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10/8/2013
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.

10/8/2013
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

9/28/2013
For Cook Children's nurse, mercy triumphs over the good life | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Stephanie Duncan volunteers as a nurse overseas

9/27/2013
Cook Children's patient undergoes treatment for brain tumor | Grove Sun
Angelica underwent a new form of brain surgery in September

9/4/2013
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

7/22/2013
Calling the shots | Fort Worth, Texas Magazine
Local parents and experts voice their opinions about pediatric vaccinations

7/20/2013
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

7/19/2013
Cancer survivor's dream helps bring tumor-detecting technology to Cook Children's | ABC 8
Cook Children's performs 500th iMRI surgery

7/16/2013
Hyundai adds $75,000 to its Cook Children's contributions | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Hyundai's non-profit focuses on curing childhood cancer

7/8/2013
Southlake girls donate earnings to Cook Children's | ABC 8
The two girls earned the money by working as "mother's helpers"

6/24/2013
Hot car temperature demonstration at Cook Children's | CBS 11
The temperature inside a car rises the most in the first 15 minutes

6/13/2013
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

6/8/2013
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

6/6/2013
New Urgent Care Center Offers Hope Of Shorter ER Times | CBS 11
The new facility is basically designated for non-emergency patients

5/13/2013
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

5/11/2013
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

5/9/2013
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

5/1/2013
Normal infant crying | Fort Worth Child Magazine
How much crying is normal for a baby?

4/8/2013
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

4/2/2013
Families Linked by Organ Donation Meet for First Time | NBC 5
Families encourage others to register to donate organs during National Donate Life Month

3/27/2013
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

3/8/2013
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

3/5/2013
Pediatric pain relief... without the pills | ABC 8
A 3-D technology called the V-pod reduces anxiety in children by creating a distraction

2/22/2013
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.

2/11/2013
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

2/7/2013
Praying for the Nevils | Parenting
12-year-old Lauren continues to fight after being in a tragic car accident before Thanksgiving

2/1/2013
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

1/16/2013
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

1/11/2013
Mother Shares Her Son's Fight Against the Flu | CNN
Dr. Donald Murphey discusses the red flags of the flu to look for

1/2/2013
Flu, Stomach Virus Going Around North Texas | CBS 11
Cook Children’s clinics have been packed with patients

12/22/2012
Texas Rangers Visit Patients at Cook Children's | Fort Worth Business Press
Rangers grab more of the spotlight west of Arlington

12/21/2012
Flu Outbreak Hits Cook Children's Emergency Department | ABC 8
Flu outbreak hits North Texas one month early at 'worst time'

12/17/2012
Dallas Cowboys Visit Patients at Cook Children's | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Kids and Cowboys share a few special moments

12/9/2012
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.

12/1/2012
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

12/1/2012
Overscheduling Our Kids | Fort Worth Child Magazine
Our kids are hyper-busy – so why don't we stop it?

11/30/2012
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

11/29/2012
Cook Children's Program Helps Kids Through Difficult Situations | CBS 11
The child life program is now helping children in Romania

11/28/2012
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

11/15/2012
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

11/13/2012
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'

10/22/2012
Leading Pediatrics Group Pushes for Cheerleading Safety Rules | ABC 8
Pediatricians worried about rising number and severity of injuries from cheerleading activities

10/19/2012
Major Heart Surgery with Minor Incision Makes Safer Operations for Children | ABC 8
This operation replaces faulty heart valves without open heart surgery

10/10/2012
Are Kids Eating Too Much Salt? | FOX 4
Nutritionist Kathleen Davis discusses children's sodium intake

10/1/2012
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

9/24/2012
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

9/10/2012
Building Imploded to Make Room For Expansion | CBS News
Land will be used for Cook Children's building.

9/10/2012
Building Implosion Makes Room for Office Building and Parking Garage | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The new office building will house Cook Children's employees.

9/7/2012
Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise in Texas | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Dr. Donald Murphey discusses how to fight back against Pertussis.

