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  • Do you think your child has ADHD?
    Have you been concerned about your child’s ability to focus, complete school work or even their social skills?Does your child lose things, forget things or become frustrated too easily?Are teachers Read more
  • 2017 November Flu Clinic Dates!
    Appointments are now available for flu clinics in all three offices. Clinics will be run from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. November Flu Clinic Dates: Westwood: 11/8, 11/20*, 11/29Mansfield: 11/7, 11/21*, 11/28Easton: 11/9, 11/30  * = Read more
  • 2017 Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
    Our office is observing the Thanksgiving Holiday as follows: Wed Nov 22nd: Our office will be closing at Noon.Thurs Nov 23rd: Our office will be CLOSED; we have a physician on call.Fri Read more
  • Meningitis B Vaccine Now Available at WMPEDS
    As many of you are already aware, there have been two confirmed cases of meningitis at UMass Amherst. They were found to be caused by Meningococcus Type B, which is Read more
  • MyChart Online Registration – Register Now!
    As you may be aware, in June of 2017 we switched electronic health records systems to EPIC. In doing so we gained a powerful new patient portal system called MyChart, Read more
  • 7 Things Parents Should Know About Open Enrollment
    It’s time to sign up for health insurance! This year, open enrollment is from November 1 – December 15, 2017. The Affordable Care Act is still law, which means you and Read more
  • Teaching Your Children About Heroes
    Holiday Season in the Age of MarketingWhile the Holiday Season is often a period of joy and giving, we at Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics have been saddened by the degree of commercialism Read more
  • Asthmatics Traveling for the Holidays
    Having asthma shouldn’t stop kids from enjoying family holiday travel. Before you travel, make sure that your child’s asthma is well controlled. If it’s been getting worse, check in with us. Read more
  • Familial Substance Abuse Month – Dr. Hartman’s Story of A Parent with Alcoholism
    To hear Dr. Hartman’s story please watch the following short video. Alcohol Anonymous For people concerned about their own drinking. (617-426-9444) Al-Anon and AlateenFor families and friends concerned with the drinking of a Read more
  • 2017 September Flu Clinic Dates!
    Appointments are now available for flu clinics in all three offices. Clinics will be run from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. September Flu Clinic Dates: Westwood: Wednesday 9/27Mansfield: Tuesday 9/26Easton: Thursday 9/28 As in previous years, we will Read more
  • Asthma Attacks: How to Avoid Urgent Care & ER’s!
    Years ago, a mother said to me, “When I go to the ER, all they do is 3 nebulizer treatments and steroids. Why can’t I do this at home AND Read more
  • Mindfulness Classes for Teens
    After successful mindfulness classes in the spring, we’re very pleased to announce that again this fall we will be offering an 8 Week Mindfulness Workshop for Teens. Mindfulness utilizes guided meditation Read more
  • Telephone Triage Changes
    Over the last year, we have been working hard to meet the demands of our telephone triage service, however, our parents continue to experience long waits for telephone advice. We implemented Read more
  • Familial Substance Abuse Month – Parental Marijuana Use
    6% of parents smoke marijuana in front of their children. To adolescent brains are far more vulnerable to the psychoactive effects of marijuana than adults; potentially leaving permanent changes in Read more
  • Head Lice: Fears and Facts!
    We all know about the beginning of the school year and reading, writing, and arithmetic. In recent years, there is a new subject on the minds of many parents and Read more
  • Familial Substance Abuse Month – Vaping
    Numerous teens in high schools that our practice covers are using a new electronic cigarette vaping device called Juul. “Juuling” is the term used for vaping with this popular new Read more

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