Contributor: Dr. Elise Herman, KVH Pediatrics Simply put, reading to your child daily is one of the best things you can do as a parent. But does it need to be a traditional (paper) book or is an electronic book pretty much the same experience for your child? There have been studies that suggest reading […]
Contributor: Dr. Elise Herman, KVH Pediatrics When your infant is seen for a Well Child Exam, checking growth and development are the top concerns. Additionally, careful attention should be paid to your young child’s head shape. We are now in the middle of an ‘epidemic’ of head flattening, medically known as positional plagiocephaly, meaning a […]
Contributor: Chelsea Newman, PA-C, KVH Family Medicine – Cle Elum The news has recently been inundated with stories of a mysterious illness affecting those who use vaping products. The illness has led to serious lung disease and death in several previously healthy individuals. The CDC and FDA are currently investigating these vaping-linked illnesses and as […]
KVH Contributor* Auren O’Connell, DNP, PMHNPKVH Family Medicine – Cle Elum In a medical emergency or when you are not feeling well, one word often comes to mind, “doctor”. According to Merriam-Webster, “The word doctor comes from the Latin word for ‘teacher,’ itself from docere, meaning ‘to teach.’” Patient education and teaching are not my first […]
Dr. Herman discusses the importance of unstructured play.
Dr. Herman on the newest recommendations for pediatric food allergies.
While they may not admit it, doing chores can help make kids feel needed and valued, says Dr. Elise Herman.
Dr. Elise Herman on the whats, whys, and what-to-dos of childhood obesity.
Dr. Elise Herman on sleep safety for infants.