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Tuesday Apr 15 | Click2Houston

Parents sue Texas Childrens Hospital after infant daughter dies during sleep study

Last Thursday Quyen Hasenmyer checked into Texas Childrens Hospital's West Campus with her 9-month-old daughter Violet for a routine sleep study.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Genetics

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Mail

Houston pediatric nurse 'poisoned her baby with SALT' leaving her with brain injury

A former pediatric nurse from Texas has been accused of repeatedly poisoning her young daughter with salt, according to Harris County officials.

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Related Topix: Texas, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

KHOU-TV Houston

HCSO: Pediatric nurse arrested, accused of poisoning daughter

Katie Alice Ripstra, 31, has been charged with injury to a child /serious bodily injury.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Click2Houston

Mother accused of poisoning daughter, 4, with salt

Court documents state Ripstra's 4-year-old daughter was admitted to Texas Children's Hospital on several occasions in 2013 to be treated for extremely high levels of sodium.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

MDEA 2014 Jurors

Alden has expertise in new product development, design research, strategy, project management, and new business development.

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Emergency Medicine, Milwaukee, WI, Medical College of Wisconsin

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Medical News Today

Findings underscore the importance of universal pediatric cholesterol screening

Roughly one out of three kids screened for high cholesterol between the ages of 9 and 11 has borderline or high cholesterol, potentially placing them at greater risk for future cardiovascular disease, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Cardiology, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Baylor College of Medicine, Heart Disease, Health

Sun Mar 30, 2014

News Herald

Study: High number of kids have elevated cholesterol

Nearly one-third of children might have worrisome levels of cholesterol, putting them at risk for cardiovascular problems decades later, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Cardiology, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Baylor College of Medicine

Fri Mar 28, 2014

EurekAlert!

Concerning number of kids have elevated cholesterol

Roughly one out of three kids screened for high cholesterol between the ages of 9 and 11 has borderline or high cholesterol, potentially placing them at greater risk for future cardiovascular disease, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Cardiology, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Baylor College of Medicine, Heart Disease, Health

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Prepping for chikungunya in the United States

According to CNN, more than 1,600 people have died of West Nile Virus in the United States since 1999.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Baylor University, University of Texas Medical Branch, Entomology, Science

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