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2013-12-18 16:22:41

Twilight & Nurse Jackie Star Helps Celebrate Patients & Providers at Cohen Children's Medical Center in Long Island LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the number one provider of supplemental insurance in the United States, will present its 2013 Duckprints Awards to local heroes for their role in fighting against childhood cancer. Aflac's Duckprints program is the company's way of championing individuals who stand out in the ongoing battle against children's cancer, which...

2013-12-18 12:27:08

The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium endorses hospital following in-depth onsite review HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is proud to be named the first Accredited Pediatric Heart Failure Institute in Texas by The Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium. The Colloquium made the announcement following nearly a year of work and an in-depth onsite review on Dec. 16. For more information about Texas Children's Heart Center visit...

2013-12-17 16:23:32

HAYWARD, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced that it has made a $25,000 donation to the Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland in support of the Early Intervention Services program. Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland is a premier, not-for-profit medical center for children in Northern California, and is the only hospital in the East Bay that is 100% devoted to pediatrics. Their Early...

2013-12-16 20:21:18

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Tampa opened its new and expanded Steinbrenner Children's Emergency/Trauma Center Dec. 16, 2013. The hospital has the busiest children's emergency center in the region, and the larger, advanced facility will increase the community's access to the highest level of pediatric emergency care in the area. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131216/DC34389-a) (Photo:...

2013-12-12 08:31:30

Whole body cooling treatments proven to have a long-term impact on neonatal outcomes HOUSTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is now the only pediatric hospital in Texas to offer active and regulated whole body cooling for infants who are oxygen-deprived at birth during ambulance transport to the hospital's level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Watch a video to learn more about whole body cooling for newborns. "We've expanded our neonatal...

2013-12-06 20:22:23

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Last month, a team of physicians from the Uganda Heart Institute Ltd (UHI) visited Texas Children's Heart Center to observe best practices in pediatric cardiac care. The group, comprised of six doctors and nurses, was led by Rotarian physician Dr. Isaac Okullo. The visit was in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), The Rotary Foundation, The Rotary Club of Kampala North and The Rotary Club of West U. (Photo:...

2013-12-06 12:25:25

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A dinner for community leaders at Texas Children's Hospital was held on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the home of former Astros Manager Phil Garner and wife, Carol, to raise awareness and funds for its new pediatric community hospital in The Woodlands, slated to open 2017. Along with the Garners, the fundraiser was hosted by supporters Ralph and Shirley Alexander, Gary and Pam Whitlock, and Texas Children's Hospital West Campus chief medical...

2013-12-05 12:29:49

Center focuses on preventing cardiac disease and events through early intervention HOUSTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Heart Center is proud to announce the opening of the Center for Preventive Cardiology, which is designed to medically manage the risk factors of acquired heart disease in children. The center is the only one of its kind in Texas that offers multidisciplinary, specialized care for children with these risk factors or who have a strong...

2013-12-04 08:29:29

HOUSTON, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Numerous physicians and researchers from the Department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston are in Chicago to present at the Radiological Society of North America's (RSNA) 99(th) Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting held Dec. 1 through 6. For more information about pediatric radiology at Texas Children's please visit: texaschildrens.org/radiology. Nearly 55,000 experts in radiology from across the globe will...

2013-12-03 08:32:33

Only children's hospital in Texas to receive the coveted distinction HOUSTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital West Campus has been selected as a 2013 Top Children's Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, an organization that provides the only national, public comparison of hospitals across safety, quality and efficiency dimensions. Texas Children's Hospital West Campus is honored among an elite group of only 13 children's hospitals selected out of more than...