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VACC Camp Founder Passes Away
10/10/2017 — ​The medical staff, employees and volunteers of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital mourn the passing of our esteemed Dr. Moises Simpser, a longstanding leader and dedicated champion for children with complex medical conditions and their families.
Children with Specialized Needs Spend Carefree Day on Miami Beach for VACC Camp
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VACC Camp, a week-long, sleepaway camp for children with specialized needs, is celebrating 30 years of bringing joy to patients and families treated by the Division of Pulmonology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital Pediatric Specialty Services Again Ranked Among the Best in the Nation
06/21/2016 — Eight subspecialty programs of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System, are again ranked among the best in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report’s 2016-17 “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings, posted online today. 

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Special needs students run gift shop
11/28/2017 — The young men are special education students who run the gift shop with their classmates, all of whom have autism or an intellectual disability. Together, the students order merchandise, stock the shelves, serve customers and calculate profits.
Did Marijuana Really Cause an Infant's Death?
11/21/2017 —

For an 11-month-old boy in Denver, ingesting marijuana may have triggered a heart problem that ultimately led to his death, according to a recent report of the case.

If the report's hypothesis is true, the case would mark the first time a person has died from a marijuana overdose. But the findings are far from definitive — as a single case, the report cannot prove that marijuana exposure was actually the cause of the infant's death.

Cada 3 días muere un joven de un ataque al corazón mientras realiza un deporte, según estudio
11/14/2017 — La investigación busca que mediante una prueba médica como un electrocardiograma se pueda salvar la vida de varios niños y adolescentes en Estados Unidos.