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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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Measles & Whooping Cough: Outbreaks & Your Child
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Vaccines have reduced infections like measles and whooping cough. However, not all parents vaccinate. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Are You Teaching Your Kids Bad Phone Habits?
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Are you using your smartphone around your children? Could your behavior with your device have a negative effect on them? ... read more
Meningitis: Campus Outbreaks on the Rise
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With a number of meningitis outbreaks hitting college campuses across the nation, how can you ensure your kids are safe? ... read more
Antibiotics Linked to Nasty Diarrhea Infection
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Using antibiotics for every ear infection, sore throat and cold could cause another nasty infection... with diarrhea. ... read more
Can Infant Sleep Machines Be Hazardous to Babies' Ears?
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Can devices that soothe infants to sleep be so loud that they damage their hearing? ... read more
AAP Advises Against Using Retail-Based Clinics
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Retail-based medical clinics don't have your child's medical history, so can they truly help? ... read more
Most poisonings in kids occur when parents are not paying close attention. How can you keep your child safe? ... read more
Spring Break Safety Tips
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Spring Break Safety Tips

Expert : Corinn Cross, MD
Spring break is a great time for the family to get away from the cold, dark days of winter and have some fun in the sun. What safety precautions should you take? ... read more
Vaccines: The Real Story
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Vaccines: The Real Story

Expert : Wendy Sue Swanson, MD
Worried about the safety of vaccines? Learn why immunizations for your children are so essential. ... read more
A Spoonful of Bacteria for Baby?
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A Spoonful of Bacteria for Baby?

Expert : Wendy Sue Swanson, MD
Do probiotics provide benefits for children? Or could they be potentially harmful? ... 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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