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How to Make and Keep Healthy Family Resolutions in 2020

Jan 23rd, 2020

This is the time of year to think about goals for the New Year! Have you made any New Year’s resolutions for 2020? Are they goals for just you, your […]


Injury Prevention: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Dec 19th, 2019

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can distract families from taking simple safety measures to help prevent injuries. Keep your spirits bright by following these precautions when decorating […]


Cooking Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

Nov 21st, 2019

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 […]


Tricks for Halloween Safety

Oct 23rd, 2019

With Halloween just around the corner, planning out costumes, pumpkin décor and party festivities may be top of mind. According to a Pediatric Journal study, Halloween is the fourth-most common […]


How to Fight the Flu this Season

Oct 7th, 2019

October is here, and with it comes falling leaves, pumpkin-flavored everything, the beginning of holiday festivities and…the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that the 2017-2018 […]


Stay Healthy this School Year

Aug 26th, 2019

This time of year is filled with excitement as kids return to school, meet new friends and teachers and participate in extracurricular activities. Unfortunately, it’s also a time for back-to-school […]


Back-to-School Safety Tips

Aug 8th, 2019

Back-to-school is upon us again and can be an exciting time for parents and kids. Though shopping trips for new clothes and supplies may seem like a priority, parents also […]


Ease into the New School Year with these Simple Tips

Aug 7th, 2019

It is hard to believe that summer is coming to an end and the beginning of a new school year is just around the corner. Taking time to plan a […]


DAISY Moments — UF Health Jacksonville NICU Brings Joy to Our Smallest Patients

Jun 20th, 2019

Ashley Aderhold, BSN, CLC, a NICU nurse and Council co-chair, was recognized in April 2019 with a DAISY Award for her hard work in bringing joy to NICU babies and […]

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What expectant mothers need to know about birth defect prevention

Feb 1st, 2018

Birth defects affect one in every 33 babies (about 3% of all babies) born in the United States each year. While it’s hard to imagine a time when physicians were […]