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How to detect symptoms of anxiety and depression in women

September 12, 2013

Carrie Milligan, M.D., answers questions about how to detect the symptoms of depression and anxiety, how both are treated and why they are more prevalent in women in this segment on KPTV.

Take care of those moving parts: Women and joint health

April 30, 2013

Orthopedic surgeons explain why women are more susceptible to joint problems, what women can do to keep their joints healthy as they age and treatment options for those experiencing joint pain.

New Study finds 40 percent of new parents give solids to their babies too soon

March 27, 2013

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggest not starting babies on solid food before six months, but a newly-released CDC study found that about 40 percent of new parents begin giving solids to their babies at four months.

How nurses can help fight childhood obesity

November 26, 2012

Tara Arnold, RN, BSN, CPN, an in-patient pediatric nurse at Providence Portland Medical Center, in Portland, Ore., is fighting childhood obesity on many levels. Within the hospital she has done presentations to help nurses assess pediatric patients and has trained staff on scripting for discussing weight-related matters with patients.

How to get your kids moving

July 11, 2012

Kids are 40 percent less active than they were 30 years ago. Get tips on how to motivate kids to be more active.

Ethiopian woman makes her recovery one step at a time

June 01, 2012

For more than two years, Shandy Welch, manager of our orthopedics program, worked tirelessly to bring a young Ethiopian woman to Portland for a surgery that will give her the opportunity for a much better future.

How much noise is too much?

October 21, 2011

Patti Pieper, D. Au., of Providence Neurodevelopmental Center for Children, discusses some of the things that can cause hearing loss over time and what to do to prevent hearing loss.

How to protect your child's hearing

October 20, 2011

Patti Pieper, D. Au., of Providence Neurodevelopmental Center for Children, was a featured guest on KPTV’s Good Day Oregon  to talk about National Protect Your Hearing Month.

Providence Telestroke robot reunites mom and newborn son.

August 28, 2011

When pregnant 35-year-old Ivonne of Sherwood collapsed Sunday, Aug. 22, shortly after arriving to the emergency department at Providence Newberg Medical Center, the last thing on her mind was that she’d be separated from her baby.

What's the deal with relaxation drinks?

May 09, 2011

Relaxation drinks are the latest craze- drinks that contain sleep-inducing ingredients.

Women's Health Screenings: What You Need to Know

April 04, 2011

Women's health exams: what should women be screened for, and when?

Alexandra Malusevic fights for her life and her baby's...

April 02, 2011

Twenty-nine weeks pregnant and with tire tracks across her body, she begins an odyssey of horror and hope as she tries to recover while protecting her unborn child.

Preparing Young Athletes for Spring Sports

March 01, 2011

Bret Kean, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Providence Milwaukie Hospital and Eastside Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, discusses how best to prepare young athletes for sports.

Cancer Survivor Putting Child Care in Hospitals

December 30, 2010

When Amy Paterson was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago, she not only had the fight of her life. She also found her calling.

Tigard woman delivers her own baby -- as her husband is driving her to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

December 28, 2010

Jennifer Scharffenberg knew it was time to go. Expecting her second child, the 31-year-old stay-at-home mom had felt infrequent labor pains Tuesday night. By Wednesday morning, they were more intense and about a minute apart. Scharffenberg and her husband Erik, 40, rushed out the door of their Tigard home, got in the car and headed toward the hospital at about 5 a.m.