Tag: pediatrics

Miami HEAT Players Spread Joy, Holiday Cheer...

A hospital stay during the holidays was made a lot brighter for several children when Miami HEAT players visited them...

December 20, 2016

Roundup: Codeine Not Safe for Kids, Pediatricians...

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a statement this week urging parents and health providers to stop giving codeine...

September 23, 2016

WATCH NOW: Rides ‘n Smiles for Baptist...

More than 40 Baptist Children's Hospital's patients were treated to rides around Homestead-Miami Speedway in high-performance sports cars at an...

March 11, 2016

Watch Now: Miami HEAT Holiday Visit at...

All-Star Guard Dwyane Wade led several Miami HEAT stars through the halls of Baptist Children's Hospital, visiting with patients, family...

December 21, 2015

Watch Now: Neissa’s Life-Saving Surgery

(VIDEO: A team of specialists discusses the complexities of removing a massive tumor from 8-year-old Neissa Azor’s face.) When Neissa...

October 15, 2015

Watch Now: Day of Smiles at Baptist...

(VIDEO: A life-changing Saturday morning at Baptist Children’s Hospital as 20 local children receive corrective cosmetic surgeries during Day of...

June 13, 2015

Watch Now: Day of Smiles to Change...

(VIDEO: Gabriela Trimarchi and her doctors share the story of her transformation through the Baptist Children’s Hospital “Day of Smiles”)...

May 1, 2015

Reality Check: Kids' Fruit Juices

Without making official announcements, the nation's biggest fast food eateries have replaced soft drinks with juices in their kids' meals...

April 14, 2015

Watch Now: Miss Universe Visits Baptist Children's...

(VIDEO: Reigning Miss Universe Gabriela Isler and several contestants of the 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant share some smiles with...

January 14, 2015

CDC: Chance of Severe Flu Season, Toy...

The 2014-2015 flu season could be “severe,” and much of the influenza virus already in circulation has mutated and is...

December 5, 2014

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Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles,...

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at...

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

Here’s Why Juicing is Not as...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

As the cost of medications continues to rise and the debate over pharmaceuticals intensifies, patients are often faced with navigating options available through health insurance...

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...