Archive | August, 2013

Warning Signs of Suicide

Did you know that most suicide attempts in children and adolescents occur in the midst of depression or other mood disorders? Even younger children can experience depression. But how common is depression in children and adolescents? What depression warning signs should you look for as a parent? What can you do if your child is showing […]

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It’s back to school time at Children’s

Clutching shopping lists and forgetting their trailing I.V. poles for at least a few minutes, patients did some back to school time shopping at Children’s Medical Center on Aug. 14. School Services hosted its fifth Back to School Fair in the Butterfly Atrium at the hospital setting up the event like a warehouse store with […]

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Breastfeeding Facts and Myths

To breastfeed or not to breastfeed? That is the question many new moms face. Even when mothers decide to breastfeed and are able to get off to a good start, in the week or months after delivery there is a sharp decline in breastfeeding rates and practices; particularly exclusive breastfeeding. A community support system for […]

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Bullying in School: Coping Strategies

Another school year is right around the corner. While your kids may be excited about showing off their new clothes, making new friends and finishing homework (well, maybe not that last one), bullying in school is one thing they’re certainly not looking forward to. To help you prepare if bullying in school becomes a concern […]

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Johnny Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls Visits Children’s

  The Goo Goo Dolls frontman Johnny Rzeznik visited Seacrest Studios at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and entertained the audience with some tunes. His band is responsible for dozens of smash hit singles; including Iris, Black Balloon and Slide. The Goo Goo Dolls are currently on tour with Matchbox Twenty and are promoting their tenth album, Magnetic. Rzeznik […]

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Psychologist Helps Kids with GI Illnesses

Children’s Medical Center’s Gastroenterology (GI) program is again ranked as one of the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. Gabby Reed, Ph.D., psychologist on the GI team, helps kids with gastrointestinal illnesses cope with pain, stress and anxiety. Dr. Reed says her job is helping children be as happy as they can be. And for […]

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