Children's Archived Press Releases

December

Children's Emergency Department Seeing High Number of Patients with Seasonal Illnesses

December 21, 2012

Guidelines will help parents choose wheather to see their doctor or go to the hospital

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Hospital Needs Holiday Gifts for Young Patients

December 18, 2012

Donations down from past year; infant/toddler and teen gifts most needed

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It's Critically Important to Talk to your Child About Today's Tragic School Shootings, Children's Psychologist Says

December 14, 2012

Neuropsychologist explains how to handle horrifying news story

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Influenza Cases on the Rise at Children's Medical Center

December 12, 2012

Families encouraged to get vaccinated soon to lessen chances of illness this flu season

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Remember Safety Tips During Holidays, Children's Medical Center Reminds Families

December 11, 2012

Careful choices can keep kids out of the doctor's office or emergency department

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Michael Frick to Oversee Critical Fundraising Efforts as President of the Children's Medical Center Foundation

December 07, 2012

New leader brings 38 years of experience in philanthropy to nationally ranked hospital

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November

North Texas Population Growth Outpaces Dallas

November 12, 2012

Children’s Medical Center finds five area counties straining to meet needs of children

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October

Children's Medical Center Provides Safety Tips During Halloween Season

October 30, 2012

Helpful info intends to keep children injury-free while trick-or-treating

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Celebrate the Season at the 25th Annual Children’s Medical Center Holiday Parade

October 24, 2012

Annual holiday tradition takes a new route, kicking off at City Hall this year

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Ryan Seacrest Foundation Launches New Broadcast Studio at Children's Medical Center

October 22, 2012

Ribbon-cutting for multimedia center opening will feature appearances by Ryan Seacrest, Selena Gomez and Shealeigh

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Parents’ Anger, Involvement with their Children Associated with Bullying

October 18, 2012

Study: Meeting children’s friends, providing academic encouragement lessens chances of aggression

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Halloween Costumes Sought for Hospitalized Children

October 04, 2012

Children’s accepting donations of new holiday wear for patients

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International Walk to School Day Focuses on Safety

October 03, 2012

Children’s and the Safe Kids Greater Dallas Coalition will join local school children Thursday to raise awareness about pedestrian safety for International Walk to School Day

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September

Children's Urges Extra Care at Fairs to Protect Against New Strain of Swine Flu

September 25, 2012

With the popular State Fair of Texas opening Friday, Children’s Medical Center (www.childrens.com) physicians urge that extra precautions should be taken to prevent the spread of a new strain of swine flu.

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Surgeries to be Broadcast Live on Internet

September 19, 2012

Saturday’s webinar is a training opportunity for doctors worldwide

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August

New Vice President to Help Lead Children's Health-Care Reform Efforts

August 29, 2012

An experienced pediatrician will lead Children’s Medical Center’s efforts to ensure all children have access to quality healthcare under the changing medical provider system.

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July

North Texas Family Travels to Washington, D.C., to Protect Health Care for Children

July 23, 2012

The Townes family knows the value of having access to quality pediatric care. On November 1, 2010, Carter was diagnosed with a rare case of Precursor B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, meaning he has two types of leukemic chromosomes.

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New Technology Identifies Bacterial Infections Faster

July 11, 2012

E. Coli, staph infections, salmonella and causes of bacterial pneumonia will be identified in about a day by the new mass spectrometer, which also can positively identify and pinpoint the causes of sepsis in just 30 minutes, significantly cutting the two- to three-day wait previously required for such diagnoses.

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Children's Medical Center Adds New Locations to it's Primary Care Clinic Network

July 09, 2012

MyChildren's offices give more patients critical access to a "medical home"

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June

Even Mild Temperatures Can Kill Children Left in Cars

June 20, 2012

Increase in the number of children dying from heatstroke when they are left unattended in vehicles

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Children's Expert Concerned by Possible Facebook Age Limit Change

June 13, 2012

Child psychology expert at Children’s is among those advising caution about Facebook possibly allowing kids under age 13 to have a page.

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May

15 Spots Available at Children's Second Annual Food Allergy Camp

May 30, 2012

Children's will hold its second annual Food Allergy Camp from August 6-10 at Camp Sweeney in Gainesville

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Children's Medical Center Begins Renovation Projects Totaling $130 Million

May 17, 2012

Improvements will add beds, improve services at nation’s 5th-largest pediatric hospital

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Children's Launches New Magazine and Blog

May 07, 2012

To showcase that expertise, the hospital will launch a new glossy magazine and blog.

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April

"The Real Easter Bunny" Tradition Celebrates 30th Visit to Brighten Patient's Day at Children's

April 05, 2012

Annual hospital visit has delivered 30,000 baskets to families

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March

Children's Medical Center Honored in Southlake

March 29, 2012

Specialty Care Center Achieves LEED® Certification Designation

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New Pediatric Research Institute Launched by Children's Medical Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center

March 05, 2012

Renowned stem cell researcher Dr. Sean Morrison chosen to lead $150 million venture

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Second Season of Children's Med Documentary Set to Debut

March 02, 2012

Beginning Saturday, the second season of “Children’s Med Dallas” – a seven-part TV documentary airing on WFAA Ch. 8 – will reveal more behind-the-scenes stories of life at the nation’s 5th-largest pediatric hospital

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