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Special needs students run gift shop

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.

11/28/2017

Did Marijuana Really Cause an Infant's Death?

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.



11/21/2017

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

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza Asks Fans To Give The Gift Of Coal This Holiday Season

Starting November 13, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza will again donate a portion of all holiday gift card sales to The Dan Marino Foundation.

11/13/2017

Why Men Won't Be Getting Pregnant Anytime Soon

A fertility doctor says that in theory, men could attempt to become pregnant as soon as "tomorrow" thanks to advances in uterus transplant surgeries. But other experts say that such a procedure won't happen anytime soon because many more studies are needed to know whether it could be done safely.

11/13/2017

Bobbi-Toads Donates Shoes to Puerto Rican Families in Need in Partnership with the National Museum of Puerto Rican Culture and Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda

In support of the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico as a result of the devastation of Hurricane Maria, Bobbi-Toads, an exclusive line of customizable children's sneakers, today announced that the brand has shipped 1,050 pairs of shoes to Puerto Rican families in need.

11/01/2017

Woman Gets Pregnant While Already Pregnant: Rare 'Twin' Case Explained

A California woman became pregnant while she was already pregnant, in an extremely rare case that resulted in her carrying "twins" with two different sets of parents.The 31-year-old woman, Jessica Allen, agreed to be a gestational surrogate for a Chinese couple that she met through a surrogacy agency in southern California, according to the New York Post. In April 2016, doctors used in vitro fertilization to produce an embryo for the Chinese couple, and implanted that embryo in Allen's uterus.

10/31/2017

Miami Children's Health System To Be Renamed Nicklaus Children's Health System

 Miami Children's Health System will undergo a name change to align the health system with the branding and identity of its flagship, Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Effective November 1, the health system—which includes the nonprofit hospital, its network of outpatient centers, a research institute, a fundraising arm, an employed physician practice and more—will become Nicklaus Children's Health System in recognition of the continued support from the Nicklaus Children's Health Care Foundation and its founders, golf icon Jack Nicklaus and his wife Barbara. The hospital became Nicklaus Children's in 2015, following a multi-million-dollar commitment from the Nicklaus family and its foundation.

10/24/2017

50th Anniversary of first Heart Transplant is Special Event to Veteran Transplant Surgeon Kristine Guleserian

December 3, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the world's first human-to-human heart transplant, notes Mark Oristano, author of "Surgeons' Story" (ISBN: 978-1935953784). South African physician Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the surgery which astonished the world in Capetown. The patient, 54-year old Louis Washkansky, lived with another person's heart pumping his blood for 18 days.

10/16/2017

Build-A-Bear Foundation Gives 20,000 Teddy Bears To Children's Hospitals Across The Country In Partnership With United Way And UPS

 In honor of the company's 20th Birthday, Build-A-Bear today announced a donation of 20,000 teddy bears that will be distributed among two dozen children's hospitals across the United States.

10/10/2017

No Drop in Flu Vaccinations Since Nasal Spray Withdrawn

 Discontinuation of the pain-free nasal spray flu vaccine hasn't led to a drop in childhood influenza vaccination -- at least not in Oregon. In 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's advisory committee on vaccines reported that the nasal spray vaccine (FluMist) was ineffective and advised against its use.

10/06/2017

Women’s Choice Award® Announces Best Children’s Hospitals for 2018

The Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare, announced today the 2018 Best Children’s Hospitals for 2018 in honor of Child Health Day.  The select group of 66 children’s hospitals represent those that have met the highest standards for childcare.

10/02/2017

Infants from Puerto Rico with defective hearts are treated at Nicklaus Children's Hospital Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article176639826.html#storylink=cpy

Three infants from Puerto Rico with defective hearts are treated at Nicklaus Children's Hospital after Hurricane Maria tore through the island.


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article176639826.html#storylink=cpy


10/02/2017

First Lady Melania Trump Vows to Help Florida Children’s Hospital at NYC Event

First Lady Melania Trump traveled to New York City on Wednesday to attend a luncheon celebrating the opening of a new healing garden at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami.

Trump was joined at the event by Barbara Nicklaus, co-founder of the Nicklaus Children Health Care Foundation, according to the White House.

09/28/2017

20 Percent of U.S. Teens May Have Had a Concussion

As many as one in five U.S. teens may have suffered a concussion, and contact sports might often be the cause.

That's the conclusion of new research that included more than 13,000 teens. It also found that nearly 6 percent of teens reported having more than one concussion



09/26/2017

Gun Violence in Movies a Trigger for Teens?

Kids who see gun violence in movies are more likely to play with and fire a gun if they have access to one, a new study finds. 

09/25/2017

Re-Interventions Are Common in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Heart Operation

 Among patients who undergo childhood heart surgery for the severe birth defect single-ventricle disease, two-thirds of survivors require a surgical or catheter-based procedure within 20 years. Pediatric cardiology researchers note that doctors should counsel families about the likelihood of re-interventions.

09/18/2017

After Hurricane Irma, Nicklaus Children's Hospital deals with spike in child injuries

Jeimy Solis was waiting for a miracle. Her 10-year-old daughter remained at Nicklaus Children's Hospital Saturday clinging to life.  
Melanie Martinez was among the many children who arrived to the hospital with Hurricane-Irma related injuries this week. 
 

09/16/2017

Study suggests increase in adverse effects due to use of opioids in hospitalized children

The number of hospitalized infants, children and teens who experienced adverse reactions to opioid painkillers increased by more than half between 2003 and 2012, according to research being presented during the American Academy of Pediatrics 2017 National Conference. 

09/15/2017

Hurricane Irma: Prepping the kids

As one of the strongest hurricanes in history approaches South Florida, parents are pulling double duty, working to prepare not only their houses but also their families for the coming storm.

 

The best way to do that is with calm and compassion, said Dr. Sara Rivero-Conil, a licensed pediatric psychologist at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami.



09/05/2017

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In the Local News

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.