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2022
December
01,
2022
| 14:40 PM America/Chicago
Child Life Specialist Series: In the coming months, we will dive deeper into children’s expression of emotions, the validation of children’s emotions and experiences (including tears), and what it looks like to advocate for our children in all settin...
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November
30,
2022
| 16:31 PM America/Chicago
Many patients are being treated at Cook Children’s Health Care System for flu A. Over the last week, more than 800 patients tested positive for flu A, marking a record high compared to the last few years. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases are d...
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November
29,
2022
| 14:37 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s pediatricians, including the Urgent Care Centers, are overwhelmed with parent requests for doctor’s notes to submit for school absences. We want to remind Fort Worth ISD parents and families of the district’s absentee policy: If your ...
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November
22,
2022
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
Nov. 20 – 26 is GERD Awareness Week to highlight gastroesophageal reflux disease.Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away: turkey, casseroles, mashed potatoes and more! It’s also GERD Awareness Week to raise awareness of the complications of gastro...
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November
21,
2022
| 14:39 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children's Health Care System continues to see a high number of cases of respiratory illnesses, which is impacting our ability to care for our patients in a timely manner. Here is an update on RSV and flu data.The Cook Children's Health Care Sys...
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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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November
10,
2022
| 13:51 PM America/Chicago
During this time of high respiratory illnesses presenting at Cook Children's Health Care System, we are providing updated case numbers below for RSV and flu.Cook Children's is currently experiencing a surge in patients diagnosed with RSV, flu and oth...
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November
03,
2022
| 13:55 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children's is currently experiencing a surge in patients diagnosed with RSV, flu and other respiratory illnesses – this is impacting our ability to care for our patients in a timely manner. Other hospitals and children's hospitals around the cou...
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October
31,
2022
| 16:09 PM America/Chicago
Happy Halloween! Our patients participated in trick-or-treating while babies in the NICU celebrated their first Halloween dressed in adorable costumes. Our staff members showed off their Halloween spirit! We hope everyone has a safe and happy Hallowe...
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October
28,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 29 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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October
28,
2022
| 09:47 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerThe sunny personalities and determination of Sophie Worsham and Libby Sponsler shine through as the girls and their families deal with the physical challenges and developmental delays of Down syndrome. Sophie, who is 15 months old, has ...
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October
27,
2022
| 10:47 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s is facing an early increase in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and flu cases this season, which are overwhelming our medical facilities. Please help us by doing your part to help stop the spread of respiratory illnesses.A surge in f...
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October
26,
2022
| 16:27 PM America/Chicago
Employees of Cook Children's Health Care System participated in one minute of silence at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 26 in honor of the two employees, Jacqueline “Jackie” Pokuaa, 45, and Katie “Annette” Flowers, 63, killed at Methodist Dallas Medical Cen...
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October
24,
2022
| 13:51 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerSchool nurse Lori Hamman provides first aid and comfort to the students at Wedgwood 6th Grade Center who arrive at her office with assorted injuries and illnesses on any given day.She treats nosebleeds, headaches and vomiting. She helps...
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October
21,
2022
| 12:29 PM America/Chicago
By Dr. Raj, Cook Children's Pediatrics FriscoDuring routine yearly checkups, we ask about your child’s nutrition including soda consumption. When I ask this, parents often respond, “no doc, we don’t give him/her soda," but add that if they do drink s...
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October
20,
2022
| 13:22 PM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 28 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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October
19,
2022
| 14:44 PM America/Chicago
North Texas may be the home base for Cook Children’s Medical Center, but the hospital’s reach stretches far beyond its eight-county service area, thanks in large part to Cook Children’s Teddy Bear Transport. This year marks 40 years of Teddy Bear Tra...
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October
19,
2022
| 11:28 AM America/Chicago
Listen to Episode 27 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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October
17,
2022
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s is experiencing a high rate of patients with a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which infects the lungs and breathing passages. Our emergency department and urgent care facilities are overwhelmed with patients.This is resulting in l...
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October
11,
2022
| 09:37 AM America/Chicago
The new Infectious Disease Unit will treat more patients in the safest environment possible while protecting the community and Cook Children's staff from the spread of illness.The six new units have specialized air ventilation systems, dedicated area...
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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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October
03,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/Chicago
By Linda GoelzerA recently approved drug is giving hope to younger patients living with sickle cell disease (SCD). Crizanlizumab is intended to reduce the frequency of pain crises and limit hospitalization in adult and pediatric patients ages 16 and ...
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September
30,
2022
| 12:07 PM America/Chicago
Child Life Specialist Series: In the coming months, we will dive deeper into children’s expression of emotions, the validation of children’s emotions and experiences (including tears), and what it looks like to advocate for our children in all settin...
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September
28,
2022
| 12:45 PM America/Chicago
By Heather DugeFour-year-old Winnie Babalola smiles all the time and talks nonstop. But it wasn’t always that way.Diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease at two weeks old, Winnie faced a condition that can cause damage to organs and intense pain episodes....
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September
22,
2022
| 11:23 AM America/Chicago
By Eline deBruijn WigginsChild Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 18 through Sept. 24. National Seat Check Saturday is Sept. 24, 2022.Choosing a car seat for your baby can be overwhelming. There are so many different colors, styles and price points. But ...
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September
21,
2022
| 16:18 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerAiden Snyder responded with determination and positivity when his leukemia came back again and again and again after his initial diagnosis at age 4.With each relapse, Aiden’s doctors tried a new approach to combat the rogue cells overta...
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September
20,
2022
| 16:39 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children's Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centers are still intensely overwhelmed with patients, an issue that has been ongoing for the past month. Again we are desperately asking for the community's help, for the sake of your child's care...
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September
16,
2022
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
By Diane Arnaout, M.D., Cook Children’s Medical Advisor for Digital HealthNo doubt – the HPV vaccine (Gardasil) is the vaccine I hear the most hesitancy about. And yet I convince parents each and every day to get it – with patience, understanding, an...
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