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Monkeypox Madness

In this episode we discuss the ongoing Monkeypox virus outbreak

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Insects Be Gone

Protect your children against insect bites

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Kids & Masking

Masks are effective preventing transmission of respiratory pathogens such as COVID-19, and the vast majority of children 2 years of age and older can wear masks safely. What is the best type of mask for your child?

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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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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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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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Coronavirus–Focus on Vaccine–Special Update Edition 9 December 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena and Dr. Dean talk about vaccines developed for the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Influenza and Children: Prevent the Flu

It’s very common for children to get influenza. And although most children recover, it may occasionally result in serious illness.

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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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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 15 July 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena and Dr. Dean talk about disease due to the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic. We discuss major recent developments and focus on how to plan on opening schools.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 17 June 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena and Dr. Dean talk about disease due to the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic. We discuss major developments this week.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 21 May 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena and Dr. Dean talk about disease due to the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic. We discuss major developments this week.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 6 May 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena and Dr. Dean talk about disease due to the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic. We discuss major developments this week.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 22 April 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena and Dr. Dean talk about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We discuss major developments this week.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 15 April 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena and Dr. Dean talk about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We discuss new research that listeners may have seen in the news.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 8 April 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena and Dr. Dean talk about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We discuss the current state of transmission in the US and worldwide.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 1 April 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena and Dr. Dean talk about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We discuss continuing recommendations.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 24 March 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena and Dr. Dean talk about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We discuss the availability of diagnostic testing, recommendations for who should get tested, and more.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 18 March 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena and Dr. Dean talk about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We discuss the dramatic public health responses to community transmission now ongoing in the US and much of the world.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 11 March 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena interviews Dr. Dean about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We discuss the latest on worldwide and US cases.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 4 March 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena interviews Dr. Dean about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, that originated in China and is now being reported worldwide.

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Coronavirus–Special Update Edition 26 February 2020

In this special episode, Dr. Lena interviews Dr. Dean about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, that originated in China and is now being reported worldwide.

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