New RSV Antibody Injection Protects Kids

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With fall rapidly approaching, we at East Portland Pediatric Clinic are preparing for the 2023-2024 flu and respiratory illness season. Fortunately, there is good news for parents with very young children. The FDA recently approved a new respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) drug to protect babies and young toddlers. In this post, we’ll outline what RSV…

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7 Ways to Nurture Healthy Self Esteem in Your Child

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At East Portland Pediatric Clinic, we know that self-esteem plays a vital role in the development of our patients. That’s because a child’s self-esteem impacts them socially, emotionally, and behaviorally – from how they handle social relationships and peer pressure to challenges and setbacks. Healthy or positive self-esteem is also an important factor for good…

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Heat Got You Down? Here’s How to Stay Safe and Comfortable This Summer

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Portland’s seen some brutal and dangerous heat waves in the last few years. As pediatricians and parents, we understand the importance of protecting children from scorching summer heat.  Excessive heat can pose serious health risks, especially for children. Knowing these practical strategies can help your children stay cool and safe during the summer months.   …

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The Dangers of High-Powered Magnetic Toys

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High-powered magnets first began appearing in children’s toys in the early 2000s. While our pediatricians East Portland know these types of toys can be fun and educational, it’s important to understand the danger they pose, especially to young children. Here’s what you need to know about the dangers of high-powered magnets and how to keep…

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