Pediatric Associates of the NW Blogs

Read It Again, Mom (or Dad)!

By Whitney Casares, MD, MPH | April 28, 2015 09:04AM

Reading aloud to young children is not only one of the best activities to stimulate language and cognitive skills, researchers say, it also builds motivation, curiosity, and memory (Bardige, B. Talk to Me, Baby!(2009), Paul H Brookes Pub Co.).

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Safe Sports, Safe Kids!

By Scott Spencer, MD, MPH | May 05, 2014 11:05AM

As a parent and a pediatrician I am concerned that young athletes are getting into more competitive sports at a younger age, which increases their risk of injury. For that reason, I have researched the latest information in pediatric sports medicine

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Part 2: Mommy Metamorphosis: Surviving The First 6 Months

By Whitney Casares, MD, MPH | April 21, 2014 04:04PM

You’ve had your baby, you have your gear, you’re now a few weeks or months into this thing called parenting. Maybe it is everything you expected. Maybe it is way harder than you thought it would be. Here are the things to remember and to do to....

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