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2016

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. 

Lo que no se dice de los cigarrillos electrónicos

El Nuevo Herald. 7/22/2016
Lo que no se dice de los cigarrillos electrónicos 

Lesiones en la cabeza: tratamientos más recientes

El Nuevo Herald. 7/22/2016
El Condado de Broward tiene una nueva clínica para conmociones cerebrales que pertenece al Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital La Universidad de Miami adopta nuevos métodos para estudiar las conmociones cerebrales incluyendo unas gafas especiale  

Preste atención cuando su hijo muestra señales de ansiedad, depresión

El Nuevo Herald. 7/22/2016
Identifique la depresión y la ansiedad tan pronto sea posible 

Cuidado con los alimentos sin gluten

El Nuevo Herald. 7/22/2016
Tenga cuidado de darle a los niños productos libre de lácteos que carecen de las vitaminas principales. La leche contiene más proteína y vitamina D que muchos sustitutos. Los productos libres de gluten pueden tener gran cantidad de azúcar  

Ahora más que nunca, cuidado con las picadas de mosquito

El Nuevo Herald. 7/22/2016
Funcionarios de salud hacen un llamado de protección adicional contra las picadas de mosquito a causa del virus de Zika. 

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. 

Diferentes opciones para la infertilidad

El Nuevo Herald. 6/24/2016
Tratamientos de fertilización in vitro (IVF, por sus siglas en inglés)  

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.  

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. 

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. 

Madre pide ayuda para hija con parálisis cerebral

El Nuevo Herald. 6/18/2016
Daira Sotero busca reunir dinero para nueva minivan con rampa Lleva años cargando a su hija ella misma Médicos en Puerto Rico le habían dicho que no viviría más allá de los dos años. Hace 10 años, Daira Sotero y su esposo dejaron todo en Puerto Rico y se mudaron a Miami para darle mejores cuidados médicos a su hija Daira Isabel que padece de parálisis cerebral.  

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. 

Bebe regresa a casa tras una cirugia innovadora en Miami

El Nuevo Herald. 6/14/2016
La bebé Teegan, que doctores dijeron que no se podía operar, regresará con toda su familia a su casa en Minnesota tras recibir una operación cardiovascular en Miami que le salvó la vida.  

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 

La Telemedicina: consulta a tu médico en cualquier parte del mundo

CNN. 6/3/2016
¿Se imagina poder tener una cita con su doctor desde cualquier parte del mundo? Con la telemedicina, pronto será posible. La Dra. Marisa Azaret nos explica de qué se trata en este informe. 

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. 

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. 

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  

El cáncer y los análisis genéticos

El Nuevo Herald. 5/20/2016
¿Es el cáncer hereditario? ¿Conocer la composición genética de un tumor ayuda a un tratamiento más efectivo? Actualmente, el análisis genético se utiliza para contestar estas preguntas y obtener información para prevenir y tratar el cáncer  

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. 

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. 

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.  

Programa piloto de Telesalud en Miami-Dade

El Nuevo Herald. 5/10/2016
Por primera vez en el condado de Miami-Dade nace un programa piloto que proporciona consultas médicas online para que los estudiantes de cuatro escuelas seleccionadas no pierdan clases escolares para ir al médico, reciban tratamiento lo antes posible y mejoren sus resultados académicos  

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. 

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

 

CBS News: Sleep-deprived teens at greater risk of injury 7-Apr-2016

ABC-7: Telemedicine brings 'big city' services to urban areas 28-Apr-2016

Naples News: Golisano hospital unveils genetic 'telemedicine' program 28-Apr-2016

NBC-2: Telemedicine brings 'big city' services to urban areas 28-Apr-2016

MSN: Spanking: More harm than good? 28-Apr-2016

Fox Miami WSVN: Spanking: More harm than good? 28-Apr-2016

U.S. News & World Report: Spanking: More harm than good? 28-Apr-2016

Health.com: Spanking: More harm than good? 28-Apr-2016

Drugs.com: Spanking: More harm than good? 28-Apr-2016

CBS News: Emotionally stable kids, teens get lots of love in the preschool years 28-Apr-2016

