How Do I Talk to My Teen About Sexual Violence?

It’s difficult to watch or read the news without coming across stories covering bullying and the increased efforts that schools are taking to prevent such behavior from occurring on school grounds. But what about sexual violence in schools? After all, research has shown that verbal bullying and teasing in middle schools predicts later perpetration of […]

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6 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Car Seat

The best car seat for your child is the one that fits your car, fits your child and that you can use properly every time on every ride. Before buying a new car seat for your child, The Safety Source-Injury Prevention Service at Children’s Medical Center recommends you know the answers to these six questions. What to […]

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Children’s Cancer Fund 26th Annual Luncheon Pictures

The Children’s Cancer Fund (CCF) 26th Annual Luncheon on April 4 brought together patients from Children’s Medical Center, celebrities and sponsors for an unforgettable and heartwarming experience. The Luncheon raises funds for pediatric oncology research at Children’s and UT Southwestern, child life assistance and underwriting fellowships at the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and […]

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SMART goals and healthy children

Nearly one in three children and teenagers in the U.S. is overweight or obese, which unfortunately can lead to serious, long-term consequences that affect them for the rest of their lives. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. As parents and guardians, you have a unique opportunity to help your children create and maintain […]

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What Happens When a Teddy Bear Has Surgery?

At Children’s Medical Center, when a teddy bear has surgery, patients like 5-year-old Nicole Martinez get to learn about their own medical journey in a way they can understand. Plus, it’s a lot of fun, a part of childhood in short supply for many patients in the hospital. Pamela the Bear Visits Children’s Patients at […]

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Team Shayna’s Red Balloon Run & Ride Donations Benefit The Heart Center

In 2007, 15-month-old Shayna Strauss was diagnosed with congenital heart defects. Her mother Dawn spent 11 agonizing days hoping the cardiac specialists at Children’s Medical Center would be able to save Shayna’s fragile life. Since 2010, Shayna’s family has raised money for Children’s as part of the annual Red Balloon Run & Ride, co-presented by […]

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Spare the Rod, But Don’t Yell Instead

In recent months, several articles about disciplining children have come out in the media speculating on whether yelling has taken the place of spanking as a common form of discipline for children. Many parents believe that spanking is not an appropriate method of discipline, so instead, they often yell out of frustration because they don’t […]

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Children’s Medical Center named first hospital to receive Texas Covered Entity Privacy and Security Certification

DALLAS (April 22, 2014) – At the HITRUST 2014 conference today in Grapevine, Texas, Children’s Medical Center Dallas announced it is the first and currently the only hospital in Texas to receive the Texas Covered Entity Privacy and Security Certification by the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) and the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). By […]

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Journal report reveals benefits of implementing clinical practice guidelines at Children’s Medical Center

DALLAS (March 28, 2014) – Bronchiolitis, the number-one cause of infant hospitalizations nationally, was the focus of a multidisciplinary effort by physicians and clinicians at Children’s Medical Center Dallas to establish and implement clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) aimed at streamlining care and reducing unnecessary tests and therapies. Results of the successful initiative, including two seasons […]

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