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Doctors and experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics discuss all aspects of your child's health and well-being.

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Eliminating Race-Based Medicine
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Eliminating Race-Based Medicine

Expert : Dr. Tiffani J. Johnson, MD, MSc, FAAP
In a powerful new call to action, the American Academy of Pediatrics is demanding critical self-evaluation and fundamental changes in the practice of medicine to end long-standing inequities in health care. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Preventing Winter Injuries: Indoors & Outdoors
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Preventing Winter Injuries: Indoors & Outdoors

Expert : Christina Johns, MD, MEd, FAAP
When we're out of our routines, that is the best time for chaos to enter the home.

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The Dangers of Marijuana Edibles to Small Children
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The Dangers of Marijuana Edibles to Small Children

Expert : Kevin Osterhoudt, MD, MSCE, FAAP, FACMT
Marijuana is now legal for medical or recreational use in many U.S. states, with its use on the rise.
 
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Flu & Virus Prevention
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Flu & Virus Prevention

Expert : Dr. Upma Suneja
Between the seasonal flu, COVID-19, and the rising number of kids with RSV, its time to talk about this triple-demic. ... read more
Organized Sports Participation
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Organized Sports Participation

Expert : Kelsey Logan, MD, MPH
Find out the best ways to support your child's participation in organized sports. ... read more
When Should I Get My Child A Cell Phone?
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When Should I Get My Child A Cell Phone?

Expert : Dr. Suzy Tomopoulos
Today's children grow up immersed in digital media, which can have both positive and negative effects on healthy development. ... read more
Teen Driving
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Teen Driving

Expert : Brian Johnston, MD, MPH
Let’s face it, your child learning to drive can be very stressful for you as a parent. ... read more
Talking About Jaundice
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Talking About Jaundice

Expert : Dr. Joanna Parga-Belinkie
You've probably heard the term jaundice before, and that it makes yellow babies, but you may not really understand what it is. ... read more
Gender Identity and Presentation: How To Support Your Child
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There are a lot of words to describe sexual identity and presentation. ... read more
Helping Children with Constipation
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Helping Children with Constipation

Expert : Patrick T. Reeves MD, FAAP
If you're a parent, you know that it can be incredibly frustrating and even scary at times when your kids are constipated. ... read more
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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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