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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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Media, Kids And How To Explain The News
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The last few years have been difficult, and for a while, it felt like every day we were presented with a new and unfathomable piece of news. And social media keeps us more engaged than ever, almost too much. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Building Resiliency for Winter Months & COVID Times
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Building Resiliency for Winter Months & COVID Times

Expert : Dr. Anisha Abraham, MD, MPH
Resiliency is so important to build in our children, but it's especially important during these winter COVID months when we're stuck indoors because of the cold and the pandemic. ... read more
Substance Abuse & Marketing Towards Teens
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Drug abuse has been an issue that really all generations have had to deal with. And Gen Z is no different.

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Cross Cultural Kids & Identity
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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
Dating & Sex Talk With Your Teens
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Dating & Sex Talk With Your Teens

Expert : Dr. Gary Kirkilas
Approaching the dating & sex talk with our kids is difficult. What age is appropriate, what words to use, and what do they actually know already from being online?! Well, Dr. Gary Kirkilas is here to help us out. He is a pediatrician in Phoenix, Arizona with a unique mobile practice, as well as a spokesperson for the AAP. ... read more
Sports, Heart Health & COVID19
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Sports, Heart Health & COVID19

Expert : Dr. Christopher Snyder
Among all the things canceled this year, school and other sports have all but been canceled. Some are missing out on whole seasons of training and competition.


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Vaccine Confidence & Staying On Top of Well Visits
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A lot of parents, including our host Melanie, are wondering about well visits for our children. Is it worth it to head to the doctor's office during COVID-19? 

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Postpartum and Maternal Depression
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Postpartum and Maternal Depression

Expert : Dr. Marian Earls

Today we are discussing postpartum and maternal depression, a difficult but important topic to discuss and watch out for in new moms.

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Can Adolescents Safely Socialize On Winter Break?
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We are all going through an unprecedented time and our stress levels are extremely high. For our kids, however, this can be magnified as they may be feeling the strains of social isolation and intense worry. ... read more
Helping Children Struggling With Virtual Learning
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We've had months to learn it, but virtual learning just doesn't seem to get any easier - for parents of the kids! We're all homeschoolers at this point, and its driving some of us a little mad. 

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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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