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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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Can E-Cigs Poison Your Children?
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Can E-Cigs Poison Your Children?

Expert : Michele Burns, MD
Can e-cigarettes poison your children? A new CDC study says such occurrences are on the rise. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Best Educational Websites for Kids
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Best Educational Websites for Kids

Expert : Kathleen Berchelmann, MD
Even pediatricians agree that a little bit of screen time each day is okay for kids. ... read more
Dogs Can Help AND Hurt Your Baby
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Dogs Can Help AND Hurt Your Baby

Expert : Kathleen Berchelmann, MD
Living with a dog can protect babies from developing asthma and allergies later in life. But man's best friend isn't always baby's best friend. ... read more
Stressed & Depressed: 8 Ways Teens Are Hurting Themselves on Purpose
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American teens are stressed and depressed... perhaps even more so than adults. ... read more
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
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

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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