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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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What IS that Rash? (And Other Skin Ickies)
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Warts, rashes and other skin ickies show up all the time on kids. When should you be really concerned? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Using Liquid Medicines Safely
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Using Liquid Medicines Safely

Expert : Preeti Parikh, MD
Many children's medicines come in liquid form, for a couple reasons: they are easier to swallow than pills and they taste better. But they must be used the right way. ... read more
Is Your Family Prepared for a Fire?
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Is Your Family Prepared for a Fire?

Expert : Corinn Cross, MD
Home fires are not uncommon and can spread shockingly quickly. By planning safety drills, you can potentially save your loved ones' lives. ... read more
Good Touch/Bad Touch: How to Talk to Your Kids
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Millions of children are victims of sexual abuse. Having the good touch/bad touch talk can ensure your child's sexual safety. ... read more
Medications for Depression in Teens
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Medications for Depression in Teens

Expert : Linda Reid-Chassiakos, MD
Is your child on prescription drugs for depression? Are you aware of all the potential benefits and/or side effects? ... read more
Teens and Smoking: Is Hookah Safer than Cigarettes?
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Has your teen tried smoking from a hookah pipe? It's often thought to be less dangerous than cigarettes, but that may be a myth. ... read more
Common Mistakes Parents Make with Car Seats
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Do you know how to install a car seat properly? Learn the best way to keep your little riders safe. ... read more
Does Your Child Suffer from Eczema?
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Eczema can be both annoying and downright painful for your child. What are the best ways to deal with this condition? ... read more
Winter Safety Tips for Your Little Snowman
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Whether your winter temps are mild or bitterly cold, the AAP has some valuable tips on how to keep your children safe and warm. ... read more
Time to Give Up the Binkie or the Blankie?
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Is it time to get rid of the binkie or the blankie? For some children, this can be very a scary prospect. ... 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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