Born without a trachea, baby’s life saved by Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Thomas in the arms of his mom at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

Thomas in the arms of his mom at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Never before in the United States has a baby survived when born without a trachea, otherwise known as the windpipe. That changed earlier this year when a team of doctors at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Ministry St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital saved the life of baby Continue reading →

No nasal spray this year, but getting the flu vaccine is still important

No nasal spray this year, but getting the flu vaccine is still importantYou might have heard by now that getting flu vaccinations for your kids is a little different this year. Back in June, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended against using the nasal flu vaccine (FluMist)  because it hasn’t been very effective in the past and isn’t Continue reading →