Tag: children’s health

Roundup: Pfizer, Moderna Boosters for All Adults;...

FDA, CDC Expected to Approve COVID-19 Boosters for All Adults The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved booster...

November 19, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Children Make Up 27% of...

Pediatricians: Children Currently Represent Slightly More Than a Quarter of New COVID Weekly Cases Children make up slightly more than...

September 10, 2021

Preventing Child Drownings

Drowning can happen in an instant, in as little as an inch or two of water. It is the leading...

June 29, 2021

Children’s Health: Water Safety at the Pool...

While U.S. public health officials say there are no reports of COVID-19 spreading to people through the water in pools,...

June 10, 2021

Kids & COVID: An Update

What have we learned about COVID-19’s effects on kids and teens since the start of the pandemic?  What do parents...

October 13, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Young Adults Increasingly Test Positive;...

CDC: Younger Adults Made Up Largest Group of COVID-19 Cases June-August Adults between ages 20 and 29 represented the largest...

September 25, 2020

Ready for In-Person School? 12 Safety Tips...

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to...

September 21, 2020

Kids and Sports Injuries: Fast Growth Spurs...

When your son or daughter goes through what is commonly called a “growth spurt,” he or she could be more...

September 10, 2020

Roundup: COVID-19 Cases in Children Up 40%...

In Late July,  a 40% Increase in Children Testing Positive for COVID-19, Report Finds More than 97,000 children in the...

August 14, 2020

Immunizations: More Critical Than Ever

Each year at this time, public health officials and healthcare providers remind parents to make sure their children’s immunizations are...

August 4, 2020

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When Should Runners Worry About Surging...

If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably had those worrisome moments when...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

Resolve to Take Care of Your...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in maintaining good mental health, and...

Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...