Norwegian family revisits Jacksonville, 5 years after UF Health Proton Therapy Institute saved son’s life
Theodor, then 3, was diagnosed with a brain tumor, underwent multiple surgeries in Norway and had a 50-50 chance of survival, his father said. Doctors recommended treatment 4,500 miles away at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, which uses a targeted form of radiation therapy. Now the family, and a thriving 8-year-old Theodor, is playing tourist in Florida. Read Article
Lee Health, Southwest Florida Community Foundation, LeeSar and Florida Gulf Coast University all joined together to send medical supplies to one hospital in the Bahamas. Read Article
Teen survives a major brain injury after an anchor on a boat struck him in the head. He had to undergo emergency surgery at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital; doctors said he is a miracle. Read Article
Miami's Channel 7 highlights the work of Broward Health to save a baby born at 25 weeks. Broward Health is a Critical Care Hospital in Florida that specializes in the most complex healthcare cases.
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital – Governor Ron Desantis and First Lady Casey Desantis took time away from Tallahassee to visit Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital. Spiderman, who also came along with the Governor and First Lady helped distribute comic books to the children. They also thanked the nurses and physicians of Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital for their life-saving work they take on each day.
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital – For Giovanna’s 16th birthday she had tickets to go see Shawn Mendes in concert, but she fell ill and was unable to go. Giovanna sent a video to Mendes, and with the help of Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital, he facetimed Giovanna and promised to meet up with her in his upcoming concert in Brazil.