PediaCast

PediaCast

  • Sleep Machines, ADHD, Teen Suicide - PediaCast 283

    Apr 02, 2014 | 42 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more news parents can use. This week’s topics include infant sleep machines, breastfeeding & IQ, ADHD & obesity, teen suicide, cyberbullying, gang membership, and the benefits of volunteer opportunities.
  • Multiple Fevers, Molluscum Contagiosum, Tongue-Tied Babies - PediaCast 282

    Mar 25, 2014 | 49 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions. This weeks topics: multiple fevers, ear tubes & swimming, molluscum contagiosum, pasteurization, tongue-tied babies, and the poison plants of summer!
  • Infantile Spasms - PediaCast 281

    Mar 19, 2014 | 60 min
    Dr John Mytinger joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about infantile spasms. The condition is rare, but moms and dads and doctors must know the signs to avoid a delay in diagnosis and reduce the risk of permanent and severe developmental injury. We’ll also cover safe sleep for babies!
  • Sudden Cardiac Death in Student Athletes - PediaCast 280

    Feb 26, 2014 | 45 min
    Dr Naomi Kertesz joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about sudden cardiac death in student athletes. Topics include pre-participation screening and EKG, AED devices, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, coronary artery abnormalities, and long QT syndrome. We’ll also take a quick look at high chair injuries!
  • Music Therapy, Shopping Carts, Marijuana - PediaCast 279

    Feb 19, 2014 | 41 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more News Parents Can Use! This week’s topics include music therapy, bullies & obesity, shopping cart injuries, peanuts & pregnancy, marijuana, and dry skin.
  • Chronic Cough, Potty Training, Big Babies - PediaCast 278

    Feb 12, 2014 | 59 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions. This week’s topics include chronic cough, birthing center safety, potty training, vocal cord nodules, big babies and big tonsils!
  • Babbling Babies, Veggie Rewards, Raw Milk - PediaCast 277

    Jan 29, 2014 | 41 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more news parents can use. This week’s topics include baby talk, the cost of ear infections, veggie rewards, bullying, raw milk, and conjunctivitis.
  • Influenza, RSV, Croup - PediaCast 276

    Jan 22, 2014 | 71 min
    Welcome to PediaCast 2014! We kick off the year with a Listener Edition of the program. Topics include skin wounds, finger gnawing (yes, you read that right), and a nuts and bolts approach to influenza, RSV, and croup. We also discuss daily routines… and The Best Doctors in America. Join us!
  • Screen Time, Back Injuries, Night Owls - PediaCast 275

    Dec 18, 2013 | 37 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for our final installment of 2013. This week’s topics include managing screen time, skin-to-skin contact in the delivery room, young athletes & back injuries, returning to the classroom following a concussion, big trouble for night owls, and the best gift you can give your kids this holiday season.
  • Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity - PediaCast 274

    Dec 11, 2013 | 30 min
    Dr Ivor Hill joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to discuss the nuts and bolts of celiac disease. We cover the cause, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment… along with the latest research topics. Find out how gluten sensitivity differs from celiac disease… and the benefits of a gluten-free diet!
  • Listener Question Marathon - PediaCast 273

    Nov 20, 2013 | 65 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for our final installment of listener questions for 2013. Topics include antidepressants & pregnancy, newborn oral hygiene, circumcision, family doctors, international food safety, tuberculosis, potty training, mystery rash, speech problems, choking phobia, vitamins, and medical marijuana.
  • The Biology of Language - PediaCast 272

    Nov 13, 2013 | 54 min
    Dr Christopher Bartlett and Dr Stephen Petrill join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about the biology of language. Topics include genetic research involving specific language disorder, the relationship between language and autism, and the emerging field of mathematical medicine.
  • Buying Breast Milk Online, Sport Stars, Fake IDs - PediaCast 271

    Nov 06, 2013 | 47 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more news parents can use. This week’s topics include buying breast milk online, learning about germs… while visiting farms, bad influence from sport stars, MMR & febrile seizures, and fake ID use among college students.
  • Sleep Problems - PediaCast 270

