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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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Safely Playing Team Sports During COVID
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Safely Playing Team Sports During COVID

Expert : Susannah M. Briskin, MD, FAAP
Organized sports pretty much came to a halt when the rest of the world stopped during COVID-19. ... read more

PAST EPISODES

If you're a parent, you know that this school year looks a little bit different. Even from last year! ... read more
Flu Shots & Other Vaccines This Fall
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Flu Shots & Other Vaccines This Fall

Expert : Dr. Lauren Crosby
Teens & Vaping
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Teens & Vaping

Expert : Dr. Susan Walley

As a parent, we do our best to know what our children are doing when we can't be with them. But when it comes to vaping and e-cigarettes, they're a bit easier to hide than traditional marijuana use or cigarette smoking.

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Let's Talk Sexual Health and Contraception
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If you're a parent of preteens, tweens, or teenagers, you're going to want to listen to this episode, as we dive into talking to your kids about their sexual health.

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Creating Positive Relationships with Kids to Build Resilience
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Building relationships with your children can be difficult (especially teens). But having that stability helps them in the future to overcome adversity, build resiliency, and face any tough times ahead. ... read more
How Can Kids Help Stop Climate Change?
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The daunting challenge of stopping climate change can feel like a lot. Especially when you are a kid or a teen. 

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Encore Episode: Body Image and Eating Disorders: How To Spot Them and What To Do
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Our kid's schedules are all over the place these days, that also includes their eating schedules. Some kids are stressed and not eating at all, while others are bored and home all day eating more and more. ... read more
Encore Episode: When to Discuss Weight with Your Child
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Love your child at their current weight while making lifestyle changes in your household. ... read more
Encore Episode: Should Your Kid Make Breakfast?
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Encore Episode: Should Your Kid Make Breakfast?

Expert : Suanne Kowal-Connelly, MD, FAAP
Is it time for your child to start making breakfast? ... 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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