Children's Health


Student Athletes Cautioned About Post-Storm, Heat-Related Illness

Hurricane Irma sidelined student athletes from game play and practice. But some school teams are about to re-start practice about a week after the storm...

September 15, 2017 / 5 min read


Fumes from Power Generators Sending Kids, Adults...

The sounds of portable generators permeate South Florida neighborhoods that have yet to have electrical power restored, but the potential dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning...

September 13, 2017 / 3 min read


More Teens Getting HPV Vaccinations, But Too...

Research has increasingly shown that the human papillomavirus, or HPV, contributes to the development of certain types of cancer, prompting health officials to urge parents...

August 31, 2017 / 3 min read


Kids & Nutrition: Helping Them Make Healthier...

Kids are back in class. For parents, this means getting packed lunches ready every morning or relying on school cafeterias to provide their children with...

August 28, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Half of Parents Don’t Always Put...

About half of new moms surveyed don’t always place their babies in the widely recommended safe-sleep position to reduce the risk of sudden infant death...

August 25, 2017 / 3 min read


Knowing Your Common Asthma Triggers (Video)

A new study finds that older adults with asthma are five times more likely to die from this chronic condition, compared to younger patients. And...

August 23, 2017 / 2 min read


Backpack Safety Tips: Lightening the Load (Infographic)

Tips for keeping your child safe from backpack-related injury are outlined in the infographic below.

August 10, 2017 / 1 min read


Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Baby and...

Breastfeeding has long been known for its nutritional advantages for the baby as clinical studies continue to reaffirm the health benefits of breastfeeding for both...

August 9, 2017 / 2 min read


Sleep Health 101: Getting Kids Ready for...

South Florida’s public schools reopen on Aug. 21, but sleep health experts say that parents need to start re-orienting their kids back into an early-to-bed...

August 7, 2017 / 1 min read