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2024
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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2023
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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October
11,
2023
| 10:58 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleHospitals can be complex to navigate, especially for the health care novice, but family friendly tech features integrated into every inpatient room at Cook Children’s Medical Center - Prosper keep children and families in control of th...
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September
29,
2023
| 15:47 PM America/Chicago
By Sydney HanesHaving a child in the hospital is tough on any family, but imagine navigating a hospital admission if English isn’t your first language. That’s the case for many families at Cook Children’s.To help in situations like this, a group of p...
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September
27,
2023
| 15:40 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleCook Children’s employee Danny Peltier, his wife, Sarah, and their two children are preparing for a big adventure. In November, the family will travel to Walt Disney World with Kidd’s Kids, a nonprofit organization founded by late radi...
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September
20,
2023
| 16:34 PM America/Chicago
By Charlotte SettleIf you talk to Caitlin Schwartz for even a few minutes, you will learn she is wise beyond her years. In the last two years of her life, she has endured more than most can even imagine. Still, she wears an infectious smile and share...
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September
18,
2023
| 10:14 AM America/Chicago
Note: This story was featured on Good Morning America. View it here.By Heather DugeValerie Shorten, BSN, RN, and her son, Marquis Shorten, are no strangers to overcoming obstacles. Each one has led them to where they are today.Marquis faced a life-ch...
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September
12,
2023
| 15:31 PM America/Chicago
On Tuesday, Sept. 12, Retail Pharmacy opened a new location at the expanded Dodson Specialty Building. It's located on the first floor next to Peak's Tech Zone and will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. “Our services have grown...
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August
24,
2023
| 10:13 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley Pagenkopf, MS, CCLS, Child Life Specialist at Cook Children'sI do not have adequate words for the pure joy and humility I felt this past week. Our family was chosen to attend the Kidd’s Kids 2023 trip to Disney World and was surprised along...
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August
23,
2023
| 14:31 PM America/Chicago
By Celina D. Cepeda, M.D., Pediatric Nephrologist at Cook Children's Nephrology - ProsperYour child’s urine colors can range from clear to dark yellow to orange, depending on how hydrated they are. But what about red, brown, green or blue?Pink or red...
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August
02,
2023
| 14:03 PM America/Chicago
Fort Worth, Texas - We are thrilled to receive the distinction of being ranked the Second Healthiest Employer in Texas serving 5,000 to 9,999 employees. Healthiest Employers® is an award program that recognizes and celebrates organizations focused on...
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August
01,
2023
| 13:56 PM America/Chicago
By Heather  DugeShalyn Coulombe, RN, of Cook Children’s Medical Center – Prosper says spreading joy is one of her favorite things to do.“I like to add a little happiness and smiles wherever I can,” Coulombe said. Lately, that place has been the windo...
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July
28,
2023
| 10:43 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleToday, Cook Children’s Medical Center - Prosper launched a new testing and diagnostic service that allows children experiencing seizures to receive care closer to their homes and communities. The test, called continuous electroencephal...
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July
27,
2023
| 10:56 AM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerEvery week, 7-year-old Landon Clayton gets an infusion of medicine that builds up his immunity to fight off infection. Nineteen-year-old Abigail Novak also receives a weekly infusion to strengthen her immune system. Thanks to those infu...
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July
25,
2023
| 18:30 PM America/Chicago
Santa! We know him! Cook Children's patients and families experienced a little Christmas cheer on Tuesday with our annual “Christmas in July” festivities in the Atrium of the Medical Center.Patients picked out toys and created crafts, like Christmas ...
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July
11,
2023
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
Community activist Opal Lee and author Megan Jackson visited with patients Tuesday at Cook Children's Medical Center. They read Jackson's children's book “Words are Magic" live on our Child Life Zone TV and joined patients in activities in the Child ...
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June
21,
2023
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Health Care System has once again been recognized as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation, earning five rankings in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals list for 2023-2024.The report, which was releas...
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June
08,
2023
| 15:15 PM America/Chicago
Story by Sydney Hanes. Video by Tom Riehm.In April, patient Kaydence Mixon who was diagnosed with leukemia rang the end-of-treatment bell at Cook Children’s Medical Center surrounded by her family, friends and care team. Following a heartfelt speech ...
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May
23,
2023
| 16:10 PM America/Chicago
On Tuesday, patients and families were invited to come to the Atrium at Cook Children’s Medical Center to participate in a miniature golf tournament alongside two golfers from the Charles Schwab Challenge, which is set to begin this week at The Colon...
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May
02,
2023
| 13:02 PM America/Chicago
By Sydney HanesPatients admitted to the Cook Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) can spend days, weeks or months there. No matter the amount of time spent there, the connections built between the tiniest patients, their families and their ...
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April
26,
2023
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
WFAA featured Resident Artist Sydney Peel and her incredible impact on patients and patient families through art. Watch and read the story here. The Cook Children's Creative Artist in Residence Programme (CARPE) offers opportunities for expression an...
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April
13,
2023
| 15:00 PM America/Chicago
Fort Worth Magazine featured the doctors on JamieLynn and AmieLynn's care team for the April 2023 - Top Doctors special issue.José L. Iglesias, M.D., FACS, Medical Director of Pediatric Surgery at Cook Children’s Medical Center, who was the lead surg...
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April
12,
2023
| 14:30 PM America/Chicago
For 25 years, the Spiritual Care team at Cook Children's has provided Prayer Bears to admitted patients as a source of comfort and encouragement.  The gift of a Prayer Bear inspires hope, nurtures a spirit of love, and invites community support for o...
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April
12,
2023
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
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March
23,
2023
| 13:01 PM America/Chicago
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March
22,
2023
| 16:42 PM America/Chicago
Child Life Week: This week, we’re celebrating our Child Life Specialists at Cook Children’s who make an impact on the emotional safety of children and families in health care.By Baylee Simmons, CCLS, Child Life Specialist at Cook Children’s Neonatal ...
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March
22,
2023
| 14:55 PM America/Chicago
Games, cake and flashing lights! Cook Children’s Medical Center turned 105 years old on Tuesday, March 21, and to celebrate we threw a party featuring food, music, games and entertainment. Guests and patient families were invited to join us for lawn ...
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March
20,
2023
| 16:49 PM America/Chicago
Child Life Series: This series will discuss the pillars of Child Life  – emotional safety, family-centered care, and play - within the hospital environment and how Child Life serves patients and families.By Ashley Pagenkopf, MS, CCLS, Child Life Spec...
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March
20,
2023
| 13:53 PM America/Chicago
By Heather DugeThe newly constructed expansion to the Dodson Specialty Clinics opens its doors Monday, March 20. This 240,000-square-foot expansion adds more space for patient families and providers and brings six additional specialties together unde...
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