The holidays are a time for joy and celebration for many people, but this year may feel a little different due to the current health crisis. With strict protocols in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the way we celebrate may require some adjustments.
Childhood tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease—more common than asthma, diabetes and obesity. “About 30-40% of children, by the time they reach kindergarten, have cavities,” says Dr. Jordan Lentfer, pediatric dentist at Oregon Kids Pediatric Dentistry.
We are entering the first full flu season since the start of the COVID-19 health crisis and there’s concern among health care providers about what will happen when these two serious respiratory viruses cross paths, which has been referred to as a possible ‘twindemic.’
Distance learning has become the norm for students in Oregon, due to the COVID-19 health crisis, which presents new challenges for families trying to help their children succeed.
The internet can be a valuable resource to find health and medical information, and that’s where parents often turn when they have concerns.
As a mom of two college students, Dr. Pilar Bradshaw understands that attending college this fall will look much different than in years past.