Category: Health

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Oh No … It’s Mono!

By Guest Blogger Kelly Gunzenhauser I took my 9-year-old to the doctor after his teacher called to have me pick him up from school. He had been coughing off and on for a...

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4 Things to Ease Your Mind if Your Child Undergoes Surgical Anesthesia

By Timothy E. Smith, MD, Director of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Brenner Children’s Hospital The anticipation of surgery can be scary,...

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Human Trafficking: It’s Right Here

By Rachel Hoeing and guest blogger Krystin  My friend Krystin is a board member of Lily Pad Haven, which is a nonprofit organization that provides housing for...

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

By Guest Blogger Dr. Tina S. Merhoff The staff of Tina S. Merhoff & Associates Pediatric Dentistry, along with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD),...

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You Dou What?

By Guest Blogger Becky Hale CD(DONA), Co-Owner, Piedmont Doulas Maybe you’ve heard of a birth or postpartum doula, but aren’t quite sure what it is that they do,or...

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The Top 3 Causes of Chest Pain in Children & Teens

 By Derek Williams, DO, Pediatric Cardiologist, Brenner Children’s Hospital It can be scary for a parent when their child complains of chest pain, but fortunately...

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The Solution for My Son’s Eczema

By Guest Blogger Malesha Poole Having to wake up in the middle of the night because my baby can’t sleep is tough. What makes it even harder is that I have to...

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Use the 5-4-3-2-1-0 Plan for a Healthy Start This Year

By Joey Skelton, MD, Director of Brenner FIT and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Wake Forest Baptist Health The New Year is a great time to adopt healthy habits,...

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The Power of Buddie

By Juan Santos, M.S., CRC, LPCA When I married my wife, I also married her childhood dog “Buddie”. It has been almost a year since Buddie left us. Yet, I can spend...

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Ways to Remember and Honor Loved Ones Who Passed Away

By Anne Powers We ran this post on TMoM a few years ago, and Anne’s ideas are still wonderful reminders today. For those of you who will be remembering loved ones...