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The Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Center at Arnold Palmer Hospital cares for infants, children and young adults with chronic and acute respiratory disorders. Our practice provides comprehensive care for a wide variety of disorders associated with the lungs including, but not limited to, everything from asthma and chronic cough to restrictive, interstitial lung diseases and sleep disorders. Our interdisciplinary team consists

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In a few short months, I will be the parent of a kindergartener. That boggles my mind a little bit. Gone is the chunky toddler who yells, “Nack! Nack!” when she wants an afternoon snack. No more diapers to change or pacifiers or naptime stories. She has officially moved on from baby to toddler and

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TGIS! Thank goodness it’s summer! Around our city moms and children are breathing a collective sigh of relief that the school year is coming to an end and the lazy (or at least lazier) days of summer are finally here. However, along with the lovely warm weather there are risks. According to the Florida Department

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At 7 years old, JJ is a fun-loving, adventurous little boy. He is also living with type 1 diabetes, but he isn’t letting that hold him back from anything. Whether you see him swimming laps at a swim meet, playing soccer with his friends or riding his bicycle with his two younger brothers, you can

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By Courtney Schmidt, PharmD

You may have seen the recent news reports detailing the hospitalization of 12 people (10 students and 2 visitors) at Wesleyan University due to the popular drug called, “Molly.” If it’s been a few years since your college days, the name ecstasy or “X” may sound more familiar to you. Each of these nicknames, however,

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Category: Adolescents, Media, Parenting, Safety

By Courtney Schmidt, PharmD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common medical issues affecting children, with an estimated 5 to 11% of children in the U.S. diagnosed with the disorder. Despite its prevalence (or perhaps because of it), an ADHD diagnosis for a child often brings with it feelings of stress, frustration, confusion and fear

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Category: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Health Decisions, Infants, Learning disabilities, School-age children

By Courtney Schmidt, PharmD

Over the Christmas holiday, a person who was carrying the measles virus visited Disneyland. Five park employees and dozens of visitors then became ill. The outbreak has ballooned to include not only people who visited Disneyland but also people who came into contact with those individuals. So far this year, 84 people in 14 states

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Category: Infectious diseases, Media

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