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Holiday Mental Health Tips for Kids and Parents
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How can you survive the holidays with your mental health intact? ... read more

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Marijuana Legalization and Kids
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Marijuana Legalization and Kids

Expert : Margaret Stager, MD
With marijuana legalized in many places, how should you talk to your kids about marijuana usage? ... read more
Anxiety, Depression and Eating Disorders in Teens
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Anxiety, Depression and Eating Disorders in Teens

Expert : Dr. Katherine WIlliamson
Kids are now back in school and social situations with their peers. And we know that anxiety levels have been at an all-time high throughout this pandemic. ... read more
Uptick in Kids’ Respiratory Infections (RSV)
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By this time of year, our kids have gone back to school and most of them are now in person. ... read more
Digital Media and Virtual Schooling
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Digital Media and Virtual Schooling

Expert : Dr. Dipesh Navsaria

It is an especially difficult time to be a parent, with all of the different forms of schooling going on during the pandemic. Whether you're homeschooling, helping with virtual lessons, or sending your kid to physical classrooms, learning is not what it used to be.

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Safely Playing Team Sports During COVID
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Safely Playing Team Sports During COVID

Expert : Susannah M. Briskin, MD, FAAP
Organized sports pretty much came to a halt when the rest of the world stopped during COVID-19. ... read more
If you're a parent, you know that this school year looks a little bit different. Even from last year! ... read more
Flu Shots & Other Vaccines This Fall
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Flu Shots & Other Vaccines This Fall

Expert : Dr. Lauren Crosby
Teens & Vaping
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Teens & Vaping

Expert : Dr. Susan Walley

As a parent, we do our best to know what our children are doing when we can't be with them. But when it comes to vaping and e-cigarettes, they're a bit easier to hide than traditional marijuana use or cigarette smoking.

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Let's Talk Sexual Health and Contraception
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If you're a parent of preteens, tweens, or teenagers, you're going to want to listen to this episode, as we dive into talking to your kids about their sexual health.

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About Melanie

Melanie Cole, MS Melanie Cole, MS, is the RadioMD Director of Operations. She has a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology.

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