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Whooping Cough Concerns in North Texas | NBC 5
There's been a spike in the number of whooping cough cases striking North Texas babies, leading doctors to remind pregnant mothers and adults to get the pertussis vaccine.

Vaccine Recommended For Expectant Mothers, As Whooping Cough Cases Increase | CBS 11
The symptoms include coughing fits and difficulty breathing, which can leave infants or small children gasping for air

For Cook Children's nurse, mercy triumphs over the good life | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Stephanie Duncan volunteers as a nurse overseas

Cook Children's patient undergoes treatment for brain tumor | Grove Sun
Angelica underwent a new form of brain surgery in September

Breast milk bank serves Cook Children's | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Mothers' Milk Bank of North Texas provides donated breast milk to Cook Children's

Calling the shots | Fort Worth, Texas Magazine
Local parents and experts voice their opinions about pediatric vaccinations

Briggs Berry honored for work at Cook Children’s, where he has been a patient | Hood County News
Berry has been selected as “Texas Champion” by the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Cancer survivor's dream helps bring tumor-detecting technology to Cook Children's | ABC 8
Cook Children's performs 500th iMRI surgery

Hyundai adds $75,000 to its Cook Children's contributions | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Hyundai's non-profit focuses on curing childhood cancer

Southlake girls donate earnings to Cook Children's | ABC 8
The two girls earned the money by working as "mother's helpers"

Hot car temperature demonstration at Cook Children's | CBS 11
The temperature inside a car rises the most in the first 15 minutes

Families urged to use new Cook Children's Urgent Care Center for non-emergencies | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The urgent care center is expected to help alleviate emergency room wait times at Cook Children’s Medical Center by providing after after-hours treatment for non-emergency situations

Big 12 student-athletes visit Cook Children’s hospital during leadership summit in Fort Worth | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The athletes spread joy to patients at the medical center

New Urgent Care Center Offers Hope Of Shorter ER Times | CBS 11
The new facility is basically designated for non-emergency patients

Dallas-based company sells flip flops to benefit kids with cancer | ABC 8
A portion of the company's sales goes to patients battling cancer at Cook Children's

Hidden Threats to Young Athletes | The New York Times
Cook Children's can conduct an EKG on an athlete and have it read by a pediatric cardiologist for $25

Decatur cancer patient part of growing trend of at-home health care | ABC 8
Cook Children's Home Health allows patients to be treated at home

Normal infant crying | Fort Worth Child Magazine
How much crying is normal for a baby?

Child abuse reports hit epidemic levels in Tarrant County | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A pinwheel display represented the 5,598 children in Tarrant County who were vicitims of abuse in 2012

Families Linked by Organ Donation Meet for First Time | NBC 5
Families encourage others to register to donate organs during National Donate Life Month

Physicians see uptick in test anxiety cases as STAAR date nears | ABC 8
Dr. Lisa Elliott, Cook Children's liscensed psychologist, says she has seen an increase in children with test anxiety

The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines for the use of antibiotics to treat ear infections in infants and children | Fox News
Dr. Frank McGehee, Cook Children's pediatrician, offers recommendations to reduce the number of ear infections in infants and children

Pediatric pain relief... without the pills | ABC 8
A 3-D technology called the V-pod reduces anxiety in children by creating a distraction

Cook Children's Cancer Suite Allows Unique Treatment For Neuroblastoma Patients | CBS 11
The MIBG facility is the only one in Texas and in the Southwest.

Cook Children's Establishes $10 Million Endowed Chair Program | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The program recognized Dr. Warren Marks and Dr. Paul Thornton as the first honorees

Praying for the Nevils | Parenting
12-year-old Lauren continues to fight after being in a tragic car accident before Thanksgiving

HeartGift Fort Worth joins with Cook Children's Medical Center | Fort Worth, Texas Magazine
Together, organizations provide lifesaving surgery to children from Third World countries

Dad Documents Injured Daughter's Recovery on Facebook | ABC 8
Cook Children's patient recovering from a traumatic brain injury after a devastating car accident

Mother Shares Her Son's Fight Against the Flu | CNN
Dr. Donald Murphey discusses the red flags of the flu to look for

Flu, Stomach Virus Going Around North Texas | CBS 11
Cook Children’s clinics have been packed with patients

Texas Rangers Visit Patients at Cook Children's | Fort Worth Business Press
Rangers grab more of the spotlight west of Arlington

Flu Outbreak Hits Cook Children's Emergency Department | ABC 8
Flu outbreak hits North Texas one month early at 'worst time'

Dallas Cowboys Visit Patients at Cook Children's | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Kids and Cowboys share a few special moments

After 850 days in the hospital, Adalynn goes home | The Today Show
Born with her intestines and liver outside her body, the toddler has endured 28 surgeries.

