Measles Outbreak Concerns Continue

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just released new numbers involving the measles outbreak. It is reporting twenty new cases in the last week.  121 people from 17 states have been reported to have measles in the latest outbreak. Dr. Barbara Sibley with Southern Oregon Pediatrics said it concerns her that the measles … Continue reading »

Doctor Eases Enterovirus D68 Concerns

Medford, Ore. — There are growing concerns as a rare virus spreads across the country, even sending some children to the hospital.  Enterovirus D68 has been reported in the Midwest, with unconfirmed reports in Idaho.  However, local doctors said it is not reason for panic, saying it is like the common cold. Dr. Barbara Sibley … Continue reading »

Medford Event Gathers Women Worldwide

Medford, Ore. — Rogue Valley mothers are coming together as part of an international event to raise awareness for breastfeeding. The Big Latch On 2014 is calling for nursing mothers worldwide to nurse their children at the same time.  All of the breastfeeding women and children are latched on for one minute at a set time. … Continue reading »

Disciplining Children

Medford, Ore. — Disciplining children can be easier said than done.  That’s why a local pediatrician is sharing tips on how to discipline in a constructive way. Dr. Mary Murdoch with Southern Oregon Pediatrics shares the best way to discipline your child.  She says it’s important to discipline them with natural consequences (if you drop … Continue reading »

Season for Sunscreen

Medford, Ore. — When Spring starts, doctors say it is time to start thinking about sun protection. Dr. Barbara Sibley with Southern Oregon Pediatrics said it’s important to put sunscreen on your children whenever they are outside during the season.  That includes the overcast days. She said, “Our goal is that this next generation of … Continue reading »

Having a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is the kick off to the holiday months packed with sugar! Dr. Sibley with Southern Oregon Pediatrics joins us to make sure your kids don’t overload on sweets.