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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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Children's Birthdays: How Parents Can Plan a Great Day
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From parties to presents, children's birthdays can be a real challenge. ... read more

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Teen Drama: Why Don't My Parents Understand Me?
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Teen Drama: Why Don't My Parents Understand Me?

Expert : Cora Collette Breuner, MD, MPH
Events in your teen's life can seem like life or death; so why don't parents get it? ... read more
Let Them Sleep: AAP Recommends Later School Start Time for Teens
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Studies show that adolescents who don’t get enough sleep often suffer physical and mental health problems. ... read more
Understanding Your Child's Symptoms: When to Be Concerned
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It is important for parents to evaluate their child’s symptoms and distinguish minor everyday concerns from more serious conditions. ... read more
You're Having Twins, Are You Ready?
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You're Having Twins, Are You Ready?

Expert : Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP
Surprise! You just found out you're having twins. Are you ready? ... read more
The Value of Child (and Adult) Play
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The Value of Child (and Adult) Play

Expert : Wendy Sue Swanson, MD
Playtime can help develop imagination, build friendships and help your child deal with stress. ... read more
Back-to-School Sleep Transitions for Grade School
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Getting your children to adjust to a school sleep schedule can be a challenge.

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Oral Health: 5 Ways to Avoid Cavities
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Oral Health: 5 Ways to Avoid Cavities

Expert : Wendy Sue Swanson, MD
Healthy teeth are an important part of a child’s wellness. ... read more
 Ebola Virus: What You Need to Know
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Ebola Virus: What You Need to Know

Expert : Yvonne A. Maldonado, MD
The risk of an Ebola outbreak to people in the U.S. or other areas of the world outside West Africa is extremely low. ... read more
School Starts Soon: Are Your Children Vaccinated?
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Vaccinations are one of the most important things you can do as a parent to ensure your child's long-term health. ... 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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