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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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Are There Unlocked Guns Where Your Kids Play?
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Are There Unlocked Guns Where Your Kids Play?

Expert : Daniel B. Fagbuyi, MD, FAAP, MAJ, MC, USA
In America, one out of three homes with children has a gun. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Keeping In Touch with Your Child When You’re Not Home
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Skype? FaceTime? Find a Phone? How much contact with your child when they're not at home is too much? ... read more
Playing in the Sun Safely without Ruining the Fun
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Warm, sunny days are wonderful. But what feels good can also harm you and your littlest family members. ... read more
A Vacation Checklist for Parents
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A Vacation Checklist for Parents

Expert : Deborah Greenhouse, MD
It's summer again and vacation time is here. Are you ready for any unexpected things that might come up? ... read more
Teens & Drunk Driving: Are Your Streets Safe?
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Teens & Drunk Driving: Are Your Streets Safe?

Expert : Deborah Greenhouse, MD
Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for teens and young adults. You can play an important role in keeping your teens alive. ... read more
Infant & Child CPR: What to Do in an Emergency
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Infant & Child CPR: What to Do in an Emergency

Expert : Deborah Ann Mulligan, MD
Although children under age four are most at risk for choking on food and small objects, youngsters in their middle years can choke too. ... read more
Disordered Eating: Think Your Children Are Immune?
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Disordered Eating: Think Your Children Are Immune?

Expert : Yolanda (Linda) Reid Chassiakos, MD
Concerns about being overweight begin as early as preschool, and the drive for thinness intensifies with age. ... read more
Are Your Kids Safe on Campus?
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Are Your Kids Safe on Campus?

Expert : Yolanda (Linda) Reid Chassiakos, MD
If your kid is heading off to high school or college, how can you be sure they'll be kept safe? ... read more
Transitions for Graduates: An Exciting Time for All
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Transitions for Graduates: An Exciting Time for All

Expert : Yolanda (Linda) Reid Chassiakos, MD
Transitioning from high school to the next life stage can be a time of excitement. But it can also be a time filled with uncertainty. ... read more
AAP Recommendations on Drug Testing for Children & Adolescents
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Drug testing in adolescents can be useful as a part of a complete assessment for substance use or mental health disorders. ... 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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