    Oct 30, 2013 | 68 min
    Dr Mark Splaingard joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about sleep problems from infancy through the teenage years. Topics include infants crying in the night, bedtime resistance in toddlers, fears and nightmares, night terrors, sleep walking, insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, sleep studies, and daytime problems made worse by poor sleep.
  • Antibiotics, Co-Sleeping, Hankies - PediaCast 269

    Oct 23, 2013 | 46 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions. This week’s topics include antibiotics & ear infections, co-sleeping, breath holding, the American Academy of Pediatrics, tissues vs hankies, the circumcision debate, and moms who try to breastfeed… without success.
  • Childhood Hypertension - PediaCast 268

    Oct 16, 2013 | 45 min
    Join Dr Mike and Dr Andrew Schwaderer in the PediaCast Studio as they discuss childhood hypertension. From diagnosis and treatment to complications and prevention, we cover the ins and outs of high blood pressure in kids.
  • Colic, ADHD, Home Birth - PediaCast 267

    Oct 09, 2013 | 44 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for another Research Round-Up! Topics this week include infant colic & migraine headaches, ADHD & injuries, unfilled prescriptions, and home births. We’ll deconstruct the studies, explore the results, and add a practical spin for moms and dads.
  • Dental Injuries - PediaCast 266

    Oct 02, 2013 | 42 min
    Dr Elizabeth Gosnell returns to the PediaCast Studio to talk about dental injuries. Join us as she and Dr Mike discuss the emergency and long-term treatment of chipped, fractured, dislodged, and knocked-out teeth.
  • Ear Infections, Soda Pop, Polio - PediaCast 265

    Sep 18, 2013 | 57 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio this week for another Listener edition of our program. Topics include the great circumcision debate, teen problems, ear infections, soda pop, and polio.
  • Seasonal Allergies - PediaCast 264

    Sep 11, 2013 | 53 min
    Join Dr David Stukus and Dr Mike Patrick in the PediaCast Studio as they discuss seasonal allergies. With ragweed season in full swing, you’ll want to know the cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, complications, and prevention of this common disorder. All this… plus the hottest topics in the world of allergy research!
  • Good News, Grapes, Teen Fighting - PediaCast 263

    Sep 04, 2013 | 40 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for another round of News Parents Can Use. This week’s topics include some good news on obesity rates and breastfeeding, high blood pressure, the real benefits of grapes, teen fights & IQ scores, and listener feedback on homemade baby food and botulism.
  • Breath Holding, Broken Bones, Muscle Tone - PediaCast 262

    Aug 21, 2013 | 54 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions. This week’s topics include breath-holding spells, potty training, broken bones, swallowed glass, strep throat, low muscle tone, and the use of antibiotics (instead of surgery) to treat appendicitis.
  • Concussions & Mobile Apps - PediaCast 261

    Aug 14, 2013 | 47 min
    Dr Thomas Pommering and Dr Jason Mihalik (from UNC Chapel Hill) join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about concussions. Topics include the cause, evaluation, and treatment of concussions. We also cover mobile apps for concussion care, neurocognitive testing, return-to-play progression, and Ohio’s Concussion Law.
  • Sibling Rivalry, Irregular Bedtime, Boosting Vocabulary - PediaCast 260

    Jul 24, 2013 | 49 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for another News Parents Can Use edition of our program. Topics this week include sibling rivalry, antibiotics & eczema, irregular bedtime, vaccines & robots, boosting vocabulary, and the correct use of EpiPens.
  • Food Allergies - PediaCast 259

    Jul 17, 2013 | 71 min
    Dr Rebecca Scherzer and Dr Peter Mustillo join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a comprehensive look at food allergies. We cover the bases: from why food allergies occur… to the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of this common problem.
  • Mosquito Bites, Laxatives, Homemade Baby Food - PediaCast 258

    Jul 10, 2013 | 59 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions! This week’s topics include mosquito bites & meningitis, the dangers of laxative use, obstructive sleep apnea & sleep studies, vaccine reactions, homemade baby food & botulism, and gluten-free summertime cooking.
  • Baby Helmets, Speech Therapy, Picky Eaters - PediaCast 257

    Jun 26, 2013 | 55 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions. This week’s topics include pacifiers and ear infections, baby helmets for flat spots, vertigo in toddlers, speech therapy, picky eaters, and headphone safety.
  • All About Seizures & Epilepsy - PediaCast 256

