Archive for the Pediatrics Category

Customized Sun Protection
July 25, 2019

Although following general sun protection tips are important, there are also extra precautions for each of us, based on our individual needs. When USF Health dermatologist Dr. Lucia Seminario-Vidal meets […]

Back to School Physical Time
July 10, 2019

When we think of summer, we think of long sunny days, enjoying the great outdoors, and spending time with friends and family. Summer is also the best season to book […]

Be WATER Aware, Even When It’s Not In Sight
July 2, 2019

  If you notice your child is not where you just saw them playing, check the water first. According to the American Red Cross, 69% of young children who are […]

Florida’s Natural Wonder has a Sting
April 22, 2019

Living in a sunny state, our children are lucky to be outdoors most of the year. Young children, especially are busy discovering nature and its endless wonder, not thinking about […]

Load up on the Cabbage and Veggies
March 15, 2019

Did you know that corned beef and cabbage is actually a St. Patrick’s Day and Irish-American tradition?  In the Irish homeland, the traditional St. Patrick’s Day meal eaten is lamb […]

Acupuncture for Kids
January 22, 2019

  By the time parents turn to acupuncture for their children’s relief they typically have exhausted traditional treatment methods. “Acupuncture can be an effective alternative treatment for children for certain […]

Obese teens find options with TGH+USF Health adolescent bariatric program
January 3, 2019

The obesity epidemic involves people of all ages, including the young. And just as eager as adults are to get their bodies back on track and avoid declining health and […]