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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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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

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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
Abusive Head Trauma: Shaken Baby Syndrome
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Abusive Head Trauma: Shaken Baby Syndrome

Expert : Dr. Cindy W. Christian, MD
Shaken baby syndrome can cause  injuries and even death from abusive head trauma. There are triggers that can signal frustration that can lead to this type of abuse. ... read more
Suspension & Expulsion Create More Problems Than They Solve
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Does your school have zero tolerance policy concerning out of school expulsions? ... read more
Second Hand Smoke: More Dangerous Than Ever
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Do you maintain a strict smoke-free home environment? Well, its more important to do this now than it ever has been. ... read more
Choosing Wisely®: Not All Tests or Medications May be Necessary
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When your doctor prescribes medications or tests, do you just blindly say ok? Here is a list the AAP recommends you discuss with your doctor the next time they are prescribed. ... 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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