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Self-Care & Wellness for Moms – PediaCast 404

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Dayna Kurtz, author of Mother Matters: A Holistic Guide to Being a Happy, Healthy Mom, joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to explore self-care and wellness for moms. We hope you can join […]

Measles, Junk Food, Depression – PediaCast 403

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description This week we cover more news parents can use! Topics include screen-free week; the impact of motherly depression on her child’s IQ; liquid nicotine and e-cigarette safety; protecting children from junk food ads; and […]

Transitioning Your Teenager to Young Adulthood – PediaCast 402

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description This week we consider the transition of teenagers to young adulthood. It’s important to start early and gradually encourage participation, critical thinking and responsibility. Clinical social workers, Michele Buck and Rebecca Furru, visit the […]

Pants-Wetting, Meat-Eating, Floor-Scooting, Doctor-Choosing – PediaCast 401

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description We answer more of YOUR questions this week! Topics include toddler urinary accidents during the day, meat consumption in young kids, crawling and scooting instead of walking, and choosing the right doctor for your […]

Fatherly Stress, Hoverboards, Teen Drivers – PediaCast 400

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description This week we explore more news parents can use! Topics include fatherly stress at the time of conception, safe infant sleep in the care of babysitters, hoverboard hazards, vaccine rates in those with autism, […]

Parenting with Science – PediaCast 399

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Tracy Cutchlow visits the studio to talk about her book Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science. Discover evidence-based recommendations on a variety of topics, including sleep, meal time, play time, […]

Rare Genetic Diseases – PediaCast 398

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Join us for a look at rare genetic diseases. One or another of these conditions affects 30 million Americans, which means taken as a whole, they aren’t really rare! Dan Koboldt (principal investigator with […]

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… […]