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Family Literacy & Great Books for Every Age – PediaCast 417

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description November is Family Literacy Month! Dr Alex Rakowsky and Dr Mary Ann Abrams visit the studio as we explore the many benefits of reading. We share tips for nurturing a child’s love of written […]

Pilonidal Disease, Infant Walkers, Teen Suicide – PediaCast 416

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Dr Peter Minneci visits the studio as we explore the symptoms, treatment and prevention of pilonidal disease. Also considered this week: MiraLAX and infant-walker safety, texting while driving and teenage suicide. We hope you […]

Benefits & Risks of Immunizations, HPV Vaccine, Meningitis Shot – PediaCast 415

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description This week we explore the real benefits and risks of immunizations. Have your children had their HPV vaccine? (They should… and that includes your boys!) What about the meningitis shot? And how many shots […]

Back to School: Audience Q&A – PediaCast 414

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description 10TV’s Tracy Townsend and Dr Mike entertain back-to-school questions from our Facebook Live audience. Topics include sleep hygiene, breakfast and school lunches, after school activities, immunizations, vision and hearing problems, illness prevention, energy drinks, […]

West Nile Virus & Fertility Preservation – PediaCast 413

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Dr Leena Nahata and Stacy Whiteside visit the studio as we consider fertility preservation. Many children and teens face disease and medical treatment that affects future fertility. Find out what can be done now […]

Baby Hearing Loss, Hand Washing, Reading Comprehension – PediaCast 412

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description This week we answer listener questions and take a sneak peek into the future of pediatric medicine. Topics include baby hearing loss, hand-washing and family dynamics, reading comprehension, 3D-printed replacement bone, ketamine for teenage depression […]

Salmonella, Meningitis, Teenage Endometriosis – PediaCast 411

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Dr Leslie Appiah visits the PediaCast Studio as we explore teenage endometriosis. Discover the cause, symptoms, work-up, treatment and long-term outlook for those affected. Also reviewed this week: salmonella and meningitis. We hope you […]

Lawn Mowers & Clubfoot – PediaCast 410

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Dr Amanda Whitaker visits the studio as we explore the cause, diagnosis and treatment of a common birth defect: clubfoot. We also consider lawn mower safety with tips and best practices for trimming the […]

Fitness Facts & Ideas – PediaCast 409

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description This week we review bicycle safety (hint: helmets are REALLY important!). Then our Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns as we consider fitness facts and ideas for all ages. Whether the sun is shining… […]

Button Batteries & Honey, Retro Toddler – PediaCast 408

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Dr Anne Zachry visits the studio as we explore her new book from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Retro Toddler: More Than 100 Old-School Activities to Boost Development. We also consider the benefit of […]