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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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Transitioning to Back-to-School Mode
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Transitioning to Back-to-School Mode

Expert : Katherine Roberts, MD
After a long summer, how can you best ease your kids back into the school year? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

First Aid Kit or ER? Determining if a Cut Needs Stitches
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If your child gets hurt, how do you know if you should go to the ER or if a first aid kit will suffice? ... read more
Summer Travel Tips for Families: Surviving Cars, Planes & Hotels
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Vacations are fun, but traveling with your children can also be very stressful. ... read more
Sports Specialization: Safe for Young Athletes?
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Is it better for your child athlete to focus on one sport or dabble in many different areas of athletics? ... read more
Pre-Participation Sports Physicals: Why Are They Important?
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A PPE (pre-participation physical exam) can catch an abnormal health condition that could potentially increase your child's risk of injury. ... read more
Preventing & Stopping Childhood Obesity
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Childhood obesity is a national health epidemic and doctors are calling for an emergency. ... read more
The obesity epidemic hasn't gotten any better, so the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated their guidelines. ... read more
Lightning Safety
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Lightning Safety

Expert : Deborah Mulligan, MD
The clever saying, "when thunder roars, go indoors" is a great way to teach your kids summer storm safety. ... read more
Fireworks: Tips for Safe Celebrations
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Fireworks: Tips for Safe Celebrations

Expert : Deborah Mulligan, MD
The AAP recommends prohibiting public sale of all fireworks, including those by mail or the Internet. ... read more
Lawnmower Safety Tips
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Lawnmower Safety Tips

Expert : Corinn Cross, MD
What can you do to keep your children safe this summer? ... 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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