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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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Should Your Child Be Prescribed Codeine?
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Should Your Child Be Prescribed Codeine?

Expert : Kathleen A. Neville, MD
Hundreds of thousands of kids are prescribed codeine each year, but is that really necessary? What might be at risk? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Exercise: Important for the Whole Family
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A healthy lifestyle is more than just good nutrition. Kids also need a regular exercise regimen to keep them healthy and fit. ... read more
Big Kid Beds: When to Make the Switch
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Big Kid Beds: When to Make the Switch

Expert : Corinn Cross, MD
Is it time for your child to move into a big kid bed? Or her own room? Learn how you can seamlessly make the switch. ... read more
ABA Therapy & Exciting New Treatments for Autism
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There are many different strategies and techniques to help children with ASD learn to interact with others and acquire new skills. ... read more
Advice for Parents Facing an Autism Diagnosis
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What would you do first if you were told your child was on the Autism Spectrum? Where would you turn for help? ... read more
Real Deal on Autism Straight from the Experts
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Real Deal on Autism Straight from the Experts

Expert : Susan L. Hyman, MD, FAAP
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can affect a child's behavior, social, and communication skills. An early diagnosis is very important. ... read more
Parents of Teen Drivers: Teaching Responsible Driving
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Cars and kids are a potentially deadly duo. Parents can play an important role in reducing the number of fatalities and keeping their teens alive. ... read more
Seasonal Allergies in Children
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Seasonal Allergies in Children

Expert : Corinn Cross, MD
Learn some common clues that your child may have an allergy. ... read more
Common Sense Media for Your Kids
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Common Sense Media for Your Kids

Expert : David Hill, MD
How do you go about choosing appropriate media content for your children? ... read more
Backyard Dangers: Fertilizers & Pesticides
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Can the beautiful spring lawn you're creating be a real hazard to your kids? ... 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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