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Health Information Library. Our health information library is here to help you find answers and information about health issues involving kids! You'll find interesting articles, videos, teaching tools and games to help you learn more about illness, wellness, and a wide range of pediatric and teen health issues. Select a section below to get

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Getting Health Visits in Your Preferred Language

Getting Health Visits in Your Preferred Language. Making sure you and your child’s doctor understand each other is key to a helpful health care visit. Good communication helps make sure that: The doctor or other health care provider understands your concerns and answers your questions. You know how to give any needed medical care at home and

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Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (pal-pih-TAY-shuns) are irregular heartbeats. During a palpitation, the heart might feel like it’s racing, fluttering, skipping a beat, or beating irregularly. Palpitations usually aren't a sign of a health problem, and most kids who …

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Help Your Parents Get Healthy

Let parents know you're willing to make the change yourself. For example, say you'd be willing to walk together after dinner, help prepare healthier meals, or say goodbye to all those unhealthy snacks in the kitchen cupboards. Added bonus: You'll be healthier too! 3. …

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Heart and Circulatory System

The circulatory system is made up of blood vessels that carry blood away from and towards the heart. Arteries carry blood away from the heart and veins carry blood back to the heart. The circulatory system carries oxygen, nutrients, and hormones to cells, and removes waste products, like carbon dioxide. These roadways travel in one direction

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Safety Tips: Gymnastics

Eating disorders can lead to serious health problems. Coaches and parents should promote healthy eating and know the warning signs of eating disorders. Dealing with an eating disorder early makes it easier for a person to recover. Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment

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Talking to Your Doctor

Use a notes app to keep a record of anything you need to remember. You can talk to your health provider about any topic related to your health. This includes your mental health. Problems with your mental health can affect your physical health, too. Your doctor will want to know about anything you’re going through.

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Healthy Steps Clinic

Healthy Steps is a clinic that specializes in treating toddlers, children, and adolescents, up to 21 years of age, with weight issues including rapid weight gain and unhealthy weight. Call 727-767-8917 or submit an appointment request or referral. We offer an individualized, evidence-based team approach to the assessment and treatment of weight

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Billing FAQ and Definitions

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital sends itemized bills as required by Florida Statute 395.301. This bill is used to notify the guarantor (the guarantor is the person—often the parent or caregiver—responsible for paying for services on behalf of the patient) of the specific nature of charges or expenses incurred.

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Complementary and alternative medicine are types of medicine and healing that differ from conventional medicine. Conventional medicine (also called mainstream, traditional, or western-style medicine) is the main type of medicine taught at most medical schools. It is scientifically tested and practiced by many doctors in hospitals and clinics.

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Morquio Syndrome

Morquio syndrome is a skeletal dysplasia, a condition that affects the growth of cartilage and bone. This leads to: “hypermobile” joints (joints that are more flexible than normal) Morquio syndrome is progressive. This means that it gets worse over time. Morquio syndrome does not affect thinking and learning abilities.

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Mandatory Flu Immunization Information

Vendors who do not submit proof of immunization by Nov. 19, 2021, will not be able to visit the campus until the Johns Hopkins All Children's Vice President of Medical Affairs declares flu season has ended. Please direct any questions to Mark Latcheran, Director of Supply Chain Operations, at [email protected] or 727-767-8479.

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The Glenn Procedure

Babies who have the Glenn procedure usually spend 1 to 2 weeks in the hospital to recover. They get-around-the-clock care and monitoring. They also get medicines to help the heart and improve blood flow. They will keep taking some of these medicines at home. During this time, the care team teaches parents how to care for their baby at home.

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