Checkup Newsroom (Patient)

2016
April
29,
2016
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
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
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
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
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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