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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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How To Get Kids To Wear Masks
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How To Get Kids To Wear Masks

Expert : Dr. Jennifer Shu
These times are unprecedented, people have been saying that for months now. But as the pandemic continues into those last half of 2020, one thing is for certain: masks arent going anywhere anytime soon. So how can we convince our young ones to keep them on, whether we're heading to the store or heading back to school? 

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Finding Childcare During The COVID-19 Pandemic
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Childcare has always been an issue in this country for working parents and has only become more urgent and difficult to find in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How To Talk To Teens About Taking Responsibility For Their Health
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As our children grow into teens (and eventually adults), there comes a time where we need to sit them down to talk about handling and advocating for their own health. 

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Hot Car Deaths: How Are They Still Happening?
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Hot Car Deaths: How Are They Still Happening?

Expert : Benjamin Hoffman, MD, CPST-I, FAAP

We've heard about it every summer for years, but somehow it still happens, kids dying in hot cars.

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Modern Step-Parenting
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Modern Step-Parenting

Expert : Elizabeth Meade, MD, FAAP

The stereotype stepparents we saw in the movies growing up are outdated.

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What To Expect When Having A Newborn During A Pandemic
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Having a baby is typically a joyous and exciting time. But now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, going to and spending time in the hospital is worrisome, and the idea of bringing a new life into the world amidst all this can be overwhelming. 

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Electronic Devices and Young Kids
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Electronic Devices and Young Kids

Expert : Nusheen Ameenuddin, M.D., M.P.H.

As we move toward a more digital world, many parents are weighing the benefits of electronic devices - are they good or bad?

 

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Helping Teens Navigate Adolescence To Become Successful Adults
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One of the most important parts of being a parent, besides keeping your children alive, is helping them to navigate adolescence to become successful adults, giving them roots and wings. ... read more
Building Resilience & Bringing Teens Back From Difficult Times
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Times are tough for everyone these days, but especially teens who haven't been in school and can't hang out with their friends like they used to. ... 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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