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December 2014

Channel 7: Greatest Gift
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WebMD: Type I diabetes rising in children
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CNN en Espanol: El riesgo de algunos jugetes para ninos
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Noticiero Telemundo: Juguetes que podrian resultar peligrosos para los ninos 
 

November 2014

Miami Herald: Girls, women at risk for diabetes
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El Nuevo Herald:  La pubertad y el embarazo aumental los riesgos del diabetes
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Miami Herald: Pumps, glucose monitors keep Type 1 diabetes in check
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Local 10: Doctors warn parents of the dangers of caffeine an dkids
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South Florida Business Journal: Florida Blue installs telehealth kiosk in South Miami
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IT business.net: Florida Blue and Nicklaus Children's Hospital Unveil HealthSpot Telehealth Technology
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Sun-Sentinel: Connecting women to healthy living
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Kids with Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports
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Kidney, Urinary Birth Defects Tied to Obesity in Moms-to-Be
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Philadelphia News, PA

'Unconditional Regard' Buoys Kids' Self-Esteem
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The Miami Hurricane: Dance Marathon Raises Funds for Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital

October 2014

Virus Present at Birth Causes More Than 10 Percent of Hearing Loss Cases in Kids
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Community Newspapers: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital 5K Raises Nearly $5,000
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El Nuevo Herald: Dismelia; Ayuda y Tratamiento
 
Local 10: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, Introduces New Comprehensive Wellness Program
 
Most Kindergartners are Getting Their Shots
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Repetitive Pitching May Cause Teens Serious Shoulder Problems
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WSVN Channel 7: Nicklaus Children's Patients Get Early Halloween Party
 
Miami Herald: Halloween Party at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital
 
Brocolli Compound Shows Promise for Treating Autism
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Health Magazine

Naples News: Children's Hospital Aimed at Getting to the Bottom of Epileptic Seizures
 
News Press: Golisano Hospital Opens Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
 
Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection
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September 2014

Miami Herald: Playing is kids' No.1 job for development, socialization
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El Nuevo Herald: Terapias de juego y ocupacionales para ninos
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Miami Herald: Building a breakfast habit
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El Nuevo Herald:  La rehabilitacion es dificil para los atletas
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Miami Herald: Rehab a difficult time for physically active students
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Miami Herald: Employee who lost 100 pounds: 'This has been a life change'
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CBS 4: Talking Baby Infant Massage
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WSVN Channel 7: Local hospital prepared for spreading virus
 
Local 10:  What you need to know about Enterovirus D68
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Univision 23: Porque es importante el temprano diagnostico del autismo?
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El Nuevo Herald: Un electrocardiograma para salvar la vida
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Kidney and thyroid cancer rates up among U.S. children, study finds
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WSVN Channel 7: Sabrina stands up to cancer
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CBS Miami: Talking Baby Reflux
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El Nuevo Herald: La falta de sueno puede causar aumento de peso
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August 2014 

Hormone might help preemies' brains
MSN
Health 24
Tech Times
NIH Medicine

Stop starting school days so early, doctors say
CBS News
WebMD

Miami Herald: Even children can have strokes, some fatal
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Miami Herald: Younger athletes need more testing, training for concussions
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Miami Herald: Lack of sleep leads to weight gain and vicious cycle
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Miami Herald: Sleep disorders may be behind a child's lack of concentration
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Miami herald: Sleep apnea is a risk factor for strokes
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Childhood Developmental Disability Rates On the Rise
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U.S. News

HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out
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Obese Preschoolers Already Show Signs of Health Problems
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Radio Caracol: Todo lo que Hay Que Saber con el Ebola
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When Colds, Flu Leads to Complications
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Newsday, NY

Newborns Infections Came from Probiotics
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Drugs.com


The Jewish Journal: Testing for Jewish Genetic Diseases
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CNN en Espanol: Dr. Otto Ramos discusses the Chikungunya virus

CNN en Espanol: Dr. Juan Bolivar discusses EKG screenings
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Local 10: Doctors new device to revolutionize the treatment of scoliosis in children
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Local 10: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, hosts free camp for children suffering from cancer
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El Nuevo Herald: Las princesas de Frozen visitan Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital
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WSVN: Perfect Pair
 
 

July 2014

Dieting at a young age often backfires
U.S. News & World Report

El Nuevo Herald: Tai chi contra la artritis infantil
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USA Today: Many kids with Medicaid use ER as doctor's office
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Radio Caracol: E-cigarrette es danino para la salud?
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Miami Herald: New guidelines call for limiting antibiotics for ear infections
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El Nuevo Herald: Cuidado con el uso de antibioticos en los ninos
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CBS4: Eating fast food doesn't mean you can't be healthy
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Miami Herald: Accidents happen, but injuries can be prevented
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El Nuevo Herald: Muchas lesiones se pueden prevenir
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Miami Herald: Young athletes are suffering more overuse injuries
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CNN en Espanol: CNN en Espanol estrena nuevo programa Dra Azaret

Miami Herald: Children undergoing surgery need special care with anesthesia
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El Nuevo Herald: Los riesgos de la anestesia en ninos pequenos
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Miami Herald: Healthy eating options are plentiful, and fun, when giving children food for life
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Computerworld: Nicklaus Children's Hospital named to '100 Best Places to Work in IT' list
 
Dengue fever vaccine shows some promise in trial
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Home nurse visits may improve survival of moms, babies
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U.S. News & World Report
Yahoo

WIOD: Study- Kids with ADHD at high risk for developing substance abuse disorders
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NBC Miami: Melissa Carcache, star of Nickelodeon's "Every Witch Way," hosts special screening at Nicklaus Children's
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June 2014

Dateline Health: Dr. Craig Spurdle discusses sports injuries and Evelyn Abrahante Terrell discusses Nicklaus Children's Hospital Anywhere on this episode of Dateline Health
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Dateline Health: Dr. Parul Jayakar discusses The Victor Center and Dr. Danyal Khan discusses Nicklaus Children's EKG program on this episode of Dateline Health
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Miami Herald: Nicklaus Children's doctor and her partner win ice dancing competition
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South Florida Hospital News: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, Promotes Armando Llechu to Vice President
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South Florida Business Journal: Armando Llechu Promoted to Vice President
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El Nuevo Herald: Una Operacion endereza las vidas de los ninos con esocliosis
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El Nuevo Herald:
Las prevenciones la mejor solucion contra el asthma
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El Nuevo Herald: Un verano seguro para los ninos
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Children's Hospitals Today: Must See TV: Nicklaus Children's Launches MCHTV


Spoonful.com: When your child's friend has Type I diabetes
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Mother's birthplace may affect mother's autism risk in kids
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Health Magazine
MSN
WebMD

One in ten moms to be develop pregnancy-related diabetes
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Health Magazine
Yahoo

Local 10: How to develop healthy eating habits for children
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Sisters debut new smiles after surgery for rare condition
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NBC Los Angeles

Univision 23: Proteja su piel de los rayos del sol
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Univision 23: Evite ahogamientos durante la epoca de verano
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One in 10 moms-to-be develop pregnancy-linked diabetes
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Newsday, NY
MSN
Yahoo

Vaccine for infant tummy bug cuts hospitalizations
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WebMD
The Healthcast
Health Magazine
Newsday, NY
Philadelphia Daily News
Yahoo News
U.S. News & World Report

