Archive | June, 2013

Centennial Exhibit at Children’s Medical Center

The key theme of our Centennial Exhibit is the realization of the vision articulated for Children’s by our founder, Nurse May Smith. Her vision was made possible only through the dedication of the Dallas community to provide health care for all children – regardless of ability to pay. Check out the photo gallery to view […]

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Camp a Safe Haven for Teens With Epilepsy

Summer camp is a rite of passage for many teens. Nothing to focus on but making new friends and learning skills is a welcome respite after a long school year. But for teens with epilepsy that experience daily seizures, this kind of getaway was not possible until Kamp Kaleidoscope came along. “Our goal at Kamp […]

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First-time Dad Spends Father’s Day with his ‘Miracle Baby’

Six-month-old Harlee Hirsch is her dad’s mini-me. “She has my eyes, but otherwise she looks just like her daddy,” says her mom, Andee Hirsch. Aaron Hirsch, Harlee’s dad, is thankful to spend his first Father’s Day with his miracle baby. The wide-eyed girl who can sit up all by herself and constantly smiles and coos nearly lost her life a week after birth. […]

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Children’s Medical Center Again Among Top Hospitals in U.S.

Children’s Medical Center (www.childrens.com) has been named one of the top pediatric hospitals in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals survey released today. Children’s, the fifth-largest pediatric hospital in the nation, was ranked one of the best in each of 10 critical clinical programs evaluated by U.S. News: cancer, cardiology […]

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365 Happy Father’s Days

Whether it’s skiing, swimming or zip-lining, Chris and Amanda Gilbreath enjoy the outdoors and physical activities year-round with their sons 7-year-old John and 16-year-old Codie. But this kind of family fun wasn’t always easy or even possible for John. Born with failing kidneys that had to be removed, John required nightly 10-hour sessions of peritoneal […]

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