April 12, 2024


Primary Concern

Your child starts missing school due to anxiety attacks. Or you start noticing more frequent and intense tantrums that you thought were things of the past. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2023

Slowing Nearsightedness

If you're nearsighted and of a certain age, the vision care of your youth probably went like this: Someone noticed you squinting at school. Off you went to the eye doctor who likely told your parents it was genetic and had nothing to do with your TV time or reading. You got your first glasses and your eyes got progressively worse over the years. That meant stronger and stronger lenses until they stabilized as an adult. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2023

Wake-up Call

Florida parents may want to start thinking about any scheduling adjustments they'll need to make when state law takes effect that requires later start times for schools. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2023

Nurse Pipeline

Nursing shortages are taking a toll on all specialties, including pediatrics. In a conversation with FLORIDA TREND, a new nursing graduate and an assistant nursing professor shared their perspectives on the ongoing crisis and other trends in pediatric nursing and nurse education. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2023

The Other End of the Needle

Getting one's blood drawn can be a stressful experience for children. Fatima Singletary, a phlebotomist at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, offers some perspective and advice. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2023

Making Space

With the need for pediatric mental health care skyrocketing in Florida and the U.S., Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, which is part of Baptist Health, plans to add a 20-bed behavioral health and wellness unit slated for completion next spring. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2023

Sizable gain: Pensacola will get a major children's hospital

When completed in early 2019, Sacred Heart Health System's $85-million Studer Family Children's Hospital in Pensacola will be the fourth-largest in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2018

Kid gloves: Henri Ford has big plans for UM's Miller School of Medicine

Ford, a world-renowned pediatric surgeon, is dean of the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2018

A growing problem

Golisano Children's Hospital targets mental health education. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2018

Rising up: Nemours expands its Orlando children's hospital

Nemours is embarking on a $21.7-million expansion in which it will build out the unfinished sixth floor atop the 630,000-sq.-ft. children's hospital. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2018

Quiet giant: Pediatric Associates treats half a million patients

A Plantation pediatric company has quietly grown into Florida's and the nation's largest private pediatric practice. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2018

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Alligator spottings ramp up as mating season gets underway

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