Kids' obesity risk rises with parents' divorce: study
Philadelphia News, PA

Boston Marathon bombings caused PTSD symptoms in kids
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Fox Miami: Clowns bring smiles to Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital
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CBS Miami: The healing power of humor used for sick children
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May 2014

Saving Sabrina: Double Umbilical Cord Transplants
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First Coast News

Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, to offer telemedicine services in Ukraine
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Becker's Hospital Review
UK Reuters

Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians Warn
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Health Magazine

New Dialysis Machine Treats Tiniest of Newborns
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Yahoo News
Newsday, NY

Miami Herald: For young women with cancer, discuss fertility early
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Poor sleep tied to obesity in kids
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USA Today
Naples Newspress
Florida Today

Miami Herald: Cord blood transplants offer a life-saving alternative when bone marrow matches can't be found
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Costs a barrier to asthma care for some Kids
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Health Magazine

More evidence ties poor sleep to obesity in children
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WebMD
Yahoo News

Local10: Ensuring Your Baby's Health with Genetic Testing
 
Concussion symptoms can emerge later, linger for weeks, study says
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Nicotine poisoning of infant highlights "E-cigarette" dangers, docs report
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Yahoo News


Kids diabetes rates up dramatically in 8 years, study says
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Yahoo
Philadephia Daily News, PA

Miami Herald: Doctor on Ice

 April 2014

 
The Miami Herald: Surgery can help straighten spines of youths with scoliosis
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WPLG Local 10: Kid friendly scans improve care for young patients
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Channel 7 News: Teen battling leukemia receives makeup surprise
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Two drugs work equally well for epileptic seizures in kids: study
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WebMD
Yahoo
Drugs
MSN

Bowel illnesses sometimes coincide in kids
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WebMD
Yahoo News
MSN
Health Magazine
Newsday, NY

Too little sleep may add to teen health problems
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Health Magazine
Yahoo News
U.S. News & World Report
MSN

Most medical devices approved for kids only tested on adults: study
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Yahoo News
MSN
U.S. News & World Report
Newsday

Off season may not be long enough to recover from football 'hits'
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MSN
Health Magazine
Newsday, NY
U.S. News & World Report
Philadelphia Daily News, PA

Placing donor windpipe first in patient's arm helps with transplant
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MSN
Yahoo
Newsday, NY
Health24
Health Magazine
U.S. News & World Report

Experimental measles drug shows promise in animal testing
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MSN
Newsday, NY
Health Magazine
U.S. News & World Report

More high school athletes complying with concussion guidelines, study finds
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Mental illness to blame for 10 percent of kids hospitalizations
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Nicotine in e-cigarettes a growing public health threat, CDC says
 
 
South Florida Jewish Journal: A night of baseball and genes

Becker's Hospital Review: 5 successful hospital-developed Apps
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Huffington Post: The promising tools that could change how we diagnose autism
South Florida Business Journal: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, signs HQ lease
CBS Miami: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, expands emergency department
El Nuevo Herald: Nuevas salas de emergencia

March 2014

Unvision 23: Radio Lollipop celebra renovacion de sus estudios
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WSVN 7: Special camp offers children opportunity to enjoy beach
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AmericaTeve: Ninos con problemas respiratorios visitan la playa
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Miami Herald: Kids get a special tour of Biscayne Bay
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WPLG Local 10: Doctors use minimally invasive approach to treat cardiac patients
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Miami Herald: Newborn gets a second chance at life
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Sun-Sentinel: Rabbi raises awareness about testing for Jewish genetic diseases
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National Right to Life News: Prenantal diagnosis of heart defects leads to more happy outcomes
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Mental illness to blame for 10 percent of child hospitalizations, study says
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Yahoo
Health Magazine

Sunday Times of London: The doctor 2,500 Miles away will see you now

State flu shot rule for preschoolers curbs kids hospitalizations
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Yahoo
 
TV in child's bedroom tied to weight gain
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Yahoo News
Newsday, NY
MSN
WebMD
U.S. News & World Report
Health Magazine

Moving out of poor neighborhoods may disrupt boys mental health study
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Yahoo
NY Newsday

Miami Herald: Clothes designed by hospital docs available on Walmart.com

February 2014

M Health News: Telehealth center gives Miami pediatricians a global reach
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Computerworld: Premier 100 IT leader Ed Martinez
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Miami Herald: Young heart patient reunite with the doctors that treated them
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NBC6: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, cardiac patients reunite with doctors
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Sun-Sentinel: Children's hospital innovations

Miami Herald: Screenings and new treatments for heart defects can take patients from fetus to old age
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Energy drinks and coffee increasing sources of caffeine for kids, CDC says
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MSN
Yahoo
Web MD
U.S. News & World Report
Health Magazine

CBS 4 Miami: Fit Friday Lose to Win
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Safety experts want tougher car seat
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Good dental health is vital
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Dallas Star Telegram

Miami Herald: State lawmakers to explore telemedicine

January 2014 

Yahoo News: Back hair sign of spine problems

Telemundo Al Rojo Vivo: Nino recibe operacion y aprende a sonreir por primera vez
MFDA Panel considers first pill for ragweed allergy
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Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, to help patients estimate costs up front
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FDA approves genetic test that helps explain developmental problems in kids
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U.S. News & World Report

Mental strain slows concussion recovery
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Red Orbit
Newsmax
WebMD
Yahoo
MSN

NBCNews: Life after Brain Death
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WSVN Channel 7: Where is my smile?
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In the News - December

 

Girl Undergoes Surgery in Miami to Remove Large Birthmark on Upper Lip

NBC Miami. 12/8/2016
Brianna Brewer, a bubbly 3-year-old, had a very large vascular tumor on her face and lip, until Wednesday's procedure at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.  

3-year-old girl has tumor on lip removed in SW Miami-Dade

WSVN 7 News. 12/8/2016
A young girl born with a birthmark on her lip has gone through a successful surgery that will change her life. 

In the News - November

 

Health Care Refugees: Family Flees Florida to Save Daughter's Life

CNN.com International. 11/28/2016
Family flees Florida because they thought their baby's health insurance was killing her. 

Medical tourism: Global med

Florida Trend. 11/28/2016
Tourists have long flocked to Florida for recreation. More recently, medical facilities have become an attraction: In 2015, the state estimates, between 300,000 and 400,000 people traveled to Florida for health care. 

2016-2017 Jupiter Courier Newsweekly Gala Calendar

TCPalm.com. 11/24/2016
The “Golden Heart Luncheon” features a fabulous auction along with a delicious lunch to raise funds for the foundation’s mission dedicated to advancing and enhancing health care for children. 

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Receives 2016 eHealthcare Leadership Award

Publicnow. 11/22/2016
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Receives 2016 eHealthcare Leadership Award. 

How to Help Your Child Manage Their Diabetes

MiamiHerald.com. 11/22/2016
It’s hard for parents not to worry. Diabetes type 1, formerly called juvenile diabetes, is a life-changing event and can be particularly difficult to manage with children in their tweens and teens. 

Just Like the Pancreas, New Device Monitors Glucose and Delivers Insulin Automatically

MiamiHerald.com. 11/22/2016
LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST REDDIT PRINT ORDER REPRINT OF THIS STORY Type 1 diabetics are one step closer to living their lives without worrying about how much insulin they need to take. In September, the FDA approved a new device that monitors glucose levels and automatically administers insulin. 

