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  • icon-article-18-redRecognizing National Child Abuse Prevention Month: April 1-31

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month and throughout the year, The Howard Phillips Center encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making Central Florida a better place for children and families.

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  • icon-article-18-redCannonball Kids' cancer Foundation Awards $65,000 to First Florida-Based Oncofertility Clinic for Childhood Cancer Patients

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Cannonball Kids’ cancer Foundation (CKc) today announced the awarding of $565,000 for four research grants to create 200 options for children battling cancer through clinical trials, programs and young investigators.

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  • icon-article-18-redRyan's Story

    In the summer of 2017, Ryan started to experience lower back pain which varied in severity. We initially thought it was a minor soccer injury and took her to an Orthopedic Surgeon. He made an initial prognosis of slipped discs and prescribed a soft back brace to wear when she was in pain. The pain came and went over the next few months, but in March 2018, the level intensified to a point where over the counter pain medications were no longer working. 

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  • icon-article-18-redCVS Grants Orlando Health $20,000 for Opioid Education

    Orlando Health recently received a $20,000 grant from CVS Health to conduct opioid education for healthcare providers. This includes targeted emergency department (ED) staff, trauma staff, care management and nursing staff. The goal of the grant is to educate these providers on understanding addiction, specifically, opioid use disorder. The program will cover (1) understanding addiction, (2) why addiction takes place, and (3) inform on the types of treatments that exist for opioid use disorder, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and cognitive behavioral therapy.

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  • icon-article-18-redKohl’s Cares® grants $10,000 for health and wellness of Central Florida families

    ORLANDO, FL, January 7, 2020 — Kohl’s grant to The Howard Phillips Center for Children and Families, part of Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children was made through Kohl’s National Giving Program, which awards more than $3 million in grants annually to nonprofits with a mission to support health and wellness for families. The donations are made possible through Kohl’s philanthropic program, Kohl’s Cares®, which sells children’s books and toys and donates 100 percent of the net profit to support happier and healthier communities nationwide. 

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  • icon-article-18-redGive Some Heart…and Eat Heart Cookies, Too

    Staring February 1, you can get your Valentine Heart Cookie from a Panera Bread location near you. These freshly baked, heart-shaped shortbread cookies are decorated with red, white and pink icing and will be available from Saturday, February 1 – Friday, February 14. 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of Valentine cookies will be donated to The Heart Center at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.

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  • icon-article-18-redYou Raised, You Came, We Marched

    For the 7th year in a row, our community stepped up to support the Haley Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children!  Funds raised through Arnie’s March Against Childhood Cancer presented by Carroll Bradford directly benefit care for the children and families in our local community battling childhood cancer.

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  • icon-article-18-redHonoring a Legacy Like No Other

    Elaine Lustig (1928-2020) was the consummate volunteer - raising millions of dollars for both Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and co-founding Women Playing For T.I.M.E® (Technology, Immediate Diagnosis, Mammography and Education), supporting Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center

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  • icon-article-18-redThree Orlando Health hospitals earn Top Hospital designations

    Orlando, FL (December 4, 2018) – Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) and Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children have been designation as Top Hospitals in the country by the Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization. Performance across many areas of hospital care is considered in establishing the qualifications for the award, including infection rates, maternity care, and the hospital’s capacity to prevent medication errors.

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  • icon-article-18-redHow Venus Lopez Finds Healing Power in Art

    Venus Lopez found the Arts in Medicine program at the Cancer Center by accident, but now, five years later, she visits the artist in residence about 1-2 times a month to paint or make earrings, her two favorite things.

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