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Winter Coats and Car Seat Safety

Winter has arrived and as temperatures drop, you’re probably bundling up your children in cozy winter coats. But did you know that puffy winter coats can be dangerous when worn under car seat harnesses? These harnesses need to fit snugly in order to prevent your child from shifting abruptly in…
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Now Open: Dell Children’s Safety Store

For families in need, accessing affordable child safety items like car seats and helmets just got easier, thanks to safety experts at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. Simply Safety is a new family-centered community safety store made possible by the hospital’s Injury Prevention team. Inside, you’ll find everything from safety seats and life jackets to…
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Rethinking ADHD Diagnoses

Over the past two decades, there has been a spike in the diagnoses of attention hyperactivity deficit disorder (ADHD) in children. Are there more kids with ADHD or are they being over-diagnosed and, ultimately, overmedicated? “Attentional issues are common experiences among all children, so most people endorse having some symptoms…
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Low-Dose CT Scan Launches at Dell Children’s

A new low-dose CT scanner available at Dell Children’s Medical Center allows for nearly instantaneous scans, making the process much easier for kids who need these diagnostic scans. Dell Children’s is the first pediatric hospital in Texas to use the new technology. Because CT scans can now be performed in…
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Talking to Kids About Terrorism

A woman clinging to a window ledge, injured victims covered in blood, bodies lying in the streets — these are a few of the horrifying images emerging in news coverage and on social media following terror attacks. Now, the American Academy of Pediatrics is cautioning parents about the content…
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Dell Children’s Researcher Honored

George Ramirez Photography The Texas Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities recently recognized Sarah Duzinski at its annual J.C. Montgomery Child Safety Awards, held Nov. 20 at the Texas State Capitol. Texas Health and Human Services Commission issued this news release about the awards and recipients. When Sarah Duzinski,…
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Army ‘Fellows’ Learn Pediatric Readiness

On Veterans Day, we salute those who stood ready in years past to protect our country and ourselves from harm beyond our borders. Within Seton, there are a couple of U.S. Army physicians getting ready to protect the most vulnerable among us heading into the future. They are focused on…
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$50,000 Grant Awarded to Dell Children’s

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-powered and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, is proud to award a one-year, $50,000 grant to Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. This grant is one of 33 infrastructure grants awarded as part of the Foundation’s fall…
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Governor, First Lady Visit Dell Children’s

Talk about an unexpected treat. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Cecilia Abbott, the First Lady of Texas, visited about a dozen patients and their families at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas during the day on Halloween. They were hosted by Dr. Mark Shen, Dell Children’s president, and…
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Drew Brees, Dell Children’s Fight Child Abuse

“Texans love being No. 1 … Sadly, we’re also No. 1 when it comes to child abuse and neglect.” These words kick off a new televised public service announcement that will be broadcast throughout the Austin area, starting today through early 2016. They’re voiced by Drew Brees, Westlake High School…
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