Heat Exhaustion: What to Look for And How to Treat It

July 20th, 2018|Parenting, Pediatric Resources|

The summer is heating up, and with many children home from school and playing outdoors, it’s important to know the symptoms of heat stroke and heat exhaustion in kids, as well as how to treat it. Here’s some helpful information from the pediatricians at Woodburn to help keep your kids cool this summer. Disclaimer: The information [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Head Lice Prevention, Symptoms, and Treatment

July 13th, 2018|Pediatric Resources|

Summer break means sports teams and sleepaway camp, and whenever kids are in close quarters, lice can become a problem. Read on as the pediatricians at Woodburn Pediatric Clinic cover everything you need to know about head lice symptoms, treatment, and prevention. Head Lice Symptoms While there are several head lice symptoms, the most common is [...]

How to Help Your Child with ADHD Thrive This Summer

July 11th, 2018|ADHD & ADD|

If you’re caring for children with ADHD over the summer, you might be wondering how to help them flourish, especially when faced with the free time that comes along with school breaks. Here are some tips from the pediatricians at Woodburn Pediatric Clinic to help your child with ADHD thrive this summer:

5 Tips to Help Children on the Autism Spectrum Avoid a Sensory Overload This Fourth of July

July 2nd, 2018|Autism & Asperger's|

If your child has Autism, Asperger’s, ADHD or any type of sensory disorder, the Fourth of July can be overwhelming. These 5 tips from the pediatricians at Woodburn can help your child avoid a sensory overload this Independence Day.  

The ADHD Brain is Different – Here’s How

June 6th, 2018|ADHD & ADD|

While attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has long been considered a behavioral disorder, a new study published in The Lancet suggests that it should be considered a neurological disorder, not just a behavioral one. In the largest-ever brain imaging study on ADHD, scientists determined through MRI scans of more than 3,200 people, that the ADHD brain structure is different than the brain structure of those without ADHD.

Bullies & Cliques: How to Help Your Pre-Teen Navigate Middle School

May 30th, 2018|Parenting|

While cliques can grow out of normal friendships built upon common interests, the social dynamics are quite different from typical friend groups. A clique often has a designated leader who enforces rules, which can be either clearly stated or implied, and which tend to exclude anyone outside of the tightly-knit group.