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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.

Twitter:

@YourRadioMD

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Herbal Supplements: Should You Use Them?

11/13/2018
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Herbal supplements worked for your friend's kid, but should you give them to your child?Parents want to help kids feel great. Many look to herbal supplements to aid health and performance. How do you know these supplements are safe? 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, the health supplement industry is not regulated. They could potentially be contaminated with...

Duration:00:20:10

Encore Episode: Child Car Safety Seats: Keeping Kiddos Safe

11/6/2018
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Keep your kids safe with the current recommendations for car safety seats.Your job as a parent is to keep your child safe. Car seats are vital for your little ones. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Babies You can’t leave the hospital without a rear-facing car seat. To keep things simple, consider a seat with a carrier with a base that stays in the car. There are also...

Duration:00:20:20

Encore Episode: Halloween & Fall Festival Safety

10/30/2018
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Keep your child safe with these tips for autumn events.Halloween and autumn festivals are fantastic for getting your child outdoors and active. Dressing up is fun for the whole family. Make the adventure safer with these great tips. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Older Kids Teenagers Nutrition It’s fun to allow your children the chance to have the rare sweet treats...

Duration:00:13:13

Encore Episode: Fostering a Love of Reading

10/23/2018
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Share a love of reading with your entire family.It’s imperative to encourage reading in your family. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor 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...

Duration:00:19:13

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

10/16/2018
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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 they...

Duration:00:20:14

Encore Episode: Breastfeeding 101

10/9/2018
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Meet your breastfeeding goals with these expert tips.Breastfeeding is a wonderful way to nourish and bond with your baby. However, today’s busy world can present challenges. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Breast milk has live cells that improve immunity, extending from infancy through adulthood. Colostrum is the breast milk produced in the first four days. This...

Duration:00:28:12

Flu Vaccine for 2018-2019

10/2/2018
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Do you really need to get the flu vaccine for your family this season?Influenza or “the flu” is a virus that is often spread during winter months. It can be very dangerous and varies from year to year. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor While it typically peaks in January, it can be burdensome throughout the flu season. One hundred eighty children passed away last year...

Duration:00:18:07

Encore Episode: Halloween & Fall Festival Safety

9/25/2018
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Keep your child safe with these tips for autumn events.Halloween and autumn festivals are fantastic for getting your child outdoors and active. Dressing up is fun for the whole family. Make the adventure safer with these great tips. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Older Kids Teenagers Nutrition It’s fun to allow your children the chance to have the rare sweet treats...

Duration:00:13:13

Power of Play

9/18/2018
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Physical play aids child development and reduces stress.Play is important to child development. It should be a priority in children’s lives. Why Play is Priority Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Fifty percent of parents don’t go outside to play with their children. Thirty percent of kindergartens don’t have recess--a sacrifice made in order to focus on testing skills....

Duration:00:15:17

Child Car Safety Seats: Keeping Kiddos Safe

9/11/2018
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Keep your kids safe with the current recommendations for car safety seats.Your job as a parent is to keep your child safe. Car seats are vital for your little ones. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Babies You can’t leave the hospital without a rear-facing car seat. To keep things simple, consider a seat with a carrier with a base that stays in the car. There are also...

Duration:00:20:20

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

9/4/2018
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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 complete...

Duration:00:21:23

Breastfeeding 101

8/28/2018
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Meet your breastfeeding goals with these expert tips.Breastfeeding is a wonderful way to nourish and bond with your baby. However, today’s busy world can present challenges. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Breast milk has live cells that improve immunity, extending from infancy through adulthood. Colostrum is the breast milk produced in the first four days. This...

Duration:00:28:12

Encore Episode: Preventing Sexual Abuse in Children

8/21/2018
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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 won’t...

Duration:00:15:44

Encore Episode: Dangerous Teen Behaviors: Internet Challenges

8/14/2018
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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: Prevent the Spread of Infectious Disease in Sports

8/7/2018
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Prevent the spread of infectious disease in your child's sports program.Sports activities are great for your child. They’re helpful for promoting fitness, socialization, and learning a new skill. However, there is potential for the spread of infectious disease via shared equipment. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Common diseases spread in athletics include...

Duration:00:23:58

Encore Episode: Child Immigrant Health

7/31/2018
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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. Children who are ripped away from their parents experience toxic stress. The "fight-or-flight" response is prolonged in their little bodies. Negative long-term effects can appear later in life. Suicide, depression, and chronic...

Duration:00:25:14

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. 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 windows. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Babies under six...

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. Air Travel Air travel isn’t fun for adults. Consider how stressful it will be with children when selecting your flight times. Children under two don’t need their own seat but are safer in a safety seat. Rules are always changing with the TSA. Know airline policies about food and entertainment....

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. Get premium, organic ingredients and chef-crafted recipes delivered weekly to your door with Green Chef. For $50 off your first box of Green Chef, go to GreenChef.us/HealthyChildren. - sponsor First, drowning is not a loud, dramatic event. The...

Duration:00:12:45