9/1/2012
How to Start Your Child Running | Fort Worth Child
Cook Children's specialists give their advice on how to get children up and running.

8/27/2012
Patient from Haiti Receives Heart Surgery at Cook Children's | Fort Worth Business Press
Judeline is the first HeartGift patient for Cook Children's.

8/22/2012
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.

8/22/2012
What is HPV? | ABC 8
Dr. Jason Terk explains the HPV virus and vaccine.

8/18/2012
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.

8/17/2012
West Nile Ground Spraying Begins In Fort Worth | CBS 11
Dr. Donald Murphey discusses trends seen in young patients.

8/8/2012
Cook Children's Capital Campaign | Good Morning Texas
Ways to donate to Cook Children's expansion project

8/2/2012
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

7/27/2012
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

7/25/2012
Human Trafficking Battle Moves to the ER | ABC 8
Dr. Sophia Grant says human trafficking is a serious problem — and that it is growing

7/24/2012
Keller Couple Welcomes Quadruplets | NBC 5
First to be cared for at Cook Children's all private NICU

6/27/2012
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

6/20/2012
Music Has The Power To Heal Young Patients | CBS 11
A day in the life of a Cook Children's music therapist

6/20/2012
Don't Take a Vacation from Child Safety this Summer | Good Morning Texas
Important summer safety tips from Dr. Chad Hamner

6/18/2012
Teen Tackles Leukemia at Cook Children's | CBS 11
Trey, 18, has spent his entire senior year in the hospital

6/8/2012
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

6/1/2012
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

5/25/2012
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

5/23/2012
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

5/21/2012
Brother Donates Bone Marrow to Rising Opera Singer | NBC 5
Two brothers were a matched set when one needed a bone marrow transplant

5/17/2012
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

5/15/2012
Cook Children's Unveils new Child Life Zone | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Fort Worth Hospital Gives Children a Place for Fun Amid the Sickness

5/15/2012
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

5/15/2012
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

5/15/2012
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

5/7/2012
Children's Head Trauma Injuries on the Rise | FOX 4
Family tells their experience with shaking baby syndrome

5/4/2012
Stoney LaRue Charity Poker and Golf Classic to Benefit Cook Children's | ESPN
Proceeds benefit the Cook Children's Recording Studio Project

5/1/2012
Mother Talks About Losing Daughter to Hypothermia | ABC 8
Texas leads the nation in the number of children who die in hot cars

5/1/2012
Bonding with Baby at Cook Children's NICU | Dallas Child Magazine
One family shares their story about time spent at Cook Children's

4/30/2012
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

4/26/2012
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

4/13/2012
ACL Injuries Up 400 Percent in Young Athletes | NBC 5
Doctors Recommend Young Athletes Not Train Like Professionals

4/4/2012
How To Give Relief To Your Kids With Allergies | Good Morning Texas
Dr. Sandra Peak Gives Advice on Helping Your Kids

4/3/2012
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

4/2/2012
Focus on Cook Children's AYA Cancer Program | 360 West Magazine
Dr. Albritton Makes Sure Young Adults Get the Care and Attention They Deserve

3/29/2012
Patients Move Into New Rooms at Cook Children's Medical Center | NBC 5
Larger rooms part of $250 million expansion

3/27/2012
Keep Your Kids Safe from Traffic Dangers | ABC 8
More children are outside playing near busy residential streets

3/26/2012
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

3/20/2012
Fort Worth Issues Warning After 3 Children Fall From Windows | ABC 8
Warmer weather presents serious dangers for kids

3/13/2012
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

3/12/2012
Cook Children's Completes $250 Million Expansion | Fort Worth Business Press
The new subspecialty building will be opening it's doors March 26

3/12/2012
Number Of Children Hit By Cars On The Rise | CBS 11
North Texas emergency responders are urging parents and motorists to take precautions

