Yearly Archives: 2019

Keeping Kids Safe – PediaCast 436

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Our Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns as we consider keeping kids safe at home and away. We share important tips aimed at preventing broken bones, burns, choking, drowning, head injuries, poisoning and more. […]

Bikes & Babies, Safe Cookware, Adults with Autism – PediaCast 435

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description This week we answer more listener questions. Topics include traveling with infants, bikes and babies, toddlers who bite, safe cookware, the meningitis B vaccine and adults with autism. Plus we’ll share how to get […]

Athletes with Disabilities & Adaptive Sports Medicine – PediaCast 434

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Physical fitness and sports participation benefit everyone, including those challenged by disability. Adaptive sports medicine supports disabled athletes by anticipating need, providing help and connecting families with essential resources. Dr Jonathan Napolitano and Ashley […]

Summer Slide and DIY Sunscreen – PediaCast 433

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Students lose lots of math and reading skills over the summer. We examine the summer slide and offer fun tips for keeping kids on their academic toes during the break. Then we explore sun […]

Anxiety in Children and Teenagers – PediaCast 432

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Dr Anna Kerlek visits the studio as we consider anxiety in children and teenagers. Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in the pediatric population, affecting every age from toddlers to teens. Join […]

What’s Up with Measles and the MMR Vaccine? – PediaCast 431

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description We have a measles problem in the United States with record numbers of infections and large outbreaks in five states. So, what’s up with measles and the MMR vaccine? We explore the disease, including […]

Teenagers and the Opioid Crisis – PediaCast 430

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Join us for the compelling story of teenagers affected by the opioid crisis… and the adolescent medicine doctor who journeys with them on the road to recovery. We also check in with the Ohio […]

Dental Trauma and Emergency Tooth Care – PediaCast 429

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Dr Janice Townsend returns to the studio as we consider dental trauma and emergency tooth care. We explore common dental injuries and their treatment, including what to do when teeth are chipped, knocked loose […]

Anesthesia, Naps, Deaths and Funerals – PediaCast 428

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description We answer more of your questions this week! Topics include behavioral concerns following anesthesia, the importance (or non-importance) of naps, helping kids process death and funerals, sternoclavicular dislocation (we’ll explain what that means) and […]

Exercise-Induced Asthma – PediaCast 427

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Breathing problems should not keep kids and teens from playing sports! Dr Tom Pommering and Allison Strouse visit the studio as we explore best practices for identifying exercise-induced asthma, treating symptoms and supporting young […]