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What Will Happen To Halloween During COVID?
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What Will Happen To Halloween During COVID?

Expert : Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD

Halloween is just a week away now, have you finalized your plans for this year? Halloween 2020 will be one to remember with the COVID-19 still raging on.

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Testing For COVID-19
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Testing For COVID-19

Expert : Dr. Yolanda "Linda" Reid Chassiakos

We've done a lot of shows about COVID-19, but today we're going to breakdown testing for the virus. The different kinds, antibody vs diagnostic, and other confusing parts of the process.

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Flu, Cold and COVID: What Will Happen This Fall?
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Flu, Cold and COVID: What Will Happen This Fall?

Expert : Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

It's stressful already being a parent during this pandemic, but now we have an upcoming cold & flu season to worry about as well. 

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Teens & Vaping
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Teens & Vaping

Expert : Dr. Susan Walley

As a parent, we do our best to know what our children are doing when we can't be with them. But when it comes to vaping and e-cigarettes, they're a bit easier to hide than traditional marijuana use or cigarette smoking.

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How To Get Kids To Wear Masks
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How To Get Kids To Wear Masks

Expert : Dr. Jennifer Shu
These times are unprecedented, people have been saying that for months now. But as the pandemic continues into those last half of 2020, one thing is for certain: masks arent going anywhere anytime soon. So how can we convince our young ones to keep them on, whether we're heading to the store or heading back to school? 

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Finding Childcare During The COVID-19 Pandemic
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Childcare has always been an issue in this country for working parents and has only become more urgent and difficult to find in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How To Talk To Teens About Taking Responsibility For Their Health
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As our children grow into teens (and eventually adults), there comes a time where we need to sit them down to talk about handling and advocating for their own health. 

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Hot Car Deaths: How Are They Still Happening?
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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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Modern Step-Parenting
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Modern Step-Parenting

Expert : Elizabeth Meade, MD, FAAP

The stereotype stepparents we saw in the movies growing up are outdated.

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What To Expect When Having A Newborn During A Pandemic
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Having a baby is typically a joyous and exciting time. But now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, going to and spending time in the hospital is worrisome, and the idea of bringing a new life into the world amidst all this can be overwhelming. 

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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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