Posted in

Children’s Health

6 Tips to Keep Your Children Poison Free for Back to School

In just a few weeks, school buses will crowd the roadways again. Back-to-school shopping is already underway and families are preparing for a major shift in their daily household routines. “The pandemic and social media pressures have changed the back-to-school American ritual,” said Dawn Sollee, PharmD, a University of Florida associate professor and director of the Florida/USVI Poison Information Center – Jacksonville. “However, with some planning, good conversations with your children and simple poison proofing, everyone can get the school year off to a terrific and safe start.

Cooking Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

One of the most delicious holidays of the year can unfortunately result in accidents or injuries. Though Thanksgiving is a busy time with plenty of family and friends causing us to multitask between cooking and visiting, a few simple reminders can keep preventable accidents at bay.

Does your child need an annual physical?

Not all parents realize that annual physicals for healthy children are a crucial part of their health care. UF Health pediatrician explains why these visits are so important for children and parents.

Managing Asthma and Respiratory Emergencies

Asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood, affecting nearly 7 million children nationwide. An emergency medicine physician shares how this condition can be managed and when emergency care would be needed.

Speech-Language Pathology Spotlight: Pediatrics

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, which allows us to highlight the different types of speech therapy and feature some of the incredible clinicians at UF Health Jacksonville. Our first highlight is on pediatric speech therapy.

Occupational Therapy in the NICU

We continue our celebration of Occupational Therapy Month by highlighting how occupational therapy benefits our smallest patients.