Zoe Terry, who suffered a stroke at age 2, was bullied as a child for having kinkier hair and darker skin than other girls. But on her sixth birthday, Zoe decided to turn those negatives into positives and, with the help of her mother, jump-started her own business.
Actress Mariel Hemingway has spent the last few years as a mental health advocate, talking about the suicides of her grandfather Ernest and sister Margaux, her famous family’s addictions to alcohol and drugs and discussing her own journey of recovery.
With a mosquito species prevalent in South Florida primarily responsible for the spread of Zika virus outside the country, health department officials are emphasizing protection against insects more than ever.
Fostering a safe and supportive environment for your kids is the most important thing a parent can do to protect them. Vaccinating against diseases is critically important too. Without vaccines, your child is susceptible to many life-threatening diseases, including cancer.
With more than 6 million U.S. kids between the ages of 4 and 17 having been diagnosed with ADHD as of 2011, some are questioning whether we are over overdiagnosing attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder in children.
A new type of speech therapy, called Telespeech, involves a speech therapist working with a child over a secure Internet site, usually done in the comfort of home. As of June 20, Florida has approved Medicaid reimbursement for for special needs students who qualify.
Almond, soy and rice milks — along with gluten-free products — can be loaded with added sugar, nutritionists say. And kids may not get the protein and calcium they need from milk substitutes. Calcium is essential to building strong bones.
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. The earlier the child is treated, the better he or she will do.
E-cigarette use has soared among middle and high school students. But they can lead to nicotine addiction, heart disease and lung problems, doctors say. And a teen brain is very vulnerable to addiction.
Florida officials are investigating the state’s first possible case of a locally transmitted Zika virus in Miami-Dade on Wednesday, which would be the first documented Zika case caused by a mosquito in the nation.
Team USA footvolley practices on Sunny Isles Beach. The team will travel to Brazil to play a demonstration match at the 2016 Summer Olympics. In Footvolley, a new demonstration sport at the Rio Olympics, you can’t use your hands to get the ball over the net.
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Team USA will demonstrate footvolley at the Rio Olympics
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