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Cutting through the NOISE

In today's podcast we review the topic of noise and the harmful effects of environmental sound exposure on developing ears.

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Teen Pregnancy, Abortion and Access to Care

In this episode we review teen pregnancy, options for unsafe or undesired pregnancy and abortion care.

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Preparing for college

In today’s podcast, we discuss preparing for college. We review application process as well as how to prepare to leave home for the first time.

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Pediatric Obesity

Obesity is one the the most common medical conditions in the US with nearly 20% of children 2-19 meeting criteria for obesity. In this podcast we discuss obesity diagnosis and treatment.

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Itching, Sneezing and Wheezing- A Discussion on Seasonal Allergies

40% of children have seasonal allergies. In todays podcast, allergist Dr. Anh Nguyen joins us to review what causes seasonal allergies, how they are diagnosed and treated.

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Youth Sports Injuries- Part 2

In part 2 on youth sports injuries, we focus on injuries of the lower extremities and further review how to avoid these injuries from occurring in the first place!

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Youth Sports Injuries- Part 1

Youth sports injuries are COMMON! In part 1 of this 2-part podcast, we discuss acute vs. overuse injuries, prevention strategies and review the most common injuries of the upper extremity.

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Snack Attack: How to Promote Healthy Snacking

In today’s episode, we discuss the wonderful world of snacks. How to encourage nutritious snacks, foods to avoid and how to prep snacks to allow for healthy food on the go.

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Childhood Grief

In this episode, we are joined by Emily McDaniel — a certified child life specialist at UC Davis Children’s Hospital —in the discussion of grief after the death of a loved one.

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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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Dealing with Your Child’s First Crush

First crushes can occur anytime but generally appear at 10-13 years of age.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Getting Comfortable With Telehealth

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

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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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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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Puberty & Growth

Puberty is a time of significant changes in adolescence, both physically and emotionally. In this episode we discuss the physiology and hormonal triggers for puberty.

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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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