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Encephalopathy in Children

While it’s common for children to get sick, viral or bacterial infections can be harder to overcome. You hate to see your child experiencing flu-like symptoms and want to do everything you can to make them feel better. But, did you know that some infections can lead to inflammation of the brain? Such is the…

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Encephalopathy in Children

Caring for a Child After Heart Surgery

When you find out that your loved one requires heart surgery, it can feel like your own heart has stopped, and everything moves in slow motion — especially if that loved one is a child or infant. But, once the surgery has happened and your little one is strong enough to come home, that anxiety…

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Caring for a Child After Heart Surgery

Chronic Kidney Disease in Children

Getting sick can feel like a normal part of growing up for any child. But, if your child is constantly sick or if symptoms point to their condition being serious, it can make you feel helpless and worry about their health. Such can be the case with chronic kidney disease. Despite the condition impacting an…

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Chronic Kidney Disease in Children

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

A dry cough, slight fever, and runny nose always seem like sure-fire symptoms for something like the common cold or flu. But, these common symptoms and others can also be the first indication of something worse, such as a viral infection. While most infections can be treated swiftly with antibiotics, viral infections cannot. And, some…

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Premature Baby Care at Home

Having a baby is often a time for celebration and sleepless nights. But sometimes, the little one arrives much sooner than anticipated, bringing along worries about his or her wellbeing. While at the hospital, it’s easy to rely on medical providers to take care of their healthcare, while you and your family focus on providing…

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Caring for a Premature Baby

Outdoor Family Activities

Throughout 2020 — and so far, through 2021 — people have gotten used to social distancing and spending most of their time at home in order to stay as safe as possible from COVID-19. However, no matter how careful one tries to be, at some point, it’s common to get cabin fever. Now that there’s…

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Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

One of the worst news anyone can receive is a serious medical diagnosis — and it can feel even worse when the person receiving it is your child. One such serious medical diagnosis is often an unfamiliar one, yet it clearly affects vital organs. It’s known as bronchopulmonary dysplasia. What is it? What causes it?…

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Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Quadriplegia

Being a parent involves running around after your kids. They grow up too fast and want to touch, grab, and pull on everything. And, while it can be exasperating, it also highlights their health and their ability to move their bodies. However, when a child has quadriplegia, things completely change. All of a sudden, they…

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Heatstroke & Heat Exhaustion in Kids

If you’ve lived in Florida long enough, you’re aware that the heat and humidity can sometimes feel oppressive. This is not limited to the summer months, either. Thanks to our quasi-tropical location, temperatures can be high for most of the year. Yet, it is these same weather conditions that make the Sunshine State a popular…

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Heatstroke & Heat Exhaustion in Kids

Polycystic Kidney Disease in Children

Finding out your child has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition is one of the most heartbreaking moments a parent can experience. The feelings of helplessness increase when the illness could result in life-threatening complications. Such is the case with polycystic kidney disease. But, what exactly is it? What are the signs and symptoms?…

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Polycystic Kidney Disease
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