Newborn Care - PediaCast 441
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!
12 Sep 2019
Top 10 Pediatric Symptoms - PediaCast 386
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!
13 Sep 2017
Coronavirus (COVID-19): What You Need to Know - PediaCast 455
Everything you need to know about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 disease. We go beyond the headlines and dive deep, exploring the cause, transmission, symptoms, treatment, risks, complications and prevention of this rapidly evolving pandemic. We hope you can join us!
11 Mar 2020
Infant Teething and Toddler Tooth Care - PediaCast 423
Dr Janice Townsend is Chief of Dentistry at Nationwide Children’s. She joins us to answer questions about infant teething and tooth care for babies and toddlers. We explore symptom relief, brushing, fluoride, cavities, thumb-sucking and pacifiers. We hope you can join us!
7 Feb 2019
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What's Up with Measles and the MMR Vaccine? - PediaCast 431
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!
1 May 2019
Picky Eaters, Joking & Pretending, Engaged Fathers - PediaCast 326
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.
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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!
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Dr Sudarshan Jadcherla stops by the PediaCast Studio to talk about neonatal and infant feeding problems. We consider common causes, diagnostic tests and evidence-based treatment strategies. Learn about abnormal swallowing, reflux and GI motility issues… in babies. We hope you can join us!
19 Apr 2017
Talking To Children & Teens About Sex - PediaCast 331
Dr Elise Berlan and Dr Wendy Anderson-Willis join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on talking with kids and teens about sex. When should these talks begin? What constitutes “THE TALK?” What is the parents’ role in sex education? And what about birth control and sexually transmitted infections? Arm yourself with accurate information… and the best ways to discuss these sensitive topics with your children and teenagers.
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This week we explore the real benefits and risks of immunizations. Have your children had their HPV vaccine? (They should… and that includes your boys!) What about the meningitis shot? And how many shots are too many? Dr Mike Brady stops by as we consider common vaccine questions asked by parents. We hope you can join us!
19 Sep 2018
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Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for our final show of 2016. This week we cover more news parents can use. Topics include lying on your back during pregnancy, infant teething, making the switch from whole milk to a low-fat variety, family media use and the benefit of scout or guide participation on a child’s future mental health. Happy holidays, everyone!
14 Dec 2016
All About MRSA - PediaCast 328
Dr Sheldon Kaplan (from Texas Children’s Hospital) and Dr Bill Barson joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). We discuss the emergence of this pathogen, typical disease symptoms, diagnosis and treatment strategies in light of antibiotic resistance. We also cover recurrent MRSA infections and ways to prevent them. We hope you can join us!
7 Oct 2015
Toddler Tantrums, Eye Injuries, Childhood Mortality - PediaCast 394
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!
18 Jan 2018
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We are back with more news parents can use! This week we explore smoking & schizophrenia, techniques for helping babies sleep at night, and the effect early walking has on bone strength. Dr Michael Dunn stops by to talk about summertime cuts and scrapes. And we answer a listener question related to herpes and hand foot mouth disease. We hope you can join us!
15 Jun 2016
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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!
18 Apr 2016
Listener Question Marathon part 1 - PediaCast 334
PediaCast ends the year with a bang with questions from listeners throughout the United States and around the world! Join us for part 1 of our end-of-the-year Listener Question Marathon. Topics include pregnancy spacing, baby sleep, sleeping on tummy, toddler biting, peanut allergies, toddler talking, potty training, toddler anesthesia, and tonsils & snoring. It’s the first chapter of the BIG show that YOU made… Be sure to tune-in!
11 Dec 2015
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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!
20 Jan 2016
Fever, Infections and Medicine - PediaCast 446
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!
5 Dec 2019
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We answer more of YOUR questions this week! Topics include toddler urinary accidents during the day, meat consumption in young kids, crawling and scooting instead of walking, and choosing the right doctor for your child’s care. We hope you can join us!
17 Apr 2018
Listener Question Marathon part 2 - PediaCast 335
PediaCast ends the year with a bang with questions from listeners throughout the United States and around the world! Join us for part 2 of our end-of-the-year Listener Question Marathon. Topics include sports turf rubber pellets & cancer, vegan diets, homeschooling, speech problems & bowel issues, egg allergy & vaccines. It’s the final chapter of the BIG show that YOU made… Be sure to tune-in!
17 Dec 2015