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Dell Children’s opens new Sleep Lab with expanded services

Dell Children’s opens new Sleep Lab with expanded services Dell Children’s Medical Center announces the opening of its newly expanded Sleep Lab dedicated for diagnoses, treatment and prevention of pediatric sleep disorders. The new 2,885 square-foot Sleep Lab at Dell Children’s includes a designated sleep study center with six beds for overnight sleep evaluation and multiple sleep…
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Talking to children about race and racism

Talking to children about race and racism Many children are confused, scared and curious after protests and demonstrations have unfolded in the wake of the senseless death of George Floyd. Children are hearing conversations about race and racism—and asking questions. When it comes to talking with children about racism, Dr. Roshni Koli, Medical…
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Dr. Leah Harris named Physician-in-Chief at Dell Children’s

Dr. Leah Harris named Physician-in-Chief at Dell Children’s Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin and Dell Children’s Medical Center  announced that Z. Leah Harris, M.D., a clinical leader at some of the nation’s leading medical schools and children’s hospitals for more than two decades, has been named chair of Dell Med’s Department of…
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Dell Children’s launches new drowning prevention and water safety program

Dell Children’s launches new drowning prevention and water safety program Dell Children’s Medical Center and Safe Kids Austin announce the development of the Dell Children’s Drowning Prevention and Water Safety program with a goal of reducing drowning fatalities and injuries for children in Central Texas and beyond. The program includes education, statistical data evaluation, and community collaboration on…
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Rare “mystery illness” may be linked to COVID-19 in children

Rare “mystery illness” may be linked to COVID-19 in children Recently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health alert after several reported cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19.  According to Dr.  Sarmistha Hauger, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Dell Children’s, MIS-C has symptoms…
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What to do when your child is ill during COVID-19

What to do when your child is ill during COVID-19 Many parents across the country have questions about their child’s healthcare needs amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and what appointments or office visits to keep, and which should be rescheduled for a later date.  Experts at Dell Children’s emphasize that a number of visits remain critical to…
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Trouble Sleeping during COVID-19

Trouble Sleeping during COVID-19 Millions of people suffered from insomnia before the COVID-19 pandemic, and unfortunately, the outbreak creates new challenges even for people who previously had no sleeping problems. Dr. Lisa Marie Barber, a pediatric pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist at Dell Children’s was recently featured on Spectrum News with important sleep…
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