Children’s Health Funnyatrics Clown Program turns 10

Beloved troupe adds two new smile-bringers, making 10 clowns for 10th anniversary DALLAS –  Children’s HealthSM is celebrating 10 years of its Funnyatrics Clown Program, established in 2005 to bring therapeutic fun and amusement to patients at Children’s Medical Center Dallas to promote the healing process. The program’s 10 staff clowns are specially trained to [...]

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Children’s Health Signs Binding Term Sheet to Acquire Our Children’s House at Baylor

Programs and staff will transition to Children’s Health; care-giving will continue uninterrupted DALLAS  – Children’s HealthSM, the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, today announced it has signed a binding term sheet to acquire Our Children’s House (OCH) at Baylor, which provides highly specialized rehabilitative and transitional care for children with special needs.  [...]

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Children’s Health researchers publish new findings in post-tonsillectomy care

Study finds increase in pain-related revisits despite adherence to stricter guidelines DALLAS –  Two Children’s HealthSM researchers are among the co-authors of a new national study on the impact of national guideline implementation of post-tonsillectomy care across 43 children’s hospitals, published in the July issue of Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of [...]

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10 Fourth of July Fireworks Safety Tips

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original posting in July 2014. Fourth of July is Friday, and whether you plan to enjoy fireworks, hit the lake or have a backyard pool party, safety should be top-of-mind. The experts from The Safety Source-Injury Prevention Service at Children’s Medical Center say the best way to avoid injury [...]

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Is sunscreen dangerous? Here are the facts.

Some media reports have circulated that sunscreen causes skin cancer. However, the FDA and the American Academy of Dermatology consider sunscreen products safe and effective in helping prevent skin cancer — which is increasing. One in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. What [...]

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5 Tips to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Editor’s Note: This is an update of an article originally published in May, 2014. Summer temperatures are on the rise, and with those come the risk of heat stroke resulting in brain damage and death from children being left in hot cars. Did you know that Texas leads the nation in hot car deaths? Every year [...]

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Red Balloon Network Interns

2015-2016 Red Balloon Network Internships

Learn a Ton. Earn Credit. Have Fun. Interns participate in developing and implementing programming; and serve as the on-air host of  game shows, puppet shows and radio talks shows. While using professional audio and video  broadcast equipment, interns also gain an understanding of a health care organization and the unique needs of patients and families. [...]

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