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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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AAP Recommends Emergency Contraception Be Available to Teens
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We discuss the new policy regarding emergency contraception and how you can protect your teen from getting pregnant. ... read more

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Teenagers & Sleep: How Much Is Enough?
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Teenagers & Sleep: How Much Is Enough?

Expert : Dr. Cora Collette Breuner, MD
Should you be concerned about the amount of sleep your teenager gets every night? Or even during the day? ... read more
Holiday Stress & Your Child
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Holiday Stress & Your Child

Expert : Dr. Cora Collette Breuner, MD
We know that the holidays can be stressful for adults, however, they can also be a significant source of stress for children. ... read more
Holiday Health Hazards
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Holiday Health Hazards

Expert : Dr. Alison S. Tothy, M.D
The holidays are an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday season, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). ... read more
Hypothermia, Sledding Safety & Frostbite Prevention
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We discuss hypothermia, sledding safety, frostbite prevention, and other tips on enjoying winter activities safely with your children. ... read more
ATV Use by Children Could Seriously Injure Your Child
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Accidents involving all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) have caused a sharp increase in childhood injuries. ... read more
Eye Trauma In Teenage Sports on the Rise
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Eye Trauma In Teenage Sports on the Rise

Expert : Dr. Peter Kriz, MD
Every year, some 33,000 young athletes injure their eyes participating in sports.
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A Dangerous Flu Season for Children
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A Dangerous Flu Season for Children

Expert : Dr Hank Bernstein, MD
Do your children need a flu vaccine? This year, maybe more than ever...
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Is Your Child Overweight? There is Help
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Is Your Child Overweight? There is Help

Expert : Dr. Sandra Hassink, MD
The AAP's Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight translates emerging science into practical tools to help you, help your child. ... read more
Childhood Obesity: Common Misconceptions
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Childhood Obesity: Common Misconceptions

Expert : Dr. Sandra Hassink, MD
Learn the important healthy steps parents can take if their child is overweight or obese. We give you the tools you need to take control of your family's 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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