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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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Pesticide Exposure & Your Child
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Pesticide Exposure & Your Child

Expert : Dr. Catherine Karr, MD
Important information regarding marketing, labeling, and use of pesticides, so you can help minimize your child’s exposure.
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Gun Safety & Your Children: Keep Them Safe
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Are you uncomfortable asking if there are guns at your child's friends house? You shouldn't be.
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Preventing Gun Injuries in Children
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Preventing Gun Injuries in Children

Expert : Dr. Denise Dowd, MD
Should you choose to have guns in your home, firearm-related injuries and deaths can be prevented with some proper safety guidelines.
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Underage Drinking: How To Control This Out of Control Behavior
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Do you know who your kids hang out with? It could keep your children from underage drinking. ... read more
Marijuana & Your Kids: Will They Try it?
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Marijuana & Your Kids: Will They Try it?

Expert : Dr. Sharon Levy, MD
Have you talked to your children about Marijuana? Whether in the context of your truthful past use or as part of a medical marijuana debate? ... read more
Is It a Cold or Allergies?
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Is It a Cold or Allergies?

Expert : Dr. David Hill, MD
Is it a cold or allergies? Knowing the difference can mean much less suffering for your child.
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You Can Do It! Single Parenting Can Be Rewarding
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Although single parenthood may be a dramatic change from the life you once had or imagined, it can be a workable, rewarding family situation. ... read more
New Year's Resolutions for Kids of All Ages!
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Can you help your children keep their New Year's resolutions: to be more active, healthier, more organized and better behaved? We're sure of it!
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Children, Adolescents, and Advertising
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Children, Adolescents, and Advertising

Expert : Dr. Vic Strasburger, MD
The ads aimed at your kids, online and everywhere else, can be pervasive and obnoxious. Can this impact your child in negative ways?
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Is Your Child Affected By Media Violence?
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Is Your Child Affected By Media Violence?

Expert : Dr. Vic Strasburger, MD
Does violence on TV and in movies affect your child in negative ways? Does it make them behave more aggressively? Our experts say yes.  ... 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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