Category Archives: PediaCast

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 […]

Ear Infections and Ear Tubes; Outdoor Fun and Spring Injuries – PediaCast 426

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Our Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns as we consider ear infections and ear tubes. Plus, warm weather is on the way (finally!) We have terrific ideas for outdoor fun… and tips for responding […]

Paging Dr Google: Tips for Finding the Best Medical Information Online – PediaCast 425

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description This week we explore tips for finding trustworthy medical information online. What is the best way to search? Which sites and social media should you visit? Who can you trust… and how do you […]

Sports Physicals – PediaCast 424

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Dr Jim MacDonald and Dr Peter Kriz visit the PediaCast Studio as we consider the pre-participation sports physical. What makes this visit different than a well-child exam? What are the important components and where […]