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Childhood Depression: What Parents Can Do To Help
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Childhood Depression: What Parents Can Do To Help

Expert : Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, MD , President of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Sometimes sadness turns into despair for children, and persists for weeks and even months. ... read more

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Recognizing Signs Of Childhood & Teen Depression
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Recognizing Signs Of Childhood & Teen Depression

Expert : Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, MD , President of the American Academy of Pediatrics
What to do about childhood depression, and how to recognize the signs of intense sadness in children.
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Helping Parents & Children Cope in Aftermath of School Shootings
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Listen as our expert helps you to provide basic information to help your children understand the tragedy in Connecticut, without providing unnecessary details. ... read more
Satisfy Your Child’s Cravings with Healthier Snacks
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Can you get your kids to enjoy healthier snacks? Yes, you can.
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Grandparent Caregivers Safe To Watch Your Kids?
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Grandparent Caregivers Safe To Watch Your Kids?

Expert : Dr. Amanda Soong, MD, and Dr.Kathryn Hines, MD
The number of grandparent caregivers continues to grow. Are the grandparents that care for your children aware of all the new safety guidelines?
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Bipolar Disorder in Teens
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Bipolar Disorder in Teens

Expert : Dr. Benjamin Shain, MD
Bipolar disorder is associated with manic behaviors as well as severe depression, psychosis, impairment in social functioning, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors. ... read more
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
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

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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