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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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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

PAST EPISODES

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
Infant Immunization Week: Vaccines Work
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Infant Immunization Week: Vaccines Work

Expert : Mark Sawyer, MD, FAAP
Infant Immunization Week reminds us how important your child's vaccinations are. ... read more
Picking a Summer Camp that Fits Your Child's Personality
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When choosing a summer camp, you need to know which one is right for your child. ... read more
Making the Best of Your Child's Summer Break
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It's summertime, and you want to make the most of your children's time off. ... read more
Asthma Treatments: Proper Ways to Keep Them Handy
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Asthma treatments should always be kept on hand, but are you keeping and storing them properly? ... read more
Meningitis & HPV: When to Get Your Child Vaccinated
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With prompt diagnosis and treatment, seven out of 10 children who get bacterial meningitis recover without any complications. ... 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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