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Unmask Halloween Safety with our Spook-tacular Guide

Happy Fall! Halloween is just around the corner, and your East Portland pediatricians can practically hear the little witches and superheroes enthusiastically planning their costumes.    While Halloween is all about fun and excitement, we can’t forget about safety. Check out these valuable tips to ensure a safe and happy Halloween for your lil’ pumpkins. …

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Dr. Skau’s Next Adventure: Celebrating Retirement

Send in Your Favorite Memories – See the Form Below As Dr. Skau approaches retirement, we invite you to join in celebrating his remarkable career. Below is a letter from Dr. Skau to his patients and the EPPC families, with whom he has had the pleasure of working. While we’ll miss him dearly, we’re filled…

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East Portland Pediatrics Fall Newsletter 2023

Autumn is among us! The leaves are changing, pumpkin spice everything has presented on the shelves of the grocery store, and the children are back into the swing of school. Speaking of school, in this season’s issue of Take Care, there are some tips on how to help your kiddos have a healthy start with…

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Our Drive Thru Flu Clinic is Coming

Fall is here in Portland, and with it, flu season. Which means it’s time for you and your family to get their flu shots. Flu shots are the best way to prevent you (and those around you) from catching influenza. We at East Portland Pediatric Clinic, along with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), recommend…

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Get Ready to Ace the School Year: Pediatric Back-to-School Checklist

Hello EPPC families! The back-to-school season is already upon us, and we’re here to make sure you have everything your family needs for a successful and healthy year ahead. Will this be the year your kids make it through with fewer sick days? Let’s hope so. Here are a few easy health-related items to check…

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Stay Safe in the Water: East Portland Pediatricians Share Expert Tips

As the summer heat settles in, families in Portland eagerly seek relief near rivers, swimming holes, lakes, and swimming pools.  While water activities offer a refreshing respite, it’s crucial to ensure your children’s safety. As your pediatricians, we want to help you navigate the waters while keeping your family safe and sound.   Keep Eyes…

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7 Ways to Nurture Healthy Self Esteem in Your Child

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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Summer-Proof Your Skin: 8 Expert Tips from East Portland Pediatrics

Summer is in full swing in Portland, and families are eager to bask in the warm rays and enjoy outdoor adventures. And nothing ruins summer fun faster than a sunburn (except maybe brain freeze). As you venture outdoors, keep these tips in mind to ensure your family has a sun-tastic summer while staying protected from…

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

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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