Archive | March, 2010

The specialist dilemma

>Kilynn Sommer, a marketing and communications coordinator in the Public Relations department at Children’s and a mother of a 2-year-old son, explains the importance of pediatric specialists: As I waited for another much-dreaded doctor’s appointment, I couldn’t help but notice the number of young patients who were sitting alongside me to see my doctor, an […]

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From Hong Kong to Dallas

>I ran across a blog about a Children’s patient and was instantly inspired. As I finished each entry about the Clark family, I found myself wanting to read more. Sarah Grace Clark’s journey with leukemia began in Hong Kong and continues at Children’s. Join me in reading the Clark family’s story as they prepare for […]

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Girl suffering from a mood disorder

Depression in children

You may have heard recent news about child suicide, including a 9-year-old in the Dallas area. Most suicide attempts in children and adolescents occur in the midst of depression or other mood disorder, and even younger children can experience depression. And now you may be wondering how common is depression in children and adolescents; what […]

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