All Health All the Time. We get details about South Florida PBS’ brand-new Health Channel – connecting viewers 24-7 with doctors and medical experts from Baptist Health South Florida. South Florida PBS Executive Vice President Bill Scott and Baptist Health Medical Group CEO Dr. Bernie Fernandez join us to explain why a health channel and why now.
The first day of school means anxiety for some students – and for some parents too – especially for kids starting at a new school – or even the little ones starting school for the first time. Joining us with some ways to prepare you and your kids for the start of a new school year is – Dr. Roni Cohen Leiderman, Dean of Nova Southeastern University’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development.
Through our partnership with PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs (SRL), we get the opportunity to highlight local talent, with stories told through the eyes of emerging journalists. This week we feature a story produced by the students at Christopher Columbus High School in Miami. They introduce us to a familiar face for anyone who’s spent time on Miami Beach. Robert “Raven” Kraft has been running on the beach every day for the past 43 years – and has amassed quite the dedicated following.
Drowning remains the leading cause of unintentional death in children under four years old – with Florida ranking number one for child drownings in the country. We discuss swimming safety and get details about an initiative giving everyone access to vital swim lessons throughout South Florida.
Robert Strauss, Coach & Director, Swim Gym