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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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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

PAST EPISODES

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
New Year’s Resolutions for Kids
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New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

Expert : Corinn Cross, MD
You make New Years resolutions, but do your children? Learn how you can help them make healthy, smart and attainable goals for the new year. ... read more
RSV Concerns: More than Just a Cold
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RSV Concerns: More than Just a Cold

Expert : Elizabeth Mack, MD
RSV symptoms often mimic a common cold, but the complications can be much, much worse. ... read more
When Your Child Is In the Hospital
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When Your Child Is In the Hospital

Expert : Elizabeth Mack, MD
Having a child in the hospital can be the single most difficult thing for any parent. How you handle it, though, may really help your child's recovery. ... read more
Bestselling Author Sandra Boynton: Making Reading Fun!
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Bestselling, award winning author, Sandra Boynton, shares how to give your children a love of reading that will last a lifetime. ... 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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