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Team Shayna’s Red Balloon Run & Ride Donations Benefit The Heart Center

In 2007, 15-month-old Shayna Strauss was diagnosed with congenital heart defects. Her mother Dawn spent 11 agonizing days hoping the cardiac specialists at Children’s Medical Center would be able to save Shayna’s fragile life. Since 2010, Shayna’s family has raised money for Children’s as part of the annual Red Balloon Run & Ride, co-presented by […]

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Craig Foster and family at the Children's Parade

Engage the Season With Children’s Holiday Parade

In the coming weeks, we’re all going to hear that the holiday season is a time for gratefulness, goodwill, peace, perspective, hope and even magic. But what I’ve found in yuletides past is that the season only becomes those things if you’re intentional. Otherwise, you’ll find all the magic lost while waiting in line at […]

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Texas Rangers Pitcher Derek Holland Makes A Difference

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland played with Children’s patients and presented a $10,000 check to Children’s representatives. The patient interaction and gift presentation were part of the festivities surrounding Holland being named the 2013 winner of the Jim Sundberg Community Achievement Award, which is presented annually […]

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Spooktacular Fun for Diabetic Kids

Children’s Endocrinology program brewed up some Halloween fun at the Children’s Diabetes Spooktacular Extravaganza for diabetes patients and their siblings. Halloween thrills included face painting, crafts, prizes, games and more. More on a Safe & Healthy Halloween 4 Ways to Enjoy a Low-Sugar or Sugar-Free Halloween Healthy Halloween Alternatives

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Pediatricians Recognized by Their Peers in 22 Specialties

D Magazine and D Moms recently announced their distinguished list of the “Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas 2013,” and we are proud to have many of these pediatric specialists right here at Children’s Medical Center. What makes this list special is that votes were gathered from doctors throughout the city answering this simple question: Which […]

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Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders has been renamed the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in honor of the Pauline Allen Gill Foundation. The Foundation donated $10 million designated to support the cancer and blood disorders center at Children’s. This generous gift has helped fund the construction and renovation of the sixth […]

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Nominate a Nurse Who’s Touched Your Life

If you’ve experienced exceptional care from a Children’s nurse, please help us say thank you and nominate a nurse for D Magazine’s 2014 “Excellence in Nursing” award. Nominations are open through 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6. A century ago, a group of nurses led by May Forster Smith organized the Dallas Baby Camp, an open-air clinic on the […]

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Children's at Legacy 5 year event

Children’s at Legacy Celebrates with Anniversary Carnival

The Children’s at Legacy Five-Year Anniversary Carnival was an all-around family event held at the Legacy campus for employees, volunteers and their families. Kristie Obiri-Gyan, who works in Respiratory Care and has worked at Children’s for 12 years, appreciated being able to invite her family to celebrate a workplace milestone. “Children’s always makes me feel like […]

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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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Children’s Corner Gift Shop Offers 15% Discount

Are you searching for the perfect gift? Look no further. The Children’s Corner Gift Shop launched a new discount program for employees, patient families and visitors – the gift shop key fob. Those who donate $2 to the Women’s Auxiliary of Dallas will be given a discount card to receive 15% off Children’s logo items, gifts, […]

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