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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Sesame Allergy More Widespread Than Previously Thought, Report Finds More than 1.5 million U.S. adults and children had a sesame allergy — about five times...

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South Florida health officials are urging residents to take precautions after confirming a case of mosquito-borne dengue in Miami-Dade County. The Florida Department of Health...

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When it comes to losing weight and getting fit, most people try to rely on willpower instead of developing a strategy for changing habits.