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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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American Academy of Pediatrics Supports Same Gender Civil Marriage
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TheAAP supports civil marriage for same-gender couples – as well as full adoption and foster care rights for all parents. ... read more

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Accidental Drowning: Keeping Your Kids Safe Around Water
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Keep your family safe this summer by following these tips for water safety from the American Academy of Pediatrics. ... read more
Type 1 Diabetes & Your Child: Growing Out of the Pediatrician
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Adolescents diagnosed with type 1 diabetes need to transition from pediatric to adult diabetes care as they move into early adulthood. Help your child pave the way with our expert. ... read more
Is it Strep or Just a Sore Throat?
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Is it Strep or Just a Sore Throat?

Expert : Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, MD
Strep Throat is especially common among school-aged children and teenagers. We can help you figure out if its strep, tonsilitis or just a sore throat. ... read more
Is Your Child at Risk for Salmonella?
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Is Your Child at Risk for Salmonella?

Expert : Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, MD
Do you own exotic turtles or frogs? Not only that, but food borne Salmonella could be put your child in the hospital. ... read more
Does ADHD Last Into Adulthood?
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Does ADHD Last Into Adulthood?

Expert : Dr. William Barbaresi, MD
A recent study found that ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) in childhood can linger into adulthood for many and can be linked to an increased risk for a wide range of psychiatric disorders. ... read more
Exercise and Asthma: Are They Compatible?
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Exercise and Asthma: Are They Compatible?

Expert : Dr. Chitra Dinakar, MD
Listen to find out if your child can benefit from exercising with Asthma. ... read more
Asthma Medications: Are They Safe For Your Child?
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Is it safe for young children to be taking corticosteroids? What are signs your child's asthma is not being well-controlled, and at what age can your child start to be in charge of managing their symptoms? ... read more
Asthma 101: Grading The Severity of this Disease
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Does your child have Asthma? Do you know how severe it is? Grading the condition is the first step in controlling your child's Asthma. ... read more
Crying Baby? Don't Lose Control, There is Help
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Crying Baby? Don't Lose Control, There is Help

Expert : Dr. Cindy W. Christian, MD
Have you ever felt as if you might lose control when caring for your baby? We all have. Take a deep breath and count to ten. There is help. ... 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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