Latest St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Stories

2014-08-01 16:24:10

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- So far this year, 18 children, including one in the Tampa Bay area, have died from heatstroke after being left inside of a hot car. On National Heatstroke Prevention Day, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital's Child Advocacy Team showed how hot a parked car gets in the summer sun by baking cookies inside a vehicle. It only took minutes for the cookie dough to spread and within about two hours the cookies were complete. It was about 98 degrees...

2014-06-24 16:24:43

TAMPA, Fla., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Storm recognized more than 100 children during the 17(th) annual Kids are Heroes at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Kids are Heroes is a St. Joseph's Children's Hospital program that honors children ages 5-18 for doing the right thing. Parents, teachers, guidance counselors and neighbors nominate children for doing heroic deeds that range from saving someone's life to...

2014-04-28 16:30:26

Pediatric patients of all ages celebrate an important rite of passage that every teen should have, no matter how sick. TAMPA, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Children's Hospital hosted prom night for pediatric patients who were unable to attend their own dance due to hospitalization or who, due to chronic or life-threatening conditions, may never get the opportunity. On Friday, April 25, 2014, more than 50 patients dressed up in fancy gowns and handsome...

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