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Join Melanie Cole, MS. as she interviews expert pediatricians and discusses all aspects of your children’s health and well-being. From infants to teens, potty training to bullying, to prom safety – this is your ultimate audio parenting guide.

Join Melanie Cole, MS. as she interviews expert pediatricians and discusses all aspects of your children’s health and well-being. From infants to teens, potty training to bullying, to prom safety – this is your ultimate audio parenting guide.
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Rolling Meadows, IL

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Join Melanie Cole, MS. as she interviews expert pediatricians and discusses all aspects of your children’s health and well-being. From infants to teens, potty training to bullying, to prom safety – this is your ultimate audio parenting guide.

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@YourRadioMD

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English

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The American Academy of Pediatrics 141 Northwest Point Boulevard Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098 847/434-4000


Episodes

Encore Episode: Media Use by Children with Autism

7/17/2018
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Find out how to get your spectrum child to appropriately use technology.Children with autism are easy overloaded with information. How do we address the use of media for kids on the spectrum? Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor The marketing claims of apps aren’t actual evidence of effectiveness. Colors and numbers are great, but those on the spectrum face greater...

Duration:00:22:44

Encore Episode: Sunny Days: Watch That Sun Exposure!

7/10/2018
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Stay safe as you enjoy the sunshine with your family.Summer is great for outdoor fun. But, you want to keep your children safe as you enjoy the sunshine. Care.com is the world’s largest digital marketplace for finding and managing family care. Click here get 30% off a care.com membership and use code healthychildren. - sponsor The sun is strongest between 10am and 4pm. You need to apply sunscreen 15 to 30 minutes before sun exposure. You can get a sunburn on cloudy days or through...

Duration:00:17:20

Encore Episode: Summer Travel: Preparation for Fun

7/3/2018
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Being prepared for summer trips will make adventures easier on your entire family.It’s fun to travel with children. But, it takes a lot of preparation to have a successful trip with your young ones. Care.com is the world’s largest digital marketplace for finding and managing family care. Click here get 30% off a care.com membership and use code healthychildren. - sponsor Air Travel Air travel isn’t fun for adults. Consider how stressful it will be with children when selecting your...

Duration:00:23:27

Encore Episode: Keeping Your Family Safe in the Water

6/26/2018
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Swimming is a family activity. Follow these tips to keep your family safe in the water.Children can drown in only a few inches of water, even if they’ve had swimming instruction. Summer’s trips to the lake and swimming pool demand water safety. Care.com is the world’s largest digital marketplace for finding and managing family care. Click here get 30% off a care.com membership and use code healthychildren. - sponsor First, drowning is not a loud, dramatic event. The mouth slips below the...

Duration:00:12:45

Child Immigrant Health

6/21/2018
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Separating immigrant children from their parents is detrimental to child health.Children of immigrant parents have dominated the news. The images are heartbreaking. There are currently 2,300 children who have been separated from their parents for immigration issues. Care.com is the world’s largest digital marketplace for finding and managing family care. Click here get 30% off a care.com membership and use code healthychildren. - sponsor Children who are ripped away from their parents...

Duration:00:23:51

Encore Episode: Choosing Over-the-Counter Medicines for Your Child

6/19/2018
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Do you need over-the-counter medication for your child's condition?Your first stop when your child has health complaints is typically the drugstore. You want to alleviate her distress as rapidly as you can. Care.com is the world’s largest digital marketplace for finding and managing family care. Click here get 30% off a care.com membership and use code healthychildren. - sponsor What should you know about over-the-counter medications? Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and...

Duration:00:21:23

Encore Episode: JUUL E-cigarettes: Protecting Children

6/12/2018
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Learn about the dangers of JUUL e-cigarettes and how you can protect children from them.The American Academy of Pediatrics joined five other health groups in urging the FDA to take immediate action to address the rising use of JUUL e-cigarettes among young people. They requested the JUUL e-cigarettes be removed from the market, eliminate internet sales, and that stronger measures be put in place to prevent underage JUUL sales in stores. Care.com is the world’s largest digital marketplace...

Duration:00:17:40

Encore Episode: Fostering a Love of Reading

6/5/2018
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Share a love of reading with your entire family.It’s imperative to encourage reading in your family. Reading to your young child can boost vocabulary and reading skills before entering school. Cultivating a love of reading in your older children can open up a world of imagination and opportunity. Time spent reading with your infant is actually conversation time. You can still read the words in the board book, but interact with your child by talking about the pictures. Make time to read...

