Tag: pediatrics

Protecting Newborns from Infectious Diseases

From the delivery room to the nursery, parents of newborns are typically vigilant about cleanliness and safety. That caution is...

June 22, 2020

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

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