When Your Child Wants to Be a Vegetarian | Fort Worth Child Magazine
Help from nutritionist Kathleen Davis on how to support your child's new vegan or vegetarian diet

Overscheduling Our Kids | Fort Worth Child Magazine
Our kids are hyper-busy – so why don't we stop it?

HeRO system protects babies from illness before symptoms show | ABC 8
Cook Children's in Fort Worth is the only hospital in the state and one of only 20 in the nation using the system

Cook Children's Program Helps Kids Through Difficult Situations | CBS 11
The child life program is now helping children in Romania

Recording Studio Helping Sick Kids | CBS 11
At 4,000 square feet, the Child Life Zone at Cook is the third largest zone of any children’s hospital in the country

Students From Fort Worth School Give Thanks For Sick Classmate | CBS 11
The students from Holy Cross Christian Academy visit classmate sick with cystic fibrosis

Cook Children’s Taking A Page From Neiman’s For Christmas Giving | CBS 11
Supporters can give funds to help purchase items on Cook Children's 'wish list'

Leading Pediatrics Group Pushes for Cheerleading Safety Rules | ABC 8
Pediatricians worried about rising number and severity of injuries from cheerleading activities

Major Heart Surgery with Minor Incision Makes Safer Operations for Children | ABC 8
This operation replaces faulty heart valves without open heart surgery

Are Kids Eating Too Much Salt? | FOX 4
Nutritionist Kathleen Davis discusses children's sodium intake

A Day in the Life of an Emergency Room Physician | Fort Worth Child Magazine
Dr. Daniel Guzman shows what a typical shift in the emergency room is like at Cook Children's

Once A Leukemia Patient, Now an Oncology Nurse | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Michelle was diagnosed with leukemia at 11 and grew up with the dream to one day become a Cook Children's oncology nurse

Building Imploded to Make Room For Expansion | CBS News
Land will be used for Cook Children's building.

Building Implosion Makes Room for Office Building and Parking Garage | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The new office building will house Cook Children's employees.

Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise in Texas | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Dr. Donald Murphey discusses how to fight back against Pertussis.

How to Start Your Child Running | Fort Worth Child
Cook Children's specialists give their advice on how to get children up and running.

Patient from Haiti Receives Heart Surgery at Cook Children's | Fort Worth Business Press
Judeline is the first HeartGift patient for Cook Children's.

Dancer's Concussion Gives Parents New Warning Signs | ABC 8
Even if your child doesn't wear a helmet, parents of all athletes need to pay attention to head injuries.

What is HPV? | ABC 8
Dr. Jason Terk explains the HPV virus and vaccine.

The Dannon Company Awards Cook Children's The 2012 Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant | PR Newswire
The Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant totals $30,000 in support of its Nutrition University, a healthy eating and exercise program dedicated to fostering positive lifestyle habits for overweight children.

West Nile Ground Spraying Begins In Fort Worth | CBS 11
Dr. Donald Murphey discusses trends seen in young patients.

Cook Children's Capital Campaign | Good Morning Texas
Ways to donate to Cook Children's expansion project

Grief Camp Helping Local Kids Heal | NBC 5
Cook Children's Health Care is partnering with Camp El Tesoro de la Vidato help teach kids how to grieve after losing a loved one

Young Girl Uses First-Hand Experience to Write Book About Brain Surgery | KENS 5
Ten years after undergoing ground-breaking surgery to cure her epilepsy, 11-year-old Katie Siburt returned to Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth to deliver the special book

Human Trafficking Battle Moves to the ER | ABC 8
Dr. Sophia Grant says human trafficking is a serious problem — and that it is growing

Keller Couple Welcomes Quadruplets | NBC 5
First to be cared for at Cook Children's all private NICU

Cook Children's, LaDainian Tomlinson, and the Fort Worth Boys & Girls Club Team Up to Encourage a Healthy and Active Lifestyle for Kids | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
LT kicked off the new program, Checkup, at the Fort Worth Boys & Girls Club with a pep rally

Music Has The Power To Heal Young Patients | CBS 11
A day in the life of a Cook Children's music therapist

Don't Take a Vacation from Child Safety this Summer | Good Morning Texas
Important summer safety tips from Dr. Chad Hamner

Teen Tackles Leukemia at Cook Children's | CBS 11
Trey, 18, has spent his entire senior year in the hospital

Cook Children's Partners With HeartGift | Fort Worth Business Press
HeartGift Fort Worth will bring its first young heart patient to Cook Children’s in September

Stoney LaRue Does Some Sweet Charity For Cook Children's Medical Center | Dallas Observer
Proceeds from LaRue's events to benefit the children at Cook Children's

