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Dell Children’s nationally recognized for food allergy

Allergy experts join highly-selective national research and clinical network Children who suffer from food allergies in Central Texas can now access important specialty care at a nationally recognized “Center of Excellence,” right here at home. ‘Specially for Children, an affiliate of Dell Children’s Medical Center…
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Pain now, or problems later? Acetaminophen, ADHD linked

New research shows link between acetaminophen use in pregnancy and ADHD in children For years, expecting moms have turned to a common pain reliever to treat the aches and pains of pregnancy. Acetaminophen is one of the few over-the-counter drugs considered safe to use during pregnancy. But new research published in…
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Making school lunch more heart-friendly

Children’s low heart health scores increase risk of future heart disease Tips on how to make school lunch more heart-friendly Back-to-school is just upon us, yet some scores are already in, and they aren’t good.  A new scientific statement published by the American Heart Association…
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Dell Children’s reveals child abuse maps

Community leaders gathered to discuss findings, solutions at child maltreatment summit Unfortunately, doctors see child abuse issues every day. Experts at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, part of Ascension, recently offered data for community leaders and collaborators to consider at a child maltreatment summit. Using information…
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Preparing for Disasters: Keeping Kids in Mind

New national recommendations released by Dell Children’s trauma surgeon AUSTIN, Texas – (July 25, 2016) – When a child is severely injured and seconds count, care at a pediatric trauma center that’s equipped with doctors and nurses specially trained in caring for infants and children can greatly improve chances of…
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Raising Cleft, Craniofacial Awareness

Patients, families gather with Dell Children’s community to celebrate cleft and craniofacial successes Julia Kate Tucker had multiple palate surgeries until she was just over a year old. She recently celebrated her second birthday. Her mom, Susie Tucker, describes Julia as outgoing and strong-willed, “just like any…
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Innovation Challenge Winner Revealed

Local business leaders, Mayor Adler, inventors celebrate creative health care solutions at Dell Children’s Creative thinkers, business leaders and health care providers came together to recognize winners of the first ever Innovation Challenge at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. The winning innovation –…
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Innovation Thrives at Dell Children’s

Austin business leaders team up with innovators for the Dell Children’s Innovation Challenge Health care innovators are gearing up for the final results of the first-ever Innovation Challenge at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, an employee innovation workshop series and competition for…
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Anesthesia Q&A

Recently, several physicians at Dell Children Medical Center of Central Texas sat down to answer some of the most common questions they get about anesthesia. While having your child undergo anesthesia can be a scary and stressful experience, it doesn’t have to be. We’ve found that educating kids and their families about what…
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Laundry Pods Packed with Poison

Laundry Pods Packed with Poison, Sending More Kids to the ER Parents who opt for the convenience of single-use laundry pods should know this: the pretty-colored packets are also attracting toddlers, sending a growing number to the ER for serious, sometimes life-threatening poisonings. A new…
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