Huge Risk of Catching COVID if You Vape

Your teens are 5-9 times more likely to contact COVID if they ever vape and/or vape and smoke. According to a recent Stanford University study published in the Journal of Adolescent Medicine, 27% of US teens have vaped in the last 30 days!  The …

TEEN-ONLY Webinar “Not Just Vapor.” TOMORROW AT 5PM!

Good Evening Families, Our friends at Parents Against Vaping E-Cigarettes (PAVe) will be holding an inaugural TEEN-ONLY event tomorrow. Please register kids aged 11-18 and make sure they know that parents are not allowed! This webinar will be led by young physicians trained to share …

Inspirational Medical Heroes For Your Kids!

During this crisis, there are emerging Public Health Heroes. First, what is Public Health? A definition I learned when I was at the Harvard School of Public Health at age 53 was that Public Health is “the constant redefining of the unacceptable.” Always trying …

ALERT: BOYCOTTING CUMBERLAND FARMS

Dear Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics Families, Three towns we have worked with to ban or restrict flavored vape products including mint and menthol are being sued by Cumberland Farms. They are Walpole, Sharon, and Norwood.  We are asking families to strongly consider boycotting Cumberland …