As a senior, this is our biggest game because it’s our next game. It’s also a big game because it’s the first district game. Rockwall is still a small enough town for us to know and maintain relationships with a lot of our peers that attend Rockwall-Heath. This is an exciting night because it brings […]
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Sept. 27, 2012 – Janet St. James, WFAA Medical Reporter, shares details on a new strain of swine flu that has already infected hundreds of people. Because much of the illness has come from pigs, the Texas State Fair is requiring a health inspection for all pigs before they go on display. Children’s infectious disease […]
Since September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve been talking a lot about the Beads of Courage Program and how it tells the story of a patient’s fight against cancer. We wrote about 5-year-old Emily Venable’s strand of beads in an earlier post, Program Provides Enchanting Experience. Each one of her 500 beads honors another milestone: chemotherapy, doctor […]
Sept 19, 2012 – Fox 4 News discusses sports concussions with Shane Miller, M.D., Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist at Children’s Medical Center. Surprisingly a fair number of concussions are received by girls playing soccer. A new Texas law requires kids to get a doctor’s approval to return to play following a concussion.
My name is Monica Addison. I have been a part of the mighty Tiger family for the past four years. I have two sons that are parts of the varsity and junior varsity squads at Lancaster High School. Once again the time has come for Friday Night Lights as the Lancaster High School Tigers take […]
My name is Justin Owens, and I am apart of the alumni association of Justin F. Kimball High School, as well as the uncle of #3 Wide Receiver Xzavier Alexander. Friday is a big game for us, because it will be our first big test against a state ranked team. Kimball and Lancaster have never […]
August 20, 2012 – KERA 90.1 FM Morning Edition’s Sam Baker talks with Children’s food allergy expert Dr. Drew Bird about how public and charter schools handle food allergies and the importance of state guidelines. (5:55) Related Post/s Texas Food Allergy Guidelines Passed with Help of Dr. Bird
Aug. 6, 2012 — CW33 News reporter Barry Carpenter shares the story of baby Kensley and the mass spectrometer at Children’s Dallas. The spectrometer can diagnose a bacterial infection in about 30 seconds compared to the 3 days other methods typically take. Children’s is one of only three pediatric hospitals in the country with the high […]
June 21, 2012 – Andres Gutierrez of NBC 5 reports on how quickly a parked car can heat up in the summer and how dangerous it is to leave children in the car. With outside temperature at 84 degrees, we started measuring the inside temperature of the car at 94 degrees. The inside temperature reached […]
June 18, 2012 – Clarice Tinsley of Fox 4 reports on “Hometown Hero: The Lavender Ladies” as they raise money for spine cancer research in memory of an elementary school classmate. The group of girls call themselves The Lavender Ladies because lavender is the color that represents all cancer.