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  • 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
  • Talking to Your Children About Death
    There is no perfect way to tell a child that someone they know has died. Even though there is no perfect way to share this news, there are things that Read more
  • Due to Demand Two More Mindfulness Classes for Teens
    Due to demand, we will be offering two more mindfulness classes for teens. In Westwood on Wednesdays starting on October 11th:– From 7:00 – 8:30 – for ages 14-16– From 8:31 Read more
  • WMPEDS Goes to EPIC!!
    Dear Families, Tuesday, June 6th we GO LIVE with EPIC, our new electronic medical record system. At your first office visit, once we switch to EPIC, we will have to review Read more
  • Parent should know about The Blue Whale Challenge
    Dear Practice Families, The following message is from the Superintendent of the North Attleborough Schools and was sent to all parents in the district._________________________USA Today (May 25, 2017) reported on how Read more

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