Our office is observing the Thanksgiving Holiday as follows: Wed Nov 21st: Our office will be closing at Noon. Thurs Nov 22nd: Our office will be CLOSED; we have a physician on call. Fri Nov 23rd: Mansfield office is OPEN 9:00 AM – Noon. The Westwood and …

2018 Flu Clinic Dates!

Please call the office to schedule your child’s flu appointment. The dates & locations are as follows and will be open from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Easton Flu Clinic Dates – Call 508-535-5535: September: 9/26 October: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24 November: 11/7, …

Fortnite – is it ok for kids to play?

The above is from a Q and A on Boston Children’s Hospital’s Center on Media and Child Health website. Q: Can you please offer guidance on Fortnite? It seems to be all that kids 11-14 are doing these days. I do not allow my children …

School’s Out – Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinets!

Dear Families, Over the past few years, there has been mounting evidence that some high school students (those without a diagnosis of ADHD) are inappropriately taking stimulant medication (Adderall, Concerta, Ritalin, Vyvanse) prescribed for other students with ADHD. While this has been …

Attention families, Wednesday, July 4th, 2018  Our Westwood office will be open for illness from 8:30-12:00.  Our Easton and Mansfield offices will be closed for the July 4th holiday.  As a reminder, we always have a provider on call. Here are a few important 4th of July Safety …

Pictures from left to right: Dr. Hartman, Dr. Winickoff, Attorney General Maura Healey, and Mark Gottlieb JD. Attorney General Maura Healey and her team met with Dr. Hartman, Harvard Medical School’s Pediatric professor Jonathan Winickoff MD, MPH, and Northeastern professor of Tobacco …

The American Lung Association is suing the FDA for delaying its timeline to regulate these products from 2018 until 2021. Creating 3 more years for underage users to become nicotine addicts. Big Tobacco has destroyed the health of millions of American youths over …

“JUULing” is a form of vaping. When asked if they vape, many teens would say they do not; but parents need to ask specifically if they “JUUL”. The JUUL has reached epidemic levels in our high schools. About 25% of our teens …