Wolfson Children's Hospital

Wolfson Children's Hospital
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Wolfson Children’s Hospital is the only hospital just for kids in the North Florida and South Georgia region, providing care for children of all ages with congenital heart conditions, cancer, neurological disorders, orthopedic conditions, behavioral health disorders, and more.
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Don’t Let Holiday Gifts & Gadgets Damage Your Child’s Ears

Few things are more exciting for a kid than receiving the latest cool new toy or hottest game. But parents, take note: All that ringing, buzzing and dinging could prove damaging to a child’s...
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For Better or Worse: 8 Tips for Fighting Right

Fighting with your partner is never fun. In fact, it can be downright painful if you tend to fight dirty. When it comes to disagreements large or small, having a productive argument requires healthy...
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Angels on Earth: A Love Letter to Our Hospital Staff

I’ve stared at this screen for way too long. If there is one thing I have avoided writing about lately, it is pediatric cancer. It is NICU talk. It is Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital. Simply...

Drop and Give Me 10 (Kegels, That Is!)

Working out and getting fit is about more than biceps and box jumps. For females, it actually includes maintaining the health of your pelvic floor — a key group of muscles that are integral...

Not Just Child’s Play: The Healing Power of Toys

Toys are a surefire way to bring a smile to any child's face, be it a Barbie doll, a set of LEGOs, a favorite board game or a rainbow array of sidewalk chalk. And...

Blessing in Disguise: 7-Year-Old Turns to Wolfson for Brain Tumor Diagnosis

Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville is once again ranked for its expertise in treating childhood cancer, blood disorders and the most complex neurological conditions, giving kids like Logan a fighting chance at life. Life is...

Measles Is Back

It’s the topic dominating conversations in online forums and parenting groups, and with 764 cases confirmed nationwide, the 2019 measles outbreak is now the largest since the disease was declared eliminated in the United...

I’m a Mom, So Why Can’t I Breastfeed?

Nine months sounds like a long time, but it can be a whirlwind for pregnant women preparing for the day when their baby boy or girl arrives. In the days that follow, new mothers...

Saving a Heart 800 Miles Apart

Curtis Dvorak, co-host of First Coast Living on First Coast News and the original Jaxson DeVille mascot for the Jacksonville Jaguars for 19+ years, has always believed in living in the present. His watch displays only...

Art With More Heart

It’s creativity that brought Finn’s parents, Matthew Kelly and Marissa Kelly, together when they met as art teachers at a local Jacksonville school. Now, they create art with more heart than ever before, literally. The couple...

‘I Could See a Shadow At the Bottom of the Pool’

Daniel and Kathy Brown were enjoying a Saturday night college football game at a friend’s house. They had been watching their three boys — 4-year-old Noah, 5-year-old Dalton, 6-year-old Dylan — in the pool,...

Run for Kids Like Cole in the Wolfson Children’s Challenge

When 7-year-old Cole woke up with a croup-like cough, his mom Donna Johnson wasn’t all that worried. After all, her son had experienced croup — an upper airway infection that is often accompanied by...