Autistic girl overcomes rare infection, loss of leg, but won't slow down | ABC 8
Briannah recently competed in the special olympics with her new metal leg

Why You Should Check Your Child's Cholesterol | Good Morning Texas
Dr. Jenica Rose-Stine talks about the risks children take if suffering from high cholesterol

Brother Donates Bone Marrow to Rising Opera Singer | NBC 5
Two brothers were a matched set when one needed a bone marrow transplant

For Baby Faith, Every Second Counts | CBS 11
Faith has a rare form of Dwarfism and wasn’t supposed to live for more than five minutes

Cook Children's Unveils new Child Life Zone | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Fort Worth Hospital Gives Children a Place for Fun Amid the Sickness

New Child Life Zone Provides Space for Patients to Have Some Fun | Good Morning Texas
New Space Celebrated with Supporters Garth Brooks and Troy Aikman

Child Life Zone is Dedicated at Cook Children's | ABC 8
Children facing the biggest challenge of their lives got a boost from some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment

Troy Aikman and Garth Brooks Join in Dedicating New Child Life Zone | ABC 8
Photos show the brand new getaway spot for Cook Children's patients

Children's Head Trauma Injuries on the Rise | FOX 4
Family tells their experience with shaking baby syndrome

Stoney LaRue Charity Poker and Golf Classic to Benefit Cook Children's | ESPN
Proceeds benefit the Cook Children's Recording Studio Project

Mother Talks About Losing Daughter to Hypothermia | ABC 8
Texas leads the nation in the number of children who die in hot cars

Bonding with Baby at Cook Children's NICU | Dallas Child Magazine
One family shares their story about time spent at Cook Children's

After Eight Surgies, Girl Beats the Odds | Fort Worth Child Magazine
Only four cases in the United States have ever been reported of this rare bacteria

Hospitals See Rising Number Of Child Fall Injuries | CBS 11
Cook Children’s Has Treated More Than 25 Children in Tarrant County Since September and They’ve All Fallen From Windows and Balconies

ACL Injuries Up 400 Percent in Young Athletes | NBC 5
Doctors Recommend Young Athletes Not Train Like Professionals

How To Give Relief To Your Kids With Allergies | Good Morning Texas
Dr. Sandra Peak Gives Advice on Helping Your Kids

Tarrant Area Food Bank Program Helps Hungry Kids Make it Through the Weekend | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Backpacks for Kids program has grown by two or three schools every year

Focus on Cook Children's AYA Cancer Program | 360 West Magazine
Dr. Albritton Makes Sure Young Adults Get the Care and Attention They Deserve

Patients Move Into New Rooms at Cook Children's Medical Center | NBC 5
Larger rooms part of $250 million expansion

Keep Your Kids Safe from Traffic Dangers | ABC 8
More children are outside playing near busy residential streets

Cook Children's Medical Center unit offers more space, activities | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Extra space allows families of patients to participate in their care

Fort Worth Issues Warning After 3 Children Fall From Windows | ABC 8
Warmer weather presents serious dangers for kids

Cook Children's Expansion Includes New TX Surgery Center in Fort Worth | Becker's ASC Review
A new outpatient surgery center is included in a $250 million expansion of Cook Children's

Cook Children's Completes $250 Million Expansion | Fort Worth Business Press
The new subspecialty building will be opening it's doors March 26

Number Of Children Hit By Cars On The Rise | CBS 11
North Texas emergency responders are urging parents and motorists to take precautions

Fort Worth's breast milk bank one of few in the US | ABC 8
Much of the donated milk is donated to Cook Children's milk bank to help critically ill and premature infants

Cook Children's Holds Kid's Toothbrush Drive in Fort Worth | NBC 5
The 5th annual Drive for a Smile toothbush drive was to benefit underserved children

Cook Children's Tracking System Benefits Patients of All Sizes | NBC 5
Belton teen, Casey Casilhas, progressing after surgery thanks to easier rehab

Cook Children's dedicates nearly completed expansion | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Cook Children's recognized its major private donors in a morning ceremony at the 283,000-square-foot Dodson Specialty Clinics building

Family Spreads Christmas Cheer at Cook Children's | NBC 5
Family cooks and serves breakfast for patients, families and nurses on Christmas morning

5-Year-Old Stroke Victim Home for Christmas After 6 Months at Cook Children's | NBC 5
Girl who sustained stroke leaves hospital after six major operations

Cowboys Take Time to Visit With Cook Children's Patients | ABC 8
Dallas Cowboys come to spread holiday cheer

Dallas Cowboys Brighten the Holidays for Cook Children's Patients | CBS 11
Dallas Cowboy players and cheerleaders bring gifts to the medical center

Jewel Charity Ball Proceeds to Benefit Cook Children's | Fort Worth, Texas: The City's Magazine
January will hold the 58th Jewel Charity Ball

