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PediaCast: Pediatric Podcasts for Parents

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A Pediatric Podcast for Parents!

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A Pediatric Podcast for Parents!

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Great info for parents and caregivers

By BennyPack - Jul 20 2019
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Dr. Mike is great at giving nuanced info in a simple way, and making good points for at-home discussion. Some episodes are deep dives into a single broad topic, and other are general news of the day for a big audience. So glad Nationwide Children’s Hosptial does these!

PEDIATRICIAN

By mcdbar - Sep 19 2015
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simply the best ,informative complete and practical Thanks for all your great work

iTunes Ratings

568 Ratings
Average Ratings
483
52
13
7
13

Great info for parents and caregivers

By BennyPack - Jul 20 2019
Read more
Dr. Mike is great at giving nuanced info in a simple way, and making good points for at-home discussion. Some episodes are deep dives into a single broad topic, and other are general news of the day for a big audience. So glad Nationwide Children’s Hosptial does these!

PEDIATRICIAN

By mcdbar - Sep 19 2015
Read more
simply the best ,informative complete and practical Thanks for all your great work
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PediaCast: Pediatric Podcasts for Parents

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A Pediatric Podcast for Parents!

Rank #1: Newborn Care - PediaCast 441

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The Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns to the studio as we consider newborn care. We explore all things new parents need to know, including infant sleeping, feeding, growing, peeing, popping, spitting up and bathing. We also cover fussiness, colic, jaundice, rashes, cradle cap, belly buttons and baby shots. We hope you can join us!

Sep 12 2019

1hr 24mins

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Rank #2: Top 10 Pediatric Symptoms - PediaCast 386

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Join us as we examine the top 10 pediatric symptoms. We consider possible causes, let you know when to worry and explore how providers determine a diagnosis and plan treatment. Are you ready for the fall and winter illness season? Listen and find out!

Sep 13 2017

1hr 29mins

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Rank #3: The Vaccine War - PediaCast 329

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New York Times Best-Selling author and investigative journalist, Seth Mnookin, drops by the PediaCast Studio to talk about his latest book on the vaccine-autism controversy. Hear the events that ignited and fuel the anti-vaccine movement. Why are parents distrustful of science? And what can moms and dads and doctors and scientists and journalists do to promote evidence as we seek best outcomes for our children? It’s an episode of PediaCast you don’t want to miss!

Oct 14 2015

1hr 8mins

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Rank #4: Childhood Vaccines - part 1 - PediaCast 351

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Dr Michael Brady joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a two-part series on childhood vaccines. Today we cover Hepatitis B, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hib, Polio, Rotavirus and the Pneumococcal vaccine. We also explore how immunizations work, talk about herd immunity, and walk through a risk/benefit analysis of the vaccine decision. We hope you can join us!

Aug 31 2016

1hr 5mins

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Rank #5: Ear Infections and Ear Tubes; Outdoor Fun and Spring Injuries - PediaCast 426

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Our Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns as we consider ear infections and ear tubes. Plus, warm weather is on the way (finally!) We have terrific ideas for outdoor fun… and tips for responding to Spring injuries. We hope you can join us!

Mar 21 2019

1hr 21mins

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Rank #6: Baby Problems - PediaCast 323

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Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio as he answers listener questions on a variety of common (and not-so-common) baby problems. Topics include craniosynostosis, duodenal atresia, malrotation with midgut volvulus, pyloric stenosis, intussusception, undescended and retractile testicles, fluoride supplementation, and the relationship between SIDS and residential altitude. Be sure to tune in!

Jul 15 2015

1hr 5mins

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Rank #7: Parenting with Science - PediaCast 399

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Tracy Cutchlow visits the studio to talk about her book Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science. Discover evidence-based recommendations on a variety of topics, including sleep, meal time, play time, discipline, exercise… and many more. We hope you can join us!

Mar 07 2018

59mins

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Rank #8: Video Games, Diaper Rash, Baby Bottles - PediaCast 342

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Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more news parents can use! This week we cover ADHD & school entry age, video games & intellectual ability, and substance abuse prevention in young children. Dr Cherrelle Smith-Ramsey stops by to talk about diaper rash (causes, treatment, prevention), and we answer a listener question about toddler eating and baby bottles.

Mar 30 2016

1hr 7mins

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Rank #9: Autism, Poison Safety, ADHD Meds - PediaCast 344

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Dr Lara McKenzie visits the PediaCast Studio to talk about poison safety. Pediatric news this week covers autism & eye gazing, exercise in the womb and declining rates of ear infections. We also answer a listener question regarding ADHD medication dosing. We’d love to have you join us!

Apr 18 2016

1hr 8mins

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Rank #10: Ibuprofen Allergy, Fever Truths and Myths - PediaCast 421

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This week we answer a listener question about severe ibuprofen allergy (anaphylaxis) and examine truths and myths surrounding fever. We hope you can join us!

Jan 16 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #11: Teenagers and the Opioid Crisis - PediaCast 430

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Join us for the compelling story of teenagers affected by the opioid crisis… and the adolescent medicine doctor who journeys with them on the road to recovery. We also check in with the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance to learn more about their important work.

