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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

Choosing Wisely®: Not All Tests or Medications May be Necessary
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When your doctor prescribes medications or tests, do you just blindly say ok? Here is a list the AAP recommends you discuss with your doctor the next time they are prescribed. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

Potential Game Changer? HIV Toddler Cured
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Potential Game Changer? HIV Toddler Cured

Expert : Dr. Rana Chakraborty, MD
Researchers confirmed that a two-year-old girl born with HIV has been functionally cured, and remains virus-free. Can this be the breakthrough many have been hoping for? ... read more
Teens & Tanning: Safety Information for Parents
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The use of tanning salons is a common practice among teenagers. Is your child tanning? ... read more
Prevent the Spread of Norovirus
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Prevent the Spread of Norovirus

Expert : Dr. Harry Keyserling, MD
Norovirus causes about 20 million gastroenteritis cases each year in the United States. There's no vaccine to prevent infection, and no drug to treat it. ... read more
Are Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth in Danger of Serious Bullying?
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Do Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual youth experience more bullying? Does life get better for them?  Is teaching acceptance the solution?
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Turning Family Time Into Active Time
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Turning Family Time Into Active Time

Expert : Dr. Christopher F. Bolling, M.D
For a lot of families, Sunday afternoons are a time to be together at the movies or the mall. As enjoyable as those outings may be, start thinking about spending some of that family time doing physical activities. ... read more
What is 5-2-1-0? Every Day Health for your Family!
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What is 5-2-1-0? Every Day Health for your Family!

Expert : Dr. Christopher F. Bolling, M.D
Do you know what 5-2-1-0 means for your family? Well it may just be the answer to terrific health for the whole family. ... read more
Healthy Hearts in Children
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Healthy Hearts in Children

Expert : Dr. Sarah DeFerranti, MD
Did you know that there are cholesterol screening guidelines for children? Learn what you can do to improve your children's lifelong heart health. ... read more
Is Your Child At Risk For Heart Disease?
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Is Your Child At Risk For Heart Disease?

Expert : Dr. Sarah DeFerranti, MD
If members of your family have had heart disease at an early age, your child may be at risk for early-onset heart disease. ... read more
Car Seat Safety For Your Child
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Car Seat Safety For Your Child

Expert : Dr. Phyllis Agran, MD
Even the right seat for your child's size may not properly protect your child in a crash unless it is used correctly. ... 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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