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Checkup Newsroom (Thanksgiving)

2020
November
25,
2020
| 11:16 AM America/Chicago
What are you thankful for? This question now holds more weight and may be a little difficult to answer after an unimaginable year. Each Thanksgiving, we ask some of our amazing patients (and facility dogs) to share their perspective on thankfulness a...
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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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November
20,
2020
| 11:54 AM America/Chicago
By Alice Phillips, M.D.What lessons has COVID taught me?I have studied a lot in my life. Memorized countless pathways and scientific principles. But some lessons and points of medicine are learned the hard way.Today is day 14/14 of my quarantine at h...
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November
20,
2020
| 11:51 AM America/Chicago
By Justin Smith, M.D.For many of you, we've walked through multiple public health concerns together over the years.EbolaEnterovirus 68SARSAnd my major message has always been:Let's have perspective. Let's stay calm.But today is not that day.We are ei...
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November
18,
2020
| 14:53 PM America/Chicago
As of today, 20 COVID-19 patients are being treated at Cook Children's. This marks the highest number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients at the medical center since the beginning of the pandemic. These patients range in age from under 1 year old to 17...
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October
20,
2020
| 13:37 PM America/Chicago
By Michelle Bailey, MD First of all, families need to discuss risks and benefits of traveling by car or plane. I understand the desire to see your grandparents at Thanksgiving and Christmas. My own Grandma is in an assisted living center and I hav...
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2017
November
21,
2017
| 11:13 AM America/Chicago
The Girl Scouts of America sent an important message to families – parents should not force their children to give hugs to anyone during the holidays. The blog post to girlscouts.org seems all the more timely and important because of the many alle...
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2016
November
16,
2016
| 16:27 PM America/Chicago
Thanksgiving should be a time for families to come together and be thankful. After all, it’s the reason for the holiday, right? But too many Thanksgivings end up with huge fights or arguments in front of the kids. The past few months have been esp...
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2015
November
24,
2015
| 18:43 PM America/Chicago
Next month, James P. Miller, M.D., a pediatric surgeon at Cook Children’s, will retire after more than 17,000 surgeries and a nearly three decade career. One of Dr. Miller’s patients wrote a goodbye message to Dr. Miller and allowed us to share it wi...
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November
24,
2015
| 13:02 PM America/Chicago
Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving or traveling to visit friends or relatives, these helpful tips may keep your children safer this holiday season. Dana Walraven, manager of Community Health Outreach at Cook Children's and coordinator of the Safe...
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2014
November
25,
2014
| 10:59 AM America/Chicago
As a dad of young kids, I won’t be thankful for some things this week…I won’t be thankful that I can’t sleep in due to my 3-year-old alarm clock.I will be thankful for extended breakfast with that 3 year old and big smiles for the blueberry bagel.I w...
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