Throughout summer, we see a lot of insect bites and stings in urgent care. Most of the time they are not harmful or infected, and can be easily treated.
Mosquito and other insect bites and stings cause itchy bumps that can sometimes even be painful (especially wasp or bee stings). In children, the area around the sting can get pretty Continue reading →
At Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, we are 100 percent dedicated to caring for kids and teens. That means we give them treatment meant specifically for them and their developing bodies, because kids and teens are not just smaller versions of adults.
The last several years have seen major strides for working moms who breastfeed. Workplaces are now more supportive of breastfeeding, and the issue has received much more global awareness. The next step is to now provide some helpful, practical directions to Continue reading →
When our son, Ashton, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma at just 2 years old, we felt the same shock and sadness that any parents would. Our hearts were heavy and our anxiety high. We didn’t know how we were going to make it through.
But watching Ashton progress from the first day he was admitted until the day he was discharged was an indescribable feeling. My husband, Ko, and I saw every day how tough he Continue reading →
Paying attention to vitamins can often feel like you’re wading through some serious alphabet soup. A, B, C, D, then there’s even some with numbers after them, like B12. Not to mention that a whole industry has grown around multivitamins, meant to give you a little extra help Continue reading →
Returning to the workplace while continuing to breastfeed can be a challenge. First and foremost, it means women will have to pump breast milk to store and then use with a bottle. It Continue reading →
I have the privilege of working alongside an incredible person who inspires me every day. And now, thanks to the attention she’s getting after her awesome performance last week at the Special Olympics World Games, a whole lot more people are going to be inspired by Continue reading →
I recently heard a statistic that an estimated 1 in 10 high school athletes will sustain a sports concussion during the season. Well, this past year, we became 1 of the 10.
My daughter Sophia, a strong rugby player with a high threshold for pain, was diagnosed with a concussion after playing in her team’s state championship game. She took a few hard hits, Continue reading →
Sierra creates Blizzard treats at a participating Dairy Queen store in Wauwatosa, Wis.
Summer in Wisconsin is a beautiful thing. The sun is shining. There’s sand between your toes. And if kids are in tow, you may likely hear a resounding chorus of, “Can we get ice cream?” We are America’s Dairyland, after all. On Thursday, July 30, we invite you to plan Continue reading →