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Ask Dr. Doug: Eczema, the Itch That Rashes

Q: My 9-month-old baby has pretty bad eczema. Is it painful? She seems to be scratching all the time, even... Read more ›

Ask Dr. Doug: Typical Toddler Behavior or ADHD?

Q: We have a very rambunctious 3-year-old. I know that’s pretty normal for this age, but he doesn’t seem able... Read more ›

Metropolitan Pediatrics is FLU ready!

Flu season is on its way, and we want to help you get ready! Vaccination helps limit the chance of... Read more ›

Ask Dr. Doug: Food Allergies & School

Q: My child has a severe peanut allergy, and I’m nervous about leaving her with caregivers, like her teachers, when she... Read more ›

Confirmed Case of Measles in Portland-area Traveler

8/21/18 Update The Oregon Health Authority confirmed a second, related case in the Portland metro area. If you crossed paths,... Read more ›

Air Quality Advisory for Portland Metro Area & SW Washington

With wildfires blazing in nearly every direction, local air conditions have now reached unhealthy levels for everyone. Yesterday the Oregon... Read more ›

MORE Good Day Oregon: Resilience

In this segment, Dr. Kristan Collins discusses resilience and how this ability helps kids (and adults!) bounce back from challenge... Read more ›

Confirmed Case of Measles in Gresham

7/13/18 Update A third case of measles was confirmed in Multnomah County today. There’s a possible related case in Clark... Read more ›

Oregon’s Rising Suicide Rate

Last week, tragically timed between the high-profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, the CDC released a report examining... Read more ›

Go Screen-Free! 4/30-5/6

International Screen-Free Week starts today! Think you can make it 7 WHOLE DAYS without digital devices?! Realistically, we know most... Read more ›

Dr. Hartman’s Departure

Dear Patients & Families, In case we have not reached you by mail or MyHealth, we wanted to share that... Read more ›

What about Juice?

Say NO to Juice In addition to avoiding soda and fruit drinks, our pediatricians recommend avoiding all juice — even... Read more ›

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