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Cook Children’s Hospital

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North Texas Hospital’s New $6.5 Million Jet Is A Mobile ICU

A new multi-million dollar jet is helping one North Texas hospital shuttle some very sick children. The plane dubbed the “Cook Teddy Jet” recently had its first patient — a baby barely a month old.

CBS 11–06/18/2014

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Parents Question If Girls Are Visiting Gynecologist Too Early

Most parents will tell you their children grow up too fast. More and more, gynecologists are seeing girls as young as 13-years-old. Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth recently began following the recommendation.

CBS 11–04/16/2014

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Young & Old Transform Construction Zone Into Art Masterpiece

A well-known Fort Worth hospital is thinking outside the box as it expands. Everything began with a sketch and now hundreds of young patients are involved.

CBS 11–01/16/2014

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Special Car Seat Helps Texas Baby Go Home From NICU

Audrey Carreno has been in a North Texas NICU since she was born, 53 days ago. She was born with her major organs outside her body. The family has had to wait an extra long time because Audrey needed a special car seat to protect her.

CBS 11–10/31/2013

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North Texas Mom Has Whooping Cough Warning For Parents

We know an infant in Dallas County died in what is expected to be the worst whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years. So far this year, there have been more than 1,100 reported cases in North Texas, with nearly half of them in Tarrant County.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2013

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New Urgent Care Center Offers Hope Of Shorter ER Times

Starting today it could very well be easier for children in Tarrant County to get medical care. This morning Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth opened the doors today on a new urgent care center, meant to relieve pressure on hospital emergency room.

CBSDFW.COM–06/03/2013

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Pit Bull Attack Sends 2-Year-Old Girl To Hospital

A two-year-old girl is in the hospital after the family’s pet bull attacked her in Mansfield on Monday evening.

12/11/2012

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North Texas Hospital Recording Studio Helping Sick Kids

Fighting cancer is no fun for anyone. But for teenager Tori Pence it’s a lot more tolerable when combined with a little musical collaboration and now she can do that right inside Cook Children’s Hospital in Forth Worth.

CBS 11–11/28/2012

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Teen Back In Hospital: West Nile To Blame?

Jordon Conner has spent the last few days in a wheelchair.

10/14/2012

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Paralyzed 5 Year Old’s Heartwarming Homecoming

A little boy who suffered a life-changing injury returned to North Texas for a tear-jerking, heart-swelling homecoming.

CBS 11–09/28/2012

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Music Has The Power To Heal Young Patients

Doctors and patients at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth are learning that music has the power to heal. CBS 11 News spent a day with one of the hospital’s music therapists.

06/20/2012

Shannon Walthall holds her baby, Faith, who has a rare form of Dwarfism and wasn't supposed to live for more than five minutes. She's now four months old. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

For A Fort Worth Baby, Every Second Counts – Literally

Shannon Walthall spends every second she can at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth.

05/17/2012

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