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Experts Warn of Covid-19 Related Mental Health Risks in Children

It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year but, for many, the holidays can be a difficult season when feelings of depression,

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Cook Children’s Employee Shares Her Experience in COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Christi Thornhill’s willingness to participate in a COVID-19 vaccination trial was driven by both a professional and personal conviction. As a seasoned nurse practitioner and

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Texas poison centers warn of dangerous spike in children ingesting hand sanitizer

The Texas Poison Control Center Network reports that calls for children ingesting alcohol-based hand sanitizer are up 80% from last year.  Fears regarding COVID-19 have increased the

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Covid-19 Cases Back on the Rise Among Local Children

COVID-19 cases are increasing at Cook Children’s Medical Center and across North Texas. As of Oct. 12, the number of patients who have tested positive

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Number of covid-19 symptoms you have could determine how long you’re sick, study says

For some, a coronavirus infection means a pesky cough, low fever and fatigue for a week, but for others, the virus sets up camp and

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Dallas County surpasses 100,000 total coronavirus cases; Denton County adds four more deaths

Dallas County officials reported 624 more COVID-19 cases — all of which the county considers new — and has surpassed 100,000 confirmed and probable cases.

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Some long-haulers face strange lingering symptoms months after COVID infection clears

Some people with the coronavirus experience strange symptoms that linger for months long after a negative test result deems them clear of infection. Doctors are

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First US patient reinfected with covid-19, study says. What does it mean for immunity?

After the first known reinfection in the United States, scientists warn COVID-19 immunity may not be guaranteed. A 25-year-old Nevada man tested positive for the coronavirus six

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Why Cook Children’s is saying ‘no’ to masks with valves

The next time you visit one of our clinics or hospitals, you may notice a slight change to our mask policy. We still require all patients,

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Is voting in-person safe during a pandemic? It can be if you’re careful, experts say

As the Nov. 3 presidential election nears, so too do the concerns surrounding safe voting during a pandemic. The long lines and crowds that usually