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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

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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Appendicitis

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

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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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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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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

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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Toddlers

Nightmares—Causes & Cures

Most children will experience nightmares, and other sleep disorders such as night terrors and sleepwalking occur less frequently.

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Children

Kids and Pets Benefits

Pets can be great additions to families, but when is the right time to introduce a pet to children? Dogs and cats are popular choices, but what about hamsters, fish, birds or reptiles?

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Ear Piercing and Children

It's common for children to have their ears pierced. In this episode, we discuss some options for where to get ears pierced, some common complications of ear piercing and how to avoid them, and more.

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Toddlers

Kids and Fever

Fever is an extremely common concern that presents to the pediatricians office. In this episode, we discuss the reasons why fevers occur so commonly in kids. We will debunk some of the common myths.

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Children

Nosebleeds Nowadays

Nosebleeds are very common during childhood, especially for children less than 10 years of age. The vast majority of nosebleeds are mild and resolve on their own or with a little help.

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Toddlers

Racism Impact on Children (Part 2)

We often think of racism as a societal issue. In addition, racism directly negatively impacts children’s health. How can we talk about racism with children? What about structural or institutional racism?

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Toddlers

Racism Impact on Children (Part 1)

We often think of racism as a societal issue. In addition, racism directly negatively impacts children’s health. How can we talk about racism with children? What about structural or institutional racism?

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Toddlers

Throwing Some Shade: A Discussion of Sun Safety

Sun exposure and sunburns increase the risk of skin cancer. That’s why it’s important to protect the skin of children from harmful UV rays.

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Toddlers

Adverse Childhood Experiences Explained

Adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress are extremely common. Two out of every three people experience one or more traumatic early life event.

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Children

Seizures & Epilepsy in Children

Seizures are the most common brain disorder seen in children. In this podcast, we discuss epilepsy, febrile seizures and seizure mimics.

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Toddlers

Firearm Safety & Children

Firearm safety remains a pressing issue as everyday 78 children, teens, and young adults are injured or killed by guns in the United States.

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Teens

Addressing School Struggles

It is not uncommon for children to struggle with school. This could occur with one particular subject or school in general. There are many possible reasons for children to have trouble learning.

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Hard Times–Constipation in Children

Constipation is extremely common in children. In fact, it is one of the top 10 concerns brought up in the pediatric office. In this episode, we talk to pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Daphne Say about constipation.

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Toddlers

Pediatric Complementary & Alternative Medicine (Part 2)

Complementary and alternative medicines such as supplements, chiropractic manipulation, massage and acupuncture are becoming more popular with adults and children world-wide.

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Toddlers

Pediatric Complementary & Alternative Medicine (Part 1)

Complementary and alternative medicines such as supplements, chiropractic manipulation, acupuncture and massage are becoming more popular with adults and children world-wide.

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Toddlers

Riding in Cars With Kids–Car Seats, Boosters and Riding Shotgun

Car seats have been one of the biggest victories in child safety in our lifetime. However, many still find the laws and recommendations around car seats confusing.

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