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Screening for Bullying, and How To Prevent It
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Screening for Bullying, and How To Prevent It

Expert : Nkeiruka Orajiaka, MD, MPH

One of the worries all parents have is that their kids might get bullied at school, on the sports field, or now even online. Bullying is an even bigger problem now as it takes on many forms and can happen really all the time on social media. 


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PAST EPISODES

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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Children, Reading and The Pandemic
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Children, Reading and The Pandemic

Expert : Dr. Dipesh Navsaria

Teaching our kids to enjoy reading can be difficult, but while we're spending more time at home with our families, now might be the perfect time to try and instill a passion for reading in our young ones.

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Digital Advertising and AAP’s Call For Regulations
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Digital Advertising and AAP’s Call For Regulations

Expert : Dr. Yolanda “Linda” Reid Chassiakos
We have never been more dependent on technology than during this pandemic. Between video calls for fun, for work, and many kids going to school virtually, we are on the internet and on screens almost all of the time. ... read more
Colleges & Universities In The Time of COVID
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Colleges & Universities In The Time of COVID

Expert : Dr. Yolanda “Linda” Reid Chassiakos
Today's episode is a bit personal for our host Melanie, as she kept her son home this semester instead of sending him back to college. He is miserable, but she thinks she made the best decision! ... read more
What Will Happen To Halloween During COVID?
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What Will Happen To Halloween During COVID?

Expert : Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD

Halloween is just a week away now, have you finalized your plans for this year? Halloween 2020 will be one to remember with the COVID-19 still raging on.

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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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Testing For COVID-19
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Testing For COVID-19

Expert : Dr. Yolanda "Linda" Reid Chassiakos

We've done a lot of shows about COVID-19, but today we're going to breakdown testing for the virus. The different kinds, antibody vs diagnostic, and other confusing parts of the process.

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Flu, Cold and COVID: What Will Happen This Fall?
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Flu, Cold and COVID: What Will Happen This Fall?

Expert : Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

It's stressful already being a parent during this pandemic, but now we have an upcoming cold & flu season to worry about as well. 

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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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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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