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Talking To Children About Protests
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Talking To Children About Protests

Expert : Dr. Colleen Cira
Parents, especially White Parents, should be having conversations with children about race anyway, protests or not. Institutionalized racism is as old as America, so parents need to be talking to their children about power and privilege early on. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on kids. The mental, psychosocial aspects of social distancing and isolation are starting to pile up as we enter another month of this new normal. ... read more
Water Safety & Drowning Prevention
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Water Safety & Drowning Prevention

Expert : Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD
Summer is here, and everyone is itching to get outside after a long spring indoors. ... read more
Talking To Children About Racism
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Talking To Children About Racism

Expert : Nia Heard-Garris, MD, MSc, FAAP
Protests have been raging on in most major cities for weeks now protesting the death of George Floyd, police brutality, and in support of black lives. All of these are incredibly heavy and complex topics to discuss with children, so where do you begin? ... read more
Encore Episode: Racism: Uncovering and Preventing Biases
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Encore Episode: Racism: Uncovering and Preventing Biases

Expert : Jacqueline Dougé, MD, MPH, FAAP
Embrace diversity and work to eliminate racism. ... read more
When to Take Your Child to the ER During the Pandemic
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We know parents have a lot of questions and fears concerning the spread of COVID-19 and some might be reluctant to bring their child to the doctor, even when it’s an emergency. ... read more
So much is unknown about what school will look like in the fall after COVID-19. So how can you and your children prepare to return to the classroom? ... read more
Learn how to keep children safe and away from injury or poison via household hazards during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more
Encore Episode: Preventing Suicide
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Encore Episode: Preventing Suicide

Expert : Cora Breuner, MD, MPH
Watch for warning signs to help prevent suicide. ... read more
It's critical for the health of your family, your community, and the world for us to remain steadfast with social distancing and self-isolation. ... 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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