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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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Phthalates: Dangerous for Your Kids?
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Phthalates: Dangerous for Your Kids?

Expert : Dr. Leonardo Trasande, MD
Phthalates are found in food containers that you probably use every day. But could they be dangerous for your kids' health? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Hassle-Free Healthy Breakfasts for Your Kids
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School mornings can be very hectic for parents. But if your kids miss breakfast, it could mean a bad start to their day. ... read more
Helping Your Child Adjust to Being the New Kid
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Being the new kid at school can be scary. Learn how you can help your child adjust to his or her new surroundings. ... read more
Back to School Tips From the AAP
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Back to School Tips From the AAP

Expert : Dr Corinn Cross, MD
Ensure your child heads off to school with the best possible foundation. ... read more
Heat Stress in Children? Keep 'Em Cool this Summer
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Do you know the precautions you need to take if your kids are playing outside on a very hot day? ... read more
Vaccinations: What You Need to Know Before School Starts
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Make sure your children are up-to-date with vaccinations before the back-to-school rush at the pediatricians office. ... read more
Healthy Kid-Approved Snacks
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Healthy Kid-Approved Snacks

Expert : Dr.David Hill, MD
Learn some of the healthiest options when it comes to feeding your kids snacks. ... read more
Too Much Sodium in Your Kid's Diet?
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Too Much Sodium in Your Kid's Diet?

Expert : Dr. Stephen R. Daniels, MD
Too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure - even in kids. Learn where most of the extra sodium is hidden. ... read more
Warning: Your TV CAN Fall On Your Child
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Warning: Your TV CAN Fall On Your Child

Expert : Dr. Gary Smith, MD
Nearly every U.S. household owns at least one TV. But many families may be unaware of the injury risks TVs pose to young children. ... read more
Breastfeeding: What Every New Mom Needs to Know
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Breastfeeding: What Every New Mom Needs to Know

Expert : Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter, MD
Having trouble breastfeeding, and feel like giving up? Don't quit yet. Learn the best tips on giving your baby the healthiest start on life. ... 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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