3/7/2012
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

3/2/2012
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

3/1/2012
Cook Children's Tracking System Benefits Patients of All Sizes | NBC 5
Belton teen, Casey Casilhas, progressing after surgery thanks to easier rehab

3/1/2012
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

12/25/2011
Family Spreads Christmas Cheer at Cook Children's | NBC 5
Family cooks and serves breakfast for patients, families and nurses on Christmas morning

12/15/2011
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

12/5/2011
Cowboys Take Time to Visit With Cook Children's Patients | ABC 8
Dallas Cowboys come to spread holiday cheer

12/5/2011
Dallas Cowboys Brighten the Holidays for Cook Children's Patients | CBS 11
Dallas Cowboy players and cheerleaders bring gifts to the medical center

12/1/2011
Jewel Charity Ball Proceeds to Benefit Cook Children's | Fort Worth, Texas: The City's Magazine
January will hold the 58th Jewel Charity Ball

12/1/2011
Cook Children's Specialists Discuss the Spirit of Giving | Society Life Magazine
Talking to your children about the importance of sharing with others

11/11/2011
How to Save A Life With An AED | NBC 5
Cook Children's employee, Laura Friend, discusses how an AED can save a life

11/9/2011
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

11/4/2011
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

10/17/2011
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

10/5/2011
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.

9/21/2011
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

9/14/2011
Parents of a 5-year-old raise awareness of stroke risk in children | NBC 5
Strokes are moer common in children than people think

9/6/2011
Cook Children’s Opens Country’s Biggest NICU | CBS 11
Gastroschisis baby Sophie now has her own private room in the new NICU

9/6/2011
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

9/6/2011
Babies moved as Cook Children's opens NICU | ABC 8
Cook Children's now offers the largest all-private room NICU in Texas

9/2/2011
Fort Worth hospital gets all-private room NICU | ABC 8
Baby Emma and mother, Cindy, get a chance to experience the all new NICU

8/20/2011
Bone marrow transplant pioneers reunite after 25 years | ABC 8
Dr. Bowman is reunited with former bone marrow transplant patient 25 years later

8/9/2011
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

8/5/2011
Parents Pushing Hydration For Kids Playing Sports Outside In Heat | CBS 11
Doctors say children are more susceptible to heat exhaustion

7/21/2011
Epileptoligist discusses potenial causes of seizures in children | CBS 11
Sanger Family Believes Seizure Caused Boy’s Drowning

7/11/2011
Junior volunteer opportunities for teens at Cook Children's | ABC 8
Cook Children's offers a junior volunteer program for teens

7/5/2011
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

6/23/2011
Son's Death Prompts Action From Dad on Amoebas | Associated Press
Family helps provide awareness after son's death

3/24/2011
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

2/24/2011
Teddy Bear Transport Flying High With New Base | CBS 11
Cook Children's transport team moves in to new hangar

2/16/2011
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

2/16/2011
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

1/13/2011
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

1/11/2011
Nine of Cook Children's cancer patients were treated to a "spa day" | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Volunteers give cancer patients some special treatment

12/27/2010
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

12/1/2010
2010 People of the Year | Fort Worth, Texas: The City's Magazine
Alexa Sankary, Cook Children's first young philanthropist award honoree

12/1/2010
Checkup Magazine | Cook Children's Health Care System
Volume 2, Issue 4

10/26/2010
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.

10/18/2010
12 year old suffers from heart attack | CBS 11
Cook Children's helps kid have a normal life

9/21/2010
Underserved Tarrant County kids offered free dental care | ABC 8
Helping underserved kids an improving their overall health

8/23/2010
Delicate Surgery Improves Outlook for Infant Twins | ABC 8
Eric Hubli, MD, performs cranial vault surgery

6/26/2010
Rare Procedure Saves 4-Year-Old | ABC 8
7 year old boy near drowning

4/1/2010
Sheltered in Care | Fort Worth, Texas: The City's Magazine
Cook Children's Cares - Preemies and Promises

12/12/2008
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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