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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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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

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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
Teenagers and Discipline: Stepping Up to the Challenge
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Disciplining a teenager can be infuriating at times. However, you and your teen can both benefit from fair, consistent boundaries. ... read more
Naughty vs. Nice: Teaching Your Toddler to Behave
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Disciplining a toddler can be challenging. It can also be rewarding for all involved if you get the strategies down. ... read more
Healthy School Lunches: Balancing Taste and Nutrition
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Is the healthy food you put in your kid's lunchbox coming home uneaten? Learn how to pack foods they will love and not want to trade away. ... read more
Tweens & Over-the-Counter Medicine Safety
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Is your pre-teen starting to want to control his or her own medications? ... 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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