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2022
November
17,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Prosper, Texas – Following several years of anticipation, Cook Children’s Health Care System unveiled its new pediatric hospital in Prosper with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. Cook Children’s Medical Center – Prosper is located at 41...
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October
10,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
Hispanic Heritage Month is from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 to celebrate and pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society....
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October
06,
2022
| 13:54 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerGetting a flu shot every year is the best way to fight off the influenza viruses that can cause serious complications, especially for children ages 5 and younger.The flu vaccine works to prevent you from catching the flu – or, reduce th...
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October
05,
2022
| 09:57 AM America/Chicago
We are so proud to announce that 16 of our doctors have been named to D Magazine’s list of Best Doctors and Pediatric Specialists for 2022. Each year, D Magazine highlights the region’s best physicians as chosen by their peers. Votes are tallied and ...
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September
14,
2022
| 13:59 PM America/Chicago
Earlier this month, a 3-year-old Ohio girl made headlines after she swallowed a button battery and her mom gave her honey while they were on the way to the hospital.The family finished eating dinner when the girl told her mother, Katie Jacobsen, that...
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August
23,
2022
| 10:37 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 20 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 ...
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August
18,
2022
| 13:13 PM America/Chicago
By Eline de BruijnDue to inflation, families across the country are facing higher costs for gas, energy, housing, groceries and other goods.Teams and leaders who work across Cook Children’s Health Care System have seen the extra stress this has cause...
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August
11,
2022
| 12:22 PM America/Chicago
By Diane Arnaout, M.D., Cook Children’s Medical Advisor for Digital HealthAugust is National Breastfeeding Month.And as much as I hate the word “journey,” allow me to tell you about my breastfeeding journey.I figure there’s a lot of curiosity out the...
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June
20,
2022
| 13:11 PM America/Chicago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration have cleared the way for children under 5 years old to get the COVID-19 vaccine.Distribution of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID vaccines for the youngest age gr...
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May
26,
2022
| 17:56 PM America/Chicago
As the formula shortage continues, some families are still having difficulty locating specific infant formulas at local stores. The recall in February from Abbott Nutrition has placed extra pressure on the supply chain and some stores are limiting th...
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May
26,
2022
| 11:17 AM America/Chicago
On Tuesday, patients and families were invited to come to the Atrium at Cook Children’s Medical Center to participate in a miniature golf tournament alongside two golfers from the Charles Schwab Challenge going on now at The Colonial.PGA golfers Aust...
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May
17,
2022
| 12:42 PM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 12 of the Raising Joy podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. You can also listen on our YouTube channel. The podcast is part of the JOY Campaign, which launched in April 2021 as a suicide prevention communication in...
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April
27,
2022
| 14:10 PM America/Chicago
By Diane Arnaout, M.D.I remember scrolling through a Facebook group for physicians a few years ago, and a popular post rolled onto my screen, written by a confused pediatrician.“What the heck is up with all these moms wanting their baby’s tongues cut...
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April
14,
2022
| 09:30 AM America/Chicago
By Carmen OchoaSpring is officially here! Along with the start of spring, allergies are starting back up again as well. However, at Cook Children’s there has been an increase in flu cases at CCHCS this past month and the cold season isn’t over just y...
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March
29,
2022
| 15:49 PM America/Chicago
Wednesday, March 30, marks National Doctors' Day. We thank all doctors around the world and the incredible physicians at Cook Children's Health Care System for their dedication and contributions.We invite you to join us in celebrating all of our worl...
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March
15,
2022
| 11:10 AM America/Chicago
While temperatures are warming up and spring is on its way, one thing is showing up that’s a little unusual for this time of year: the flu.Flu cases continue to increase at Cook Children's Health Care System. From March 13 to March 19, there were 275...
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2021
November
05,
2021
| 09:20 AM America/Chicago
By Justin Smith, M.D. aka The Doc SmittyThere’s been a ton of surprises related to the COVID pandemic and skipping flu season last year was another one I never saw coming.Masks and social distancing definitely played a role but the absolute lack of c...
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May
06,
2021
| 14:08 PM America/Chicago
By Diane Arnaout, M.D. This pediatrician has watched your mental battles from the sidelines this year, Mama.2020 was not an easy year to be a mom.Personally, I can tell you it kind of sucked, right? Just a little. The pandemic brought about so many h...
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April
21,
2021
| 14:38 PM America/Chicago
By Rebecca Olvera, M.D. and Natalia Hanson, M.D.Dr. Olvera and Dr. Hanson have been piercing ears as part of their clinical practice within the Cook Children’s Network since 2016. They both use a medical ear piercing system only available to pediatri...
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March
25,
2021
| 09:45 AM America/Chicago
By Bianka Soria-Olmos, D.O.The last few weeks have been hard, to say the least. Although the new year brought hope that we would begin to look to a “return to normal” after one year of the COVID-19 pandemic, things haven’t felt so positive. It is onl...
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March
01,
2021
| 12:01 PM America/Chicago
By Diane Arnaout, M.D.When I graduated from my pediatric residency 11 years ago, I knew there would be questions from parents daily about their child's growth, development, illness, behavior, etc. "What’s this new movement?""Is this behavior normal?"...
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2020
December
10,
2020
| 10:20 AM America/Chicago
This year has been especially difficult, but in the midst of the pandemic, there’s one silver lining.As of Dec. 5, hundreds of children have been tested for flu and RSV at Cook Children’s Medical Center, and none have come back positive. Ramon Kinloc...
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December
08,
2020
| 10:18 AM America/Chicago
Normally for holiday gifts for children I would recommend outings or experiences over things. However, the pandemic has made us adjust everything this year. So, my advice is to make the outing/experience at home instead. Movie night with popcorn, piz...
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November
20,
2020
| 15:15 PM America/Chicago
As Tarrant County continues to see record COVID-19 cases, doctors across Cook Children’s Health Care System urge the community to avoid large gatherings for Thanksgiving. Instead of traditional celebrations, our physicians offer advice on how to conn...
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September
04,
2020
| 12:36 PM America/Chicago
School’s out for summer! It’s time for playing at the park, swimming and catching lightning bugs. Unfortunately, it’s also the time when I see many office visits related to insect bites and their complications. It seems like no matter how hard I try ...
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April
20,
2020
| 10:11 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s is open and ready to take care of your general pediatric needs during this challenging time. Doing their best to minimize in-person visits, Cook Children’s Primary Care Physicians and Cook Children’s Urgent Care Physicians are part...
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February
25,
2020
| 11:30 AM America/Chicago
Several Cook Children’s primary care offices offer ear piercings at their location. Here is an updated list: Cook Children’s Pediatrics Arlington 3131 S. Center St., Arlington, Texas 76104 817-375-1413 Weekdays: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cook Chil...
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February
14,
2020
| 14:00 PM America/Chicago
Desperation or neglect, whatever the reason the story is devastating. In the wake a baby is dead and her mom has been charged with her murder. In addition, the baby’s dad has been charged with aggravated battery and cruelty to a child for diluting...
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2019
July
23,
2019
| 09:31 AM America/Chicago
I read the report on essential oils from the Tennesee poison center with great interest. The report said that reports of toxic exposure to essential oils doubled from 2011 to 2015. I've been interested in essential oils for a while now, beginning ...
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July
23,
2019
| 09:30 AM America/Chicago
Previously, I looked at the safety and research of essential oils and children. Today, I will answer more questions asked on my Facebook page. Effectiveness/General Use Do they really work or is it a mind over matter thing? I think that ther...
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