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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

Organized Sports Participation

6/11/2019
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Find out the best ways to support your child's participation in organized sports.Watching your child play sports is exciting. You can support your child as an organized sports participant both emotionally and physically. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Benefits of Organized Sports Listen as Dr. Kelsey Logan joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss how all children can...

Duration:00:20:09

Encore Episode: Beware Teen Dating Violence

6/4/2019
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This Valentine's Day, check in on your child's dating life.Dating can be thrilling for teens. However, some young relationships can become violent. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Valentine’s Day can trigger unhealthy behavior in relationships. As teens try to figure out how the world works, they may endure emotional, mental and physical abuse in the name of...

Duration:00:17:23

Encore Episode: Measles and Child Safety

5/28/2019
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Why are there measles outbreaks and how can they be prevented?Measles can lead to hospitalization and death. Vaccination is the best preventative measure that can be taken to prevent spread of measles. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor It was declared as being eliminated in the United States in 2000. It was no longer circulating. Cases that appeared after 2000 were...

Duration:00:21:57

School Attendance

5/21/2019
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Missing too much school affects your child in many ways.Missing too much school can diminish your child’s achievements. Regular school attendance is very important. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Kids who miss too much school miss out on education basics that support them in later years. Absentee kids may be more susceptible to illness and risky behavior. Absences are...

Duration:00:14:35

Different Parenting Styles

5/14/2019
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What kind of parent are you?There are plenty of parenting styles. The goal is to raise a happy, healthy family as best you can. Looking at a few parenting methods may help you improve your strengths. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor HelicopterLawnmower, Bulldozer, Snow PlowLighthouse Your parents, cultures and experiences shape your own parenting techniques. Listen as...

Duration:00:14:16

Coping with Setbacks

5/7/2019
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Help your kids gain the skills to navigate setbacks.Setbacks and failures can be educational, but you hate to see your child experience disappointment. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor It’s important to differentiate between traumatic events and disappointments. Traumatic events are usually harmful and result in a permanent change of one’s psychological makeup....

Duration:00:13:33

Drowning Prevention

4/30/2019
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Reduce risk of drowning with recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.With water recreation season approaching, it's imperative to keep your family safe from drowning. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Consider accidental risk from water around your home. Pool barriers and toilet latches can help prevent drowning around your home. Drowning isn't splashy...

Duration:00:11:07

Encore Episode: Grandfamilies: Grandparents Raising Children

4/23/2019
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Grandparents step into parents' shoes when necessary. Grandfamilies are presented with unique challenges.Millions of children across the United States are being raised by their grandparents. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Grandparents have always played a role in children’s lives, but their involvement in raising the children has increased in the past twenty years....

Duration:00:17:46

Sugary Drinks

4/16/2019
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Sugary drinks do no favors for your child's health.Sweetened drinks contribute to childhood obesity and chronic diseases you would expect to see in a much older population. It’s very easy to slurp down a tasty beverage without thinking about the sugar that’s entering the system. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Fruity juices, sweetened tea, athletic beverages and sodas...

Children's Sleep Cycles

4/9/2019
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Teach your child sleep habits that will last a lifetime.Sleep is important for your child’s physical and mental function. Parental attention to sleep wanes as children age. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Little ones need twelve to fourteen hours of sleep. Try to put your children on your schedule, having them wake when you do. Put them to bed earlier than you hit the...

Duration:00:18:29

Encore Episode: Addressing Ear Infections

4/2/2019
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No need to panic. Find out how your pediatrician treats ear infections.Ear infections are a pervasive problem, especially for young children. Untreated ear infections can cause a lot of discomfort but are not a reason to panic. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Ear infections often result from a cold when the eustachian tubes don’t properly drain excess fluids....

Duration:00:15:12

Encore Episode: Discipline: Improving Behavior without Spanking

3/26/2019
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When your child acts up, work to improve behavior without spanking.Parenting can test your patience, especially when your child misbehaves. The American Academy of Pediatrics advises against the use of spanking as a disciplinary tool. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Spanking or physical discipline can have long-lasting effects, increasing aggression in children. It...

Duration:00:14:35

Encore Episode: Respiratory Syncytial Virus

3/19/2019
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Learn more about respiratory syncytial virus.Every parent worries when their children get sick. Many children get respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) at least once before age two. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor RSV pops up mostly from late fall to early spring. It presents as cold-like symptoms with sneezing, runny nose and coughing. It can cause pneumonia or other...

Duration:00:14:54

Encore Episode: Flu Vaccine for 2018-2019

3/12/2019
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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

Measles and Child Safety

3/5/2019
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Why are there measles outbreaks and how can they be prevented?Measles can lead to hospitalization and death. Vaccination is the best preventative measure that can be taken to prevent spread of measles. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor It was declared as being eliminated in the United States in 2000. It was no longer circulating. Cases that appeared after 2000 were...

Duration:00:21:57

Be Smart for Spring Break

2/26/2019
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Your older child is gearing up for spring break. Make sure they stay safe.Spring break is around the corner. How can you keep your kid 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 For the college-age student, keep communication open. Arm them with information before they head out for spring break with their friends. Encourage them to set their party limits before they step out...

Duration:00:14:12

Encore Episode: Herbal Supplements: Should You Use Them?

2/19/2019
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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

Beware Teen Dating Violence

2/12/2019
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This Valentine's Day, check in on your child's dating life.Dating can be thrilling for teens. However, some young relationships can become violent. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Valentine’s Day can trigger unhealthy behavior in relationships. As teens try to figure out how the world works, they may endure emotional, mental and physical abuse in the name of...

Duration:00:17:23

Addressing Ear Infections

2/5/2019
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No need to panic. Find out how your pediatrician treats ear infections.Ear infections are a pervasive problem, especially for young children. Untreated ear infections can cause a lot of discomfort but are not a reason to panic. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Ear infections often result from a cold when the eustachian tubes don’t properly drain excess fluids....

Duration:00:15:12

Grandfamilies: Grandparents Raising Children

1/22/2019
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Grandparents step into parents' shoes when necessary. Grandfamilies are presented with unique challenges.Millions of children across the United States are being raised by their grandparents. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Grandparents have always played a role in children’s lives, but their involvement in raising the children has increased in the past twenty years....

Duration:00:17:46