Has your child recently been diagnosed with a structural defect of the cerebellum known as a Chiari malformation? This scary-sounding, but relatively common condition is often discovered accidentally when children are screened for a different issue. Most children have no symptoms, and those who do may report nonspecific ones like headache and neck pain associated […]
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Editor’s Note: This post was authored by Cassie Collins, the Parade Director at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center. I love a parade – which is good, since I spend all year planning the Dallas Children’s Health Holiday Parade. The Holiday Parade is all about tradition, and it truly is the start of the holiday season for North […]
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Halloween is almost here, and your little trick-or-treaters are probably getting really excited. But before the big night arrives, Carolyn Ashworth, M.D., the Healthy Lifestyle Program Adviser at Children’s HealthSM, would like to share some tips to help you keep Halloween fun but make it a little healthier. Healthy Halloween Treats Candy that is high […]
Not every patient at Children’s Medical Center is able to go on vacation with their families during the summer. But they can travel in their imagination and explore different worlds – even magical ones – through the Passport to Reading Program, a summer reading challenge started this year at Children’s. A Passport to Summer Reading […]
Flu season can be a complicated time of year, especially when one family member gets the flu and shares it with the rest of the family. To help your family stay healthy, the infectious disease experts from Children’s Medical Center have listed the top six ways to avoid the flu. Download a PDF of […]
Our patients love visiting the Seacrest Studios’ Red Balloon Network when they are well enough, calling in when they can’t leave their rooms, and catching the Monday through Friday programming created just for them! Sit back, click a video and watch what happens inside the Red Balloon Network each month. January 2014 Highlights – Red […]
This year’s flu season is slowing down, but what should you do if one of your kids does get sick? Since there are so many myths about how to treat the cold or flu, we decided to ask one of our experts for the truth. Read what Jeffrey Kahn, M.D., Ph.D., Division Director of Infectious Diseases […]
My Child has the flu, what should I do? If you’ve ever asked this question, then the following parents’ guide to the flu should prove helpful. Downloadable pdf of this infographic. Crucial care for infants 2 months and younger Special care should be taken for babies 2 months and younger. Halim Hennes, M.D., director of […]
Congratulations Aledo-Bearcat-Running-Back Jess Anders, you are the Children’s Medical Center Player of the Week for week 14! Jess’ play included 13 carries for 113 yards and 3 touchdowns, in a 69-14 win over Wichita Falls.