Children's Health


Talk About Postpartum Depression

Pregnancy and having a baby may be the happiest times in a woman’s life. Celebrations, doting friends and family and the excitement of adding a...

May 28, 2019 / 3 min read


Pool Chemistry: Facts About Healthy, Safe Swimming

In South Florida, swimming is a year-round activity, either at the beach or the pool. But the end of school marks the beginning of many...

May 20, 2019 / 2 min read


How to Recognize Asthma Symptoms in Your...

About 8 percent of adults and 8 percent of children have asthma and it is considered the leading chronic disease in children, according to the...

May 7, 2019 / 2 min read


World Immunization Week: Outbreaks Are Slowing Progress...

World Immunization Week, running April 24-30, promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease, especially children. In 2017, the number...

April 24, 2019 / 2 min read


Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6 Taken...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

April 17, 2019 / 2 min read


Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles, Rubella

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

February 14, 2019 / 4 min read


Vaping’s Impact on Young Brains; Flu Uptick;...

Vaping by children and teens surged 75 percent  in 2018, compared to 2017, according to a policy statement issued this week by the American Academy of...

February 1, 2019 / 4 min read


Pregnancy After 35: Risks and Complications

Entertainer Janet Jackson revealed at age 50 that she was pregnant with her first child. Other celebrities, such as Kelly Preston and Halle Berry, have...

January 14, 2019 / 4 min read


Frozen in Time: Hypothermia Treatment Helps Teen...

When Dwayne Powell (pictured above) deftly dribbles a basketball or sketches one of his stunning drawings, mom Tia Burrows feels more than the usual sense...

January 9, 2019 / 4 min read