With significantly more demand than available services in the community, children with special health care needs throughout Oregon will benefit significantly from the new Providence Children’s Development Institute. Learn about the new services, clinics and resources being planned for these children and their families.
In April, pediatric neurologist Kit Yeng Lim, M.D., MA, will begin seeing patients at Providence Child Center to support families living in east Portland. The new clinic will also support patients receiving developmental health care from Providence Neurodevelopmenal Center for Children, Specialty Pediatric Dental Clinic, Swindells Resource Center and the Center for Medically Fragile Children.
Pediatric Cardiology Center of Oregon now offers more outpatient clinic appointments on the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center campus.
Tonight the streets will be filled with ghost and goblins, pirates and princesses, out to gather Halloween goodies. What’s scary is, kids are four times more likely to be in fatal pedestrian accidents on Halloween than on any other night of the year. Here are some tips for trick-or-treating traffic safety.
Lindy McDonald, a 14-year-old scrappy point guard, is slowly recovering from her third concussion at the same time that such blows to the head are making national news and local impact.
In this What’s Going Around segment on KOIN News, Dr. Vanessa Vanderpool talks about lice – how to avoid it, and how to treat it. With kids back in school, this is a good time to brush up on your lice prevention and treatment knowledge.
When you’re having a heat wave, would you know how to recognize the signs of heat stroke in children – and know what to do? Dr. Annie Mack from Providence Medical Group-The Plaza offers advice for keeping your kids safe from overheating.
When should you choose immediate care over the emergency room? Here are some tips to help parents make the best choice for their children.
Knowing when an immediate care center or the emergency room is best for you or your child's situation can be difficult, but knowing the facts will allow you to make the best choice possible.