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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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School Stress: Taking a Toll on Your Teen?
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Is too much stress from school taking a physical toll on your teenager? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Growing Pains: The Unexplained Phenomenon
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Growing pains are normal for kids and teens. But is there a time when you should become concerned? ... read more
Coughs & Colds: When To Keep Kids Home
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Knowing when to keep your child home from school is one of the hardest things for parents to decide... for many reasons. ... read more
Are Risky Behaviors in Movies Influencing Your Kids?
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Are your kids subject to violent behaviors because of what they saw in a movie? The threat might be greater than you think. ... read more
Is Your Child Struggling in School? When Do You Get Involved?
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If your kid is complaining about school, should you get involved? Or just "wait and watch"? ... read more
Could a Relative's House Be Dangerous this Holiday?
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The holidays can be joyful and fun, but they can also be a time of danger for kids. ... read more
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
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

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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