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Temporary Visitor Restrictions

Because the number of influenza cases has significantly increased throughout the region, children age 12 and under may not visit patients effective Wednesday, January 8. This applies to all Wake Forest Baptist inpatient locations and will remain in effect until the number of flu cases decreases significantly.
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Word! Papillae

Word! Papillae

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Papillae

(En español: Papilas)

Say: puh-pih-lee

Papillae are the little bumps on the top of your tongue that help grip food while your teeth are chewing. They also have another special job - they contain your taste buds, the things that help you taste everything from sour lemons to sweet peaches. Yummy!