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

LATEST EPISODE

Are CT Scans Safe for Your Children?
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Are CT Scans Safe for Your Children?

Expert : Dr. Jack Percelay, MD
Computed tomography (CT) scans are increasingly used in children. But are there potential risks for your little ones? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Water Safety: Boating & Open Waters
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Water Safety: Boating & Open Waters

Expert : Dr. Lindsey Burghardt, MD
Boating and swimming can be dangerous summer activities. How can you stay safe? ... read more
Are Minority Autistic Kids Overlooked?
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Are Minority Autistic Kids Overlooked?

Expert : Dr. Sarabeth Broder-Fingert, MD
A recent study discovered a racial disparity in care for children diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Is your child receiving inferior care? ... read more
Fireworks Safety: Don't Let Summer Fun Turn Into an ER Visit
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Don't let your summer fun turn into a trip to the ER. Learn how to play it safe with fireworks while still having a blast. ... read more
It's Time to Go! Toilet Training 101
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It's Time to Go! Toilet Training 101

Expert : Dr. Laura Jana, MD
Using the toilet is one of the most significant skills your child must learn. But potty training can be a real struggle. How can you make it easier? ... read more
Warning: Harmful Additives in Your Child's Sunscreen
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Educating yourself on sunscreen ingredients is imperative to protect your children from potentially harmful additives. ... read more
The Sibling Bully: Pain at Home
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The Sibling Bully: Pain at Home

Expert : Dr. Robert Sege, MD
Were you ever picked on by a sibling? Seems normal right? Actually, there is an important difference between normal sibling play and the next level of bullying. ... read more
ASK: Is There a Gun Where Your Child Plays?
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In the U.S. about 1/3 of homes with kids have guns. Asking this simple question is a vital step every parent can take to keep kids safe. ... read more
Is Your Rx Medication Killing Your Kids?
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Is Your Rx Medication Killing Your Kids?

Expert : Dr. Lindsey Burghardt, MD
More adults are taking medications for chronic diseases. But these same meds are linked to increasing rates of poisonings in kids. ... read more
Navigating the Web Safely
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Navigating the Web Safely

Expert : Dr. Gwenn O'Keeffe, MD
For the most part, the Internet is a rewarding place for kids and teens. But the potential risks can be devastating. Learn how to safeguard your children from danger. ... 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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