Tag Archives: safety

Halloween Safety & Asthma Express – PediaCast 444

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Halloween is around the corner! This week we cover safety tips for families choosing costumes, carving pumpkins and heading outdoors for tricks and treats. Fall also brings wheezing. We consider the cause, symptoms, diagnosis […]

Grandparents, Nail Polish, Heroin and Driving – PediaCast 437

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description This week we cover more news parents can use. Topics include abusive caregivers, grandparents and their dangerous drug habits, hazards of personal care products, teenage heroin use, teen suicide, driver education for those with […]

Bikes & Babies, Safe Cookware, Adults with Autism – PediaCast 435

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description This week we answer more listener questions. Topics include traveling with infants, bikes and babies, toddlers who bite, safe cookware, the meningitis B vaccine and adults with autism. Plus we’ll share how to get […]

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 […]

Polar Vortex, Toddler Sleep, Baby on the Way – PediaCast 422

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description It’s winter in Ohio and the Polar Vortex is here! This week we cover cold-weather safety, including tips for preventing, recognizing and treating frostbite and hypothermia. We also answer a pair of listener questions […]

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 […]

Playing it Safe in the Summer – PediaCast 406

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Subscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Description Our Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns to the studio as we explore summer safety. Dr Alex Rakowsky and Dr Mary Ann Abrams share plenty of tips for keeping your kids injury-free this warm-weather […]

AEDs, Vaccine Safety, Amusement Rides – PediaCast 251

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Subscribe: Android | RSSJoin Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions. This week we cover the Boston Marathon bombing, automated external defibrillators, vaccine safety and the history of the MMR-Autism fiasco, up-close screen time's effect […]