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Doctors and experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics discuss all aspects of your child's health and well-being.

LATEST EPISODE

College Health Care
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College Health Care

Expert : David Hill, MD
Does your college-aged child need a separate healthcare plan? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Spring: When Allergies Are at Their Worst
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The spring season is here, and with it comes those pesky allergies. ... read more
National Immunization Month: Which Vaccines Do You Need?
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Why are vaccines important for all age groups? ... read more
Skateboard, Scooter & Bike Safety
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Skateboard, Scooter & Bike Safety

Expert : Katherine Roberts, MD
What can you do to help prevent injuries? ... read more
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
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

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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