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Children’s Cancer Fund 26th Annual Luncheon Pictures

The Children’s Cancer Fund (CCF) 26th Annual Luncheon on April 4 brought together patients from Children’s Medical Center, celebrities and sponsors for an unforgettable and heartwarming experience. The Luncheon raises funds for pediatric oncology research at Children’s and UT Southwestern, child life assistance and underwriting fellowships at the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and […]

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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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Spare the Rod, But Don’t Yell Instead

In recent months, several articles about disciplining children have come out in the media speculating on whether yelling has taken the place of spanking as a common form of discipline for children. Many parents believe that spanking is not an appropriate method of discipline, so instead, they often yell out of frustration because they don’t […]

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Does My Child Have GERD or EoE?

When your child complains of a burning sensation in his chest, chest pain, chest tightness or regurgitation, you may feel concerned. When your child adds that he is having trouble swallowing and feels like something is stuck in his throat, though, you’ll probably start to panic. But what is it? Chances are eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) […]

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6 Ways to Help Your Child Avoid Headache Triggers

Recurrent headaches and migraines (a moderate-to-severe headache), are common health complaints for children and adolescents. About 75 million children in the United States report experiencing headaches by the age of 15. The number of children with headaches increases with age. When children are young, boys often have more headaches than girls; however when they hit their […]

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