Archive | June, 2012

Mother with baby in car seat

4 vital tips to keep your kids safe in the car

  There’s more to car-seat safety than the seat’s fit. Here, four other vital pointers to help keep your child safe on the road. TIP 1: Read your manual - Two years ago, a car-seat inspector would not have said it was OK to leave a car-seat carrier handle up while a child was strapped inside. […]

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Thanks a million to the Baldridges

“What could the Children’s Research Institute do with $1 million?” That was the question that Emy Lou and Jerry Baldridge asked Dr. Sean Morrison, director of the Children’s Research Institute, a new joint venture between Children’s Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center. “We will take innovative approaches to make transformative discoveries – discoveries that […]

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Urology program takes top honors

When a 12-year-old ranks among the nation’s elite for the fourth year in a row, it’s time to celebrate. So, let the celebration begin. For the fourth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report honored the Center for Pediatric Urology at Children’s Medical Center Dallas as one of its top programs in the […]

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Sun Safety

Sun Safety Tips for Kids

It’s summer, which means outdoor activities are in full swing. With temperatures increasing fast and skin cancer on the rise in young adults, it’s important to protect your kids from the blazing Texas sun. These sun safety tips will help you do just that. The National Cancer Institute released statistics saying melanoma is the most […]

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Hot cars pose deadly risk to children

Last May, Kristie Reeves-Cavaliero performed CPR on her baby girl who suffered from heat stroke after accidentally being left in her husband’s truck. Never in a million years would this mom have imagined that after dressing Sophia Rayne or “Ray Ray” in a flowered dress for tropical day at daycare and kissing her goodbye from […]

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Crib Safety

Keeping Baby Safe in His Crib

Right now, all across this great state, expectant moms and dads are scanning through hundreds of crib bedding options. Perhaps you have already done this yourself, painstakingly agonized over the perfect baby blue or pale pink. “What will my baby like the most,” you think as you flip through magazines and click through a million […]

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Football accident lands student in ED – CBS 11

June 5, 2012  –  CBS Ch. 11 covers the story of Ethan Fox who was injured during an impromptu game of football during school recess and was admitted to the Children’s Medical Center Dallas emergency department with a skull fracture and arterial bleeding. Thanks to Ethan’s teacher, paramedics and Children’s pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Bradley Weprin, […]

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