Christopher J. Durovich, president and chief executive officer of Children’s Medical Center (www.childrens.com), expands his service to pediatric health care this month when he becomes the chair of the Children’s Hospital Association board of trustees. Durovich, formerly the board’s vice chair, will lead the 13-member board representing the nation’s children’s hospitals as it oversees efforts […]
Archive | January, 2013
One of the benefits of being a 100-year-old pediatric hospital is seeing entire lifetimes result from the care and expertise of your medical team. A great example of a lifetime saved at Children’s is Chris Lederer. When he was only one month old, Chris became a patient at Children’s. He was born with a bicuspid […]
The recent resurgence of whooping cough in the United States has put the spotlight on several myths that have prompted a small but growing number of parents to opt against or delay childhood vaccinations. Some of these parents and other adults buying into these myths are not getting the booster shots they need, either (childhood […]
If you haven’t noticed a national push to lower childhood obesity rates, then you’re not paying attention. Major cities and school districts are trying new approaches in their lunchrooms, and programs like First Lady Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity campaign, Let’s Move, are encouraging parents to get their kids fit. Some areas of the country already are […]
WFAA Ch. 8 shares footage of Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki lifting spirits during his recent visit with patients at Children’s Medical Center Dallas.
Parents, now that the holiday break is over for your little ones, it’s time to start thinking about school lunches again. Making, packing and taking lunches from home ensures your kids get a healthy, well-balanced meal at school. After all, school cafeterias consistently offer kids favorites of pizza, chicken nuggets and hot dogs as part […]
Lacrosse, basketball, music lessons, Girl Scouts, cheerleading practice, volleyball…and that’s just the kids’ Wednesday schedule! Are you over scheduling your kids and becoming a stressed-out family? Extracurricular activities can be a positive force in children’s lives, but many experts caution that over scheduling can put some youngsters at risk. Balance is the key. Following are […]