Tampa Bay State Lawmakers: You Going to Let Miami-Dade Delegation Own You?

Tampa Bay Times. 11/18/2016
For the next two years and potentially beyond, lawmakers representing Miami-Dade County are poised to wield extreme influence in the Florida Legislature — the likes of which they haven't had in a decade or more. 

Nicklaus Children’s LifeFlight honored by Association of Air Medical Services

Miami's Community Newspapers. 11/17/2016
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s LifeFlight Critical Care Transport Program has received the Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Award of Excellence by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS). 

ADHD Diagnosis in Preschoolers Levelling Off

Health24.com. 11/16/2016
According to a new study, the fact that the increasing trend of ADHD diagnosis among preschoolers has levelled off and that medication use hasn't increased is reassuring. 

Guidelines May Have Helped Curb ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers

MedicineNet. 11/16/2016
In a bit of good news, the rate of diagnoses for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among U.S. preschoolers has leveled off, a new study finds. 

New Guidelines Limit ADHD Diagnoses In Preschoolers

MSN.com. 11/15/2016
A new study finds the rate of diagnoses for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder--or ADHD--among U.S. preschoolers has leveled off.  

Jr. Orange Bowl to Celebrate ‘Holiday on the Mile’ Parade

Miami's Community Newspapers. 11/14/2016
Every holiday season for 68 years the Junior Orange Bowl Parade has celebrated youth, community, and culture with floats, marching bands, equestrian groups, vintage cars, and much more. 

Blood Test May Someday Diagnose Concussion

MedicineNet. 11/14/2016
A simple blood test may one day diagnose concussions with more than 90 percent certainty, a small Canadian study suggests. 

4-year-old Superhero Damian Creed Laid to Rest

The News-Press. 11/10/2016
A little boy who made adults in his life better people was laid to rest Thursday. 

Teen Helps Kids Feel Better One Smile at a Time

Palm Beach - Florida Weekly. 11/10/2016
Kayla Abramowitz knows all too well how tedious hospital life can be for a child who has to spend way too much time there. Trios of nemeses — Crohn’s disease, juvenile arthritis and eosinophilic colitis — have meant extended hospital stays for the North Palm Beach teenager. 

Surgeons at Miami Children's Hospital Use 3D Printing to Save Young Girl's Life

The TCT Online Magazine. 11/4/2016
The 3D printed model allowed surgeons to hold the heart in their hands before entering the operating room. 

Allergy Info on Food Labels May Confuse Shoppers

Newsmax. 11/2/2016
Shoppers are often confused by food labels that warn of potential allergens, and the consequences can be serious, new research suggests. 

Children ‘Have Suffered Hard From This Epidemic’, Opioid Researcher Says

Health Medicine Network. 11/1/2016
The number of young children and teens hospitalized for overdosing on opioid painkillers have spiked nearly threefold in recent years, a new study finds.  

Clean Home May Help Keep Kids' Asthma in Check

MedicineNet. 11/1/2016
Reducing indoor allergens and pollutants can help control children's asthma, reducing their need for medication, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

Food Labels on Possible Allergens May Be Confusing

WebMD. 11/1/2016
Misunderstanding warnings could be dangerous for those with food allergies, researcher says. 

MCH Foundation Diamond Ball

One News Page. 11/1/2016
Miami Children's Health Foundation (MCH Foundation) celebrated its 10th Anniversary Diamond Ball on Oct. 29, raising nearly $1.6 million, benefiting the children and families at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. 

Opioid Overdoses Among Kids, Teens Have Nearly Tripled in Recent Years

Orlando Sentinel. 11/1/2016
An increasing number of young children and teens are being hospitalized for overdosing on opioid painkillers. Among younger kids, most of the painkiller poisonings were accidental, with children “eating them like candy,” a researcher said. 

In the News - October

 

Overdoses Skyrocket as Kids Eat Opioids Like Candy

MSN.com. 10/31/2016
The number of young children and teens hospitalized for overdosing on opioid painkillers have spiked nearly threefold in recent years, a new study finds. 

New Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion opens at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Miami's Community Newspapers. 10/30/2016
Miami Children’s Health Foundation, the fundraising arm for Miami Children’s Health System, celebrated the success of its Together For The Children Campaign on Thursday, Oct. 13, at a special preview unveiling of the Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion (APCP), a new six-story tower within the campus of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. 

Skin Patch May Help With Peanut Allergy - Drugs.com MedNews

Drugs.com. 10/28/2016
A skin patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein may help treat children and young adults with peanut allergy, researchers report. 

Narendra Kini, MD, MHA

Palm Beach - Florida Weekly. 10/27/2016
Miami Children’s Health System's Narendra Kini, MD, MHA. 

Why Doctors Are Saying Infants Should Share Parents’ Room

Health Medicine Network. 10/24/2016
Infants should sleep in the same room as their parents — but not in the same bed — to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics advise. 

West Coast University Pledges $1.5 Million To Miami Children's Health Foundation To Support Nursing Education At Nicklaus Children's Hospital

KAUZ-TV: NewsChannel 6 Now. 10/21/2016
Miami Children's Health Foundation is proud to receive a $1.5 million pledge from West Coast University in support of nursing education at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, flagship of Miami Children's Health System.  

Women's Choice Award(R) Announces Best Children's Hospitals for 2017: Highlights Comprehensive Care for All Children

Yahoo! Finance. 10/3/2016
The Women's Choice Award®, America's trusted referral source for the best in healthcare, has recognized a select group of 54 out of almost 100 children's hospitals that submitted data as Best for 2017. 

U.S. Teen Births Hit Another Record Low: CDC: MedlinePlus Health News

Ciencias Médicas News. 10/1/2016
Births to U.S. teens reached a record low last year, continuing a dramatic two-decade decline, federal health officials reported Wednesday. 

In the News - September

 

HPV Vaccine More Effective Than Thought: Study

MedicineNet. 9/30/2016
The vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, which doctors believe causes most cases of cervical cancer, appears even more effective than believed, a new study finds. 

HPV Vaccine More Effective Than Thought

NewsChannel 10. 9/29/2016
The vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, which doctors believe causes most cases of cervical cancer, appears even more effective than believed, a new study finds. 

After Losing Son, Miami Beach Cops Urge All Students to Get an EKG

MiamiHerald.com. 9/27/2016
Two Miami Beach police officers are on a mission to get the Miami-Dade school district to mandate heart screenings for student athletes. 

How to Alleviate a Girl’s Fears When Her Mother Has Breast Cancer

MiamiHerald.com. 9/23/2016
Understanding cancer risks at a young age can actually be beneficial. 

Is Your Child Snoring? It May Be a Sign of a Serious Sleep Issue

Albany Democrat-Herald. 9/18/2016
Snoring can be a normal symptom of a cold or virus in children. But when snoring persists and children have difficulty sleeping, parents should take their children to a doctor to look for signs of more serious conditions. 

Extreme Preemies May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure as Adults

Doctors Lounge. 9/15/2016
Smaller kidneys and blood vessel abnormalities more likely as these babies age, researchers say. 

A Child's Snoring Can Sometimes Be a Sign of Sleep Apnea

Tampa Bay Times. 9/15/2016
Snoring can be a normal symptom of a cold or virus in children, but when snoring persists and children have difficulty sleeping, parents should take their children to a doctor to look for signs of more serious conditions. 