Duration:00:17:57

Encore Episode: Preventing Sexual Abuse in Children

5/29/2018
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Protect your child from predators while still encouraging activity participation.Extracurricular activities are great for kids. But, it’s difficult to encourage them to participate in these activities with the abuse stories that are prevalent in the news. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor You must prepare your children to talk about tough topics. Let them know they...

Duration:00:15:44

Encore Episode: Showing Love to Your Children

5/22/2018
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Simple tips to show your children that you love them on Valentine's Day and beyond.It seems straightforward to show love to your kids. But, every parent and every child is different. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor First, your words have an impact. Sarcasm and mocking can be upsetting to your child. Be positive and find kinder ways to communicate that don’t make your...

Duration:00:14:56

Selecting a Summer Camp

5/15/2018
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It's time to choose a summer camp for your child.It’s time to pick a summer camp. How can you find the best fit for your kid? Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor First, there are lots of camps that are suitable for your child. Your first choice may not work out. Just keep looking. Follow these tips: Camp is great for giving your child a break from electronics. It allows...

Duration:00:16:05

JUUL E-cigarettes: Protecting Children

5/8/2018
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Learn about the dangers of JUUL e-cigarettes and how you can protect children from them.The American Academy of Pediatrics joined five other health groups in urging the FDA to take immediate action to address the rising use of JUUL e-cigarettes among young people. They requested the JUUL e-cigarettes be removed from the market, eliminate internet sales, and that stronger measures be put in place to prevent underage JUUL sales in stores. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and...

Duration:00:17:49

Choosing Over-the-Counter Medicines for Your Child

5/1/2018
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Do you need over-the-counter medication for your child's condition?Your first stop when your child has health complaints is typically the drugstore. You want to alleviate her distress as rapidly as you can. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor What should you know about over-the-counter medications? Fevers While they may be scary, fevers don’t need treatment unless...

Duration:00:20:14

Encore Episode: Tummy Troubles: What Might Cause Those GI Issues

4/24/2018
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How do you know when it's just a tummy ache or when you should call the doctor?Tummy aches are common complaints for young children. How do you know when to call your pediatrician? What’s Normal? Infants spit up food and get constipated in early life. Make sure the child eats, wets plenty of diapers, and is growing. Symptoms should improve after three or four months of age. Constipation is normal when you introduce solid foods around six months. Transitioning to whole milk at one year...

Duration:00:14:21

Encore Episode: HPV: Getting Your Child Vaccinated

4/17/2018
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Find out why your child needs the HPV vaccine.Human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. It is most common in men and women in their late teens and early twenties. Because there are no symptoms for many types of HPV, it's easily transmitted. HPV can lead to cervical, mouth and throat cancer. Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, is given to children as young as nine. Stimulating the immune response through the vaccine can protect kids before...

Duration:00:16:06

Encore Episode: Coaches, Safety & Sportsmanship

4/10/2018
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Back-to-school means school sports are back in gear. Find out what your coach should know, how to keep your child safe and how to encourage good sportsmanship.School is back in session and it's time to think about keeping your child safe and happy during athletic activity. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Coach's Role in Your Child's Safety Your child wants to play a...

Duration:00:19:44

Encore Episode: Teaching Your Child Empathy & Compassion

4/3/2018
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The holidays and current events are a great opportunity to teach your child empathy and compassion.It’s your responsibility as a parent to teach your child empathy and compassion for others. This will help him have more caring and understanding for others throughout his life. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Empathy starts with understanding other people’s emotions and...

Duration:00:17:25

Encore Episode: Telemedicine: Future of Healthcare

3/27/2018
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The future of virtual health may enable you to have your child diagnosed and treated without having to miss work.Children under age 15 in the United States make an estimated 71 million visits to the doctor annually. Parents miss plenty of work to make these appointments. Telemedicine is a fantastic alternative. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30%- sponsor Telemedicine or...

Duration:00:21:25

Encore Episode: Dangerous Teen Behaviors: Internet Challenges

3/20/2018
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How can you keep your kids safe from dangerous challenges they find online?Just when it seems like these challenges are out of the news, something else pops up. Social media rewards outrageous behavior. No one is getting “likes” for cleaning up their bedroom. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Teens are impulsive. Their brains haven’t developed enough to fully grasp the...

Duration:00:19:49

Encore Episode: Flu Shots: The Scoop for the Season

3/13/2018
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What's the scoop on flu shots this season?While many elements of your youth have gone away over time, the flu has stuck it out. The best way to try to avoid a flu outbreak in your home is by getting everyone vaccinated. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor This season’s vaccine is only available through injection. This year’s strains are the most likely candidates based...

Duration:00:21:17