Tag Archives: Parents

Pediatrician: How I partnered with parents who didn't want to vaccinate

With the rise of social media, vaccinations have become debated online, and — emboldened by anonymity — people engage in name-calling and shaming. Not only is this unproductive and divisive, it simply isn’t the right way for families to make decisions for the health of their children. As a pediatrician, over the past few years,… Read More »

Viewpoints: The FDA Isn’t Up To The Task Of Reining In The Opioid Epidemic; The Downside Of Taking Children From Parents In Drug Treatment

Editorial writers weigh in on these and other health care topics. The Washington Post: This Is Why The Federal Government Has A Hard Time Regulating Prescription Opioids This past week, President Trump argued on national television that to end the opioid epidemic, Congress needed to fund the building of a wall at the United States’… Read More »

Dad's apology to parents of hospital-stricken kids goes viral

Dan Langlois sent the message to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin after leaving to head home following his son’s surgery.  (Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin) A dad’s heartfelt message to parents of children battling illnesses has gone viral after the hospital where his son has been treated shared it. Dan Langlois, who according to the Milwaukee Journal… Read More »