Brenner Spotlight 

Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki disease is most common among children of Japanese and Korean descent, but can affect all ethnic groups. The first symptom is a high fever that lasts for at least 5 days.

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Kawasaki Disease Explained

Laurence B. Givner, MD, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist, explains the signs and symptoms of Kawasaki Disease and how it is treated by pediatric specialists at Brenner Children’s Hospital.

If you’re concerned your child may have Kawasaki disease based on the signs and symptoms, you should talk to your primary care provider. We are happy to talk to your PCP and help decide whether treatment should be begun.

Brenner News and Highlights 

Brenner Children’s Hospital Again Ranked among Best in Country by U.S. News & World Report

For the second straight year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Brenner Children’s Hospital, the pediatric arm of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, among the best children’s hospitals in the country.

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Head Hits Can Be Reduced in Youth Football; Study Shows Limiting Contact in Practice Makes Difference

Less contact during practice could mean a lot less exposure to head injuries for young football players, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Virginia Tech.

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Ranked in 12 Medical Specialties, Wake Forest Baptist is among the Nation’s Best Hospitals According to U.S. News & World Report

For the 21st consecutive year, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is listed among the best hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The online magazine released its annual national ranking of the country’s premier hospitals, earlier today.

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