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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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Teens and Doctor/Patient Confidentiality: Parents Beware
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Does your teenager feel comfortable telling a pediatrician all his or her health information? Do you even have a right to know this information? ... read more

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National Screen-Free Week: Join In
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National Screen-Free Week: Join In

Expert : Dr. Marjorie Hogan, MD
Screen-Free Week is a national celebration where families turn off entertainment screen media, TV and video games. Could YOU do it? ... read more
Staying Connected to Your Child's Health at College
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Learn tips on staying connected to your child's health while they are away at college. ... read more
Will Your Teen Do Drugs & Drink on Prom Night?
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Parents: do you know what your teen is doing after prom? Will drinking and/or drugs be involved? ... read more
Concussion in Children: 'Tis the Season
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Concussion in Children: 'Tis the Season

Expert : Dr. Rebecca Demorest, MD
Would you know the signs of a concussion? Learn to recognize this potential danger and how to protect your child from harm. ... read more
Spring Training: Baseball Injury Season?
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Spring Training: Baseball Injury Season?

Expert : Dr. Rebecca Demorest, MD
Are your little athletes at risk for injuries this baseball season? Learn tips on preventing those injuries before they happen. ... read more
Your Kids' Appetite: Are Their Plates Too Big?
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Your Kids' Appetite: Are Their Plates Too Big?

Expert : Dr. Jennifer Orlet Fisher, PhD
Bigger plates = more food? Smaller dishware is one of the answers to childhood obesity. ... read more
Autism: Treatments & Latest Therapies
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Autism: Treatments & Latest Therapies

Expert : Dr. Susan Hyman, MD
Will the latest therapies and treatments for Autism work for your child? Are they covered by insurance?  We help you figure out the maze of Autism and the best treatment for your child. ... read more
Autism: The Controversy & The Facts
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Autism: The Controversy & The Facts

Expert : Dr. Susan Hyman, MD
What are the causes of autism? What is the latest research into the genetics of autism finding out? What about environmental factors? ... read more
Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know
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What are the signs of autism that parents should watch for? When do these clues start to manifest? What is the latest research into the genetics of autism? ... 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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