Checkup Newsroom (Pool Safety)

2019
June
07,
2019
| 10:44 PM America/Chicago
In the midst of country singer Granger Smith and his wife Amber sharing the news of their 3-year-old son’s River’s tragic accident, a new national report shows that drownings among young children are on the rise. Smith, a Dallas native, wrote abou...
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2015
July
02,
2015
| 05:49 PM America/Chicago
The drowning numbers at Cook Children’s alone are startling: 2 deaths to begin the month of July 26 non-fatal drownings from June 1 to July 1, 2015 43 non-fatal drownings from Oct. 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015 4 fatal drownings during that sam...
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July
01,
2015
| 12:30 AM America/Chicago
As parents we have all watched the news to see a sad story where a child was injured or died.  And we’ve also been that parent who thought in the back of their mind, “That is so sad. I am so grateful it’s not me.” Or even “I can’t imagine. At least n...
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2014
July
29,
2014
| 06:41 PM America/Chicago
In her almost 15 years at Cook Children’s, Kimberly Aaron, M.D., hasn’t clamored for the media spotlight. But after seeing three drowning deaths in one week, the medical director of the Cook Children’s Emergency Department did something she’s never d...
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