Category: Current News

FLORIDA PUBLIC TV LAUNCHES SPECIAL PROGRAMMING

FLORIDA PUBLIC TV LAUNCHES SPECIAL PROGRAMMING TO SUPPORT AT HOME LEARNING TALLAHASSEE, FL. March 20, 2020 – As many schools and districts across Florida cancel classes beyond spring breaks to lessen the spread of COVID-19, Florida PBS stations are banding

Incline Sleeper Recall

Four companies have recalled more than 165,000 infant incline sleepers due to suffocation risk The federal Consumer Product Safety Commission along with four different companies have recalled more than 165,000 infant incline sleepers due to risk of suffocation. The companies

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Pritzker Fellow Beats Odds

Congratulations Helena Girouard Now at age 35, she has been granted one of the most prestigious awards in the country, a Pritzker Fellowship. As if that wasn’t remarkable enough, she is slated to begin law school at Purdue University in

Babies Echo Sounds They Hear

FOLLOW US:  Babies are sponges. They take in everything around them and love to mirror back the sounds they hear. But did you know that babies are not born with the ability to copy facial expressions? Although they are interested

March of Dimes – Genetic Disease

  My son Noah could’ve been saved. I just didn’t know it until it was too late. Noah was born with a rare genetic disease—one that can be detected through newborn screening. If caught early and treated properly, the survival

More Initiative

FPQC invites you to apply to participate in our Maternal Opioid Recovery Effort (MORE) Initiative, which will focus on improving treatment and care within Florida delivery hospitals for pregnant women who use opioids. Download the MORE Application Guide Hospitals and

MCH-MRN E-News: June 2019

Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report

This week in MMWR Vol. 68, May 7, 2019   MMWR Early Release PDF of Early Release issue Vital Signs: Pregnancy-Related Deaths, United States, 2011–2015, and Strategies for Prevention, 13 States, 2013–2017 Emily E. Petersen, MD; Nicole L. Davis, PhD;

Best In Class

The Best in Class blog shares simple-to-do best practices straight from early learning educators. We hope these tips are useful for educators and parents who want to use best teaching practices with their children.  Our expert this month is visiting assistant professor