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Doctors and experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics discuss all aspects of your child's health and well-being.

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Ice Hockey & Kids: What Are the Dangers?
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Ice Hockey & Kids: What Are the Dangers?

Expert : William Meehan, MD, FAAP
What are common injuries in ice hockey? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Tackling in Youth Football Found to Be Cause of Most Concussions
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American football remains one of the most popular sports for male high school athletes with more than 1.1 million players. ... read more
The Flu Vaccine: What Has Changed this Year?
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The Flu Vaccine: What Has Changed this Year?

Expert : Wendy Sue Swanson, MD
Why would you get the flu shot, since last year it failed? ... read more
Preventing Heavy Furniture from Tipping Over
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Preventing Heavy Furniture from Tipping Over

Expert : Wendy Sue Swanson, MD
In the U.S., one child is killed every two weeks from being crushed under a television set. ... read more
AAP’s Advice on Screen Time & Other Media
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Today, more than 30 percent of U.S. children first play with a mobile device when they're still in diapers. ... read more
Fire & Burn Prevention
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Fire & Burn Prevention

Expert : Cori Cross, MD
What is the best way to keep a fire under control? ... read more
Poison Prevention in Laundry Pods & Other Household Items
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What kind of ingredients are hazardous to your child's health? ... read more
Child Safety: Convertible Seats, Booster Seats & Transitioning to Seat Belts
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At what age does your child no longer need a car seat? ... read more
Why Your Child Needs a Car Seat
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Why Your Child Needs a Car Seat

Expert : Benjamin Hoffman, MD, FAAP
Why are car seats so important? ... read more
Food Insecurity: What Role Does It Play in Obesity?
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Throughout the years, the rates of obesity and food insecurity have drastically increased. ... read more

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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