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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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Encore Episode: How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change
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Find out how to address your kids' concerns about climate change. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Encore Episode: Cross Cultural Kids & Identity
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Encore Episode: Cross Cultural Kids & Identity

Expert : Dr. Anisha Abraham, MD, MPH
Today we are diving into a new and interesting topic here on the show: cross-cultural kids. ... read more
Dealing with Back to School Dread and Anxiety
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Our kids are heading back to school soon, most likely in person this time. But after a year of staying home with no routines, it can be a bit nervewracking to think about heading back to the busy halls of a bustling school. ... read more
Encore Episode: Talking To Children About Racism
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Encore Episode: Talking To Children About Racism

Expert : Nia Heard-Garris, MD, MSc, FAAP
Protests in the summer of 2020 raged on in most major cities for weeks protesting the death of George Floyd, police brutality, and in support of black lives. All of these are incredibly heavy and complex topics to discuss with children, so where do you begin? ... read more
How to Travel Safe and Sound this Summer
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We'd all like to go on vacation this summer, but what should we know before we head on that road trip or plane during this almost post-pandemic time? ... read more
Safe 4th of July Celebrations
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Safe 4th of July Celebrations

Expert : Dr. Jaime Friedman
As the summer gets into full swing, and we're starting to think about cookouts and gatherings again, it's important to remember both COVID-19 and regular safety rules when getting together for the 4th! ... read more
Keeping Children Safe Around Pets and Other Animals
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A new dog or other family pet has brought so much joy to uprooted lives this pandemic. But with increased numbers of pet adoptions come more opportunities for bites, scratches, and other dog or pet woes. ... read more
Encore Episode: Hot Car Deaths: How Are They Still Happening?
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Encore Episode: Hot Car Deaths: How Are They Still Happening?

Expert : Benjamin Hoffman, MD, CPST-I, FAAP

We've heard about it every summer for years, but somehow it still happens, kids dying in hot cars.

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Swim Safety and Drowning Prevention
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Swim Safety and Drowning Prevention

Expert : Dr. Gary Kirkilas
Summer is on its way, and being outside is still the best place to have fun during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more
As the World Starts to Open, Is Summer Camp Safe This Year?
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This summer everyone is excited to make up for 2020 and get as many plans in as they can. But there is still so much that's unknown about the virus still. So, is sending your kid away to summer camp okay? ... 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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