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2022 Gifts for good

We depend on our community to help make the holidays special for kids and families, and your generosity makes an enormous difference. If you’re in a position to support OHSU Doernbecher...

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Supporting children in their grief

Loss is a normal and inevitable part of the human experience, but when it comes to supporting children in their grief, it can be hard to know where to begin. This month, OHSU Doernbecher staff join...

Girl wearing mask at vision exam

Family health to-dos for the fall season

Is your family settled into your fall routine yet? Before things get too hectic, take some time to take care a few important health-related tasks – doing so now will help prepare you (and your...

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Navigating systems for families newly diagnosed with ASD

After receiving a new autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis, families may have a lot of questions about how to best navigate the systems. We put together a list of resources – including...

Health care worker wearing a mask stands in a colorful playroom. She is holding up a stuffed moose and a pet shop toy.

2021 Gifts for good

We depend on our community to help make the holidays special for kids and families, and your generosity makes an enormous difference. If you’re in a position to support OHSU Doernbecher...

Group of smiling adults posing in a parking lot. They are standing in front of, in and on several vehicles and electric bikes. Vehicles are painted colorfully and doors say, "NICH. Novel Interventions in Children's Healthcare."

NICH goes electric!

NICH Partners with PGE’s Drive Change Fund for Sustainable Change The NICH (Novel Interventions in Children’s Healthcare) Program has become a known entity around the halls of OHSU Doernbecher...

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Back-to-school checkups are important – this year more than ever

As your child prepares return to campus after a long year of virtual and hybrid learning, it’s also a good time to plan for their annual physical. Along with vision and dental screenings, kids...

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Prevent medicine-related poisonings this summer

Summertime in Oregon is here and with the state reopening, long-awaited family vacations and visits with loved ones may be resuming. Medicine goes with us as we travel and can be an overlooked...

Teenager wearing a mask rolls up sleeve to show a bandage on her upper arm. A large outdoor tent is in the background.

Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for kids?

(Updated July 2022): COVID-19 vaccines are now available for children younger than 5. For the latest information on COVID-19 vaccines, including a list of frequently asked questions, please visit our...