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2024
February
22,
2024
| 13:28 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleA little over a year ago, Robert and Christina Ryan couldn’t imagine their daughter’s future. They were struggling just to come to terms with her present as their baby lay fighting for her life in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit...
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February
22,
2024
| 10:20 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s is monitoring the national outage impacting AT&T and other cellular providers. All of our internal systems are working and patient care is not affected.If you need to reach us, please turn on “Wi-Fi calling” on your phone to call our ...
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February
21,
2024
| 11:05 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley Pagenkopf, MS, CCLS, Child Life Specialist at Cook Children'sHow many times has your child told you that they brushed their teeth only to find a dry toothbrush when you inevitably go check? How many times did you tell your own parents that ...
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February
20,
2024
| 10:49 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 68 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 h...
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February
19,
2024
| 10:21 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleA child’s smile holds enormous potential for fostering emotional well-being, communicating happiness and building connections with others. It can also be a powerful indicator of physical health.“There is a clear connection between oral...
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February
14,
2024
| 12:36 PM America/Chicago
Media partners may use images and video for news stories with credit to Cook Children's.Cook Children’s Health Care System earned a top spot on Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2024 list, debuting at No. 3 out of a lineup of 600. The rank acknow...
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February
13,
2024
| 10:23 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 67 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 h...
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February
12,
2024
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
Flu cases remain high across Cook Children’s Health Care System. Last week, Tarrant County Health Department reported the first pediatric death from the flu. The flu is an infection of the respiratory tract (nose, throat, and lungs) that is caused by...
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February
08,
2024
| 16:20 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley Pagenkopf, MS, CCLS, Child Life Specialist at Cook Children'sGoing to the dentist and taking your kids to the dentist may bring up a lot of emotions and most likely some anxiety for many of us. One of my own traumatic memories as a child wa...
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February
06,
2024
| 11:29 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 66 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 h...
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January
31,
2024
| 16:55 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerMedical students and resident physicians in Amarillo will get more exposure to pediatric neurology thanks to a new and unique partnership between Cook Children’s and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC).The TTUHSC S...
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January
29,
2024
| 11:01 AM America/Chicago
Reaching New RecordOn January 25, Cook Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit hit its highest patient volume with 101 babies. Brittany McLaughlin, NICU Director, says this milestone is evidence of the continued growth in our community and its impact...
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January
23,
2024
| 13:23 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleToday marks one year since cheers rang out and tears of joy streamed in a private family waiting area at Cook Children’s Medical Center - Fort Worth following a long-awaited and monumental announcement to the parents and family of conj...
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January
22,
2024
| 13:11 PM America/Chicago
By Charlotte SettleDrowning is the number one cause of unintentional death in children ages 1-4. It only takes a second for a child to slip underwater, and oftentimes, babies and toddlers are unable to pull themselves up.  It is vitally important to ...
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January
19,
2024
| 11:16 AM America/Chicago
By Charlotte SettleOn January 31, the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo will celebrate Cook Children’s Day. Cook Children’s Day is just like any other Stock Show and Rodeo experience, except the audience will get to hear fun facts and stories about the...
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January
18,
2024
| 13:45 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleMaking sure your baby stays warm on a cold winter’s night is a natural instinct for any parent. While tucking them in with a soft, cushy blanket may seem like the obvious choice to keep them cozy, it can pose a risk of sudden unexplain...
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January
15,
2024
| 10:07 AM America/Chicago
By Charlotte SettleSevere winter weather is hitting North Texas over the weekend and early this week—with below-freezing temperatures, piercing wind chills, and the potential for snow and ice. Road and school closures are a possibility, which means y...
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January
12,
2024
| 11:54 AM America/Chicago
The National Weather Service is calling for dangerously cold temperatures, which will remain below freezing Saturday night through Wednesday morning for nearly all of North and Central Texas.A wintery mix of snow and freezing rain is expected Sunday ...
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January
11,
2024
| 16:07 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children's is honored to receive two important awards, showcasing our dedication to providing excellent patient care. The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) has been presented with the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence by the American Associa...
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January
10,
2024
| 15:15 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerThe 10-bed pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Cook Children’s Medical Center – Prosper has moved to its long-term location on the hospital’s second floor.Previously, the PICU had been temporarily situated on the fifth floor since t...
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January
09,
2024
| 16:26 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerThe landscape of pediatric health care services in North Texas changed on Jan. 9, 2023, when Cook Children’s Medical Center – Prosper opened its doors to offer emergency care, surgery and other crucial hospital services.Over the past ye...
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January
03,
2024
| 11:39 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley Antle ‘Tis the season… for viruses. They are the only things kids have no problem sharing. Let you play with my new toy? Nope. Have my cold? Sure! And I’ll throw in a stomach bug, too, just for fun. But it’s no laughing matter when your lit...
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2023
December
30,
2023
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerLooking back on 2023 gives us the chance to pause and appreciate a truly remarkable year for Cook Children’s. So many moments of magic unfolded, and we’re grateful – which is why we want to revisit our happiest headlines from 2023. Thes...
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December
21,
2023
| 15:49 PM America/Chicago
Football players and team members with the James Madison University Dukes and the Air Force Falcons came to visit patients at Cook Children's on Thursday. Patients and players enjoyed making arts and crafts, playing Bingo, and building gingerbread ho...
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December
20,
2023
| 17:03 PM America/Chicago
Happy Holidays! With Christmas just around the corner, Cook Children's patients were visited by many special guests sharing some holiday cheer this week. The Grinch stopped by on Monday with lots of laughs to share and stories to tell. Our hearts gre...
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December
19,
2023
| 14:27 PM America/Chicago
By Charlotte SettleOne of the best parts of the holiday season is spending time with the ones we love most. But amidst all the excitement and travel, it can be easy to overlook some crucial practices to keep your little ones safe and healthy. Whether...
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December
18,
2023
| 12:42 PM America/Chicago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study that says children involved in unintentional fatal shootings most commonly found the gun in a bedroom.The report, which uses data that covers approximately 20 years of unintentional gun ...
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December
12,
2023
| 10:48 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 65 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 h...
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December
06,
2023
| 09:24 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerGrey Gutierrez has a rare genetic disorder that makes his muscles weak, but he doesn’t let Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) keep him off the playground.The spunky San Antonio 9-year-old uses a wheelchair at school to get from classroom...
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December
05,
2023
| 11:42 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 64 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 h...
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