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Achieving Great Outcomes for Children with Cleft Lip and Palate

07/12/2021 by Mislen Bauer – Cleft lip and palate occurs when the baby's lip or mouth does not form properly during pregnancy. The two conditions together make up some of the most common birth defects as one out of every 700 babies is born with a cleft lip, cleft palate or both. The good news about cleft lip and palate is that the condition is now easier to diagnose, treat and correct than ever before. Here’s what you need to know about this common birth defect. 

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Nicklaus Children's Health System to Offer $15 Plus Minimum Wage Starting in September

06/29/2021 – Nicklaus Children’s Health System has made the decision to increase its minimum wage starting in September of 2021 to the new standard required by Florida constitutional mandate a full five years ahead of the timeline for full adoption. 

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Dr. Khatib to receive Excellence Clinical Teaching Award

04/12/2021 – We are happy to share that Dr. Ziad Khatib, Director of the Neuro Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital has been selected to receive an Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award in Pediatrics from the Florida International University - Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.

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Helping Children Cope with a Traumatic Event

6/29/2021 – Today’s “Let’s Talk Mental Health” video is dedicated to those dealing with the emotional aftermath of the Surfside building collapse. In this video, psychologists Danette Beitra and Silvia Sommers discuss ways to help children cope with a traumatic event.

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Upcoming Events

Virtual Parenting Boot Camp

Join Dr. Maria Milla, pediatrician and chief of Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Care Centers and Paola Garcia-Herreros, APRN, for a Zoom session designed to educate and empower parents and caregivers of children 0-12 months old. Free with registration.

Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Location: Virtual Event

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