What Is Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

Sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart abruptly stops functioning. When the heart is no longer pumping blood to the brain and other vital organs, death can occur within minutes. “While not common, sudden cardiac arrest is more devastating in young people,” says William Scott, M.D., Co-Director of The Heart Center at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center. [...]

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Welcome to Children’s HealthSM

A healthy change is in the air, and we’re happy to share the details about our establishment of a health care system structure named Children’s Health System of Texas (Children’s HealthSM). Over the years, our standalone pediatric hospital in the Dallas medical district has grown into a clinically integrated pediatric health system that includes two [...]

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Children’s Health System of Texas Launched Today in North Texas

DALLAS – Sept. 22, 2014 – Children’s Health System of Texas (Children’s HealthSM) today introduced its new brand identity and system structure, reflecting the organization’s evolution from a standalone pediatric medical center to a clinically integrated pediatric health system. Formerly known by the name of its flagship hospital, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, today Children’s Health [...]

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Children’s Medical Center provides unparalleled treatment for eating disorder patients in North Texas

DALLAS – (Sept. 3, 2014) – At first glance, the large canvas displaying hundreds of dots in a rainbow of colors is just one of many beautiful pieces displayed in the room at The Center for Pediatric Eating Disorders at Children’s Medical Center at Legacy. After spending time in the serene and colorful room, you [...]

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Is Your Child Safe From the Rapidly Spreading Respiratory Virus?

With school back in session, the potentially dangerous respiratory virus currently affecting children in 10 different states could continue spreading at an alarming rate. In the past couple of weeks, more than 1,000 children have been treated for the respiratory virus called Enterovirus 68, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “If this [...]

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