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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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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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PAST EPISODES

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
Lice Are Back! Keep Your Child Free of the Little Buggers
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Head lice are often a fact of life for school‑aged children. While inconvenient, and somewhat disgusting, head lice cause no medical harm. ... read more
Recess a Necessary Break From the Demands of School
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Eliminating recess can negatively affect academic achievement. Growing evidence links recess to improved physical health, social skills and cognitive development. ... read more
Childhood Depression: What Parents Can Do To Help
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Childhood Depression: What Parents Can Do To Help

Expert : Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, MD , President of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Sometimes sadness turns into despair for children, and persists for weeks and even months. ... read more
Recognizing Signs Of Childhood & Teen Depression
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Recognizing Signs Of Childhood & Teen Depression

Expert : Dr. Thomas K. McInerny, MD , President of the American Academy of Pediatrics
What to do about childhood depression, and how to recognize the signs of intense sadness in children.
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Helping Parents & Children Cope in Aftermath of School Shootings
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Listen as our expert helps you to provide basic information to help your children understand the tragedy in Connecticut, without providing unnecessary details. ... 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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