As spring shifts to summer, allergy season is in full swing in Oregon. Much to the chagrin of allergy sufferers, Oregon has one of the highest pollen counts in the country. The top five worst cities for pollen count are all in Oregon, with Salem coming in as the city with the second highest average pollen [...]
COVID-19 has made life stressful for everyone, including children! These unprecedented times have affected us all differently, and the same goes for our kids. They often mirror how their parents react to certain events and have certainly experienced stress during the pandemic. As we move towards a return to normalcy, it’s still important to check in [...]
One of the many unfortunate results of the pandemic has been the removal of healthy resources and activities from children’s lives. Whether it’s a healthy school lunch program, or the cancellation of a sports season, it is much more difficult for parents to keep their kids moving and eating right. With most schools switching to virtual [...]
A 7-part video series delivered by Dr. Richard Steinberg of Woodburn Pediatric Clinic on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). At Woodburn Pediatrics, we offer an array of services including general pediatrics, mental health, pediatric nutrition, and more! Contact us today to schedule an appointment.
Even though whooping cough can be prevented with a vaccine, it remains a large problem in the United States, both because of growing numbers of unvaccinated children and the fact that the whooping cough vaccine can wear off in the teenage years. We’ve answered some frequently asked questions about whooping cough below. What is Whooping Cough? [...]
If you have never heard of dry drowning before, you’re not alone. Many parents have no idea what dry drowning is even if they’ve read up on swimming safety. In this blog, we’ll cover what dry drowning is, the symptoms in children, treatment, and prevention. What Is Dry Drowning? Dry drowning, also known as secondary drowning [...]
Because of their inability to express their specific discomfort, it can be tricky to know when your baby is experiencing teething symptoms and when there might be another issue to blame. These common teething signs, especially when experienced together, likely indicate teething pain in children from three months to three years old. 1. Swollen, Puffy Gums [...]
Asthma attacks can be incredibly scary, but they can also be preventable. If your childing is living with asthma, follow these tips for how to prevent asthma attacks at home and school. Preventing Asthma Attacks at Home Keep Things Clean One of the best ways to prevent asthma attacks at home is to be vigilant in [...]
A patient satisfaction survey was sent out earlier this year, and participants were automatically entered into our bike giveaway drawing after completing the survey. Griselda Scott was selected to be the lucky owner of a brand new Mongoose bike! Congratulations, Griselda!
Our very own Dr. Steinberg of Woodburn Pediatric Clinic received an honorable mention for the 2018 Rural Health Hero awards! The Rural Health Hero award: Recognizes an individual, provider, practice or community for making a distinguished, unique or exceptional contribution to improving the quality of life for rural Oregonians. Criteria may include going above and beyond [...]