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Child Abuse Prevention & Early Detection

Early prevention and detection is an essential component of ensuring a child’s well-being, both in physical and mental health.

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Abusive Head Trauma is another term for Shaken Baby Syndrome. This is a kind of child abuse that occurs when

Hepatitis A: FAQ

What is hepatitis A? Hepatitis A is a liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild sickness lasting a... Read more ›

Supporting Children After Natural Disasters

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the families impacted by the recent storms in Oklahoma. At Metropolitan... Read more ›

Healthy Kids Day & Health Fair

Metropolitan Pediatrics is a proud sponsor of Movin’ It with Mrs. Oregon, a non-profit organization that supports family health education... Read more ›

Summer Sports Physicals

Children and teens attending summer camp or playing sports are usually required to have a physical exam, as well as... Read more ›

Screen Time: Why do we care?

A 2010 Kaiser report* showed that our children, on average, spend more than 7 hours per day in front of... Read more ›

Boston Tragedy – Children & Traumatic Events

The events that have unfolded over the course of this past week have been both tragic and confusing. When trauma... Read more ›

Spring Break is here!

Looking for something fun to do during Spring Break? We have a few ideas… [collapsibles][collapse title=”Parks & Recreation”] Spring break... Read more ›

Attn: Oregonians – Skin Cancer is Largely Preventable

Oregon ranks fourth in the nation for our high mortality rate from melanoma, the most aggressive skin cancer: It’s responsible... Read more ›

Supporting Children After a Tragedy

We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to those involved in the Clackamas Town Center shooting. Our thoughts and... Read more ›

Getting Active Indoors

There are many ways to incorporate physical activity into your daily routine, even when it is cold or rainy outside.... Read more ›

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