Tag: Baptist Children’s Hospital

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

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...

February 28, 2018

Too Many Babies Still Placed in Unsafe...

There are still too many preventable, sleep-related deaths among U.S. babies, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers...

January 11, 2018

Toy Safety 2017: The Latest on Injury...

There were an estimated 174,100 toy-related, emergency room-treated injuries — and seven deaths — in 2016 to children younger than...

December 13, 2017

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...

September 13, 2017

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...

August 28, 2017

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‘Great Recovery’ from Brachytherapy: Multidisciplinary Team...

Even among the most challenging cancer diagnoses, the case of Jorge Gamez Estrada, 61, (pictured above with his daughters Elizabeth and Cassandra) was a complex...

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