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Hialeah Community Celebrates the Opening of Outpatient Center

Elected officials and business leaders representing the Hialeah community celebrated the opening of the Nicklaus Children’s Hialeah Outpatient Center. Thank you to all the community leaders who joined with Nicklaus Children’s Health System representatives to celebrate this milestone event, aimed at increasing healthcare convenience and access for families in the Hialeah community.

04/17/2018

New Pediatric Sports Health Center Focuses on Injury Prevention

The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Sports Health Center opened in December 2017 and the team is working to help athletes not only make a comeback but also stop injuries before they happen. 

03/13/2018

Medical Mission to Algeria Helps Children in Need of Spinal Surgeries

A group of children in Algeria who underwent complex surgeries as part of a 2016 U.S.-sponsored medical mission have many reasons to celebrate, and can do so with better movement of their limbs.

03/06/2018

Kids Flu Center: Prevention and Care Tips for the Flu

Visit our flu page for helpful tips on preventing the spread of the flu virus and view our symptoms checker. Remember, antivirals are more effective if started within the first 48 hours- seek medical care at the sign of symptoms. For your convenience, our pediatric urgent care centers are available in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach county. 

02/07/2018

Make Miracles Happen At IHOP This February

It’s been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This February, that statement is especially true for the patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

02/01/2018

Service Excellence Employee Recognition Awards

More than 30 employees were recognized for going “above and beyond” their duties to deliver an outstanding experience to patient families and colleagues alike at the 2017 Annual Service Excellence Employee Recognition Awards celebration, held on Tuesday, December 19.   

12/27/2017

Neuro Oncology Holiday Party 2017

Children being treated by the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, Neuro Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and their families took part in a holiday celebration.

12/15/2017

Nicklaus Children's Opens Urgent Care Center in Pinecrest

The Nicklaus Children's Pinecrest Outpatient Center, located in Suniland, is now open for urgent care services. Pediatric urgent care for minor injuries and illnesses is offered daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

12/08/2017

Santa and his elves surprise hospitalized patients

Santa Claus and his elves made a surprise appearance and distributed gifts to patients, many of whom will spend the holiday season at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. The event was made possible thanks to the Vallejo-Fraiz family, who are longtime supporters of the hospital, and arrange for Santa to visit the hospitalized children.

12/05/2017

Duchenne Regional Family Summit

CureDuchenne Cares and The Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Brain Institute hosted a free educational and social event for Duchenne family and caregivers. Attendees were able to learn about important DMD care topics, share their practical advice and connect with other families.

12/02/2017

Two Great Ways to Stay Connected with Your Child's Care

Nicklaus Children's Hospital provides secure and convenient messaging and updates for patients and families with two apps:  CareNotify and MyKid’s Patient Portal

11/27/2017

¿Cómo prevenir la hipertensión en los niños?

La Dra. Yadira L. Martinez-Fernandez, pediatra y directora del Programa Cardíaco en Nicklaus Children's Hospital, da algunos consejos para prevenir la hipertensión el los niños.

11/17/2017

2016 Annual Report

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11/15/2017

Cada 3 días muere un joven de un ataque al corazón mientras realiza un deporte, según estudio

La investigación busca que mediante una prueba médica como un electrocardiograma se pueda salvar la vida de varios niños y adolescentes en Estados Unidos.

11/14/2017

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

KidzStuff Children's Wellness Products Now Available in Publix Pharmacies

KidzStuff™ is happy to announce that their products have reached shelves in select South Florida Publix Pharmacies. The children's clothing and wellness product provider has previously been exclusively online but is looking to continue expanding into retail locations. 

10/31/2017

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

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Special needs students run gift shop
11/28/2017 — The young men are special education students who run the gift shop with their classmates, all of whom have autism or an intellectual disability. Together, the students order merchandise, stock the shelves, serve customers and calculate profits.
Did Marijuana Really Cause an Infant's Death?
11/21/2017 —

For an 11-month-old boy in Denver, ingesting marijuana may have triggered a heart problem that ultimately led to his death, according to a recent report of the case.

If the report's hypothesis is true, the case would mark the first time a person has died from a marijuana overdose. But the findings are far from definitive — as a single case, the report cannot prove that marijuana exposure was actually the cause of the infant's death.