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2013-04-10 08:30:38

Humble baby camp becomes one of the top children's hospitals in the nation DALLAS, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In April 1913, a group of visionary and courageous nurses, led by May Forster Smith, erected four donated tents to found the Dallas Baby Camp. The first in the southwest, the camp was formed when infectious disease was killing area children at an alarming rate of up to 15 each day. Treated as little adults, the specialty of pediatrics had yet to be formed. (Photo:...

2013-03-13 20:21:44

AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the 83(rd) Legislature of the Texas House of Representatives voted to honor Christopher J. Durovich for his outstanding leadership as president and chief executive officer of Children's Medical Center of Dallas and chairman of the board of trustees Children's Hospital Association (CHA). The resolution was sponsored by State Representative Rafael Anchia (D) of the 103(rd) District. (Photo:...

2011-08-01 07:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, sick children fight for life at Children's Medical Center (www.childrens.com). At their bedsides are some of the world's best surgeons, determined to do everything in their power to help them. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/childrens/51372/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110801/MM42811 ) Beginning Aug. 3, "Children's Med Dallas," a five-part TV documentary...

2011-05-17 17:16:00

DALLAS, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Medical Center www.childrens.com has again been named one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report in the new 2011-12 Best Children's Hospitals and ranked in the top 10 in the nation in 3 areas - Orthopedics, Nephrology and Urology. The rankings will be published today 10 a.m. ET on www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals, and will also appear in the Best Hospitals print guide published by U.S. News,...

2011-05-16 15:30:00

DALLAS, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plano-based Alliance Data (NYSE: ADS) has extended its commitment to support Children's Medical Center through a four-year, $600,000 contribution. The donation, which will bring the company's cumulative donations to more than $1 million, will support the continued growth of the Children's at Legacy campus as hospital needs dictate, and through community events like the Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade and the Red Balloon Run & Relay....

2009-11-02 11:19:00

DALLAS, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The multitalented Selena Gomez, recording artist and star of Disney's hit show Wizards of Waverly Place, will visit her hometown to make a guest appearance in the 21st annual Capital One Bank Adolphus Children's Parade. The Parade, scheduled for Saturday, December 5, takes place in downtown Dallas. "It's always great to come home and visit family and friends, but coming home to be a part of the Capital One Bank Adolphus Children's Parade makes my visit extra...

2009-06-18 11:54:00

DALLAS, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Medical Center is one of only 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation named to the Honor Roll in this year's U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Children's Hospitals survey. Of the more than 215 hospitals that serve children, 56 were ranked, and only an elite 10 are ranked in all 10 specialties, placing them on the coveted Honor Roll. The specific service lines surveyed included cancer, diabetes and endocrine disorders, digestive disorders,...

2009-03-31 13:01:00

DALLAS, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sheraton Dallas Hotel announced recently that it has joined forces with Children's Medical Center to provide much-needed accommodations for the growing number of visiting families who have children being cared for at the hospital. In addition, the hotel will provide various in-kind items to the hospital throughout the year, as well as volunteer support. "Children's is a phenomenal institution with a standard of care unlike no other," said Ray Hammer,...