Gel Antibiotic: An Easier Ear Infection Treatment Someday? - Drugs.com MedNews

Drugs.com. 9/14/2016
A single application of an antibiotic gel into the ear might one day offer kids and parents an easier way to treat bacterial ear infections, new animal research suggests. 

Rate of Youth Soccer Injuries More Than Doubled in 25 Years

US News & World Report. 9/12/2016
As the popularity of soccer has grown in the United States, so has the annual rate of soccer-related injuries in kids. 

Newer Epilepsy Drugs May Be Safer During Pregnancy

MedicineNet. 9/3/2016
Women who take the new epilepsy drugs levetiracetam and topiramate during pregnancy don't run the risk of harming their infant's mental development, British researchers report. 

Parents Can Play Key Role in Setting Healthy Habits for Kids

MedicineNet. 9/3/2016
Encouraging your kids to eat right, exercise and limit screen time may not be enough to instill healthy habits. You also need to lead by example, researchers suggest. 

3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth

Health24.com. 9/1/2016
According to a recent study there's a lot mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term. 

In the News - August

 

Could my child have sleep apnea?

The Pocono Record (AP). 8/31/2016
Snoring can be a normal symptom of a cold or virus in children. But when snoring persists and children have difficulty sleeping, parents should take their children to a doctor to look for signs of more serious conditions. 

Is your child snoring? It may be a sign of a serious sleep issue

Medical Xpress. 8/31/2016
Snoring can be a normal symptom of a cold or virus in children. But when snoring persists and children have difficulty sleeping, parents should take their children to a doctor to look for signs of more serious conditions. 

3 Steps to Lower a Woman’s Risk of Premature Birth

Doctors Lounge. 8/30/2016
Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term. 

As More Parents Refuse Vaccines, More Doctors Dismiss Them -- With AAP's Blessing

Forbes.com. 8/29/2016
The tides are shifting for parents who delay or refuse vaccines and the doctors who treat them: more pediatricians are seeing more vaccine refusals, and more pediatricians are pushing back 

Miami medical excellence draws new residents, tourists and dollars

MiamiHerald.com. 8/29/2016
According to a study by Florida Tax Watch and the Agency for Health Care Administration (which reviewed tourists who used local hospital services from 2013-14), the state’s medical tourism market is worth roughly $6 billion. The Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau now offers a robust “medical tourism” section on its web site. 

Senior-level hires and promotions for the week of Aug. 29, 2016

MiamiHerald.com. 8/29/2016
Michael L. Harrington has joined Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami as president and chief operating officer. He’ll oversee day-to-day operations of the 289-bed pediatric specialty hospital, the flagship of Miami Children’s Health System. 

Zika mother faces waiting, uncertainty

Times Record. 8/29/2016
The day after she delivered a baby girl at Jackson Memorial Hospital in June, Maria Ramirez de Mendoza was ready to take her daughter home. Little Micaela Milagros Mendoza weighed 8 pounds and 1 ounce, with a tuft of brown hair and rosy cheeks - and no visible sign that the Zika virus her mother had contracted during the third month of pregnancy had caused any complications. 

Pediatric Spasticity

Florida Trend. 8/26/2016
New Treatments Mean Better Outcomes for Children … and Their Parents At Nicklaus Children's Hospital. 

EKG Test For High School Athletes Becoming Life Mission of Family After Tragic Lost

NBC Miami. 8/25/2016
A program is being offered with free EKG tests for high school athletes, part of a program being encouraged by a family after the loss of their child. 

For Uncontrolled Tremor, Ultrasound Instead of Brain Surgery? - Drugs.com MedNews

Drugs.com. 8/25/2016
Patients with uncontrolled shaking caused by a condition called essential tremor may get relief with a new noninvasive ultrasound procedure, a study finds. 

How technology is reducing seizures in patients with epilepsy

MiamiHerald.com. 8/25/2016
The intraoperative MRI can help to treat patients with brain tumors, epilepsy or cognitive brain malfunction, said Dr. John Ragheb, chief neurosurgeon at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, which will have the intraoperative MRI in its advanced care pavilion expected to open this fall. 

Baby born in Miami with Zika-related complications

Fox News Latino. 8/24/2016
A South Florida woman who contracted Zika while traveling in South America has given birth to a baby girl with complications related to the virus. 

Gene Test Might Quickly ID Baby’s Infection

Doctors Lounge. 8/23/2016
Goal is to distinguish between bacterial, viral illness, researchers say. 

Zika Myths Mixing With Facts

CBS Miami. 8/23/2016
As the Zika virus continues to spread, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern.” 

Miami Mother Copes With Zika-Related Effects In Newborn

CBS Miami. 8/22/2016
Maria Mendoza is your typical doting new mom. She gives her baby plenty of attention, and so do her doctors. That’s because Mendoza’s daughter, Micaela, was born with health issues related to the Zika virus. 

Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier, the Better

WebMD. 8/18/2016
A treatment for peanut allergies may work better if it's given to children earlier, even as young as 9 months, before the body's "allergic program" fully matures, new research suggests. 

Pets and kids: The pros and cons

Sun Sentinel. 8/15/2016
There are plenty of great reasons to get a pet for your son or daughter. A new kitty or puppy can grow up with your children and be a great companion for many years. Of course, an older dog, cat or another type of pet can also bring love and affection into your home. 

Jack & Barbara Nicklaus Celebrate Grand Opening Of First-Ever Golden Bear Grill

Inside Golf. 8/15/2016
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus and his wife Barbara, alongside representatives from Delaware North — a leader in food service management — officially opened the Nicklaus family’s first branded restaurant, the Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grill, at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Terminal 3 

Kids abnormally large due to genetic glitch

WeAreCentralPA.com. 8/12/2016
Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome is a genetic condition that causes excessive growth. It's linked to birth defects and even cancer. But thanks to innovative surgical procedures, children born with BWS can now live normal lives.  

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital now offers robotic single-site surgery

Miami's Community Newspapers. 8/12/2016
Nicklaus Children’s is among the first pediatric facilities in the region to offer robotic single-site incision surgery for children utilizing the da Vinci Xi system. The technique offers a single incision minimally invasive surgical option for gallbladder or ovarian surgeries in children. 

Young People With Epilepsy Struggle on Many Fronts

Doctors Lounge. 8/10/2016
New review finds children, young adults citing discrimination, lack of privacy, exclusion. 

Young People With Epilepsy Struggle on Many Fronts - Drugs.com MedNews

Drugs.com. 8/10/2016
New review finds children, young adults citing discrimination, lack of privacy, exclusion. 

Dravet Syndrome Foundation and Children's Hospital Colorado Awarded PCORI Funding to Develop Comparative Effectiveness Research

PRWeb. 8/10/2016
The project’s goal is to develop an ongoing collaboration with a greater understanding of the needs of the Dravet syndrome community. 

Deformed limbs in newborns linked to Zika virus

CBS News. 8/10/2016
The Zika virus has already been linked to serious birth defects in the brain, and now it looks as if the virus may also cause deformities of joints in the arms and legs of newborns, a new Brazilian study suggests. 

Miami-based digital health startup accelerator brings 10 new companies into incubator

Becker's Hospital Review. 8/8/2016
Startupbootcamp has selected 10 companies to participate in its Miami-based digital health accelerator. The three month-long program partners young healthcare startups with health systems such as St. Louis-based Ascension Health, Durham, N.C.-based Duke University Health System, and Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami. 

