Category: From the Doctor

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...

Identifying and Treating Hearing Loss in Children

By Daniel Kirse, MD, FAAP, professor of ENT/Head & Neck Surgery and medical director of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Brenner Children’s Hospital, part of Wake...

Screening for Congenital Heart Disease

By Guest Blogger Michael J. Walsh, MD, assistant professor and pediatric cardiologist, Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children’s Hospital Congenital heart defects...

When it’s the Flu—and When it’s Not

By Guest Blogger Amy Jo Wallace, MD, Wake Forest Baptist Health Pediatrics –Kernersville Children tend to get sick this time of the year. Many cold viruses and stomach...

Pediatric Care Close to Home

By Guest Blogger Dr. Robert Poth, Chief of Pediatrics, UNC Regional Physicians Tis the season … the flu season that is! Flu season is upon us and unfortunately...

Find Out What’s Behind Your Child’s Joint Pain

By Guest Blogger Alysha Taxter, MD, MSCE, Pediatric Rheumatologist, Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children’s Hospital Joint pain is not uncommon in children,...

What Is Immunotherapy (Allergy Shots)?

Immunotherapy (Allergy Shots) is a form of treatment aimed at decreasing a patient’s sensitivity to substances in the environment. These allergens are identified by...

Take the Trick out of Treats by Incorporating Healthy Habits All Year Long

By Guest Blogger Samantha L. Miller, MD, Family Medicine Physician at Wake Forest Baptist Health Family Medicine – Reynolda We are quickly approaching Halloween and...

The Importance of Breast Milk for Premature Babies—and How You Can Help

By Guest Blogger Cherrie Welch, MD, Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children’s Hospital The American Academy of...