Tag: premature birth

NicView Cameras Keep Parents Connected with NICU...

When Darlene Biltz’s baby, Vincent, was born at 25 weeks in Naples, FL, he weighed just 1 pound, 5 ounces....

December 6, 2018

South Miami Hospital’s NicView Lets Parents See...

Doctors and nurses work around-the-clock at South Miami Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to care for premature and at-risk...

May 9, 2018

Roundup: U.S. Premature Births Rise for First...

The rate of premature births, or “preterm births,” in the United States increased in 2015 for the first time in...

November 4, 2016

Roundup: Global Obesity Rate Has Soared, Study...

Currently, more than one in eight adults are now obese globally-- a ratio that has more than doubled since 1975...

April 1, 2016

Watch Now: Celebrating Life at NICU Reunion

Persistent rain could not dampen the spirits of babies and their families as they celebrated life at the 23rd Annual...

November 18, 2015

Big Advances for the Tiniest Patients

In our modern world of digital photography and social media, very few people have not encountered a photo or video...

November 4, 2013

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Max Diaz’s entire future hinged on how well — and how quickly — he could recover from a catastrophic elbow dislocation. A champion high school...

Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges, Debunking Common Myths

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be daunting, especially for a new mom. However, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for both mothers and...

High Anxiety — Kids, School and...

With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both students and parents. Being aware of the stressors your children face –...

Roundup: Sesame Allergy on the Rise;...

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...

Mosquito-Borne Dengue Advisory: What You Need...

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...