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PP 014 Strep II & Ten Seconds of Stupid

Rob and Matt finish off Strep AND salute Billy on the Street. The Testicle Story, Strep Ani, PANDAS, PFAPA, ADEM, the Mysterious Strep Carrier State, and Teen Code Words. Plus, Peri-tonsillar Abscesses, Rapid Streps & the Elfman, Blood Agar plates AND those 10 seconds of stupid! Props to This is Us, Aziz, Modern Love & […]

Duration: 00:59:54

PP 013 Strep I Balalala

The Group A Strep deep dive with extreme Rob/Matt tangents. Jersey Syphilis, pus forming berry ice cream, GAS -don’t blame the dog, JHensen & AMozart, S.Furst RIP, The Big Hero Six Fist Bump, NO bedroom smart phones, CULTURE before treatment!, Fusibacterium Necrophorum, Scarlet Fever, Thomas Sydenham, Don Quixote, Andy Warhol/Jamie Wyeth and the Portrait of […]

Duration: 00:59:45

PP 012 Earwax is Lit

All Things Earwax: Genetics – Wet vs Dry, the Q-tip child Injury epidemic, Earwax Aphrodisiacs, Frankincense, Matt gets WOKE and Claps Back, JAS III, Ear Candling AWFUL, the Super Soaker Max-D 5000 ear cleanse, ear thermometers, blaming dad, Main Line balsamic vinegar ear drops, ear exam ergonomics and MORE. Rob and Matt take a deep […]

Duration: 00:55:46

PP 011 The Telemedicine RANT

Direct To Consumer Pediatric Telemedicine is #$X&@ terrible (adult oriented urgent care center for kids are not much better). Antibiotics for everyone – antibiotic stewardship destroyed. Rob and Matt expose the fallacy of quality care by phone or video for children AND highlight the absurdity and dangers of diagnosing ear infections, lung disease, strep, abdominal […]

Duration: 00:27:59

PP 010 Peanuts & Allergic Rhinitis II

Feeding infants peanut products early to PREVENT allergies, Hating Elmo, PP culinary skills, La Bamba, Amish nose sprays, Beanie Babies, BB & B!, allergy meds and much more….. Rob and Matt discuss the new guidelines for introducing peanut products to young infants to prevent peanut allergies. We also discuss pets and allergies, the demise of Hahnemann/MCP, and […]

Duration: 00:58:39

PP 009 Allergic Rhinitis I, Oy Vey!

ALL things Allergy – Clucks, King Richard III, the allergic salute, ENTS are NOT allergists, cockroaches and Father/Rabbi Matt and the Sound of Music. We go all in on Allergic Rhinitis ,from Ancient Egypt and Rome to the birth of modern immunology. We discuss common allergens and common […]

Duration: 00:48:47

PP 008 Pulsox Poop CHIP

Smart phone integrated infant monitors with Pulsox are actually DUMB, with real potential for harm. Matt and Rob finish off PooPalooza with constipation treatments – cleanouts to cure, from enemas to MiraLAX to Ex-Lax. Beware the vacation relapse! We finish with potty training and a salute to Rachel Bloom. We support Medicaid and CHIP for […]

Duration: 00:44:32

PP 007 Miralax & PooPalooza II

Rob and Matt continue to explore the dark mysteries of the colon. We start by addressing the current controversy of the constipation treatment standby, Miralax. Is this a miracle of a med or a risk to children? Should we “dump” it? We chat on what constipation is and how it can present itself in children, […]

Duration: 00:39:45

PP 006 PooPalooza I

PooPalooza begins! PP 006 PooPalooza I Shownotes This time we explore the mystery of Elvis’s bowels. Also, why does poop stink? What do the colors of poop mean? How the colon works, and then we discuss problems with bowel movements and constipation starting with infants. A salute to journalism, a shout out to the Mutter […]

Duration: 00:41:34

PP 004 Big Pharma Mylan Rant – J. Austen+A Hamilton

BIG PHARMA has done amazing things led by many dedicated, selfless individuals BUT soaring drug costs coupled with huge BIG PHARMA profits, fueled by direct consumer marketing and venture capital money, is indefensible. Drug costs are rising more than any other segment of our healthcare industry while BIG PHARMA profits outstrip the rest of healthcare. The […]

Duration: 00:46:04

PP 003 Peds News – Sleeep III – Delaware

In this episode, we wrap up (for now) our discussion of sleep by covering some topics on many a parent’s Top Ten Frustration list: the sleep pattern of teenagers. Are they really that tired? What is it that is different about teens? Before we delve into that mystery, we discuss two recent studies, one of […]

Duration: 00:55:09

PP 002 Pearls/FauxPas – Sleep II – Mary Tyler Moore

In this episode, Rob and Matt delve back into the issues of infant sleep. But first, we cover the basics. What is sleep? Why do we need it? How has it, and our concepts of it, changed over the course of history? How and why did artificial light change things forever? We also review 4 […]

Duration: 00:58:48