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Safety & Prevention

Ask Dr. Doug: Tongue Tie

Q: I am having so much trouble with breastfeeding. She’s our second, and feeding is painful and very different from... Read more ›

Ask Dr. Doug: Preventing Measles in Little Ones

Q: The outbreak of measles in Clark County has me feeling terrified about taking my child into public spaces where... Read more ›

Measles FAQ

Over the past few weeks, our advice nurses and pediatricians have fielded hundreds of calls related to measles. Below are... Read more ›

Ask Dr. Doug: Play It Safe with Concussions

Q: My son plays soccer, and I worry all the time about concussions. I understand that there are some new... Read more ›

Measles Cases Confirmed in Multnomah County

The best way to protect your kids from vaccine-preventable diseases like measles is to make sure they’re immunized on schedule.... Read more ›

Local Measles Activity Increases

The best way to protect your kids from vaccine-preventable diseases like measles is to make sure they’re immunized on schedule.... Read more ›

Confirmed Cases of Measles in Oregon & Washington

The best way to protect your kids from vaccine-preventable diseases like measles is to make sure they’re immunized on schedule. MMR is... 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 ›

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 ›

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