From the Doctor

5 Tips for an Accident-Free Summer

5 Tips for an Accident-Free Summer

By Guest Blogger Milan D. Nadkarni, MD, Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children’s Hospital Summer is an ideal time for kids to play and have fun. However, the more active children are, the more at risk they are for...
Just a Belly Ache?

Just a Belly Ache?

Is It Serious? How to Know When Abdominal Pain Is Something More By Tiffany D. Kratzer, MD, Director of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Director of Pediatric Endoscopy, Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children’s Hospital   Mild abdominal issues...
Tonsil Talk

Tonsil Talk

By J. “Whit” Mims, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology at Wake Forest Baptist Health Enlarged tonsils are a common childhood health issue. In fact, one of the most common pediatric surgical procedures in the United States is the tonsillectomy (the...
Braces – Ready or Not, Here We Come!

Braces – Ready or Not, Here We Come!

By TMoM team member Allison Tobey About three weeks ago, I left the pediatric dentist with my 11 year old son. The only thing I remember from that appointment was that he was ready for braces. So, I started my orthodontic research by asking, none other, than the women...
Getting Your Family Through Flu Season

Getting Your Family Through Flu Season

By Angela M. Morris, MD, FAAFP, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Family Medicine – Lewisville As a family doctor and mother of four children, I’m asked a lot of questions about the flu this time of year. Since flu season is starting to peak, it’s a good...