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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

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 diagnosis 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

EKG Screening Event at Christopher Columbus High School

Congratulations to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Heart Program for providing free EKG screenings.

05/04/2017

VACC Camp Founder Dr. Moises Simpser Honored as Namesake

Dr. Moises Simpser, pediatric pulmonologist at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, founded the nation’s first Ventilator Assisted Children’s Center (VACC) Camp 1986. In honor of Dr. Simpser’s leadership, Nicklaus Children’s medical staff has renamed the camp with his name.

05/02/2017

Miami SuperHeroes Unite!

The Cancer & Blood Disorders Center Team came together at the Miami SuperHeroes Unite! Walk hosted by CureSearch.

04/25/2017

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Now Offering EOS Imaging Services in Broward County

EOS, an advanced imaging system used in the evaluation of pediatric orthopedic patients, is now available at the Nicklaus Children's Miramar Outpatient Center. It has previously been offered at Nicklaus Children's Hospital's main campus since 2013. 

04/03/2017

New Therapy Spaces Provide Hope and Inspiration

The beautiful and inviting rooms incorporate a mixture of vibrant colors, textures and unique artwork to tie in the room’s theme, each dedicated to one of the four seasons of the year. And the pictures speak for themselves.

03/30/2017

Researchers Find New Hope for Children with Neurofibromatosis

Dr. Ziad Khatib, pediatric neuro-oncologist, discusses treatments for children with fibromatosis in this WPLG Local 10/Local10.com segment.

03/29/2017

Descubre como Saber si tu Hijo Tiene Problemas Cardíacos

Un especialista en cardiologia pediátrica nos explica los problemas del corazón más comunes en los niños, cómo darse cuenta y cómo evitarlos.

03/16/2017

Child Life Teddy Bear Clinic

We’re celebrating Child Life Month with a teddy bear clinic for our patients and their families.

03/09/2017

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.