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April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month By Krestin Radonovich, Ph.D. and Catherine Zenko, M.S., CCC-SLP Chances are good that you know someone with autism spectrum disorder, or ASD.  In March 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put the incidence of autism and…

Dance Marathon breaks the $1 million mark

The 19th annual Dance Marathon at the University of Florida had come to an end after 26.2 hours - and having raised a record amount of donations: $1,169,722 for the patients of Shands Hospital for Children at UF, part of the Children’s Miracle Network.

If your child has a fever, relax

Your child is ill and you take her temperature and the reading - 102F - sends your heart racing. Your first instinct is to call the doctor or go to the emergency room. But in most cases what you should do instead: Take a deep breath and relax.

Boy, 13, uses Berlin Heart as he awaits transplant

Two first responders based in Marion County have been keeping vigil since March 10 at Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville while their 13-year-old son is being kept alive by a Berlin external heart pump as he awaits a heart transplant.