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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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Drowning Prevention
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Drowning Prevention

Expert : Deborah Mulligan, MD
If your family spends any time around water, drowning is always a danger. ... read more

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Dog Bite Prevention
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Dog Bite Prevention

Expert : Deborah Mulligan, MD
If you have a neighborhood dog that seems aggressive, what should your child do if confronted? ... read more
Creating Better School Nutrition Guidelines
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By getting involved, you can help create better school nutrition guidelines. ... read more
Picky Eaters: Is Your Child Missing Out?
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Picky Eaters: Is Your Child Missing Out?

Expert : Mark R. Corkins, MD
Is your child missing out on nutritional foods because he's a picky eater? ... read more
Milk Sharing: Concerns of Buying Breast Milk
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Milk Sharing: Concerns of Buying Breast Milk

Expert : Kristi Watterberg, MD
"Milk-sharing" is the term used to describe the process of donating or selling breast milk to other families. But, is it safe? ... read more
Mom & Baby: Leaving the Hospital Too Soon?
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Mom & Baby: Leaving the Hospital Too Soon?

Expert : Kristi Watterberg, MD
The timing of discharging a newborn from the hospital should be a mutual decision between the parents and the physician caring for the infant. ... read more
ACL Injuries: Symptoms & Prevention Tips
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ACL Injuries: Symptoms & Prevention Tips

Expert : Cynthia LaBella, MD
ACL injuries can impact kids and teens, just as much as (or more than) professional athletes. ... read more
It's important to teach your child to never ignore a head injury, no matter how minor. ... read more
AAP's Updated Head Lice Policy
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AAP's Updated Head Lice Policy

Expert : Cindy Devore, MD
Head lice are often a fact of life for school‑aged children. ... read more
Traveling this Summer? Make Sure Your Children Are Vaccinated
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Summer is often a time for family travel. Vaccinations are necessary to ensure a healthy trip for both kids and adults. ... 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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