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Holiday Safety

11/13/2017
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Sitting by a fire, hanging up holiday lights and lighting candles are all things we do during the holiday season. Dr. Pete Putnam of Esse Health Watson Road Pediatrics stopped by to share some safety tips to keep in mind during the holidays. We also cover how to keep your child safe if they have a food allergy. You can follow Dr. Putnam on Twitter @StLDrPete. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/essehealth and on Twitter @essehealth. You can also visit our website at www.essehealth.com.

Duration: 00:08:50


Teens and Anxiety

10/30/2017
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All too often we hear about teens and anxiety. Today we are joined by board certified pediatrician Dr. Pete Putnam. Join us as Dr. Putnam discusses the different types of anxiety and some of the treatment options available. You can follow Dr. Putnam on Twitter @StLDrPete. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/essehealth and on Twitter @essehealth. You can also visit our website at www.essehealth.com.

Duration: 00:09:06


The Importance of Vitamin D

10/16/2017
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Why is Vitamin D so important? Today we are joined by board certified pediatrician Dr. Carolyn Smith with Esse Health Tesson Ferry Pediatrics. Join us as Dr. Smith discusses why Vitamin D is so important and the best ways to get Vitamin D. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/essehealth and on Twitter @essehealth. You can also follow Dr. Smith on Twitter @STLdrCarolyn. For more information about Esse Health please visit our website at www.essehealth.com.

Duration: 00:08:12


What Medical Treatments are Available if your Child is Transgender

10/2/2017
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Today we cover a more serious topic of what type of medical treatment is available for individuals who are transgender. We are joined by board certified pediatrician John Galgani. Dr. Galgani discusses the possible medical treatments, how gender dysphoria is diagnosed and how to give support to someone who is transgender. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/essehealth and on Twitter @essehealth. You can also visit our website at www.essehealth.com.

Duration: 00:07:42


The Flu Vaccine

9/18/2017
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The flu. It’s what we think about now that summer has ended and fall is around the corner. Today we are joined by board certified pediatrician Dr. Pete Putnam with Esse Health Watson Road Pediatrics. Join us as Dr. Putnam discusses the flu vaccine and when children can start receiving the vaccine. We also address the well-known myth "I got the flu vaccine and I still got sick." Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @essehealth. You can also follow Dr. Putnam on Twitter @StLDrPete.

Duration: 00:10:35


Preparing a Healthy Dinner when Time is Limited

7/17/2017
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With after school clubs, sports and different events it’s even harder to have a healthy meal at the dinner table. Today we are joined by registered dietitian Mindy Musselman with Esse Health. Mindy discusses tips on how to get a healthy dinner on the table when time is limited. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/esse health and on Twitter @essehealth. You can also visit our website www.essehealth.com.

Duration: 00:06:57


The Importance of Breakfast

7/3/2017
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We hear that breakfast is the most important mean of the day but why? Today we are joined by registered dietitian Rachel Sestrich with Esse Health. Rachel discusses the benefits to eating breakfast and how breakfast can help your child be successful in school. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/essehealth and Twitter @essehealth.

Duration: 00:05:38


Summer Safety

5/1/2017
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Hydration, heat stress and water safety are all things a parent think about from time to time. Today we are joined by board certified pediatrician Karla Keaney with Esse Health Mason Road Pediatrics. Today Dr. Keaney discusses tips on keeping your kids hydrated and safe during the summer months. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @essehealth. You can also follow Dr. Keaney on Twitter @doctorkarla.

Duration: 00:09:13


Talking to your Child about Tragedies

4/10/2017
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How do I talk to my child about tragedy? It’s a question all parents are faced with at one point or another. Today we are joined by board certified pediatrician Pete Putnam with Esse Health Pediatrics at Watson Rd. Today Dr. Putnam discusses different ways to talk to your child about tragedies. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @essehealth. You can also follow Dr. Putnam on Twitter @StLDrPete.

