Moms-to-be: Forget pickles and reach for pistachios

(BPT) – Results of a new study among pregnant women with impaired glucose intolerance during gestation (GIGT) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) — commonly known as gestational diabetes — show that eating pistachios may help manage blood sugar levels. The...

Smart, kid-friendly options for after-school snacking

(BPT) – Whether they’re in a club or after-school program, play on a sports team or go straight home, when the school day is done, all children have something in common — they could use a good snack! Children need healthy fuel after school, but often can...

Due to Hurricane Florence, Children’s Health Services will be closed on September 14th, 2018. If your child has an urgent need, we will have an On Call provider available by calling our number (252)329-7337. If you have a true emergency, please call 911 or go to the closest emergency room.