Bugs are part of our summer landscape, along with sunshine, barbecues and baseball. And while most bug bites amount to little more than an itchy nuisance, some do carry viruses and infections. We’ve all heard about the increase in concern over the Zika virus, but there is also yellow fever, Continue reading →
Maybe you’re familiar with this scenario: You’ve prepared a delicious meal for the whole family to enjoy, but there’s one particular family member who has made it loud and clear that they are not Continue reading →
I’m not sure what our lives would be like without Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Not only have my children and myself had lifesaving interventions here, but we have also been truly touched by our compassionate providers who have helped us through our darkest hours. It is traumatic to find Continue reading →
Millions of children in the United States undergo surgery every year, but many are having the procedures done in general hospitals that are not best equipped to give them the specialized care Continue reading →
Just about everyone knows that temper tantrums are normal and that even the most mild-mannered and reasonable young children occasionally lose their cool. But that’s cold comfort when it’s your Continue reading →
As organizations dedicated to improving the health and well-being of children, both Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee know that being healthy does not just mean kids aren’t sick or that they have access Continue reading →
I got trained in CPR because my job as a child care provider required it. But I never dreamed that the first time I actually used it would be on my own daughter.
It all happened just a few weeks ago, when my 12-year-old daughter, Kylie, stopped by the Continue reading →