The Effects of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

MEDFORD, Ore. — Providence Medford Medical Center brought in a pediatric specialist from Seattle Friday to teach parents about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). Specialist, Julian Davies, says when mothers drink alcohol, even moderately during their pregnancy, the child will likely have some form of the syndrome. “It can affect a child’s growth, a couple of … Continue reading »

Simpler Vaccine Schedule For Parents

A new and simpler vaccine schedule has now been approved to help both parents and doctors know when the right time is to vaccinate their children, but also for pregnant women as well. It was published Wednesday by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the C.D.C. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and the American Academy … Continue reading »