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2017
August
31,
2017
| 05:50 PM America/Chicago
New York Magazine - Around lunchtime on Thursday, the team at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth got the call they’d been preparing for ever since Hurricane Harvey’s massive scale had been announced. A hospital in Corpus Christi needed their help...
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2016
June
03,
2016
| 05:10 PM America/Chicago
We’ve seen the dangers of flash floods in the news lately with the rapidly rising water bringing with them quick moving currents that can carry off people, pets and entire structures. And even small amounts of water can be dangerous: Standing w...
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May
26,
2016
| 03:42 PM America/Chicago
Already in the month of May, two children have been cared for at Cook Children's after getting bit by a snake. As summer approaches, more kids will be outside and parents should take the opportunity to teach their kids about snakes and what precautio...
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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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2014
June
26,
2014
| 06:11 PM America/Chicago
I was at the medical center the other day visiting with one of our families for a news story.  I didn’t realize the extent of the torrential downpour going on outside.I left the medical center and started the trek home. Within a few minutes, I knew i...
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