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Teen Driving
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Teen Driving

Expert : Brian Johnston, MD, MPH
Let’s face it, your child learning to drive can be very stressful for you as a parent. ... read more

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Talking About Jaundice
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Talking About Jaundice

Expert : Dr. Joanna Parga-Belinkie
You've probably heard the term jaundice before, and that it makes yellow babies, but you may not really understand what it is. ... read more
Gender Identity and Presentation: How To Support Your Child
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There are a lot of words to describe sexual identity and presentation. ... read more
Helping Children with Constipation
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Helping Children with Constipation

Expert : Patrick T. Reeves MD, FAAP
If you're a parent, you know that it can be incredibly frustrating and even scary at times when your kids are constipated. ... read more
The Power of Positive Discipline
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The Power of Positive Discipline

Expert : Dr. Candice Jones
When confronting the challenge of disciplining their children, moms and dads often default to the ways their own parents disciplined them, sometimes with harmful results. ... read more
Internet Challenges and TikTok Trends
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Internet Challenges and TikTok Trends

Expert : Dr. Nicole Baldwin
The milk crate challenge, the blackout challenge, the sleepy chicken challenge, and of course the Tide pod challenge. ... read more
Why School Attendance is Important
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Why School Attendance is Important

Expert : Heidi Schumacher, MD FAAP
Now that our kids are back to in-person schooling, some of them don't always wanna go. ... read more
Anxiety, Depression and Eating Disorders in Teens
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Anxiety, Depression and Eating Disorders in Teens

Expert : Dr. Katherine Williamson
Today we're talking about anxiety, depression and how that manifests physically in eating disorders. ... read more
Is Your Child Lagging Behind in School?
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Is Your Child Lagging Behind in School?

Expert : Laura McGuinn, MD, FAAP
If your child is having trouble at school, your pediatrician may be able to help. ... read more
Updated Recommendations on Breastfeeding
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The AAP released updated recommendations on breastfeeding a few months ago, which have been a bit controversial. ... read more
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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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