Tag: children’s health

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

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

Coronavirus & Kids

Most of the media focus during the COVID-19 pandemic has been on adults. But what about coronavirus and kids? What...

May 8, 2020

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Carol Bailey does not hesitate to let someone know that she enjoys “life tremendously.” She loves to take motorcycle trips with her husband. They go...

Roundup: Asymptomatic Persons Transmit 59% of...

New CDC Data: 59% of COVID-19 Cases Spread by Persons With No Symptoms People infected with COVID-19 who have no symptoms transmit more than half...

Primary Care and Endocrinology Patients Have...

Baptist Health South Florida’s new wellness and medical complex in Plantation, which opened recently at 1228 South Pine Island Road just north of I-595, has...

Memory Loss & Dementia: Are You...

We’ve all forgotten where we left our car keys, or the name of an old acquaintance. It’s not uncommon to develop some memory issues as a...

‘Too Far, Too Fast’ — Physician...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, both experienced and newbie runners have hit the roads and parks to offset the effects of spending more time at home...

Baptist Health Pharmacy Residents at the...

Today, January 12, is National Pharmacist Day. And for a group of Baptist Health pharmacy residents, the coronavirus pandemic has left an indelible mark on...

Primary Care Q&A: Here’s Why It’s...

Want to take control of your health in 2021? A good place to start is a visit with a primary care physician. In a 10-year...

New Procedure Provides Relief for Thousands...

Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men, with more than 190,000 new cases diagnosed each year, according to...

Roundup: CDC Update on COVID-19 Variants;...

CDC: New Variants of COVID-19 Do Not Reduce Effectiveness of Vaccines There have been many media reports following the development of so-called variants of COVID-19....

Curious About COVID-19 Vaccines? Here’s Helpful...

As the nationwide rollout of COVID-19 vaccines continues and South Floridians await their turn, some people are turning to their local healthcare institutions for more...