Children's Health


Dolphins Family Fit Fest:  Kids, Adults Treated...

For the third consecutive year, the Baptist Health South Florida Training Facility in Davie hosted the Dolphins Family Fit Fest, presented by Baptist Health. More...

April 26, 2017 / 1 min read


Virtual Zoo Field Trip at Miami Cancer...

For a child, battling cancer is hard work. Chemotherapy often takes a toll on them, with fatigue, nausea and hair loss among the side effects....

April 18, 2017 / 2 min read


Type 2 Diabetes on the Rise Among...

A concerning new byproduct of the obesity epidemic among children and teenagers is the relatively new rise of type 2 diabetes among school-age kids, according...

April 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Being ‘Double-Jointed’ Can Be a Pain for...

When a child or adolescent experiencing chronic joint pain or dislocations visits Roger Saldana, M.D., a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine...

April 13, 2017 / 3 min read


Chromosome Disorders: What is Trisomy?

The human body is made from 23 pairs of chromosomes for a total of 46. Chromosomes are made up of small packets of genes that...

March 29, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Down 15%;...

Infant mortality rates have slid to new lows, meaning that fewer babies are dying in the United States, according to a new report by the...

March 24, 2017 / 4 min read


Women’s Tennis Pro CoCo Vandeweghe Visits Children...

Women’s tennis pro CoCo Vandeweghe, currently the world’s 22nd ranked Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) player, took time out of her busy practice schedule to visit...

March 23, 2017 / 1 min read


Top 10 Poison Dangers for Children (Infographic)

Half of the 2.2 million poisoning cases called into the country's 56 poison control centers each year involve a child under six years old.

March 21, 2017 / 1 min read


Roundup: Heart Disease Hits Overweight/Obese People at...

People who are overweight or obese will likely develop cardiovascular disease at an earlier age, compared to people of normal weight, according to research findings...

March 17, 2017 / 4 min read