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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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Bouncy Houses: Kids Love Em, But Are They Safe?
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Does your child love those bounce houses often seen at parties and fairs? Unfortunately, they are more dangerous than you might think.
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PAST EPISODES

Is Your Local Playground Safe Enough For Children?
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 By taking action in your community, you can help to create a playground that is safe for all to use.
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AAP Recommends Reducing Exposure To Pesticides
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AAP Recommends Reducing Exposure To Pesticides

Expert : Dr. Catherine Karr, MD
Parents need to be extra vigilant about keeping your kids safe from dangerous pesticides.
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Pesticide Exposure & Your Child
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Pesticide Exposure & Your Child

Expert : Dr. Catherine Karr, MD
Important information regarding marketing, labeling, and use of pesticides, so you can help minimize your child’s exposure.
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Gun Safety & Your Children: Keep Them Safe
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Are you uncomfortable asking if there are guns at your child's friends house? You shouldn't be.
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Preventing Gun Injuries in Children
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Preventing Gun Injuries in Children

Expert : Dr. Denise Dowd, MD
Should you choose to have guns in your home, firearm-related injuries and deaths can be prevented with some proper safety guidelines.
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Underage Drinking: How To Control This Out of Control Behavior
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Do you know who your kids hang out with? It could keep your children from underage drinking. ... read more
Marijuana & Your Kids: Will They Try it?
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Marijuana & Your Kids: Will They Try it?

Expert : Dr. Sharon Levy, MD
Have you talked to your children about Marijuana? Whether in the context of your truthful past use or as part of a medical marijuana debate? ... read more
Is It a Cold or Allergies?
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Is It a Cold or Allergies?

Expert : Dr. David Hill, MD
Is it a cold or allergies? Knowing the difference can mean much less suffering for your child.
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You Can Do It! Single Parenting Can Be Rewarding
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Although single parenthood may be a dramatic change from the life you once had or imagined, it can be a workable, rewarding family situation. ... 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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