Apr 16 2019

55mins

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Rank #12: Baby Hearing Loss, Hand Washing, Reading Comprehension - PediaCast 412

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This week we answers listener questions and take a sneak peek into the future of pediatric medicine. Topics include baby hearing loss, hand-washing and family dynamics, reading comprehension, 3D-printed replacement bone, ketamine for teenage depression and a blood test for Kawasaki Disease.

Aug 15 2018

55mins

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Rank #13: Childhood Vaccines - part 2 - PediaCast 352

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Dr Michael Brady returns to the PediaCast Studio for part 2 of our discussion on childhood vaccines. Today we cover Influenza, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Chickenpox, Hepatitis A, Meningococcal and HPV. We also explore common concerns for moms and dads: are kids getting too many shots? Can their immune systems handle these injections? And what about alternate vaccine schedules? We hope you can join us!

Sep 07 2016

1hr 7mins

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Rank #14: Toddler Tantrums, Eye Injuries, Childhood Mortality - PediaCast 394

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Dr Brandy Hunt visits the studio this week to talk about toddler temper tantrums. We also consider influenza, eye injuries from non-powder guns, bariatric surgery and heart health, child mortality in the United States and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). We hope you can join us!

Jan 18 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #15: Potty Training, Sports Drinks, Hearing Loss - PediaCast 365

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This week we answer YOUR questions. Topics include distracted drivers, early potty training, Tdap for adults, homemade sports drinks, ADHD behavior and conductive hearing loss. We hope you can join us!

Jan 11 2017

53mins

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Rank #16: The Intuitive Parent - PediaCast 337

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Dr Stephen Camarata from Vanderbilt joins Dr Mike for a discussion on parental instinct and child development. We also cover chewing speed and the role it plays in weight gain, killing bacteria… with a virus, turtles & salmonella, and strategies for treating and preventing recurrent ear infections. We hope you can join us!

Jan 20 2016

1hr 5mins

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Rank #17: Picky Eaters, Joking & Pretending, Engaged Fathers - PediaCast 326

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Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more News Parents Can Use! This week’s topics include picky eaters, happy kids, joking & pretending, antibiotics & juvenile arthritis, involved fathers and vaccine advocacy.

Aug 26 2015

53mins

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Rank #18: Hemophilia & Baby Sleep - PediaCast 379

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Dr Amy Dunn and members of the Homecare Factor Team visit the PediaCast Studio to talk about hemophilia. We explore the cause, diagnosis and treatment of this bleeding disorder and highlight the challenges these families face. We also consider baby sleep and a new room-sharing study that may impact safe sleep guidelines. We hope you can join us!

Jun 21 2017

52mins

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Rank #19: Chronic Fatigue, Palliative Care, ADHD & Tics - PediaCast 339

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Join Dr Mike for another edition of PediaCast! This week we cover chronic fatigue syndrome, tackle parental debt, and explore the benefits of water coolers in the school cafeteria. Dr Lisa Humphrey and Laura Rozcicha stop by the studio to talk about pediatric palliative care. And then—in our Research Round-Up segment—we consider ADHD medication & motor tics. Be sure to tune in!

Feb 10 2016

1hr 3mins

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Rank #20: Polar Vortex, Toddler Sleep, Baby on the Way - PediaCast 422

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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 concerning toddler sleep and preparing young siblings for the arrival of a new baby in the home. We hope you can join us!

Jan 30 2019

1hr 5mins

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Orthodontics and Braces - PediaCast 450

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Dr Kara Morris visits the PediaCast Studio as we consider orthodontics and braces. We answer the questions parents and kids ask: why are braces needed? Will they hurt? How long do they last? Will braces interfere with sports, band or singing? And how much will they cost? We hope you can join us!

Jan 22 2020

43mins

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Rumination Syndrome - PediaCast 449

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Drs Desale Yacob and Ashley Kroon Van Diest visit the studio as we explore rumination syndrome. Learn the cause, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this condition and discover how it differs from vomiting and reflux. We hope you can join us!

Jan 14 2020

48mins

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Colds and Flu, TV and Exercise, Suicide Prevention - PediaCast 448

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It’s cold and flu season! We explore these common viral infections, including the cause, symptoms, treatment and prevention. Less TV time and more exercise is important for families… we explain why. And learn about an intensive crisis intervention that aims to prevent teen suicide.

Jan 08 2020

54mins

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Croup and Bronchiolitis - PediaCast 447

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Join us as we explore two respiratory illnesses circulating in the community: croup and bronchiolitis. Discover the cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and natural course of these common viral infections. We also consider the latest AAP Clinical Practice Guidelines for bronchiolitis and what these mean for parents and providers.

Dec 11 2019

1hr 14mins

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Fever, Infections and Medicine - PediaCast 446

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Our Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns to the studio as we consider fever, infections and medicine. We explore best ways to take a child’s temperature and explain the cause and treatment of fever. We’ll let you know when to worry and share tips for fighting infections at home. We hope you can join us!

