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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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BMI Tracking: Fat Letters Sent Home from School?
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You may have gotten letters from your child's school regarding grades or activities. But what if you got a letter saying your child was fat? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

A Family Guide to CPR: What Every Parent Needs to Know
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If an emergency arose, would you know how to do CPR on your child? Or perform other life-saving measures? ... read more
Is Your Family Ready for a Public Emergency?
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Is Your Family Ready for a Public Emergency?

Expert : Dr. Deborah Mulligan, MD
Are you and your family prepared if ever the unthinkable happens? In the event of a disaster, could you save lives? ... read more
Managing Food Alleriges at School
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Managing Food Alleriges at School

Expert : Dr. Jennifer Kim, MD
If your child has been diagnosed with a food allergy, what do you need to do to prepare them for school? ... read more
E-Cigarettes: Dangerous for Your Children?
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E-Cigarettes: Dangerous for Your Children?

Expert : Dr. Susanne Tanski, MD
E-cigarettes promise a safe and effective alternative to the real ones. But what potential dangers do they hold for you? Or, for your kids? ... read more
New Flu Vaccine: Up-to-Date Information for Your Family
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Each year the flu vaccine brings questions and concerns. Learn the newest and most up-to-date information on this year's vaccine. ... read more
HPV Vaccine as Cancer-Prevention Vaccine
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HPV Vaccine as Cancer-Prevention Vaccine

Expert : Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, MD
Every year in the U.S. 14 million people become infected with HPV, leading to 26,000 HPV-related cancers. ... read more
When to Keep Your Child Home from School
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When to Keep Your Child Home from School

Expert : Dr. Anita Chandra, MD
The school year brings all sorts of colds, ailments and even lice. So, when do you give in and keep your kid home from school? ... read more
Summer Days to School Days: Making the Transition
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The transition from summer days to school days is much harder on the kids than it is on YOU. So how can you ease their pain? ... read more
Sleep: What Every Parent Needs to Know
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Sleep: What Every Parent Needs to Know

Expert : Dr. Rachel Moon, MD
From infants and toddlers to school-aged kids and teens, sleep problems can affect everyone in the family. ... 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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