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Colombian Baby With Rare Birth Defect To Undergo Life-Changing Operation at Jackson Memorial Hospital

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When Maria Jose Chaves was born some of her internal organs were left exposed.

Maria Jose Chaves was born in Colombia 10 months ago with a rare birth defect that left some of her internal organs exposed.

Now she has come to Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital for a 12-to-15-hour operation that will change her life.

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Potty-Training Method Won’t Affect Tot’s Health: Study

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Rather than arguing or punishing, parents can help make this a positive experience.

One less thing for toddlers’ parents to stress over: A new study finds that toilet-training methods aren’t the cause of urinary problems in children.

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New AAP Guidelines on Circumcision stirs debate.

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It’s a 3,000-year-old ritual, but many parents are still torn over whether circumcising their baby boys is the healthiest thing to do.

Now, with growing evidence showing circumcision reduces the risk of cancer, STDs and HIV, the nation’s most influential pediatric group has determined that the health benefits outweigh the risks, a position South Florida pediatricians, parents and religious leaders alike say can help parents make a difficult decision easier.

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