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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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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

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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
Potential Game Changer? HIV Toddler Cured
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Potential Game Changer? HIV Toddler Cured

Expert : Dr. Rana Chakraborty, MD
Researchers confirmed that a two-year-old girl born with HIV has been functionally cured, and remains virus-free. Can this be the breakthrough many have been hoping for? ... read more
Teens & Tanning: Safety Information for Parents
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The use of tanning salons is a common practice among teenagers. Is your child tanning? ... read more
Prevent the Spread of Norovirus
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Prevent the Spread of Norovirus

Expert : Dr. Harry Keyserling, MD
Norovirus causes about 20 million gastroenteritis cases each year in the United States. There's no vaccine to prevent infection, and no drug to treat it. ... read more
Are Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth in Danger of Serious Bullying?
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Do Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual youth experience more bullying? Does life get better for them?  Is teaching acceptance the solution?
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Turning Family Time Into Active Time
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Turning Family Time Into Active Time

Expert : Dr. Christopher F. Bolling, M.D
For a lot of families, Sunday afternoons are a time to be together at the movies or the mall. As enjoyable as those outings may be, start thinking about spending some of that family time doing physical activities. ... 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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