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How to save a life: CPR and AED use

In today’s podcast on CPR and AED use, we discuss key points about what to do in case you are a witness of cardiac arrest– including how to perform CPR, use an AED and more.

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Toddlers

Teething Toddlers

In this podcast we discuss the myths surrounding teething, general symptoms of teething, typical timing of teething, teething toys to use and avoid, as well as the dangers of some medications marketed for teething.

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Toddlers

Pediatric High Blood Pressure

In today’s podcast, we discuss the basics of hypertension—including common causes, risk factors, screening, symptoms and reading the systolic (top) and diastolic (bottom) numbers

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Toddlers

Sun Safety: Protect Children & Beat the Heat

In today’s podcast, learn all about how to keep kids safe in the heat and different heat illnesses such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke

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Toddlers

Unravelling the Wonder Drug: Penicillin Allergy

Many people avoid using penicillin because of allergy concerns. We discuss how to evaluate children for penicillin allergy.

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Toddlers

Pain, please go away: Post-Op Pain Management

In today’s podcast, we explore techniques used to assess pain, non-pharmacological treatments for pain management, and common medications used to control pain—both before and after surgery

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Toddlers

What's with the bulge? Hernias in children

Pediatric hernias are common in children. In today’s podcast, we discuss what a hernia is and how inguinal and umbilical hernias are diagnosed and treated.

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Toddlers

Coronavirus--Special Update Edition 14 July 2021

In this special episode, we discuss the benefits and risks of COVID-19 vaccine for teens, including discussing inflammation of the heart (myocarditis)

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Teens

Appendicitis

In today’s podcast, we discuss all things appendicitis with pediatric surgeon Dr. Jonathan Kohler.

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Toddlers

The Egg Episode

Children like to eat eggs, but are they healthy? We discuss cholesterol concerns, the nutritional value of eggs, how they can best fit into your child’s diet.

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Teens

All About Acne

In this episode, we discuss this common skin condition. We review what causes acne, address common questions and review the most common acne treatment options and their side effects.

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Toddlers

Food Allergies in Children

Food allergies are common complaints in the pediatric office. In this episode we discuss how to differentiate true food allergies versus food intolerance.

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Teens

Talking With Teens: Relationships and Sex - Part 2

Talking to your child and teen about healthy relationships and sexuality is never an easy conversation, but it is an important one.

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Teens

Talking With Teens: Relationships and Sex - Part 1

Talking to your child and teen about healthy relationships and sexuality is never an easy conversation, but it is an important one.

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Toddlers

Getting Comfortable With Telehealth

In this episode we discuss the role that telemedicine has played during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Toddlers

The Threat of Digital Advertising to Children

Digital advertisements are increasingly targeting children when they play games, go on social media, use apps, and in the many other ways that children access the internet.

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Babies

Newborn Hospital Care

The first days in the hospital with your newborn are overwhelming. In this episode, we discuss the importance of and rationale behind the hepatitis B vaccine, erythromycin eye ointment and the vitamin K injection.

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Children

The Importance of Gratitude for Families

Did you know that children who are more grateful are happier and healthier? In this episode, we discuss specific strategies that parents can use in order to have their children think more deeply about being grateful.

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Teens

Coronavirus-Focus on Opening Schools-Special Update Edition 17 February 2021

In this special episode, we discuss the impact of school closures on children and families including suboptimal learning via distance, nutritional and behavioral challenges, the impact on parents, and more.

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Children

Heart Murmurs

Heart murmurs are extremely common in childhood, and the vast majority of these are innocent childhood murmurs.

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Toddlers

Children and Cycling Safety

This episode is all about cycling. We discuss questions on common sense cycling safety rules that every child should know, how to safely bike to school, common cycling injuries, and how to get started early.

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Toddlers

Potty Training

Potty training is an important developmental milestone. Many children will obtain day time continence by 24-36 months, and nighttime continence follows later, usually by age 6.

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Toddlers

Preparing For Medical Procedures

Some children are fearful about going to the doctor’s office or procedures such as routine immunizations or stitches. We discuss several conventional and alternative techniques to minimize pain and lesson fear.

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