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From Nationwide Children's Hospital... Join Dr Mike for a weekly pediatric podcast for moms and dads. We cover news parents can use, answer listener questions, and feature lively interviews with pediatric experts. With over one million downloads, more parents trust PediaCast for child-health and parenting information than any other audio source!

From Nationwide Children's Hospital... Join Dr Mike for a weekly pediatric podcast for moms and dads. We cover news parents can use, answer listener questions, and feature lively interviews with pediatric experts. With over one million downloads, more parents trust PediaCast for child-health and parenting information than any other audio source!
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From Nationwide Children's Hospital... Join Dr Mike for a weekly pediatric podcast for moms and dads. We cover news parents can use, answer listener questions, and feature lively interviews with pediatric experts. With over one million downloads, more parents trust PediaCast for child-health and parenting information than any other audio source!

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@PediaCast

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347-404-5437


Episodes

Wintertime Blues - PediaCast 397

2/15/2018
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Our “Pediatrics in Plain Language” panel returns to the studio as we explore the wintertime blues. We consider some reasons for “feeling down” this time of year, including decreased sunlight and physical activity, sleep problems, school trouble and relationship issues. We talk about the depression-suicide link and share smart ideas for recognizing depression and getting help. We hope you can join us!

Duration:01:09:03

Red Blood Cells & Rocket Launches - PediaCast 396

2/8/2018
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This week we answer your questions about laryngomalacia, noise sensitivity and G6PD deficiency. We also consider the recent test flight of Falcon Heavy and how watching a rocket launch can ignite a child’s love of science. We hope you can join us!

Duration:00:58:49

Babysitting, Smartphones, Social Media and Happiness - PediaCast 395

1/31/2018
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Dr Sara Ross, medical director of Safe Sitter, visits the studio to talk about babysitting classes teens can take to improve safety, skills and confidence. We also consider smartphones, social media and digital content… and their impact on happiness and mental health. We hope you can join us!

Duration:00:45:48

Toddler Tantrums, Eye Injuries, Childhood Mortality - PediaCast 394

1/18/2018
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Dr Brandy Hunt visits the studio this week to talk about toddler temper tantrums. We also consider influenza, eye injuries from non-powder guns, bariatric surgery and heart health, child mortality in the United States and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). We hope you can join us!

Duration:01:10:36

Solid Foods, Window Blinds, Genetic Counseling - PediaCast 393

1/11/2018
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More News Parents Can Use this week as we cover starting solid foods for babies, window-blind safety, anxiety with chronic medical conditions, and the ins and outs of genetic counseling. We hope you can join us!

Duration:00:53:47

Hypothermia, Frostbite, Basketball Injuries - PediaCast 392

1/3/2018
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Winter has arrived! This week, we describe warning signs for hypothermia and frostbite and provide tips on keeping kids safe when the temperature drops. The sports medicine team also visits the studio to discuss prevention and treatment of basketball injuries, including sprains and strains, torn ligaments, finger fractures and head injuries. We hope you can join us!

Duration:01:03:24

Meet the Pharmacist & Giving Kids Medicine - PediaCast 391

12/20/2017
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Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio as we meet the pharmacist and provide helpful hints on giving medicine… to kids! We’ll explore the role of the pharmacist and consider questions you should ask your healthcare provider and pharmacist before giving your child prescription and over-the-counter medicine. Also considered: expensive prescriptions, getting kids to take liquids and swallow pills and medication safety. We hope you can tune-in!

Duration:01:06:59

Coco & Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures - PediaCast 390

12/13/2017
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A trio of specialists visit the PediaCast Studio to discuss psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. Listen as we explore the presentation, work-up, treatment and long-term outlook for patients and families impacted by this condition. We hope you can join us!

Duration:00:55:45

Kindness... According to Kids! - PediaCast 389

11/13/2017
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It’s World Kindness Day! We are joined by editor-in-chief of Highlights for Children, Christine French Cully, to talk about the state of kindness… according to kids. Harvard developmental psychologist, Dr Luba Falk Feigenberg, also stops by to provide insight and practical tips on fostering kindness at home. We hope you can join us!