Cook Children's Specialists Discuss the Spirit of Giving | Society Life Magazine
Talking to your children about the importance of sharing with others

How to Save A Life With An AED | NBC 5
Cook Children's employee, Laura Friend, discusses how an AED can save a life

Cook Children's doctor confronts medical mystery to save girl's life | ABC 8
Dr. Donald Murphey diagnoses 14-year-old Briannah with a rare fungus, Pithium insidiosum

8-Year-Old Survives Being Impaled On Tire Iron | CBS 11
Cook Children’s Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Chip Uffman operated on the boy who is lucky to be alive

New Cook Children’s Construction Project In Plastic | CBS 11
A major construction project is underway at Cook Children’s, and some of the patients are helping out

Cook Children’s benefits from Alliance for Children Kid's Crew | CBS 11
Tarrant County program is helping provide love and support for abused kids.

Cook Children's supports Project ADAM awareness throughout North Texas | CBS 11
This program travels to North Texas campuses and helps school staff develop cardiac emergency plans

Parents of a 5-year-old raise awareness of stroke risk in children | NBC 5
Strokes are moer common in children than people think

Cook Children’s Opens Country’s Biggest NICU | CBS 11
Gastroschisis baby Sophie now has her own private room in the new NICU

Big Little Move at Cook Children's | NBC 5
Baby Travon was one of more than 40 babies to make the big move to the new NICU

Babies moved as Cook Children's opens NICU | ABC 8
Cook Children's now offers the largest all-private room NICU in Texas

Fort Worth hospital gets all-private room NICU | ABC 8
Baby Emma and mother, Cindy, get a chance to experience the all new NICU

Bone marrow transplant pioneers reunite after 25 years | ABC 8
Dr. Bowman is reunited with former bone marrow transplant patient 25 years later

Special Heat Issues At Camp Broncho, a Local Asthma Summer Camp | CBS 11
Camp Broncho is a camp specifically for kids with moderate to severe asthma

Parents Pushing Hydration For Kids Playing Sports Outside In Heat | CBS 11
Doctors say children are more susceptible to heat exhaustion

Epileptoligist discusses potenial causes of seizures in children | CBS 11
Sanger Family Believes Seizure Caused Boy’s Drowning

Junior volunteer opportunities for teens at Cook Children's | ABC 8
Cook Children's offers a junior volunteer program for teens

Support group prepares new parents for medical challenges | ABC 8
Cook Children's offers support groups for parents who have children with different medical conditions

Son's Death Prompts Action From Dad on Amoebas | Associated Press
Family helps provide awareness after son's death

Cook Children’s opens the first ever Build-A-Bear Workshop in a hospital | CBS 11
Child life specialists say something as simple as building a bear can help rebuild confidence to a child in the hospital

Teddy Bear Transport Flying High With New Base | CBS 11
Cook Children's transport team moves in to new hangar

New treatment for epilepsy changed Fort Worth family's lives | ABC 8
Cook Children's 3-D imaging helps neurosurgeons be more precise than ever before

3-D brain imaging showed way for youth to get his life on track | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
With 3-D imaging, doctors pinpointed exactly where the seizures started in Micheal Driggars

Cook Children's Healthcare System works to make North Texas the best place to be a kid | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
CEO Rick Merrill describes what is needed to create real healthcare reform in America

Nine of Cook Children's cancer patients were treated to a "spa day" | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Volunteers give cancer patients some special treatment

Local Health care players make progress in 2010 | Fort Worth Business Press
Rick Merrill gives Fort Worth Business Press a glimpse of what lies ahead for 2011 for CCMC

2010 People of the Year | Fort Worth, Texas: The City's Magazine
Alexa Sankary, Cook Children's first young philanthropist award honoree

Checkup Magazine | Cook Children's Health Care System
Volume 2, Issue 4

Cook Children's Works to Prevent Infection In Babies | CBS 11
Cook Children's Medical Center has found a way to prevent blood stream infections for babies in the NICU.

12 year old suffers from heart attack | CBS 11
Cook Children's helps kid have a normal life

Underserved Tarrant County kids offered free dental care | ABC 8
Helping underserved kids an improving their overall health

Delicate Surgery Improves Outlook for Infant Twins | ABC 8
Eric Hubli, MD, performs cranial vault surgery

Rare Procedure Saves 4-Year-Old | ABC 8
7 year old boy near drowning

Sheltered in Care | Fort Worth, Texas: The City's Magazine
Cook Children's Cares - Preemies and Promises

North Texas Boy Undergoes Revolutionary Brain Surgery | NBC 5
Sam Gladen was awake during deep brain stimulation (DBS) aimed at treating dystonia.

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