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Dell Children’s expands food allergy center

Dell Children’s expands food allergy center Food allergies among children are on the rise. The number of children diagnosed with food allergies has increased by 18 percent in the last decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Food allergy affects approximately 2 kids in each school classroom, and can significantly impact quality of…
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Dell Children’s expands mental health care services

Dell Children’s expands mental health care services The Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit at Dell Children’s now offers outpatient care for pediatric mental health patients. The Texas Child Study Center recently moved into the Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit. The pediatric mental health unit opened in May, with both inpatient…
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Measles: What to know

Measles: What to know Already in 2018, more than 100 cases of measles have been reported across more than 20 states, including Texas according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Interestingly, the CDC says a majority of reported cases were in individuals who were not vaccinated. Kimberly Avila Edwards, M.D., pediatrician…
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Dell Children’s receives highest distinction for surgical care

Dell Children’s receives highest distinction for surgical care Level I Children’s Surgery Center verification offers unparalleled surgical care to infants & children  (AUSTIN, Texas – July 11, 2018) — Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas has been verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program…
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Everyone’s a superhero on Hero Day

Everyone’s a superhero on Hero Day Not all heroes wear capes, but they do on Hero Day Seton Healthcare Family partnered with the Austin Police Department (ADP) and Wells Fargo to host the fourth annual Hero Day at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. The much-anticipated event provided a fun-filled day…
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How to Protect Your Child from Drowning

How to Protect Your Child from Drowning Keeping cool in the pool, lake or water park is a summer ritual. Swimming is the most popular summer activity, but emergency room physicians say summer fun can turn to tragedy in a matter of seconds. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drowning ranks as…
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Protecting Your Children from Heatstroke

Protecting Your Children from Heatstroke Hot weather poses danger for children in cars Every summer, tragic and preventable deaths happen when children are left alone in a hot car. The inside of a car can reach dangerous temperatures quickly. Children are particularly vulnerable to high temperatures because their small bodies heat up three to five…
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Dell Children’s receives neonatal care highest accreditation

Dell Children’s receives neonatal care highest accreditation Region’s premiere children’s medical center earns Level IV NICU care designation, providing un-matched full service care to newborns The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Dell Children’s Medical Center has received designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as one of only 12 accredited Level…
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