Duration:00:50:00

Bee Stings, Emergency Care, Influenza - PediaCast 388

10/18/2017
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This week we explore why bees are more aggressive in the fall and how to prevent and treat their stings. We also cover emergency care for kids. When should you call 911? And does your child need an emergency department or urgent care? Finally, we introduce a new segment of the program: Pediatrics in Plain Language. We’ll talk about influenza (and flu shots) in terms everyone can understand… without dumbing down the science! We hope you can join us!

Duration:01:10:59

Food as Medicine - PediaCast 387

10/11/2017
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This week we consider food as medicine. We’ll start with the basics of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. How are they beneficial? When and why are they dangerous? Then we’ll explore the use of food to prevent and treat several medical conditions. What should we do with conflicting food advice? And how can we think critically when the latest diet fad or nutritional product shows up in our news feed? Join us to find out!

Duration:01:06:45

Top 10 Pediatric Symptoms - PediaCast 386

9/13/2017
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Join us as we examine the top 10 pediatric symptoms. We consider possible causes, let you know when to worry and explore how providers determine a diagnosis and plan treatment. Are you ready for the fall and winter illness season? Listen and find out!

Duration:01:29:45

Breakfast & Sports Nutrition - PediaCast 385

9/6/2017
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Sports nutrition expert, Jessica Buschmann, joins me in the studio as we consider breakfast and food as fuel for student athletes. We discuss meals, snacks, supplements and hydration. You’ll hear tips on helping picky eaters and others at risk from poor nutrition. We hope you can join us!

Duration:01:10:20

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine - PediaCast 384

8/23/2017
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Drs Kimberly Wolf, Jen Bryant and Frances Comer stop by the PediaCast Studio to talk about osteopathic manipulative medicine. We explore the differences (and similarities) between MDs and DOs and consider the utility of a “hands-on” approach for the diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury. We hope you can join us!

Duration:01:15:02

The Importance of Recess - PediaCast 383

8/16/2017
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Michelle Carter, Senior Program Manager for SHAPE America, joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast studio to talk about the importance of recess! We consider health, development and academic benefits of recess, along with evidence-based recommendations for recess implementation. Many schools lack an effective recess policy, and we’ll have ideas for schools, parents and providers on making a difference for kids in your community. We hope you can join us!

Duration:00:49:20

The Do Nothing Summer - PediaCast 382

7/26/2017
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Pam Lobley joins Dr Mike on PediaCast. She is author of the book Why Can’t We just Play: What I Did When I Realized My Kids Were Way Too Busy. We discuss the benefits, logistics and impact of pulling back and unplugging from an overly-scheduled family life. We hope you can join us!

Duration:00:46:42

Sun Safety & Brachial Plexus Injuries - PediaCast 381

7/19/2017
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We begin this week with important reminders on sun safety. Then, Dr Kim Bjorklund stops by to talk about brachial plexus injuries and their treatment. These injuries affect children of all ages, from newborn babies through high school athletes, and can result in debilitating loss of arm and finger movement. We consider cutting-edge microsurgery techniques, recover time and long-term outlook for those affected. We hope you can join us!

Duration:01:07:25

Drowning, Story Time, Dosing Errors - PediaCast 380

7/12/2017
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This week we cover more pediatric news! Topics include drowning, colic and love, story time strategies, inactive teenagers, smartphones & parenting, lawn mower injuries and medication dosing errors. We hope you can join us!

Duration:00:59:35

Hemophilia & Baby Sleep - PediaCast 379

6/21/2017
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Dr Amy Dunn and members of the Homecare Factor Team visit the PediaCast Studio to talk about hemophilia. We explore the cause, diagnosis and treatment of this bleeding disorder and highlight the challenges these families face. We also consider baby sleep and a new room-sharing study that may impact safe sleep guidelines. We hope you can join us!

Duration:00:52:54

Looking Out For Number Two - PediaCast 378

6/8/2017
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Dr Bryan Vartabedian (Texas Children’s Hospital) joins us to talk about his new book, Looking Out for Number Two: A Slightly Irreverent Guide to Poo, Gas and Other Things That Come Out of Your Baby. The title speaks for itself, so please join us this week and learn all about baby poo!

Duration:00:40:24

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