OHSU Doernbecher ranks among the nation’s best children’s hospitals
Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children’s Hospital ranks among the best children’s hospitals in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 Best Children’s Hospitals. Learn more
Jaime Beutler shares diagnosis, raises awareness for Potter's Syndrome
Dr. Pereira at OHSU answers questions about this rare condition which inhibits normal lung development because of underdeveloped kidneys.
When kids pose a danger for their parents
Doernbecher's Ben Hoffman talks about the jabs, bites, head-butts and kicks that kids sometimes inflict on their caregivers, usually parents.
Six keys to a healthy heart
OHSU ob/gyn doctor, Amy Cantor, M.D., encourages every woman to take steps to maintain a healthy heart.
Vitamin C may prevent lung problems in babies born to pregnant smokers
Infants born to women who took vitamin C during pregnancy had less wheezing in first year of life. More
Housing solution for families of seriously ill children announced
Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oregon and Southwest Washington, and OHSU Doernbecher announce interim solution for families traveling to Portland for medical care. More
Dr. Daniel Marks, pediatric endocrinologist at Oregon Health & Science University, worries about “the unbelievable increase in consumption of simple sugars” and animal fats.
Tips for coping with your crying newborn
All babies go through this period of crying as part of normal infant development, but some babies cry more than others. Read more
Bedwetting in kids well past diapers: Tips for Parents
Erin Anderson, M.D., Doernbecher urologist, recommends a trip to the pediatrician to rule out any medical or physiological reasons for bedwetting.
Kids and chiropractic: What parents should know
Doernbecher's Ben Hoffman, M.D., suggests parents considering a chiropractor "to think very carefully" and make sure the chiropractor has proper training.
Living with Hurler Syndrome: 'All three of my boys are eventually going to pass'
After years of being misdiagnosed, OHSU Doernbecher's Dr. Cary Harding diagnosed Laura Browns' three boys with a rare genetic diseases called Hurler Syndrome.
Family inspires collaboration between cardiac specialists in Oregon, China
OHSU Doernbecher pediatric cardiology team mends hearts of three Chinese children adopted by Portland family.
OHSU first to grow, transplant liver stem cells with demonstrated therapeutic benefit
New mouse research in Nature raises hope that human liver stem cells can be similarly grown, transplanted. More
Tips for handling delayed toilet training
Less stress is best says Doernbecher urology nurse practitioner, Erin Anderson, N.P. Delayed toilet training, while inconvenient and frustrating to parents, is common and rarely a sign of a deeper medical problem.
Sibling rivalry: Encouraging the victor and the vanquished
Margaret Cary, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry shares ideas for parents handling sibling rivalry.
Ronald McDonald House near Doernbecher will close its doors July 1
The Ronald McDonald House near OHSU will close July 1, 2013. OHSU is working on a long-term solution to best serve the needs of all its patient families.
New hope for helping children born prematurely
Research conducted at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital challenges long-held belief that low blood flow to the premature brain necessarily kills brain cells. More
Autism Concerns? Advice and resources for parents and others
Dr. Kevin Senn of the Autism Program at Doernbecher Children's Hospital and other experts share suggested resources for parents concerned about autism.