Duration: 00:06:53


Children and Diets

3/20/2017
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Is your child a vegetarian or on a gluten-free diet? Today we are joined by registered dietitian Rachel Sestrich with Esse Health. Rachel discusses vegetarian diets and if they are healthy for your child. She also talks about gluten-free and Paleo diets.

Duration: 00:05:55


Allergies in Children

3/6/2017
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Wondering how to tell if your child is allergic to a specific type of food? Today we are joined by board certified allergist Dr. William Johnson with Esse Health Gateway Asthma and Allergy Relief. Dr. Johnson discusses the most common type of food allergies and the difference between food allergies versus food intolerance.

Duration: 00:07:16


Keeping Your Child Healthy and in School or Daycare

2/20/2017
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Wondering if you should keep your child home from school or daycare? Today we are joined by board certified pediatrician Dr. Michael Danter with Esse Health O'Fallon Pediatrics. Dr. Danter discusses when you should keep your child home from school or daycare along with tips on how to help prevent your child's illness from spreading.

Duration: 00:06:48


Picky Eaters

2/6/2017
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Is your child a picky eater? Today we are joined by registered dietitian Rachel Sestrich with Esse Health. Rachel discusses what a picky eater is and tips to get your child to try new things.

Duration: 00:05:50


Asthma in Children

1/16/2017
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Does your child suffer from Asthma? Today we are joined by board certified pediatrician Dr. Peter Putnam with Esse Health Watson Road Pediatrics. Dr. Putnam discusses what can trigger asthma and the different medications which can help manage it.

Duration: 00:05:56


When should a Child get a Cell Phone?

12/23/2016
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When should I get my child a cell phone? It's a questions all parents have asked themselves at one time or another. Today we are joined by board certified pediatrician Dr. David Hartenbach with Esse Health Mason Road Pediatrics. Dr. Hartenbach discusses when the appropriate age for a child to get a cell phone is and what restrictions parents should put on cell phone usage.

Duration: 00:07:16


Selecting a New Pediatrician

12/19/2016
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In the market for a new pediatrician but not sure what to ask? Today we are joined by board certified pediatricians Dr. Karla Keaney with Esse Health Mason Road Pediatrics and Dr. Pete Putnam with Esse Health Watson Road Pediatrics. Dr. Keaney and Dr. Putnam discuss common questions they are asked when parents are looking for a new pediatrician. We also had Erin who is a mother of two stop by and talk about what she felt was most important when selecting a pediatrician.

Duration: 00:05:35


A Colicky Child

12/12/2016
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Is your child crying for hours at a time and nothing you do helps? Your child may have colic. We are joined today by board certified pediatrician Dr. Karla Keaney with Esse Health Mason Road Pediatrics. Dr. Keaney discusses what colic is and suggests tips to help calm your crying child.

Duration: 00:05:23


Children and Temper Tantrums

11/21/2016
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Are you struggling with your child having temper tantrums? We are joined today by board certified pediatrician Dr. Pete Putnam with Esse Health Watson Road Pediatrics. Dr. Putnam discusses the causes of temper tantrums and why they are so common in 2-3 year olds. He also offers tips on what to do if your child is having a temper tantrum.

Duration: 00:18:17


Home from the Hospital

11/21/2016
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You just brought your new born baby home from the hospital, now what? We are joined today by board certified pediatrician Dr. Karla Keaney with Esse Health Mason Road Pediatrics. Dr. Karla Keaney discusses what to expect during the first few weeks you’re home with your new baby.

Duration: 00:19:58


Concussions in Children

11/21/2016
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There is a lot of talk in the news today about concussions and how they can impact children. We are joined today by board certified pediatrician Dr. David Hartenbach with Esse Health Mason Road Pediatrics. Dr. Hartenbach offers tips on signs and symptoms of a concussion. He also discusses possible treatment options.

Duration: 00:16:07