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Boston, MA

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CBS Radio

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The challenges and joys of parenthood in this daily feature from WBZ's Doug Cope.

Language:

English


Episodes

Dr. Seuss' Newest Book

2/12/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with John Sellers at Publisher's Weekly about a lost Dr. Seuss manuscript, found by author Theodore Geisel's widow.

Asthma And Pets

2/12/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Tove Fall at Uppsala University in Sweden about a study that reveals having a furry friend at home might reduce your child's risk of getting asthma.

Teen Driving

2/7/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Michelle Macy, lead author of a study done by the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan, about how parents need to put more limits on teen drivers when it comes to texting and they must model good behavior when driving, such as not answering texts.

Fast Food

2/7/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Cheryl Frye of the National Center for Health Statistics about how fast food still makes up a large portion of kid's diets.

Teen Screen Time

2/7/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, about how kids are spending way too much time absorbing media on their phones and laptops.

Child Care Costs

2/7/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Lynette Fraga at Child Care Aware of America about how the cost of taking care of kids continues to soar.

Winter Driving

2/7/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Matt Wilcox of Mapfre Insurance about how winter driving for teenagers can be especially tricky.

Concussions

2/1/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with ABC Medical Contributor Jennifer Ashton about how there are more symptoms than just a headache when it comes to concussions.

Emergency Prep

2/1/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Kathy Spangler of Save The Children who says it's report card on disaster preparedness finds that 49 percent of parents don't feel very prepared to protect their children from a disaster.

My Ideal School

2/1/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with a few of the 9th annual "My Ideal School" contest winners.

Millennial View Of Media

2/1/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with pollster John Della Volpe at Harvard's School of Government about how Millennial kids don't really trust the traditional media.

Vaping

2/1/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Brian Primack at the University of Pittsburgh about how vaping can prove to be a gateway to smoking for many young people and how he feels more regulations are needed.

Picky Eaters

1/16/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Duke University Psychologist Bill Copeland who says moderate selective eating by kids can lead to health issues in the future.

In Control Family Foundation

1/16/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Dan Strollo, Executive Director of a Lexington-based non-profit organization called "In Control Family Foundation", about their dedication to improving teen driver safety.

School Start Times

1/16/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Ann Wheaton, epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control, about how some schools may actually be starting too early in the morning.

Concussions

1/16/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with ABC Medical Contributor Jennifer Ashton about how there are more symptoms than just a headache when it comes to concussions.

Young Drivers Insurance

1/16/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Laura Adams with Insurance Quotes.com about how young driver insurance is expensive, but there are ways to cut your costs.

Fast Food

1/15/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Cheryl Frye of the National Center for Health Statistics about how fast food still makes up a large portion of kid's diets.

Sensor Safe

1/15/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope discusses a new technology called “Sensor Safe” that could save your child from accidentally being left in a car unattended.

Drinking During Pregnancy

1/15/2016
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Janet Williams, one of the lead authors of a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, about how prenatal exposure to alcohol can result in "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders", better known as FASD's.
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