Dec 05 2019

1hr 16mins

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Martial Arts & Competitive Dance - PediaCast 445

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The sports medicine team returns to the studio as we consider martial arts and competitive dance. We explore benefits, training, participation, injuries and rehabilitation for these increasingly popular activities. We hope you can join us!

Nov 12 2019

56mins

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Halloween Safety & Asthma Express - PediaCast 444

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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 and treatment of asthma and explore a special program at Nationwide Children’s called Asthma Express. We hope you can join us!

Oct 23 2019

52mins

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Influenza & Flu Shots - PediaCast 443

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A simple flu shot can save your life! PediaCast and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention team up this week to bring you the latest information regarding influenza, including what to expect this flu season, signs and symptoms of the disease, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. We hope you can join us!

Oct 01 2019

41mins

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Communication and Support for Families with Complex Medical Conditions - PediaCast 442

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Over three million children in the United States are challenged by complex medical conditions. This week we discuss engagement and support between affected families and their providers. Our panel includes Dr Garey Noritz (chief of Complex Care) and Marilyn Friedman (Child Life specialist). Carrie Holt also visits the studio. She is a mom whose family has faced many challenges… and rewards… as the result of her son’s complex condition. We hope you can join us!

Sep 26 2019

1hr 10mins

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Newborn Care - PediaCast 441

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The Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns to the studio as we consider newborn care. We explore all things new parents need to know, including infant sleeping, feeding, growing, peeing, popping, spitting up and bathing. We also cover fussiness, colic, jaundice, rashes, cradle cap, belly buttons and baby shots. We hope you can join us!

Sep 12 2019

1hr 24mins

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Syndromic Craniosynostosis - PediaCast 440

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Drs Gregory Pearson and Ibrahim Khansa visit the studio as we explore syndromic craniosynostosis. This condition impacts growth of a baby’s skull. We discuss the cause, symptoms, diagnosis, management, complications and long-term outlook for kids affected by this disorder. We hope you can join us!

Aug 20 2019

51mins

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Tooth Care for Kids and Teens - PediaCast 439

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Dr Janice Townsend returns to the PediaCast Studio as we conclude our dental trilogy. This week we explore tooth care for kids and teens, including brushing and flossing (of course), fluoride, cavities, fillings, root canals, crowns, implants, dental sealants and teeth whitening. We hope you can join us!

Aug 15 2019

54mins

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Diabetes, Kara and the (Not So) Dire Beastie - PediaCast 438

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Kara & the (Not So) Dire Beastie is an animated series aimed at helping young patients and their families better understand type 1 diabetes. Series creators, Dr Angelina Bernier and Alan Caudel, visit the studio as we explore the development and impact of this important project. We hope you can join us!

Jul 30 2019

48mins

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Grandparents, Nail Polish, Heroin and Driving - PediaCast 437

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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 autism and early preparation for flu season. We hope you can join us!

Jul 18 2019

42mins

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Keeping Kids Safe - PediaCast 436

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Our Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns as we consider keeping kids safe at home and away. We share important tips aimed at preventing broken bones, burns, choking, drowning, head injuries, poisoning and more. We hope you can join us!

Jul 11 2019

1hr 11mins

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

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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 YOUR questions answered on the podcast. We hope you can join us!

Jun 27 2019

1hr 11mins

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Athletes with Disabilities & Adaptive Sports Medicine - PediaCast 434

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Physical fitness and sports participation benefit everyone, including those challenged by disability. Adaptive sports medicine supports disabled athletes by anticipating need, providing help and connecting families with essential resources. Dr Jonathan Napolitano and Ashley Davidson visit the studio as we explore this important topic. We hope you can join us!

Jun 12 2019

50mins

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Summer Slide and DIY Sunscreen - PediaCast 433

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Students lose lots of math and reading skills over the summer. We examine the summer slide and offer fun tips for keeping kids on their academic toes during the break. Then we explore sun safety, including the dangerous practice of making sunscreen at home. We hope you can join us!

May 29 2019

1hr 9mins

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Anxiety in Children and Teenagers - PediaCast 432

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Dr Anna Kerlek visits the studio as we consider anxiety in children and teenagers. Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in the pediatric population, affecting every age from toddlers to teens. Join us as we explore causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

May 14 2019

1hr 6mins

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What's Up with Measles and the MMR Vaccine? - PediaCast 431

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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 cause, symptoms, complications, treatment and prevention. Then we’ll cover MMR: How does it work, what’s in it and how safe are the ingredients? It’s a measles extravaganza you won’t want to miss!

May 01 2019

1hr 16mins

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iTunes Ratings

568 Ratings
Average Ratings
483
52
13
7
13

Great info for parents and caregivers

By BennyPack - Jul 20 2019
Read more
Dr. Mike is great at giving nuanced info in a simple way, and making good points for at-home discussion. Some episodes are deep dives into a single broad topic, and other are general news of the day for a big audience. So glad Nationwide Children’s Hosptial does these!

PEDIATRICIAN

By mcdbar - Sep 19 2015
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simply the best ,informative complete and practical Thanks for all your great work