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The Chiari Challenge – Managing an Increasingly Common Condition

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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Why I Love the Dallas Children’s Health Holiday Parade

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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Have a Healthy Halloween

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 […]

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