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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

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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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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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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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