Archive | August, 2013

Nominate a Nurse Who’s Touched Your Life

If you’ve experienced exceptional care from a Children’s nurse, please help us say thank you and nominate a nurse for D Magazine’s 2014 “Excellence in Nursing” award. Nominations are open through 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6. A century ago, a group of nurses led by May Forster Smith organized the Dallas Baby Camp, an open-air clinic on the […]

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Children's at Legacy 5 year event

Children’s at Legacy Celebrates with Anniversary Carnival

The Children’s at Legacy Five-Year Anniversary Carnival was an all-around family event held at the Legacy campus for employees, volunteers and their families. Kristie Obiri-Gyan, who works in Respiratory Care and has worked at Children’s for 12 years, appreciated being able to invite her family to celebrate a workplace milestone. “Children’s always makes me feel like […]

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Art bands created by student volunteers for patients in admitting.

Student Volunteers at Children’s Create Art Bands

  To add a personal touch that helps distract patients from the fear of coming to a hospital, student volunteers at Children’s became fashion designers by turning ordinary patient arm bands into high-fashion art bands! “I look forward to coloring the art bands. It’s fun,” says Aradhana Sahoo, student volunteer. By brightening up one of […]

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Children’s Medical Center at Legacy Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

PLANO — Children’s Medical Center at Legacy on Thursday (Aug. 22) celebrated five years of providing first-class pediatric care to the residents north of Dallas and beyond with a carnival for its nearly 600 staff members  and their families. “Five years ago, we opened our Children’s  Legacy campus to expand our mission – to make […]

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Mother and Son

6 things kids with food allergies need at school

For parents of kids with food allergies, back-to-school prep means more than clothes shopping and buying school supplies. Or it should. Here’s a checklist designed to help kids with allergies stay safe this school year – it even includes guidelines for schools co-written by an expert from the Food Allergy Center at  Children’s Medical Center. Related stories: […]

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Food Allergy Camp 2013

Memories From Food Allergy Camp

Celebrating the last weeks before school starts, kids with food allergies enjoyed five fun-filled days at Food Allergy Camp at Camp Sweeney. For parents, Food Allergy Camp is a worry-free way to let their kids enjoy the summer-camp experience. They can relax knowing their child’s unique dietary requirements will be met, and they are safe […]

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