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Encore Episode: Hot Car Deaths: How Are They Still Happening?
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Encore Episode: 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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PAST EPISODES

Swim Safety and Drowning Prevention
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Swim Safety and Drowning Prevention

Expert : Dr. Gary Kirkilas
Summer is on its way, and being outside is still the best place to have fun during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more
As the World Starts to Open, Is Summer Camp Safe This Year?
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This summer everyone is excited to make up for 2020 and get as many plans in as they can. But there is still so much that's unknown about the virus still. So, is sending your kid away to summer camp okay? ... read more
COVID-19 Vaccines for Ages 12 and Up: What You Need To Know
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COVID-19 vaccines recently opened up to kids ages 12 and up, so what does that mean for you and your children? ... read more
How The Pandemic Has Changed How Our Teens Sleep
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How The Pandemic Has Changed How Our Teens Sleep

Expert : Cora Collette Breuner, MD, MPH,

The pandemic has affected our children in so many ways, including their sleep patterns. With new school routines and quarantining, sleep has fallen to the waste side, and bedtimes are all over the place. 

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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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A disturbing trend has been on the rise in the United States: racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. 

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While your younger kids probably won't be vaccinated this summer, most adults in this country will have the option to be! This means we have a few more freedoms back this vacation season. 

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How Can Kids Help Stop Climate Change?
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The daunting challenge of stopping climate change can feel like a lot. Especially when you are a kid or a teen. 

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Encore Episode: Digital Media and Virtual Schooling
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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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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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