Category: From the Doctor

Is Your Child Ready for Organized Sports?

By Katie Moosbrugger If your children are out of the baby phase, chances are good they are either enrolled in some type of after school activity, or you’re thinking...

Lesser-Known Risks of Childhood Obesity

By Elizabeth Halvorson, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Brenner Children’s Hospital, Wake Forest School of Medicine Childhood obesity remains a major health...

Summer FamilyCare: The Personal Attention You Deserve

By Guest Blogger Dr. Michael Summer Hello from Summer FamilyCare! We are a small, independent private Family Practice located in the heart of Lewisville, just off NC 421...

Summer Safety

By Rachel Hoeing and Tracy Beatty, Emergency Medicine RN Summer is in full swing! As we enjoy the outdoors, the sun, the beach, and the pool, we also tend to get a...

Children & Sports: 3 Questions To Consider

By Guest Blogger Matthew Ravish, DO, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at Brenner Children’s Hospital, Wake Forest Baptist Health Participation in organized...

The Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Headaches

By Guest Blogger Lauren Doyle Strauss, DO, board-certified headache specialist, assistant professor,  Pediatric Neurology, Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner...

Running: A Rewarding Activity for the Whole Family

By Per Kristian Moerk, PT, DPT, Manager, Outpatient and Sports Physical Therapy My childhood in Norway was filled with lots of exercise activities with my family....

What Pediatricians Really Want You to Know

By Rachel Hoeing I asked some local doctors for feedback and asked them the question, “If you could tell parents one thing before they entered your office, what...

Win Tickets to Either Tweetsie, Wet ‘N Wild, or the Zoo!

Summer is just over the horizon.  Brenner Children’s Hospital would like to help you start your summer planning with a “family fun day.” Enter to win 4 tickets to...

The Importance of Teaching Children Empathy

By Guest Blogger Chantal D. Hayes, MA, LPCA, NCC, CLC, Licensed Clinical Therapist Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. It...