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Children’s Medical Center Plano earns 2015 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

Children’s Health Plano campus again honored with national distinction for patient care. DALLAS – For the second straight year, The Leapfrog Group has named Children’s Medical Center Plano to its annual list of Top Hospitals, a coveted and respected recognition showcasing commitment to providing the safest, highest quality of health care for consumers and purchasers […]

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Children’s Health presents 14th edition of Beyond ABC, a comprehensive report on children’s quality of life

For the first time, report covers six North Texas counties – Dallas, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Fannin and Grayson DALLAS  – For the first time in a single report, Children’s HealthSM,  in partnership with the Institute for Urban Policy Research at the University of Texas at Dallas, has gathered data for six counties in North Texas […]

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An All-Star On and Off the Field

    Earlier this season, Cameron Landberg submitted an essay to the Texas Rangers and won a chance to throw out the first pitch at a game. In his essay, we learn that Cameron is not only a huge Ranger fan, but also a brave and selfless young man with a bright future ahead of him. […]

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Children’s Health Funnyatrics Clown Program turns 10

Beloved troupe adds two new smile-bringers, making 10 clowns for 10th anniversary DALLAS –  Children’s HealthSM is celebrating 10 years of its Funnyatrics Clown Program, established in 2005 to bring therapeutic fun and amusement to patients at Children’s Medical Center Dallas to promote the healing process. The program’s 10 staff clowns are specially trained to […]

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Children’s Health Signs Binding Term Sheet to Acquire Our Children’s House at Baylor

Programs and staff will transition to Children’s Health; care-giving will continue uninterrupted DALLAS  – Children’s HealthSM, the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, today announced it has signed a binding term sheet to acquire Our Children’s House (OCH) at Baylor, which provides highly specialized rehabilitative and transitional care for children with special needs.  […]

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10 Fourth of July Fireworks Safety Tips

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original posting in July 2014. Fourth of July is Friday, and whether you plan to enjoy fireworks, hit the lake or have a backyard pool party, safety should be top-of-mind. The experts from The Safety Source-Injury Prevention Service at Children’s Medical Center say the best way to avoid injury […]

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Is sunscreen dangerous? Here are the facts.

Some media reports have circulated that sunscreen causes skin cancer. However, the FDA and the American Academy of Dermatology consider sunscreen products safe and effective in helping prevent skin cancer — which is increasing. One in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. What […]

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