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2018
November
13,
2018
NBC Charlotte - It's the kind of thing that keeps parents awake at night: Kids playing with guns. But this isn't your typical gun safety program. WCNC in Charlotte, North Carolina profiles the Aim for Safety program at Cook Children's.  ...
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2016
May
25,
2016
May is Missing Children’s Month and May 25 is Missing Children’s Day. The 25th coincides with the anniversary of the disappearance of Etan Patz, a 6 year old boy from New York who went missing on May 25, 1979 when he walked to the school bus for the ...
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2014
June
18,
2014
In the morning, they begin with stretching, but by the middle of the afternoon they are running with real-life Olympians or breathing their way across the United States – all from the comfort of their own classroom. GoNoodle is a new interactive reso...
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May
20,
2014
Marc Mazade, an Infectious Disease specialist at Cook Children’s, first heard about Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) at a presentation last year.While Dr. Mazade says the attack rate of MERS seems low compared to other respiratory illnesses, h...
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April
25,
2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported 129 cases of measles, the highest number  in the United States since 1996. The CDC states that from Jan. 1-April 18, 2014 a total of 129 cases of measles were recorded in this country....
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