Top 10 Stories on Checkup Newsroom in 2022
Checkup Newsroom is the top source for news about Cook Children's Health Care System and pediatric health care. From a story of kismet to the opening of a new Medical Center, these are the stories that were the most viewed in 2022.
Starting in February, a nationwide recall affected the supply of infant formula. Parents and caregivers were searching for information to help during the shortage.
In August, we shared the heartwarming story of Cook Children’s very own Raymond Turner and how a Christmas present of a DNA kit led him to a sister who he never knew he had. His half-sister, Christina Sadberry, has been bringing her son to Cook Children’s for seven years. Go here to watch the reunion video.
Dr. Diane received questions from parents about cutting their baby’s tongue ties, the thin band of skin underneath your tongue. She wrote this article after discussing the procedure with many different experts, including a dentist, lactation consultant, speech language pathologist, and an ear-nose-throat physician.
Cook Children’s Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centers were overwhelmed with patients starting with the back-to-school season.
The number of babies and toddlers who screened positive for marijuana in the Emergency Department (ED) at Cook Children’s more than doubled in 2021 from the previous year.
For the first time in 100 years, Cook Children’s cut the ribbon and debuted a new Medical Center. The state-of-the-art facility was built with everything for the child in mind, including what they'll see and experience as they make their way through the facility. Go here to look inside the new hospital.
A runny nose and cough could point to a few things. We broke down how parents might get a better idea of what their child is suffering from.
In the wake of the Uvalde school shooting, our doctors and pediatricians gathered to discuss how parents can help their children after a tragedy.