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Local pediatricians are seeing an increase in obesity, depression and post-pandemic anxiety in children and teens. The alarming trend could have long-lasting impacts on kids’ health.
Dr. Asha Patton-Smith, a child psychiatrist at Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic, shares signs to look out for in your children and ways to help them cope with yet another change.
Children and teenagers are headed back to the classroom after months of learning from home. Here are the best ways to support them through the transition.
February is American Heart Month, and amid a pandemic winter it is important now more than ever for parents to be aware of their child’s heart health.
A fever in your child can be worrisome, especially during cold and flu season. However, most fevers can be safely treated at home.
Mental preparation for the transition back to school is as important as getting the right school supplies.
Dr. Dawn Johnson describes how our electronic records system means that Kaiser Permanente members always receive care from a team familiar with their health history and needs.
Pediatric radiologists at Kaiser Permanente use the newest imaging technology and techniques to provide child-focused imaging that increases our ability to detect and monitor disease.
Dr. Gage-Wright describes her passion to help children be healthy and happy and how working at Kaiser Permanente allows her to practice medicine that focuses on total health – mind, body and soul.
From infancy to adulthood, trust your children’s care to the team with the dedication and specialized knowledge to put them on the path to a happy, healthy life.
The number of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has reached more than 10 percent, a significant increase during the past 20 years.