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Doctors and experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics discuss all aspects of your child's health and well-being.

LATEST EPISODE

Are Gifts More Important than the Holiday?
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Does your child look forward to the gifts they will receive for the holidays all year long? Might this be an indication of a growing problem? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Winter Cold Woes: Raw Noses, Chapped Lips & More
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Bloody noses, chapped lips and dry skin are just some of the undesirable side effects that come with winter colds. ... read more
Disordered Eating in Children & Teens
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Disordered Eating in Children & Teens

Expert : Linda Reid-Chassiakos, MD
The drive to be thin can start very young. Don't let your child become a disordered eating statistic. ... read more
Kids Suffer Too: Anxiety, Depression & Suicide Prevention
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Depression, anxiety and even suicide are dangers that can threaten children and teens. Might your child be at risk? ... read more
American Academy of Pediatrics Advises Cautious Use of Antibiotics
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As many as 10 million antibiotic prescriptions are written each year for infections they are unlikely to help. ... read more
Identifying the Signs of Autism Earlier
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Identifying the Signs of Autism Earlier

Expert : Andrew Adesman, MD
The AAP recommends screening children for autism at 18 months, but research suggests subtle warning signs may be apparent even earlier. ... read more
Do You Have a Shy Child?
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Do You Have a Shy Child?

Expert : Andrew Adesman, MD
Although childhood shyness is commonplace, it concerns many parents. Should you be worried? ... read more
Instilling Gratitude in Children
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Instilling Gratitude in Children

Expert : Corinn Cross, MD
How do you teach your children to be grateful for the things they have? ... read more
Traveling with Kids: Will You All Survive?
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Travel with children in tow may sound like torture; but it doesn't have to be as challenging as you think. ... read more
Breast Milk from the Internet? It Might Be Unsafe
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Websites selling human milk for infant consumption are gaining in popularity. Is it 100% safe? A recent study says far from it. ... 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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