God to let me die.” How had it come to this for Madisyn Metaxas? ...
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September
25,
2017
| 05:14 PM America/Chicago
Lady Gaga is back in the news and we’re interested. We will let her Little Monsters promote her new documentary and most recent album, we want to focus on why she says she had to cancel her European tour due to constant pain. "I use the word 's...
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September
20,
2017
| 05:43 PM America/Chicago
She holds in her hands the autopsy report of her 19-year-old son, a young man with dreams to “do something big in this world.” Tracy Jensen often thinks about her son, Ethan. He was someone with an amazing aptitude for learning. “He was a boy who ...
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April
27,
2017
| 08:53 PM America/Chicago
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced restrictions on the use of codeine and tramadol medicines in children. The FDA states “these medicines carry serious risks, including slowed or difficult breathing and death, which appear to be a g...
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2016
December
30,
2016
| 04:49 PM America/Chicago
You never know what story you'll find on our newsroom.  If you want proof, read this diverse list of our most popular stories of 2016. We hope you enjoy our look back: 10. 7 Ear Infection Myths Every Parent Should Know. Parents flocked to this ...
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September
19,
2016
| 11:36 PM America/Chicago
Opioid abuse has become an epidemic not only for adults, but also for children. Artee Gandhi, M.D., medical director of Cook Children’s Pain Management Program, says that health care has neglected the prevalence of pediatric pain and has not placed f...
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June
15,
2016
| 04:59 PM America/Chicago
When James arrived home from work one evening, he found his little boy, Nickolas anxiously waiting for him. James saw Nickolas with a football. He’d waited a long time to throw and catch a football once again with his dad. It wasn’t that long a...
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2014
October
04,
2014
| 07:14 PM America/Chicago
You remember the old saying, “No pain, no gain!” Do you still hear that being used? I do. Is that really true? Do you have to go through pain for there to be gain?More and more young athletes are experiencing pain while participating in sports. Some ...
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