U.S. News & World Report: Emotionally stable kids, teens get lots of love in the preschool years 28-Apr-2016

Health Magazine: Emotionally stable kids, teens get lots of love in the preschool years 28-Apr-2016

MSN: Emotionally stable kids, teens get lots of love in the preschool years 28-Apr-2016

FIU News: FIU raises more than $100k for sick children 27-Apr-16

Federal Medicine: Telehealth in Schools 27-Apr-16

Florida Trend: Video diagnostics via telemedicine 27-Apr-16

WebMD: More kids being poisoned by detergent pods: study 25-Apr-2016

MSN: More kids being poisoned by detergent pods: study 25-Apr-2016

Health.com: More kids being poisoned by detergent pods: study 25-Apr-2016

MSN: Adamari Lopez visita el hospital infantil Nicklaus Childrens 22-Apr-2016

Miami Herald: Knee, hip replacements getting easier with 3D models, technology 21-Apr-2016

Grocery Headquarters: Public Retail Pharmacy Opens on Nicklaus Children's Main Campus 21-Apr-2016

UPI: Cow's milk allergy in childhood may lead to weaker bones 21-Apr-2016

MSN: Cow's milk allergy in childhood may lead to weaker bones 21-Apr-2016

U.S. News & World Report: Cow's milk allergy in childhood may lead to weaker bones 21-Apr-2016

Health Magazine: Cow's milk allergy in childhood may lead to weaker bones 21-Apr-2016

South Florida Hospital News: Fernando Perez-Hickman Munoz Appointed to Serve on MCHS Board 18-Apr-2016

Diaro Las Americas: Logros del sistema escolar 17-Apr-2016

U.S. News & World Report: Rural kids face special challenges when seriously ill, study 12-Apr-2016

Health Magazine: Rural kids face special challenges when seriously ill, study 12-Apr-2016

Medical Xpress: Rural kids face special challenges when seriously ill, study 12-Apr-2016

Orlando Sentinel: FAU students starting nonprofit to build 3-D printed hands 03-Apr-2016

Sun-Sentinel: FAU students starting nonprofit to build 3-D printed hands 01-Apr-2016

In the News - March

 

The St. Augustine Record: Local 12-year-old girl not alone in fight against rare autoimmune disease 26-Mar-2016

Naples Daily News: Miami student channels her cancer battle into charity 26-Mar-2016

Prepared Foods Nutra Solutions: Jack Nicklaus Ice Cream Adds New Varieties 25-Mar-2016

NewsOK: Miami student channels her cancer battle into charity 25-Mar-2016

Qatar Tribune: Most families cherish a child with Down syndrome 24-Mar-2016

myFOX Tallahassee: More U.S. women delivering babies at home or birth centers 24-Mar-2016

WSVN-TV 7News: Nicklaus Children's Hospital surprises kids with beach day 23-Mar-2016

U.S. News & World Report: More U.S. women delivering babies at home or birth centers 23-Mar-2016

Drugs.com: More U.S. women delivering babies at home or birth centers 23-Mar-2016

Healthcast.com: More U.S. women delivering babies at home or birth centers 23-Mar-2016

Newswire.net: Hoverboards lead to serious injury and fires 22-Mar-2016

South Florida Parenting: Rashes and runny noses: Environmental and food allergies are on the rise 22-Mar-2016

Miami Herald: Ransom Everglades student channels her cancer battle into charity 22-Mar-2016

ABC-7: Fidgeting may help students with ADHD learn 1-Mar-2016

NBC-2: Fidgeting may help students with ADHD learn 1-Mar-2016

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HIT consultant: HIMSS Analytics awards Nicklaus Children's Hospital with Stage 7 Award 17-Mar-2016

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NBC-2: Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done, study shows 15-Mar-2016

Times Union: Cardiac and Pediatric Intensive Care Units Receive Gold Beacon Awards 12-Mar-2016

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RT Magazine: Camp for Ventilation-assisted children celebrates 30th anniversary 11-Mar-2016

HIMSS.org: HIMSS Analytics awards Nicklaus Children's Hospital with Stage 7 Award 10-Mar-2016

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