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Wintertime Blues – PediaCast 397

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description 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 […]

Red Blood Cells & Rocket Launches – PediaCast 396

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description 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 […]

Babysitting, Smartphones, Social Media and Happiness – PediaCast 395

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description 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… […]

Toddler Tantrums, Eye Injuries, Childhood Mortality – PediaCast 394

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description 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 […]

Solid Foods, Window Blinds, Genetic Counseling – PediaCast 393

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description 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 […]

Hypothermia, Frostbite, Basketball Injuries – PediaCast 392

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description 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 […]

Meet the Pharmacist & Giving Kids Medicine – PediaCast 391

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description 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 […]

Coco & Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures – PediaCast 390

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description 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 […]

Kindness… According to Kids! – PediaCast 389

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description 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 […]

Bee Stings, Emergency Care, Influenza – PediaCast 388

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description 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 […]