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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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Life-Changing Surgery for Teenage Boy from Guatemala

Life-Changing Surgery for Teenage Boy from Guatemala Thanks to Dell Children’s Medical Center and Austin charity SpineHope, one young man is now able to walk tall. Fourteen-year-old Samuel Esteban, of Guatemala, suffered from kyphoscoliosis, a disorder which left him in pain much of the time. His spine had twisted front to back, and curved outward 180 degrees.
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New Hearing Center at Dell Children’s opens

New Hearing Center at Dell Children’s opens Hearing Center at Dell Children’s offers advanced technology, coordinated comprehensive care  Children with hearing loss have special needs as they learn and grow. Navigating and coordinating their care can be complicated and at times stressful. The new Hearing Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas offers the first centralized,…
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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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A new model of care for children with mental health needs

A new model of care for children with mental health needs The Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit at Dell Children’s offers coordinated, comprehensive care for children and teens On May 17, 2018 Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas celebrated the opening of the Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit at Dell Children’s, a new facility providing comprehensive mental…
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