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How to talk to your kids about COVID-19

Most children have already heard about coronavirus, but many are scared and confused. It’s important for children to be well informed and have fact-based information. Dr. Roshni Koli, Medical Director for Pediatric Mental Health Services at Dell Children’s was recently featured on KXAN with information about how to help…
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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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Keeping Kids Social During COVID-19

Keeping Kids Social During COVID-19 As schools close and “stay at home” orders are in effect, parents everywhere are struggling to keep children healthy and occupied.  KXAN News recently featured Dr. Hani Talebi, the director of pediatric psychology at Dell Children’s Medical Center with an in-depth interview regarding socializing and kids during…
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Patient Notice: Temporary Visitor Guidelines & COVID-19

COVID-19 InformationDell Children’s is working to keep our communities healthy during this time and prevent the spread of infection while continuing to care for those who need us most. Visit our webpage for the most up to date information on COVID-19.Learn More Temporary Visitor…
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Dell Children’s first-of-its-kind pediatric heart surgery

Dell Children’s first-of-its-kind pediatric heart surgery Grace Jennings is an 11-year old who was born with a congenital heart defect that required multiple cardiac operations early in her life and struggled to maintain a somewhat normal childhood for a girl her age. However, in early September, she was facing heart failure and suffered a cardiac arrest.
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Superheroes drop by Dell Children’s for the day

Superheroes drop by Dell Children’s for the day Superheroes and villains brought big smiles to children and their families at Dell Children’s Medical Center. The Austin Police Department and Wells Fargo teamed up for the fifth annual Superhero Day.With young patients looking on, the superheroes rappelled down the hospital walls into the…
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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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