Hey, super-achiever, you need more exercise, not another AP class

MiamiHerald.com. 8/6/2016
Research shows workouts are stress relievers and brain boosters. 

7 Infections Athletes Could Get From Rio's Contaminated Waters

The Huffington Post. 8/5/2016
Pathogens such as adenoviruses, norovirus, rotavirus, hepatitis A, astrovirus, vibrio infections, and cryptosporidium could be expected in water if it's fairly contaminated with sewage.  

Toddlers at High Risk of Chemical Eye Burns: Study - Drugs.com MedNews

Drugs.com. 8/4/2016
Children aged 1 and 2 years have relatively high rates of chemical eye burns, with everyday cleaners a common cause, researchers say. 

Injuries soar as trampoline parks expand

Orlando Sentinel. 8/4/2016
As trampoline parks spring up across the United States, injuries to kids have jumped, too, a new study finds. 

MDPD offers $6,000 Bounty for the Attempted Murder of 11 year-old

South Dade News Leader. 8/4/2016
Miami-Dade Police is offering $6,000 for a tip leading to the arrest of those responsible for shooting an 11 year-old child. 

Pregnancy Problems More Likely With Baby Boys, Study Suggests

MedicineNet. 8/2/2016
Serious pregnancy complications are more likely when women are carrying baby boys, new research suggests. 

Motive In Question In Shooting Of 11-Year Old

CBS Miami. 8/2/2016
A southwest Miami-Dade neighborhood is on edge as police investigate the shooting of an 11-year-old boy. 

Most Kids With Epilepsy Have Other Health Issues

WebMD. 8/1/2016
Nearly 80 percent of children who have the seizure disorder epilepsy also have other health conditions, such as digestive troubles and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, a large Norwegian study finds. 

4 Out of 5 Kids With Epilepsy Have Other Health Problems: Study - Drugs.com MedNews

Drugs.com. 8/1/2016
Nearly 80 percent of children who have the seizure disorder epilepsy also have other health conditions, such as digestive troubles and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, a large Norwegian study finds 

In the News - July

 

Nicklaus Hospital kicks off week-long camp with party

WSVN Channel 7. 7/31/2016
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital kicked off a week-long camp for patients with cancer with a party, Saturday. 

Pregnancy Problems More Likely With Baby Boys, Study Suggests

U.S. News & World Report. 7/29/2016
Serious pregnancy complications are more likely when women are carrying baby boys, new research suggests. 

Baptist Health South Florida and Nicklaus Children's Hospital Announce Collaboration to Improve Patient Care

Pharmacy Choice. 7/28/2016
Two local leaders in healthcare will explore collaborating to provide the best possible care for the communities they serve. Baptist Health South Florida, the area's largest, not-for-profit healthcare provider, and nonprofit Nicklaus Children's Hospital, part of Miami Children's Health System and the leading provider of children's healthcare services in South Florida, will collaborate to improve healthcare through coordination and cooperation. 

Baptist Health South Florida and Nicklaus Children's Hospital Announce Collaboration to Improve Patient Care

Yahoo Finance. 7/28/2016
Two local leaders in healthcare will explore collaborating to provide the best possible care for the communities they serve. Baptist Health South Florida, the area's largest, not-for-profit healthcare provider, and nonprofit Nicklaus Children's Hospital, part of Miami Children's Health System and the leading provider of children's healthcare services in South Florida, will collaborate to improve healthcare through coordination and cooperation. 

3 health issues that can threaten young female athletes

KURL News Channel 8. 7/24/2016
Doctors need to be on the lookout for a trio of harmful health conditions in young female athletes, a new report says. 

How to deal with anxiety and depression in your child

The Modesto Bee. 7/22/2016
More than 1 in 10 children ages 12 to 17 suffered from at least one episode of major depression in 2014, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Read more here: http://www.modbee.com/news/nation-world/national/article91298717.html#storylink=cpy 

Concussion study shows player-to-player hits most damaging

Medical Press. 7/22/2016
As officials at all levels of American football continue to debate how to prevent concussions, a new study using data from devices inside the helmets of high school players confirms that hits with other players are especially damaging. 

Pay attention when your child shows signs of anxiety, depression

Miami Herald. 7/21/2016
Identify depression and anxiety as early as possible 

Think e-cigs are safe for kids? You’ll think twice after reading this story

Miami Herald. 7/21/2016
A study found 75 percent of flavored e-cigarettes contain a chemical linked to severe respiratory disease. 

Heading off head injuries: the latest in concussion treatment

Miami Herald. 7/20/2016
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital has opened new concussion clinics, and special goggles and baseline testing for younger students are new ways to treat concussions  

FIU changing the future of medical education — for the better

Miami Herald. 7/18/2016
FIU’s Wertheim College of Medicine, a decade after it was approved, is saving lives. 

Cops ramping up weapons, training after Paris, Orlando and Dallas shootings

Miami Herald. 7/18/2016
Cops ramping up weapons, training after Paris, Orlando and Dallas shootings 

Google Cardboard helped plot innovative surgery for baby with rare heart condition

The Asian Parent. 7/18/2016
Doctors at Nicklaus Children's Hospital used a Google Cardboard to plot innovative surgery for baby with rare heart condition. 

Concussion Study Shows Player-to-Player Hits Most Damaging - Drugs.com MedNews

Drugs.com. 7/18/2016
As officials at all levels of American football continue to debate how to prevent concussions, a new study using data from devices inside the helmets of high school players confirms that hits with other players are especially damaging. 

Concussion Study Shows Player-to-Player Hits Most Damaging

Doctors Lounge. 7/18/2016
As officials at all levels of American football continue to debate how to prevent concussions, a new study using data from devices inside the helmets of high school players confirms that hits with other players are especially damaging. 

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes - Drugs.com MedNews

Drugs.com. 7/18/2016
Doctors need to be on the lookout for a trio of harmful health conditions in young female athletes, a new report says. 

What would you do if you were taken hostage?

Miami Herald. 7/16/2016
Doral martial arts instructor to offer free “active-shooter” defense classes.  

Google Cardboard saved a baby’s life

Fox 43. 7/14/2016
Doctors at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami used Google Cardboard to map out an operation they say they couldn't have envisioned otherwise. 

Epilepsy may triple ADHD risk in kids

Health 24. 7/14/2016
Children who suffer from epilepsy or fever-related seizures may face a higher risk of also having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new Danish research suggests. 

Honda Classic distributes $3.212 million to children’s charities

Florida Weekly. 7/14/2016
The Honda Classic gave an individual grant of $1 million to the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation. The money generated by Honda Classic Cares on behalf of the foundation is donated annually to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to advance pediatric care in the Palm Beaches 

Parents say Google Cardboard saved their baby’s life

Fox Q13. 7/13/2016
Pediatric heart surgeons at Nicklaus used the Google Cardboard images to design a one-of-a-kind surgery for Teegan, who was born with half a heart and one lung. 

Google Cardboard saved my baby's life

ABC 7. 7/13/2016
Pediatric heart surgeons at Nicklaus used the Google Cardboard images to design a one-of-a-kind surgery for Teegan, who was born with half a heart and one lung. 

Google Cardboard saved their baby's life

Australian Health Information Technology. 7/13/2016
A story about how doctors at Nicklaus Children's Hospital brought a baby back to life through an innovative heart surgery using Google Cardboard. 

Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Danish Study Finds - Drugs.com MedNews

Drugs.com. 7/13/2016
Children who suffer from epilepsy or fever-related seizures may face a higher risk of also having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new Danish research suggests. 

Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Danish Study Finds

U.S. News & World Report. 7/13/2016
Children who suffer from epilepsy or fever-related seizures may face a higher risk of also having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new Danish research suggests. 

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Now Offering Robotic Single-Site Surgery for Children

Times Union. 7/12/2016
Nicklaus Children’s is among the first pediatric facilities in the region to offer robotic single-site incision surgery for children utilizing the da Vinci Xi® system. The technique offers a single incision minimally invasive surgical option for gallbladder and ovarian surgeries in children. 

Meet the Teen Helping Sick Kids Feel Better One Smile at a Time

Forward. 7/12/2016
During a particularly difficult two-week hospital stay, Kayla Abramowitz discovered the lack of recreational activities in place to offset the frustration, pain and boredom hospital patients with chronic illnesses often experience, which inspired her to launch Kayla Cares 4 Kids, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that collects and donates entertainment and educational items to children’s hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses nationwide.  

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Now Offering Robotic Single-Site Surgery for Children

Bioportfolio. 7/12/2016
Nicklaus Children’s is among the first pediatric facilities in the region to offer robotic single-site incision surgery for children utilizing the da Vinci Xi® system. The technique offers a single incision minimally invasive surgical option for gallbladder and ovarian surgeries in children. 

JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER RECEIVES LEAD GIFT TO BUILD DEDICATED PEDIATRIC WING IN EMERGENCY ROOM

Jupiter Medical Center. 7/11/2016
Jupiter Medical Center and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital announced today that a $1 million donation that the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation received from Honda Classic Cares will serve as the lead gift in development of a dedicated pediatric wing in the center’s emergency room. 

In the News - June

 

Baby 'Milestones' May Be Linked to Memory and Learning Skills Later

Healthy Women. 6/27/2016
Babies who learn to stand up relatively early may also do a bit better with attention, memory and learning by the time they are preschoolers, a new study suggests. 

Babies Who Stand Earlier May Do Better in Preschool

Health Magazine. 6/27/2016
Babies who learn to stand up relatively early may also do a bit better with attention, memory and learning by the time they are preschoolers, a new study suggests. 

Those Baby 'Milestones' May Have Longer-Term Importance

U.S. News & World Report. 6/27/2016
Babies who learn to stand up relatively early may also do a bit better with attention, memory and learning by the time they are preschoolers, a new study suggests. 

Once Homeless, Determined Miami Student Earns Full Ride to College

. 6/22/2016
A story about a once homeless Miami high school student who overcame hardships and received a full scholarship to college. His frequent visits to hospitals in New York and Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami for the five surgeries he has undergone since being born have inspired him to become a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. 

Employers embrace telemedicine kiosks, but will smartphones and tablets supplant them?

Healthcare IT news. 6/21/2016
More and more organizations are harnessing kiosks as a venue for less expensive and more accessible care but it remains unclear whether they can achieve similar results with existing personal devices. 

Concussions among kids and teens underestimated: Research

NH Voice. 6/21/2016
A new study has highlighted that prevalence of head injuries among American youth has not been highlighted as it should have been. Around two million US children and teenagers may suffer conclusion on annual basis. 

Your doctor will see you in this telemedicine kiosk

Medscape. 6/21/2016
Telemedicine has come far and its increasing sophistication is winning over some traditional-minded physicians. 

Telemedicine Kiosks in the Workplace Helping Diagnose Employees Faster, Cheaper

EMS World. 6/21/2016
Telemedicine has come far and its increasing sophistication is winning over some traditional-minded physicians. 

Making an argument for telemedicine kiosks

MedCity News. 6/21/2016
Telemedicine has come far and its increasing sophistication is winning over some traditional-minded physicians. 

Telemedicine gains popularity thanks to lower costs

Healthcare Finance. 6/21/2016
More employers have provided coverage for telemedicine services enabling employees to connect with a doctor by phone using both voice and video. 

Office Chatter: Your Doctor Will See You In This Telemedicine Kiosk

Health News Florida. 6/21/2016
More employers have provided coverage for telemedicine services enabling employees to connect with a doctor by phone using both voice and video. 

Nearly 2 Million U.S. Kids Suffer From Concussions Every Year

Health Magazine. 6/20/2016
Close to 2 million U.S. children and teens may suffer concussions annually, say researchers who add that the prevalence of head injuries among American youth has been underestimated for years. 

Disney princess Sofia Carson visits hospital, talks ‘Adventures in Babysitting’

Miami Herald. 6/20/2016
On Thursday 06/16, Disney Channel’s actress Sofia Carson visited Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.  

Concussions in kids, teens may be vastly underestimated

CBS News. 6/20/2016
Close to 2 million U.S. children and teens may suffer concussions annually, say researchers who add that the prevalence of head injuries among American youth has been underestimated for years. 

Almost 2 Million U.S. Kids Get Concussions a Year: Study

Doctors Lounge. 6/20/2016
Close to 2 million U.S. children and teens may suffer concussions annually, say researchers who add that the prevalence of head injuries among American youth has been underestimated for years. 

Fifth Annual Great Glasses Play Day Puts the Fun Into Vision Care for Kids

. 6/20/2016
The fifth annual Great Glasses Play Day (GGPD), continued to show growth as it was hosted in over 10 cities this year. GGPD started as a small event—dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of early detection and treatment of vision issues, while celebrating visually impaired children. 

Kaiser: How far telemedicine has come

USA Today. 6/20/2016
More employers have provided coverage for telemedicine services enabling employees to connect with a doctor by phone using both voice and video.  

Almost 2 Million U.S. Kids Get Concussions a Year: Study

Medicine Net. 6/20/2016
Close to 2 million U.S. children and teens may suffer concussions annually, say researchers who add that the prevalence of head injuries among American youth has been underestimated for years. 

Craig Dolch: How basketball helped a father cope with his son’s devastating illness

TC Palm. 6/18/2016
A sports writer tells how basketball helped a him cope with his son’s devastating illness. 

Kaiser: How far telemedicine has come

WWLTV. 6/18/2016
More employers have provided coverage for telemedicine services enabling employees to connect with a doctor by phone using both voice and video. 

Epilepsy Tied to Higher Risk of Autism

MedPage Today. 6/16/2016
Patients with epilepsy may be at higher risk of developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), particularly if their disease was diagnosed in childhood, researchers found. 

Antibiotics Can Reduce Breastfeeding Benefits In Babies: Study

Tech Times. 6/16/2016
Breastfeeding is good for babies but infants prescribed with antibiotics get less of these amazing benefits, a new study has found. - See more at: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/165267/20160616/antibiotics-can-reduce-breastfeeding-benefits-in-babies-study.htm#sthash.LIHOhjD9.dpuf 

South Florida Doctors Perform Life-Saving Surgery on Baby

NBC Universal. 6/14/2016
8-month-ago, a Minnesota family was told there were no options to save their newborn little girl with a deformed heart and she was inoperable. However, Dr. Redmond Burke at Nicklaus Children's Hospital used technology available to anyone and figured out a way to save lives.  

