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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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A New Challenge: Parenting College Kids
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A New Challenge: Parenting College Kids

Expert : Dr. Linda Reid-Chassiakos, MD
Parenting college aged kids is not easy. As they enter adulthood, it can be rewarding and challenging at the same time. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

 Pertussis Vaccine: How to Protect Your Family
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Pertussis Vaccine: How to Protect Your Family

Expert : Dr. Saad B. Omer, MBBS MPH PhD
Recent pertussis outbreaks may be putting your loved ones in danger. How can you protect yourself? ... read more
How Much Vitamin D Do Kids Really Need?
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If you think your child is getting enough vitamin D by just drinking milk, you're probably wrong. ... read more
From Formula to First Foods
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From Formula to First Foods

Expert : Steven Abrams, MD
Are you planning to feed your baby formula? There are a few basic things to know to sift through the many types available. ... read more
Does Your Child Hate School?
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Does Your Child Hate School?

Expert : Dr. Corinn Cross, MD
Does your child hate school? What can you do to turn that attitude around? ... read more
Halloween Safety Tips from the AAP
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Halloween Safety Tips from the AAP

Expert : Dr. Corinn Cross, MD
Halloween is a festive time of year, for kids and adults alike. But it is also a time when more kids end up in the emergency room. How can you keep your child safe? ... read more
Are Pro Athletes Influencing Your Child's Health?
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Many brand endorsements by athletes are for sports beverages, soft drinks and fast food. What message does this send? ... read more
Government Shutdown: How Will It Affect Your Kids?
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Government Shutdown: How Will It Affect Your Kids?

Expert : Dr. Lolita M. McDavid, MD
The government shutdown is a very scary thing for families that rely on government services and programs. ... read more
Is Your Teen Abusing Cough Medicine?
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Is Your Teen Abusing Cough Medicine?

Expert : Dr. Melissa Arca, MD
Your teen might be looking for ways to get high you hadn't even thought of... and one might just be in your medicine cabinet. ... read more
Your Child & Advertisements: A Dangerous Combination
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Your Child & Advertisements: A Dangerous Combination

Expert : Dr. Dina L.G. Borzekowski, Ed.D.
Don't let your children be subject to ads that may endanger their health. ... 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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