Dell Children’s Hospital
By Editor on September 9, 2012
Can you go a day without a Dr Pepper? Several days without Sprite? A month without Mug Root Beer? That is the challenge Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas and the Austin Independent School District (AISD) are putting before students and their families – in effect, Don’t Do the Dew.
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By Editor on June 7, 2012
Wearing a medical mask and dragging an IV cart, 10-year old Madeline Gambrell entered the crowded room followed closely by her masked six-year old sister Savannah and father George. She and her sister immediately sat at a table filled with Dell’s latest tablet and began playing the Coloring Bratz Dolls game.
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By Editor on May 14, 2012
A team of more than 25 central Texas medical professionals and other volunteers performed 29 surgical procedures that included cleft lip and palate repair and reconstructive surgery for burn victims, during a weeklong medical mission to the central highlands of Nicaragua.
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By Editor on April 10, 2012
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children using booster seats are 59 percent less likely to be injured in a crash than those using a seat belt alone.