Baby born with one lung, heart problems headed home from hospital

News Miami. 6/14/2016
A baby has beaten the odds of a heart problem and is now heading home after life-saving surgery at Nicklaus Children Hospital. 

She was born without a lung and heart artery. Now she’s going home

Miami Herald. 6/14/2016
0-month-old Teegan Lexcen was born with only one lung and a critically deformed heart. Her family brought her to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami after doctors in Minnesota told them she wouldn’t make it. After a seven-hour surgery involving Google Cardboard and an iPhone, Teegan is on her way home with a good prognosis.  

She was born without a lung and heart artery. Now she’s going home

Miami Herald. 6/14/2016
10-month-old Teegan Lexcen was born with only one lung and a critically deformed heart. Her family brought her to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami after doctors in Minnesota told them she wouldn’t make it. After a seven-hour surgery involving Google Cardboard and an iPhone, Teegan is on her way home with a good prognosis.  

EWM Realty International Adds Nine New Associates To Its Key Biscayne Branch

South Florida City biz List. 6/14/2016
Nine new associates have joined EWM Realty International’s Key Biscayne office, one of them is a member of the Diamond Society of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.  

Baby girl to head home after life-saving operations at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

ABC Local news 10. 6/14/2016
A baby girl will soon be heading home with her parents and twin sister after she underwent a life-saving surgery at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. 

Baby discharged after heart surgery at South Florida hospital

Miami news 7. 6/14/2016
A baby has beaten the odds of a heart problem and is now heading home after life-saving surgery. 

Antibiotics May Blunt Breastfeeding’s Benefits

Health Magazine. 6/13/2016
Early use of antibiotics may dampen some of the benefits of breast-feeding, a new study suggests. 

NCH’s LifeFlight program unveils newly enhanced transport fleet

Miami Community's Newspapers. 6/12/2016
When emergencies arise, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s LifeFlight program is prepared and ready to transport the most fragile and critically ill children to the hospital’s main campus for advanced care. 

Child's rare injury: What's internal decapitation?

Fox News Health. 6/10/2016
A boy in Idaho who was recently in a high-speed car crash has survived a rare injury called an "internal decapitation," which is typically fatal, and is more common in children than in adults. 

Many kids with ADHD have serious sleep problems

Health 24. 6/10/2016
A new study supports a claim parents have long made about children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder kids with ADHD don't sleep as well as other kids. 

Positive People in Pinecrest – Brooke Ortiz

Miami Community's Newspapers. 6/9/2016
A story about a high school student in Miami, Brooke Ortiz, who has volunteered at Nicklaus Children's Hospital and left a positive impact on the community through volunteerism. 

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital teen patients experience Prom Night

Miami Community's Newspapers. 6/9/2016
More than 100 chronically ill patients, their parents and dates celebrated the third annual Carlin Family Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Prom on May 21, thanks to a generous $300,000 donation from the Carlin Family to Miami Children’s Health Foundation. 

Sound Sleep Elusive for Many Kids With ADHD

Health Women. 6/8/2016
A new study supports a claim parents have long made about children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder—kids with ADHD don't sleep as well as other kids 

Talking, Texting Teen Drivers Take Deadly Toll: MedlinePlus

Ciencias Medicas News. 6/1/2016
There's an epidemic of distracted driving that's maiming -- and in too many cases -- killing people in crashes involving teen drivers, a new report shows. 

Talking, Texting Teen Drivers Take Deadly Toll

The Health Cast. 6/1/2016
There’s an epidemic of distracted driving that’s maiming — and in too many cases — killing people in crashes involving teen drivers, a new report shows. 

In the News - May

 

Fewer U.S. Kids Die From Abusive Head Trauma: CDC

Drugs.com. 5/26/2016
Half as many babies and preschoolers in the United States are dying from abusive head trauma as in 2009. 

Jupiter Medical Center looks ahead to growth

Florida Weekly. 5/26/2016
Jupiter Medical Center, in partnership with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, opened the De George Pediatric Unit, a new wing that houses 12 in-patient rooms, two leading edge pediatric surgery suites, pediatric therapeutic services, and a children’s playroom 

Is Sleep Training Your Baby Harmful?

Health Women. 5/24/2016
Common techniques for helping babies -- and parents -- sleep at night seem to carry no long-term harms, a small trial finds. 

What Really Works to Help Baby Sleep

Web MD. 5/24/2016
Graduated extinction (also known as "controlled crying") and bedtime fading, the two common techniques for helping babies -- and parents -- sleep at night seem to carry no long-term harms, a small trial finds. 

Publix retail pharmacy opens at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Miami Community's Newspapers. 5/23/2016
Publix Super Markets Inc. is collaborating with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System, to enhance and expand outpatient retail pharmacy services on the hospital’s main campus 

Unlocking the genetic code of cancer

Miami Herald. 5/20/2016
Genetic screening increasingly being used to answer two questions: first, does cancer run in families, and secondly, will knowing the genetic makeup of a tumor help you treat it more effectively, as well as and gather information to help prevent and treat cancer  

Youngsters taught water safety in wake of many drowning deaths

Miami Herald. 5/17/2016
Florida leads the nation in child drownings, and in an effort to save lives, several South Florida public agencies, institutions and nonprofits are working together to raise awareness and promote water safety  

Keys teen turns her cancer into a positive

FL Keys News. 5/14/2016
At age 2, Sydney Hamilton was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer and not given much time to live. Now she's a robust Key West High School senior who founded Sydney's Hope Project, which provides games, organizes special events and supervises craft projects at the Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami, where children undergo cancer treatment. 

Two New Health Studies Are Worrying Parents. Here's What You Need to Know.

Huffington Post. 5/11/2016
The article discusses about new studies which are raising concerns about really common practices: Taking folic acid during pregnancy, and swaddling new babies. 

Hospital food evolves to please the discerning palate

Miami Herald. 5/10/2016
Today’s hospital food, for both patients and guests, has evolved to accommodate an increasingly refined palate. If you stop in for a meal at one of South Florida’s health institutions, you might be pleasantly surprised. The food is not only good for you but the dishes taste good, too.  

Cow's milk allergy may cause weaker bones in kids

Health 24. 5/10/2016
Children who are allergic to cow's milk may have weaker bones than kids with other food allergies, a small study suggests. 

Young and Restless: Hyperactive students having trouble in school may suffer from a sleep disorder

WSVN Channel 7. 5/10/2016
Does your child have trouble focusing in school? Are they hyperactive? Or the opposite — walking around like a zombie? They may be suffering from a serious sleep disorder. 7’s Lynn Martinez shows us why so many children are ‘young and restless. 

Does swaddling babies raise risk of SIDS?

CBS News. 5/9/2016
If infants are swaddled during sleep, their risk of dying from SIDS is higher, especially if they are placed on their stomachs, new research suggests 

A guide for aging well in every decade of your life

Miami Herald. 5/9/2016
Get yourself to a doctor for regular screenings and checkups. At the minimum, you should have your blood pressure, cholesterol and triglycerides checked every year and in every decade. 

Swaddling May Increase Chances of SIDS

U.S. News & World Report. 5/9/2016
If infants are swaddled during sleep, their risk of dying from SIDS is higher, especially if they are placed on their stomachs, new research suggests 

Free glasses for kids at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital event

Miami Herald. 5/6/2016
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital will hold an event to give away free glasses and also celebrate kids who wear glasses, contacts and eye patches at its National Great Glasses PlayDay.  

