Articles tagged with 'Patient' | Checkup Newsroom

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2022
May
19,
2022
| 14:43 PM America/Chicago
Five-year-old Austyn Rabel is one of more than 2.5 million people in the world with Neurofibromatosis (NF). When she was just 10 months old, Austyn had developed 13 café au lait (light brown) spots on her body. She came to Cook Children’s Medical Cen...
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April
22,
2022
| 11:54 AM America/Chicago
It’s National Volunteer Week and we’re highlighting some of the amazing people who dedicate their time to Cook Children’s patients, families and Our Promise.National Volunteer Week (April 17-23) recognizes the contributions that volunteers make every...
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April
22,
2022
| 11:54 AM America/Chicago
Because of organ donation, the tragic death of 7-year-old Justin Owens produced a new lease on life for four other people.Justin is one of 58 deceased patients at Cook Children’s who became organ donors from 2017 to 2021. Those donors provided 223 ki...
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April
07,
2022
| 11:21 AM America/Chicago
Editor's note: It's National Library Week, a time to celebrate libraries, library workers and to promote library use and support.Six years ago, Ashley Brock, MLS, AHIP, Family Library/Literacy Program manager, visited a family member after their surg...
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2016
April
29,
2016
| 09:55 AM America/Chicago
Being a cardiothoracic nurse practitioner isn’t an easy job. It means spending long hours monitoring, counseling and educating heart surgery patients during one of the most stressful times of their lives. For Crystal Flores, it also means using her p...
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2015
December
17,
2015
| 13:28 PM America/Chicago
If you’ve ever had a migraine, you know how awful they can be. Nausea, dizziness plus sensitivity to light and sound… and that’s just the cherry on top of extreme head pain. It can be a hard thing for adults to deal with. Unfortunately, many child...
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November
12,
2015
| 11:24 AM America/Chicago
When a child is in need of immediate medical attention, every moment counts. That's why the Teddy Bear Transport team at Cook Children's Medical Center works around the clock, ready to respond as soon as a call comes in. So when a medical helicopter ...
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July
28,
2015
| 15:16 PM America/Chicago
So, your baby can’t sleep on his side, but your mom says he will sleep better that way. You decide to seek out some information online and you find this: “Although data to make specific recommendations as to when it is safe for infants to sleep...
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2014
December
30,
2014
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
New Year’s Resolutions. I resolved to quit doing them years ago. Which means I quit systematically breaking them years ago as well. This doesn’t mean that I don’t work to improve myself; I just try to do it every day and not just on New Year’s ...
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