A new study led by Florida International University (FIU) researchers at the Center for Children and Families has found that traumatic childhood experiences, like domestic violence, abuse and parental incarceration, impact brain functioning and increase the risk of substance use during adolescence.

CAYMAN ISLANDS (February 5, 2019) - Carolyn Flowers, a mother and grandmother from Roatán, Honduras was experiencing blinding headaches that were having a debilitating effect on her daily life.  Seemingly out of the blue, these symptoms were cause for concern, since during her adult life she had never before suffered from headaches or high blood pressure.

MIAMI, FL. – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County is pleased to announce the release of the 2017-2018 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Annual Report.  

Community Health of South Florida Inc (CHI) is hosting Give Kids A Smile Day at seven of its health centers. On Friday February 1, 2019 CHI will provide free cleanings, oral screenings, fluoride varnish and sealants for children ages three to sixteen.

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