Archive | February, 2013

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Love on the Rocks

Your teen daughter comes home and says she has a crush on the most popular boy in eighth grade. She texts him and anxiously wonders if he will text her back. She is already contemplating what to buy him for his birthday, too. Andy McGarrahan, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist at Children’s, says these crushes can […]

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Nicholas Sparks, Josh Duhamel, Julianne Hough visit Children's

Josh Duhamel, Julianne Hough and Nicholas Sparks surprise patients at Children’s

Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks and actors Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough visited Seacrest Studios at Children’s Medical Center Dallas on Jan. 29. The celebrities were in town promoting Safe Haven, an adaptation of the novel Sparks wrote starring Duhamel and Hough. The movie will debut in theaters on Valentine’s Day. The lively group visited with […]

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Fire Safety Tips

What is the leading cause of home fires? The answer is unattended cooking equipment. If you did not answer the question correctly, leave us a comment telling us what you thought the answer was. Download our fire safety tip sheet Below you will find our fire safety tip sheet. Click it, print it and go […]

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New Primary Care Office to Open in West Dallas

Cockrell Hill MyChildren’s location to provide medical care in underserved area DALLAS (Feb. 6) – On Thursday, Children’s Medical Center ( will formally open MyChildren’s Cockrell Hill, its newest primary care practice in the underserved neighborhood of West Dallas. Dallas school superintendent Mike Miles will attend the ceremony, along with community leaders and hospital officials. […]

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