Children's Health


E-Cigarettes: Hidden Harms From Toxic Ingredients

The fruity flavors of and odorless smoke emitted by e-cigarettes are not as harmless as users believe. The 10 million adults and teenagers who vape...

April 11, 2018 / 3 min read


Tampa Couple Delivers Baby at Keys Field...

A relaxing trip to the Keys was how a Tampa couple expecting their first child planned to spend the last weekend in March. Instead, their...

April 6, 2018 / 3 min read


The Dirt on Dirt: Is Hyper-Hygiene Making...

Your toddler is playing in the dirt again or exploring some unidentifiable substance from who knows where. It makes you cringe, and your instinct is...

April 2, 2018 / 3 min read


Baptist Health Hosts Youth Tennis Event at...

A special event held at the Miami Open this week gave a group of local children the opportunity to practice their tennis skills on courts next...

March 29, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Kids Overdosing on Opioids; At-Home Genetic...

Opioid-Related Hospitalizations of Children More Than Doubles As the opioid crisis continues to sweep the nation, children are also falling victim to overdoses from these...

March 9, 2018 / 4 min read


As Flu Season Eases Up, Doctors Still...

Flu levels in the United States have peaked and are on the decline, according to the latest report issued Friday by the U.S. Centers for...

March 5, 2018 / 3 min read


Lumbar Stress Fractures: A Growing Trend in...

Stress fractures in one or more of the small bones that make up the lower back, or lumbar, are becoming increasingly common among adolescent and...

February 28, 2018 / 3 min read


Child Obesity Levels Still Rising — Not...

A troubling new report clears up an apparent misconception about the childhood obesity epidemic: It’s not leveling off as previous reports have indicated. In fact,...

February 27, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, HPV Vaccinations, Heart-Healthy...

It’s Best to Focus on Quality Foods, Less on ‘Low-Carb’ or ‘Low Fat’ — Researchers Find What’s better for you if you’re trying to lose...

February 23, 2018 / 5 min read