September 18, 2020

What to Say to Your Friend Who is Depressed

What to Say to Your Friend Who is Depressed
While the pandemic itself is a severe health crisis, there is another underlying health issue that is deserving of attention as well. More than a third of Americans have reported feeling depressed and anxious as…
August 21, 2020

When to Keep Your Child Home From School

When to Keep Your Child Home From School
Part of back to school this year means parents will need to do some at-home health screening to ensure their children are healthy enough to attend school in-person. It can be tough to know, especially…
April 9, 2020

Westmed Pediatrics: We stand with you

Westmed Pediatrics: We stand with you
During this unprecedented time, we stand together, with you, to keep your children safe and healthy. Our promise to you is to continue to provide superior well baby and child care for your family. We…
March 13, 2020

How Does Sleep Affect Your Mental Health?

How Does Sleep Affect Your Mental Health?
Maintaining healthy sleep patterns is important for both physical and mental health. It can also improve productivity and overall quality of life. Dr. Melinda Massoff, behavioral health wants patients to understand the importance of good…
February 18, 2020

The “Whole Body” Effects of Chronic Stress

The “Whole Body” Effects of Chronic Stress
Stress is your body’s method of coping with adverse or high-pressure circumstances. While stress is important because it helps you react quickly to dangerous situations, if we are chronically stressed, it can have effects on…