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ADD & ADHD in Children

In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Yadira Torres, Psy.D., Psychologist & Clinical Associate with Child Psychology Associates, explains how ADD and ADHD diagnoses are done for children.  Dr. Torres says that when she talks about ADD or ADHD inattentive type, she’s talking about those children who are really struggling in school because that ...
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Daily Sugar Intake for Children

In an interview with the Health Channel, Amy Kimberlain, Registered Dietitian with Baptist Health South Florida, gives advice to parents on how to help their children form healthy eating habits.  Amy recommends that you have at least one family meal per week, even if it is not with the full family. “Even if one child ...
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Common Developmental Disabilities in Children

In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Yadira Torres, Psy.D., Psychologist & Clinical Associate with Child Psychology Associates, discusses different types of developmental disabilities to watch out for in your children. The most common ones seem to be attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder.  “With ADHD what we see is kids who ...
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Asthma Symptoms in Kids

In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Mario Zambrano, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician with Homestead Hospital, talks about asthma in children. He explains that it can get serious if the child does not follow a specific treatment plan.  Asthma can get worse with time, so it is important to use the medications prescribed, like ...
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How to Prevent Computer Vision Syndrome

In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Richard Simon, an Ophthalmologist with Baptist Outpatient Services, talks about the danger of computer vision syndrome and how it affects adults and children alike. Allowing young children to have too much screen time can damage their eyesight if it is not properly regulated.  When we blink our ...
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CPR Differences in Adult & Kids

In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Zulma Berrios, Chief Medical Officer at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, talks about the similarities between CPR administration for adults and children.  Dr. Berrios says that if someone is certified in adult CPR and is the only person around when a medical emergency is happening to a child, ...
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Can Children with Scoliosis Live Normal Lives? 

In an interview with the Health Channel, Dr. Georgiy Brosuvanik, a Spine Surgeon with Baptist Health South Florida, assures that kids with scoliosis live normal lives with minimal medical complications, contrary to popular belief.  Dr. Brosuvanik asserts that a lot of what we understand about scoliosis is either urban legend or just wrong. He says ...
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How to Spot Constipation in Children & How to Treat It

In an interview with the Health Channel, Jennifer Couceyro, Advanced Registered Nurses Practitioner with Baptist Children’s Hospital, explains how to spot constipation in your child and how to treat it. Constipation in children is a very common problem. A constipated child has infrequent bowel movements or a hard stool.  Jennifer explains that the first step ...
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