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Health & Well-being

Ask Dr. Doug: The All-Too-Common Cold

As seen in: Q: My child started preschool this year, and it seems like he’s constantly sick. What do you think... Read more ›

Ask Dr. Doug: Eczema, the Itch That Rashes

As seen in: Q: My 9-month-old baby has pretty bad eczema. Is it painful? She seems to be scratching all the... 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 ›

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 ›

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... 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 ›

Pea Protein: An Alternative Protein Source for Vegetarians

Plant-based protein sources for vegetarians typically include soy, legumes, beans, grains, and nuts. From meat substitutes to dairy alternatives, products... Read more ›

Ready for Exclusion Day?

Do you know if your child’s immunizations are up-to-date? In a few days, your answer to that question could really... Read more ›

Constipation Frustration: A Dietary Approach to Your Child’s Bathroom Woes

Many parents worry that their child is not going to the bathroom enough and may wonder what they should do... Read more ›

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