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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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Healthy Hearts in Children
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Healthy Hearts in Children

Expert : Dr. Sarah DeFerranti, MD
Did you know that there are cholesterol screening guidelines for children? Learn what you can do to improve your children's lifelong heart health. ... read more

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Is Your Child At Risk For Heart Disease?
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Is Your Child At Risk For Heart Disease?

Expert : Dr. Sarah DeFerranti, MD
If members of your family have had heart disease at an early age, your child may be at risk for early-onset heart disease. ... read more
Car Seat Safety For Your Child
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Car Seat Safety For Your Child

Expert : Dr. Phyllis Agran, MD
Even the right seat for your child's size may not properly protect your child in a crash unless it is used correctly. ... read more
Is The Bus the Safest Way for Your Child to Get to School?
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What steps can you take to make sure the journey to school is a safe one for your student? Listen and find out! ... read more
Is Your Child Safe Walking To School?
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Is Your Child Safe Walking To School?

Expert : Dr. Phyllis Agran, MD
Do you get nervous every time your child leaves the house to walk to school? Do you feel secure with the safety of your crosswalks?
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Taking Your Child To The ER? What to Know Before You Go
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If you had to bring your child to the ER, would you know what to bring with you?
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Planning for Summer Camp Already? You Bet!
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Planning for Summer Camp Already? You Bet!

Expert : Dr. Alison Tothy, MD
Is your little camper really ready for the sleep away experience? And how can you help them prepare to be away from you for the first time?
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Thinking of Going Organic?
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Thinking of Going Organic?

Expert : Dr. Joel Forman, M.D. and Dr. Janet Silverstein, MD
Should you spend the extra money on organic foods? It's not always worth the extra cost.
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Organic Food For Children: Worth The Cost?
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Organic Food For Children: Worth The Cost?

Expert : Dr. Joel Forman, M.D. and Dr. Janet Silverstein, MD
You know it's important for kids to eat a variety of fruits and vegetables. But will spending extra money on organic foods bring a significant benefit?
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Vaccines and Your Kids: Should You Be Worried?
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The information available to parents can be overwhelming. Clearing up the confusion over vaccines, and the immunization schedule, can help ease your concerns. ... 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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