Tag: Baptist Children’s Hospital

Toy Safety 2018: Latest on Recalls, Tips...

Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), products are sold...

December 10, 2018

Roundup: Flu-Related Death in Florida, Proper Insulin...

Unvaccinated Child in Florida is First to Die This Flu Season, Public Health Officials say A Florida child died from...

October 19, 2018

CDC Warns About Rare, Polio-Like ‘Mystery Illness’...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning parents about a rare disease known as acute flaccid myelitis...

October 18, 2018

Increasing Number of Young Children Not Getting...

Young children need vaccines against a range of potentially serious diseases, many of which have been nearly eradicated in the...

October 15, 2018

Kids’ Sports: Playing Safe to Avoid Overuse...

Students returning to the classroom this time of year also means many are resuming sports activities on fields and courts....

August 21, 2018

Protecting Your Kids From Mosquito Bites

The case of an Asheville, North Carolina boy who came down with a life-threatening type of encephalitis (swelling of the...

August 14, 2018

Back to School: Tips on Staying Healthy,...

It’s almost time for kids and teens to return to school. And when it comes to their health, this time...

August 13, 2018

Heat-Related Illnesses: How to Spot Them and...

South Florida’s notorious summer heat, with that tropical injection of stifling humidity, peaks for several weeks as teen athletes start...

July 30, 2018

‘Dry Drowning’ Averted: Girl, 4, Recovers After...

Four-year-old Elianna Grace of Bradenton, Florida, is recovering after experiencing a near “dry drowning,” a rare condition that her mom...

April 25, 2018

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...

April 2, 2018

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Meditation Garden Opens at The Underline...

Baptist Health South Florida has opened a Meditation Garden, an urban oasis of peace and tranquility, at The Underline adjacent to South Miami Hospital on...

Roundup: Breast Cancer Risk and Childbirth;...

Breast Cancer Risk May Increase for Some Years After Childbirth, Study Finds A new study by researchers from the University of North Carolina and the...

Lifelong Benefits of Exercise: Can 75...

As part of a new major study of lifelong exercisers, researchers have found that those in their mid-70s who have been active for most of...

Keeping Your Heart Healthy During the...

Pressure to buy gifts, opportunities to overeat and drink too much and expectations to socialize with family and friends are common stressors during the holidays....

Ketogenic Diets: High in Fat, Side...

As quick weight-loss diets go, the usual formula involves eating less carbohydrates and more protein for a period of time. These days, one of the...

Toy Safety 2018: Latest on Recalls,...

Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), products are sold that can be hazardous to...

Roundup: Polio-like AFM ‘Peaks’; Too Much...

CDC: Cases of Polio-like Illness has ‘Peaked’ for This Year The cases of the polio-like illness AFM (acute flaccid myelitis) “appears to have peaked” for...

NicView Cameras Keep Parents Connected with...

When Darlene Biltz’s baby, Vincent, was born at 25 weeks in Naples, FL, he weighed just 1 pound, 5 ounces. His premature birth prompted the...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Chicken and Apples for...

What are you serving for Hanukkah? Chicken and apples is one traditional meal that makes its way to the tables of many Hanukkah celebrations. This...

Prompt Medical Attention for Burns Helps...

On a typical Saturday morning, Catherine Del Toro’s husband would have cooked breakfast, but on this particular Saturday she wanted to let her sweetie sleep...