Checkup Newsroom (cookchildrens)

2017
January
11,
2017
| 09:24 PM America/Chicago
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) predicts the 1.9 million drones sold in 2016 may grow to 4.3 million by 2020. But with the surge in popularity there seems to be a lack of education about where and when drones are ok to be flown. Accord...
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2015
May
21,
2015
| 05:21 PM America/Chicago
I know that my patients and readers are the best parents in the world following all the recommended safety precautions and the American Academy of Pediatric advice on every topic. Back to Sleep, Tummy to Play - Check Rear Facing Car Seat Until ...
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2014
June
12,
2014
| 05:31 PM America/Chicago
It’s only natural to panic when your child is really hurt and no one can be blamed for not thinking clearly at that moment. So, while you have a calm moment, we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at what’s an emergency and when you should...
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June
11,
2014
| 05:17 PM America/Chicago
Despite all my medical knowledge, I felt overwhelmed as a parent in the NICU with a child who had a stroke, and I could not imagine what it must be like for someone without my background! Thankfully, I realized I was overwhelmed and would quickly for...
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June
09,
2014
| 06:24 PM America/Chicago
Around 1000 B.C. That’s around the time tonsillectomies, the surgical removal of the tonsils, begun. One of the most common surgeries today, tonsillectomies are a routine surgical procedure used to fix repeated infection of the tonsils or big tons...
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June
06,
2014
| 05:13 PM America/Chicago
Hi moms! Do you cringe every time your children tell you they need new clothes? I’ve got saving tips that will bring a smile to your face, and your kids will think you’re a star.Did you know that Kohl’s allows you to combine multiple coupons and disc...
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June
05,
2014
| 04:49 PM America/Chicago
“I’m just pretty sure he’s using drugs, can you go ahead and run a test?”“Mrs. Jones wants to talk with you about something before you go in the room with Jimmy, want me to grab her?”I overhear this conversation regularly between parents and nurses i...
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June
03,
2014
| 08:18 PM America/Chicago
Six years ago, my life changed forever...At that time, I was completing my postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology. I also became pregnant with my first child. Because I had some "inside" information about a few hospitals in the area aft...
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May
23,
2014
| 04:52 PM America/Chicago
Hello to all my fellow mothers and caregivers out there. My name is Janeen Walls, I’m a community relations coordinator at Cook Children’s and I’d like to share a little bit about myself.I began raising my two children by myself after getting a divor...
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May
21,
2014
| 06:35 PM America/Chicago
PGA Tour golfers from the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial were at Cook Children’s for the annual Bedpan Open, an indoor party for patients who test their putting skills on the elaborately decorated course. The holes are created by the Child Lif...
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May
09,
2014
| 06:38 PM America/Chicago
Mother's Day is this weekend (Dad/Daughter/Son, put down the phone/tablet/laptop and run to get a card or something).This video about the #WorldsToughestJob went viral last week.  If you haven't watched it yet, please do, it is worth your time.In thi...
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May
07,
2014
| 05:36 PM America/Chicago
Anything in blood stream could be transmitted to breast milk: food, drug (over the counter medicine, prescription, oral and other) alternative/herbal medicines. Because of this, when you are breastfeeding, it is important to notify your pediatrician ...
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