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11/15/2017

Nicklaus Children’s Opens Subspecialty Care Center in Boynton Beach

The Boynton Beach Care Center is the newest Nicklaus Children’s care location and offers a range of services for children from birth through 21 years of age.

11/07/2017

Annual Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenantion (ECMO) Reunion

Two dozen former ICU patients had a great time today reuniting with their care teams at the annual ECMO reunion. ECMO stands for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenantion which is essentially a heart lung bypass that allows our most sick patients time to heal by performing their heart and lung functions for them. Nicklaus Children's Hospital has providing patients with this lifesaving technique for more than 20 years.

11/05/2017

New treatment labeled "a game changer" for patients with diabetes

Nicklaus Children’s Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center kicked off National Diabetes Month by introducing a new treatment option for children with Type 1 diabetes, the Medtronic MiniMed 670G system, sometimes called an “artificial pancreas,” consistently measures blood sugar, predicts when a rise or fall is going to occur, and adjusts itself to deliver precise doses of insulin, requiring minimal interaction from the patient

11/03/2017

VACC Camp Founder Passes Away

​The medical staff, employees and volunteers of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital mourn the passing of our esteemed Dr. Moises Simpser, a longstanding leader and dedicated champion for children with complex medical conditions and their families.

10/10/2017

Infants airlifted to Nicklaus Children's Hospital from Puerto Rico after hurricane

It was a race against time to save three critical babies, all of whom would have died in Puerto Rico if they didn't get the surgeries that they needed at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami.

10/03/2017

Pain Management and Awareness at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

September is Pain Awareness Month. This month-long recognition was created to increase education and awareness within our community about the effects of pain, the available treatments to alleviate pain and the importance of communication with healthcare providers regarding pain-related concerns so that pain can be better understood and treated.  

09/06/2017

IBD Patient Education Day

Thanks to all who joined us for the first bilingual IBD patient education day on Saturday!  Patients and families learned about the latest in IBD research and treatments from our board-certified pediatric gastroenterologists, as well as obtain nutrition and lifestyle tips from our IBD nutritionist and IBD social worker. 

08/28/2017

JCC Maccabi Games

The Nicklaus Children's Orthopedic Surgery Program proudly sponsored the 2017 JCC Maccabi Games held from August 6-11.

08/12/2017

Safety Tips for the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

In anticipation of the upcoming solar eclipse, here are safety tips to keep your family and little ones safe during this exciting natural event.

08/11/2017

3rd Annual South Florida Pediatric Nutrition Symposium

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is excited to offer the Nutrition Symposium with an emphasis on the pediatric patient. Current research and technological advances in the care of pediatric conditions with nutrition implications will be presented by a multidisciplinary panel of speakers.

08/04/2017

Imaging machine helps diagnosing children with scoliosis with low exposure to radiation

EOS imaging helps diagnose kids with scoliosis and with low exposure to radiation.

08/02/2017

12 Year old patient visited capital to raise awareness of policies that impact children’s health

Justin Kern, a twelve year-old patient, along with his family, traveled to Washington, DC today with the Miami Children's Health System Public Policy team to take part in Children's Hospital Association Family Advocacy Day.

07/21/2017

Boy with birth defect travels to South Florida for major surgery

Boy with birth defect travels to South Florida for major surgery with Nicklaus Children's Hospital's craniofacial center.

07/21/2017

Teenager urges parents to get EKG testing for children who play sports

A South Florida teenager went for a simple EKG test at Nicklaus Children's Hospital when he was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, also known as WPW.

07/21/2017

Alimentos con los que los Niños Podrían Atragantarse

¿Qué hacer si mi hijo sufre una asfixia comiendo alimentos y cómo puedo ayudarlo?

07/17/2017

Children Move to the Rhythm of Zumba at Camp Funrise 2017

Children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (an inflammation of the joints that is characterized by swelling, heat, and pain) had a terrific tuesday during their Zumba fitness class at this year's Camp Funrise.

06/22/2017

Dr. Harry L. Shufflebarger Honored by Setting Scoliosis Straight Foundation

Dr. Shufflebarger was honored for his innovative contributions in the area of spinal instrumentation and unparalleled commitment to his patients and medical community.

06/07/2017

iMRI Technology Provides Surgeons Real Time View of Brain Tumors

Nearly 5,000 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a brain tumor this year. Now new technology is helping doctors remove these tumors and save children from additional surgery.

05/29/2017

Research Study: How your child's genetic makeup can impact the way he or she responds to certain medications

Enzymes are particularly important in the processing of medicines and drugs. They determine how our bodies are going to handle the medicines we take, and if those medicines are going to help us feel better or not. This research study includes testing the status of the CYP2D6 gene in children.

05/10/2017

In the Local News

It may sound like sci-fi, but the new way to treat a brain tumor is to vaporize it

Miami Herald. — The procedure doesn’t require surgery; instead, it uses intense heat to pinpoint and destroy the tumor. 

Hospital conducts study into incision-less procedure to treat centrally located brain tumor

Local 10 News. — A multi-disciplinary team at Nicklaus Children's Hospital is conducting an FDA approved study into an incision-less procedure to treat centrally located brain tumors. 

Nicklaus Children's doctors treat skull deformity in babies that doesn't allow the brain to grow properly

Local 10 News. — Ellis underwent a procedure at Nicklaus Children's Hospital to correct the rare condition, called metopic craniosynostosis, where the bones in the skull fuse together.