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Pacific Crest Children’s Urgent Care Hits the Trails {Sponsored}

As the sun comes out and the weather warms up, it’s time to get out into nature. Our partners at Pacific Crest Children’s Urgent Care polled the PMB community on a children’s health topic they’d like their medical team to cover, and “Wilderness Medicine” won by a landslide. As Portlanders get ready to hit the trails, […]

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Affordable Care Act

Understanding the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also commonly referred to as ObamaCare, has a lot of benefits many people don’t know about or take advantage of. The ACA seeks to lower health care expenses by ensuring that majority of Americans engage in and receive preventive care, while forbidding some of the insurance industry’s more restrictive practices. […]

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The Day My Daughter Was Diagnosed

I wouldn’t have made the appointment for my daughter’s well-child check except that I knew she was due for vaccinations. I went in with ease and confidence because this has been our healthiest year as a family ever. We haven’t even had a cold in over a year. The appointment was fabulous, until it wasn’t. […]

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Diet and Dentistry: How Kids’ Eating Habits Can Affect Their Teeth

We are delighted to partner with Dr. Melissa Wages of SW PDX Pediatric Dentistry to bring you this important information in honor of Children’s Dental Health Month.February is Children’s Dental Health Month. It is also National Snack Food Month. This isn’t going well. I have a confession to make. No, I have a couple confessions […]

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Winter Car Seat Safety

As the weather changes it is very tempting to have our children wear their jackets in the car seat. We want our children to be warm, but we also want them to be safe. Adding layers under our children’s car seat straps may help keep our children warm, but it will not keep them safe. […]

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