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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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Superfoods For Your Super Kids
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Superfoods For Your Super Kids

Expert : Dr. Vandana Y. Bhide, MD
Getting your kids to eat the superfoods you want them to eat is a challenge, but it may not be as difficult as you think. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

5 Mistakes Parents Make with a Picky Eater
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5 Mistakes Parents Make with a Picky Eater

Expert : Dr. Vandana Y. Bhide, MD
Is your child a picky eater? We offer helpful tips to get even the most finicky of eaters to embrace a healthy meal. ... read more
Should You Worry If Your Child Snores?
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Should You Worry If Your Child Snores?

Expert : Dr. Carole L. Marcus, MD
Sleep disturbances, including Obstructive Sleep Apnea syndrome, are common in children and can result in significant health problems. ... read more
Tonsilectomies to Treat Sleep Apnea
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Tonsilectomies to Treat Sleep Apnea

Expert : Dr. Carole L. Marcus, MD
Children with Sleep Apnea can be at risk for problems such as behavioral issues, cardiovascular problems, poor growth and developmental delays. ... read more
Can You Prevent High-Powered Magnet Ingestions?
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Young children naturally put things in their mouths as part of their development, but no parent can be vigilant 100 percent of the time. ... read more
Keeping the Tricks & Treats Safe this Halloween
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Keeping the Tricks & Treats Safe this Halloween

Expert : Dr. Vandana Y. Bhide, MD
Costume parties, trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins and getting your fill of candy! Staying safe makes the day even more special. ... read more
 Prevention of Cheerleading Injuries
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Prevention of Cheerleading Injuries

Expert : Dr. Jeffrey Mjaanes, MD
For high school girls and college women, cheerleading is by far the most dangerous sport.  Learn what precautions to take before an injury happens and how to treat one if it does. ... read more
In Vitro Fertilization May Be Risky For The Unborn Child
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IVF may significantly increase the risk of birth defects, particularly those of the eye, heart, reproductive organs and urinary systems. ... read more
Distracted Walking Injuries on The Rise
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Distracted Walking Injuries on The Rise

Expert : Dr. Deborah A. Levine, MD
Is your child or teen so involved in texting or listening to their iPod that they risk serious injury when crossing the street? ... read more
Many HPV Vaccine Concerns Unfounded
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Many HPV Vaccine Concerns Unfounded

Expert : Dr. Robert Bednarczyk, PhD and Dr. Nicola Klein, MD
A new study reveals that the HPV vaccine has no impact on a young person's sexual activity. ... 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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