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: Latest on ‘Too Much Sitting’;...

Americans are Still Sitting for Too Long Or Less Active, New Research Shows Despite awareness campaigns and recommendations from doctors, dietitians and fitness trainers, Americans...

Prescription Drug ‘Take-Back Day’: Here’s How...

Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands, states the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. As part of its onging campaign to...

Healthy Recipe: Roasted Carrots

Roasted carrots are an easy, healthy, and affordable side dish. Considered the ultimate health food, carrots are rich in vitamin A, minerals and fiber. This...

World Immunization Week: Outbreaks Are Slowing...

World Immunization Week, running April 24-30, promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease, especially children. In 2017, the number...

‘Added Sugars’ on U.S. Food Labels...

New rules requiring “Nutrition Facts” food and drink labels to indicate the presence of so-called added sugars could have significant health and cost-saving benefits throughout...

More on Head, Neck Cancers: ‘Game-Changing’...

Immunotherapy will be a “game-changing” treatment for head and neck cancers, while more clinical trials are on the horizon for Miami Cancer Institute. This is...

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online;...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of sleep every night, right? Wrong....

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

Healthy Passover Recipes: Creative Uses of...

Tradition reigns supreme at the Passover dinner table, but that still leaves plenty of room to get creative with recipes.  While most people associate Passover...

Healthy Recipe: Bunny Face Brown Rice...

In case you missed the piles of candy bunnies and chocolate eggs in the stores, Easter is around the corner. More holidays have become strongly...