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Baby declared dead ‘self-resuscitates,’ parents accuse Bayfront of negligence

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In April 2012, 28-year-old Desiree Little went into labor at Bayfront Hospital. Complications forced Little to receive an emergency C-section for the birth of her son, T.J. Drake, named after Terrence Drake, the 27 -year-old father. The parents, both St. Petersburg residents, were not married, nor were they in a relationship. After numerous resuscitation attempts, doctors allegedly declared baby T.J. dead, just 10 minutes old and weighed seven pounds three ounces. Twelve minutes later, doctors heard a “gasp,” according to…

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Jabil Circuit gives over $200K for All Children’s brain protection program

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All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg said Monday that it had received more than $200,000 in donations in 2015 from one of the area’s largest companies. The donations from Jabil Circuit, based in St. Petersburg, will help the hospital’s recently established Institute for Brain Protection Sciences, which includes programs in neurology, neurosurgery, epileptology, neuro-oncology, neuroradiology, behavioral medicine, rehabilitative medicine, neuropathology, neuropsychiatry, psychiatry, and neuropsychology. “Jabil has been a great example of a corporate philanthropic partner,” All Children’s Executive Vice President…

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All Children’s Hospital brain docs are first in Florida to use time-saving robotic procedure

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All Children’s Hospital is the first hospital in the state to use the newest generation of robotic neurosurgery technology that cuts what once was a 12-hour surgery down to just two hours. “Only about 20 hospitals in North America are utilizing the ROSA robot so we are fortunate here at All Children’s Hospital to have this technology to treat some of the most complex brain disorders,” said pediatric neurosurgeon George Jallo, director of the Institute. “The ROSA robot provides our team…

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Kathy Castor thanks Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner for preserving Early Steps Program funding

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Contained inside the $80.4 billion budget that the Florida Legislature approved last week was $3.3 million in additional funding for the Early Steps Program, money that Gov. Rick Scott had threatened to cut before the session began earlier this year. Early Steps helps babies and toddlers with developmental disabilities or delays during their first three years. Experts say the younger the age when children are diagnosed and treated, the greater the chance of reducing the effects of a developmental disability…

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