Behaviour therapy better for ADHD than drugs

Health 24. 5/4/2016
According to US health officials behaviour therapy helps improve symptoms in young children with ADHD and can be as effective as medicine, but without the side effects. 

For ADHD, Start With Therapy, Not Drugs: CDC

WebMD. 5/3/2016
Behavior modification therapy is preferable to drugs for treating children 2 to 5 years old who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 

High School Football Players Suffer More Symptoms After Concussion: Study

Doctors Lounge. 5/2/2016
High school football players are more likely to suffer more symptoms after a concussion, and to need more recovery time than their college counterparts, a new study finds. 

Children's Health Problems on the Rise

Newsmax Health. 5/2/2016
The number of American kids suffering from asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is on the increase, with poor children being hit the hardest, researchers report.  

More Children Than Ever Are Suffering Playground-Related Brain Injuries

Woman's Day. 5/2/2016
Each year, more than 200,000 kids visit the emergency room for playground-related injuries. And playground concussions have increased significantly over the past decade, according to government health officials, with most incidents involving playground gyms, monkey bars or swings.  

More U.S. kids have chronic health problems, study finds

CBS News. 5/2/2016
The number of American kids suffering from asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is on the increase, with poor children being hit the hardest, researchers report. 

Playground-Related Brain Injuries on Rise in U.S.

U.S. News & World Report. 5/2/2016
Playground-related brain injuries have risen significantly in the United States over the last decade, health officials say. 

In the News - April

 

Spanking: More harm than good?

Fox Miami WSVN. 4/28/2016
 

Spanking: More harm than good?

U.S. News & World Report. 4/28/2016
 

Spanking: More harm than good?

Health.com. 4/28/2016
 

Spanking: More harm than good?

Drugs.com. 4/28/2016
 

Emotionally stable kids, teens get lots of love in the preschool years

CBS News. 4/28/2016
 

Emotionally stable kids, teens get lots of love in the preschool years

U.S. News & World Report. 4/28/2016
 

Emotionally stable kids, teens get lots of love in the preschool years

Health Magazine. 4/28/2016
 

Emotionally stable kids, teens get lots of love in the preschool years

MSN. 4/28/2016
 

Telemedicine brings 'big city' services to urban areas

ABC-7. 4/28/2016
 

Telemedicine brings 'big city' services to urban areas

NBC-2. 4/28/2016
 

Golisano hospital unveils genetic 'telemedicine' program

Naples News. 4/28/2016
The Golisano Children's Hospital has partnered with Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami to provide genetic telemedicine services to Southwest Florida. 

Video diagnostics via telemedicine

Florida Trend. 4/27/2016
 

FIU raises more than $100k for sick children

FIU News. 4/27/2016
 

Telehealth in Schools

Federal Medicine. 4/27/2016
 

More kids being poisoned by detergent pods: study

WebMD. 4/25/2016
 

More kids being poisoned by detergent pods: study

MSN. 4/25/2016
 

More kids being poisoned by detergent pods: study

Health.com. 4/25/2016
 

Cow's milk allergy in childhood may lead to weaker bones

UPI. 4/21/2016
 

Cow's milk allergy in childhood may lead to weaker bones

MSN. 4/21/2016
 

Cow's milk allergy in childhood may lead to weaker bones

U.S. News & World Report. 4/21/2016
 

Cow's milk allergy in childhood may lead to weaker bones

Health Magazine. 4/21/2016
 

Knee, hip replacements getting easier with 3D models, technology

Miami Herald. 4/21/2016
 

Public Retail Pharmacy Opens on Nicklaus Children's Main Campus

Grocery Headquarters. 4/21/2016
 

Fernando Perez-Hickman Munoz Appointed to Serve on MCHS Board

South Florida Hospital News. 4/18/2016
 

Rural kids face special challenges when seriously ill, study

U.S. News & World Report. 4/12/2016
 

Rural kids face special challenges when seriously ill, study

Health Magazine. 4/12/2016
 

Rural kids face special challenges when seriously ill, study

Medical Xpress. 4/12/2016
 

Sleep-deprived teens at greater risk of injury

CBS News. 4/7/2016
 

FAU students starting nonprofit to build 3-D printed hands

Orlando Sentinel. 4/3/2016
 

FAU students starting nonprofit to build 3-D printed hands

Sun-Sentinel. 4/1/2016
 

In the News - March

 

Local 12-year-old girl not alone in fight against rare autoimmune disease

The St. Augustine Record. 3/26/2016
 

Miami student channels her cancer battle into charity

Naples Daily News. 3/26/2016
 

Jack Nicklaus Ice Cream Adds New Varieties

Prepared Foods Nutra Solutions. 3/25/2016
 

Miami student channels her cancer battle into charity

NewsOK. 3/25/2016
 

Most families cherish a child with Down syndrome

Qatar Tribune. 3/24/2016
 

More U.S. women delivering babies at home or birth centers

myFOX Tallahassee. 3/24/2016
 

More U.S. women delivering babies at home or birth centers

U.S. News & World Report. 3/23/2016
 

More U.S. women delivering babies at home or birth centers

Drugs.com. 3/23/2016
 

More U.S. women delivering babies at home or birth centers

Healthcast.com. 3/23/2016
 

Nicklaus Children's Hospital surprises kids with beach day

WSVN-TV 7News. 3/23/2016
 

Rashes and runny noses: Environmental and food allergies are on the rise

South Florida Parenting. 3/22/2016
 

Ransom Everglades student channels her cancer battle into charity

Miami Herald. 3/22/2016
 

Hoverboards lead to serious injury and fires

Newswire.net. 3/22/2016
 

Kids eating nuts despite rise in allergies

StarMedia. 3/18/2016
 

Mario Murgado elected chair of Miami Children's Health System

South Florida Hospital News. 3/17/2016
 

HIMSS Analytics awards Nicklaus Children's Hospital with Stage 7 Award

HIT consultant. 3/17/2016
 

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Achieves Stage 7

Beckers Hospital Review. 3/16/2016
 

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Achieves Stage 7

ClinicalInnovation.com. 3/16/2016
 

Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done, study shows

Health24.com. 3/15/2016
 

Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done, study shows

Healthywomen.org. 3/15/2016
 

Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done, study shows

ABC-7. 3/15/2016
 

Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done, study shows

NBC-2. 3/15/2016
 

Cardiac and Pediatric Intensive Care Units Receive Gold Beacon Awards

Times Union. 3/12/2016
 

Cardiac and Pediatric Intensive Care Units Receive Gold Beacon Awards

SeattlePI. 3/12/2016
 

Camp for Ventilation-assisted children celebrates 30th anniversary

RT Magazine. 3/11/2016
 

HIMSS Analytics awards Nicklaus Children's Hospital with Stage 7 Award

HIMSS.org. 3/10/2016
 

150 great places to work in healthcare

Beckers Hospital Review. 3/8/2016
 

Simple Changes in Bad Neighborhoods Might Lower Teen Murder Rates

Healthcast.com. 3/7/2016
 

Fidgeting may help students with ADHD learn

ABC-7. 3/1/2016
 

Fidgeting may help students with ADHD learn

NBC-2. 3/1/2016
 

Fidgeting may help students with ADHD learn

ABC 40. 3/1/2016
 

Fidgeting may help students with ADHD learn

NBC. 3/1/2016
 

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