Tag Archives: depression

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 […]

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 […]

School Performance, Brain Tumors, W-Sitting – PediaCast 340

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a Zika Virus update and more News Parents Can Use. This week we consider how parental depression, bed time, and text messaging affect school grades. Dr […]

Teen Suicide – PediaCast 315

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes DESCRIPTION This week, Dr Mike takes a comprehensive look at Teen Suicide. We discuss the scope of the problem, risk factors, warning signs, prevention strategies, treatment options, long-term outlook for suicidal teens and ongoing research […]

Narcissists, Sex Education, E-Cigarettes – PediaCast 313

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes DESCRIPTION Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for another edition of News Parents Can Use. This week’s topics include raising little narcissists, divorce & obesity, sex education, pre-teen depression, smoking and E-cigarettes. TOPICS Raising […]

Vitamin D, Cigars, Mozart – PediaCast 198

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Subscribe: Android | RSSJoin Dr Mike as he covers news parents can use and adds three scientific studies to our research round-up. Topics this week include Vitamin D and its link to depression, dissolvable tobacco and nicotine (bad!), flavored cigars […]