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Doctors and experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics discuss all aspects of your child's health and well-being.

LATEST EPISODE

Formula vs. Breastfeeding: Is It OK to Supplement?
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Formula vs. Breastfeeding: Is It OK to Supplement?

Expert : Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter, MD
Could giving babies formula in the hospital help moms be more successful at long-term breastfeeding? ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Are You Setting Your Kids Up to Be Couch Potatoes?
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Are You Setting Your Kids Up to Be Couch Potatoes?

Expert : Dr. Amy Bleakley, PhD, MPH
If you're a couch potato, you might be setting your kid up to be one too. ... read more
Is It a Sinus Infection? Does Your Child Need an Antibiotic?
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Not every runny nose warrants antibiotics. Learn which symptoms do. ... read more
Well Visits & Sports Physicals: Your Child's Check-Ups for Success
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A well visit or sports physical can be very important for your child's overall health. ... read more
AAP Supports Health Care for Sexual Minority Youth
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AAP Supports Health Care for Sexual Minority Youth

Expert : Dr. David A. Levine, MD, FAAP
The AAP believes ALL children should receive full and adequate health care. ... read more
How to Stop Trantrums in their Tracks
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How to Stop Trantrums in their Tracks

Expert : Dr. Melissa Arca, MD
Learn how to prevent and stop tantrum behavior once and for all. ... read more
Are CT Scans Safe for Your Children?
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Are CT Scans Safe for Your Children?

Expert : Dr. Jack Percelay, MD
Computed tomography (CT) scans are increasingly used in children. But are there potential risks for your little ones? ... read more
Water Safety: Boating & Open Waters
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Water Safety: Boating & Open Waters

Expert : Dr. Lindsey Burghardt, MD
Boating and swimming can be dangerous summer activities. How can you stay safe? ... read more
Are Minority Autistic Kids Overlooked?
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Are Minority Autistic Kids Overlooked?

Expert : Dr. Sarabeth Broder-Fingert, MD
A recent study discovered a racial disparity in care for children diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Is your child receiving inferior care? ... read more
Fireworks Safety: Don't Let Summer Fun Turn Into an ER Visit
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Don't let your summer fun turn into a trip to the ER. Learn how to play it safe with fireworks while still having a blast. ... 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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