As 1 of the approximately 138,000 kids in the U.S. who have Tourette Syndrome, I would like to address some common misconceptions people have about the condition, and the people Continue reading →
This spring Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s congenital heart surgery program was awarded a 3-star rating for quality and clinical excellence by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). Only the top 5 percent of heart centers nationally received the STS’ highest designation, making Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin just one of six centers in the Continue reading →
Mother’s Day is special wherever you celebrate. This year, we met with eight moms who will be spending Mother’s Day with their newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units in our Milwaukee and Neenah hospitals.
For some, it will be their first Mother’s Day as a mom. In addition to all the emotions that Continue reading →
Quick, what’s a great way to provide good, physical activity for you and your family that can also save you money and provide fresh, healthy food? Growing a garden!
If you’re new to gardening and think it’s only for those with the greenest of thumbs, never fear. With some simple planning (for instance, start small), you can soon be enjoying the Continue reading →
Years ago while doing my training in gastroenterology, I performed the very first lactose breath test for my university in a 32-year-old volunteer who often drank milk and ate ice cream. After an uneventful first hour, the test confirmed his lactose intolerance in dramatic Continue reading →
Sleepovers are a rite of passage for kids — and parents — that signal a big step toward independence and responsibility. It’s definitely an exciting occasion, but also can come with its share of worry and anxiety. How will Johnny do in a different home all night, under Continue reading →
Every patient who comes through the door at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is precious. Some we see for just a single appointment, while others stay with us all day, every day for months, until they become like family.
Laboratory services might not be something you think about much during a hospital stay or visit, but they are a crucial part of having a successful experience. And at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, you get the very best.
We’ve all been there. Little Suzy down the street starts walking at 9 months, and your little Johnny is 10 months old and doesn’t even crawl. Everyone (especially Grandma!) is asking you, “What’s wrong with Johnny?!? Why isn’t he crawling?!” You can’t sleep at night, but your Continue reading →