Children

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Pediatricians Wary About Changes In Children’s Medical Services

Florida pediatricians say an expected legislative move heightens worries about what will happen to young special-needs patients as the state privatizes the Children’s Medical Services program over the next three months.

04/30/2014

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Kids Get Codeine In ER Despite Risks, Guidelines

Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.

CBS Miami–04/21/2014

Ten-year old child taken into custody after taking car on a joyride. (Source: CBS4)

10-Year Old Found Driving In Miami Gardens

Miami Gardens Police are trying to find out what happened after they spotted a child taking a car for a joy ride Tuesday morning.

04/08/2014

Medical Marijuana

Committee Gives Thumbs Up To $1M Medical Marijuana Research

Members of Florida’s House Appropriations Committee have given the go-ahead to allocating $1 million for medical marijuana research.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Carol Marbin Miller, Miami Herald Reporter (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Innocence Lost

A yearlong investigative series looking at what happened to children who died violently after the department of children and families had been warned that they or their siblings may be in danger.

My TV 33–03/16/2014

Woman shot behind a preschool in NW Miami Dade (Source: CBS4)

Woman Fatally Shot Near Preschool In NW Miami Dade

The search is on for a gunman who shot and killed a woman shot behind a Miami-Dade day care facility.

03/12/2014

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital (Source: CBS4)

Children’s Hospital Spreads Cheer With Help From The Hit Song “Happy”

The catchy song “Happy,” by Pharrell Williams, has certainly made its rounds on the radio soaring—and staying—at the top of the charts. Now the song is spreading some happiness in a hospital where the youngest of patients are being treated.

03/11/2014

Family of James Michael Weathers (Source: Hollywood Police)

Hollywood Children Allegedly Taken By Father Located In Sunny Isles Beach

Hollywood Police detectives said four children have been located unharmed after their father allegedly took them.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

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