From the Doctor

What Should I Do If I Suspect Child Abuse?

What Should I Do If I Suspect Child Abuse?

By Meggan Goodpasture, M.D. Pediatrician at Brenner Children’s Hospital and member of the Child Abuse Team Unfortunately, child abuse and neglect is far more common than we would all like to imagine. In 2007 there were over 3.2 million reports made involving over 5.8...
My Dog Reduces My Anxiety

My Dog Reduces My Anxiety

By Juan Santos, M.S., CRC, LPCA Anxiety can cause worry, stress, headaches, and more unpleasant emotions. Dogs are built to work effortlessly to battle the symptoms and behaviors that come with anxiety. Our dog Riddle used to go by the name of “Gates”when we first met...
Summer Safety

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 little lazier at this halfway point. This tends to be the time of year that unfortunately many families...
What Pediatricians Really Want You to Know

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 would it be?”  These doctors did not fail to impress.  I was thrilled with the answers provided...