Tag: children’s health

A Mother’s Heartfelt Thank You to Her...

Two hundred and sixty-one days. That’s how much time Lori Livingston stayed in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at South...

June 8, 2020

Roundup: ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children; What are...

CDC Issues Alert on ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children Linked to COVID-19 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

May 22, 2020

Children’s Health: Home Pools and Swimming Safety

While public pools and beaches remain mostly closed off to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, swimming safety still needs...

May 18, 2020

Q&A on Coronavirus and Kids: What Parents...

Earlier this week, infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci, M.D., observed: “One interesting feature of this novel coronavirus pandemic is that...

May 8, 2020

Roundup: Unsafe Misuse of Cleaners, Disinfectants; FDA:...

CDC: Misuse of Cleaners, Disinfectants Leads to Jump in Calls to Poison Control Centers The coronavirus pandemic has made everyone...

April 24, 2020

Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers; Walk...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time”...

November 8, 2019

Roundup: Vaping’s ‘Chemical Burns’; ADHD Guidelines Updated;...

Some Vaping-Linked Lung Injuries Resemble Chemical Burns, Researchers Say The damage to the lungs of some people who have become...

October 4, 2019

A Healthy Lunchbox: As Easy As 1-2-3

Lunch is an important time for kids to refuel their minds for classroom success as well as for after-school sports....

August 14, 2019

Roundup: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids; E-Cig...

Activities, Products Linked to Most Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids, Teens Most traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, among children and...

August 2, 2019

Roundup: FDA’s Warning for Pregnant Women; Detergent...

FDA Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid Vinpocetine, A Dietary Supplement Ingredient The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning...

June 7, 2019

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Q&A on Wearing a Mask: It’s...

COVID-19 cases are surging, and so, too, are myths and misinformation about one of the most effective steps people can take to protect themselves from...

Your Lungs Aren’t the Only Thing...

Although our respiratory system may be the primary target of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, there is growing consensus within the medical community that the...

Hand and Wrist Surgeon Relieves Pain,...

With South Florida’s year-round warm weather, outdoor sports like golf, tennis and running are always popular – especially now as many of us begin to...

Need-to-Know Facts About Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion...

Even by South Florida standards, Miami-Dade has been extraordinarily hot this summer, breaking several daily records for high temperatures throughout June. The higher temperatures result...

What You Need to Know About...

As a second wave of COVID-19 cases continues to spread across South Florida, Baptist Health is commited to caring for the community, especially those with...

Roundup: Obesity’s Link to Severe COVID-19...

CDC: Obesity Now Most Common U.S. Health Condition to Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness After reviewing published reports, pre-print studies, and various other data...

Grilling Foods Safely for July 4th...

During the long 4th of July holiday and throughout the summer, grilling food safely should be of concern for families in South Florida.  According to...

Fireworks Safety Update for This 4th...

This year, if you’re planning to attend a gathering for the Fourth of July holiday, social distancing guidelines should be top-of-mind. But if fireworks are...

Miami Cancer Institute Researchers Pivot to...

Physician scientists at Miami Cancer Institute are leveraging their research expertise and clinical technology to develop novel treatments for COVID-19. Jump-starting new studies in a...

Hip Arthroscopy: Minimally Invasive Procedure to...

With advances in surgical instrumentation and techniques, hip arthroscopy has evolved to help patients with certain injuries or positional hip pain to return to normal...