    Jun 12, 2013 | 72 min
    Dr Anup Patel joins Dr Mike in the Pediacast Studio for a nuts and bolts approach to seizures and epilepsy. We cover the cause, diagnosis and medical management of these disorders. What should parents do when their child has a seizure? What are febrile seizures and are they a cause for alarm? All this… plus a look at cutting-edge surgical treatment for children with epilepsy.
  • Pacifiers, Allergy Drops, Caffeinated Gum - PediaCast 255

    Jun 05, 2013 | 41 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio as he covers more News Parents Can Use. This week’s topics include tornado safety, introducing infant formula to breast fed babies, parents sucking pacifiers, allergy oral drops… instead of shots, gasoline safety, caffeinated gum, and study drug abuse by teenagers.
  • Leave No Child Inside, PlayScapes, Nature Camps - PediaCast 254

    May 22, 2013 | 56 min
    Dr James MacDonald and Jenny Morgan join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about the “Leave No Child Inside” movement. We’ll discuss the risks of staying indoors and the physical and mental benefits of children interacting with nature. We cover backyard PlayScapes, outdoor classrooms, and nature camps… plus research that supports the movement!
  • Period Problems - PediaCast 253

    May 15, 2013 | 52 min
    Join Dr Mike Patrick and Dr Cynthia Holland-Hall in the PediaCast Studio as they discuss common menstrual problems. Topics include the science behind the normal cycle, early (precocious) puberty, delayed puberty, irregular periods, heavy & long-lasting periods, menstrual cramps & other symptoms, PMS (premenstrual syndrome), and tampons vs pads. Great listen for moms and dads… and teenage girls!
  • Syncope, Rabies, Controlling Toddlers - PediaCast 252

    May 08, 2013 | 51 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions! This week’s topics include Metro Parks, syncope, discharging newborns from the hospital, rabies & breastfeeding, sacrococcygeal teratomas, controlling toddlers, chronic diarrhea, ground rules for sharing, and planned home births.
  • AEDs, Vaccine Safety, Amusement Rides - PediaCast 251

    May 01, 2013 | 39 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions. This week we cover the Boston Marathon Bombing, automated external defibrillators, vaccine safety, up-close screen time & eyesight, and amusement rides.
  • Baby Reflux, Wilderness Therapy, Military Deployment - PediaCast 250

    Apr 24, 2013 | 44 min
    Join Dr Mike in the Pediacast Studio for another News Parents Can Use edition of our program. Topics this week include Autism Speaks, baby reflux, robot therapy, wilderness therapy, military deployment, and prevention of alcohol abuse in middle school through college.
  • Eating Disorders - PediaCast 249

    Apr 17, 2013 | 52 min
    Join Dr Mike Patrick and Dr Terrill Bravender in the PediaCast Studio for a detailed discussion on eating disorders. From risk factors and symptoms to diagnosis and treatment, we’ll cover everything you need to know about anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating.
  • Auditory Processing, Night Shift, Baby Yoga - PediaCast 248

    Apr 10, 2013 | 58 min
    This week Dr Mike tackles more of your questions! Join us in the PediaCast studio as we cover auditory processing disorder, hemangiopericytoma, working the night shift while pregnant, subgaleal hemorrhage, baby yoga, and listening skills.
  • Middle School Dating, Kitchen Gardens, Milk in College - PediaCast 247

    Apr 03, 2013 | 29 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for another edition of News Parents can Use. This week we cover misuse of ADHD medications, middle school dating, the benefits of kitchen gardens, physical activity goals, and drinking milk in college.
  • All About ADHD - PediaCast 246

    Mar 27, 2013 | 52 min
    Dr Rebecca Baum joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to discuss the nuts and bolts of ADHD. This comprehensive podcast covers the cause, diagnosis and treatment of this common condition. We also cover comorbid disorders, adult ADHD and the hottest topics in ADHD research.
  • Superfood, Bilingual Babies, Music Lessons - PediaCast 245

    Mar 06, 2013 | 33 min
    Join Dr Mike for another News Parents Can Use edition of our program. This week we cover an honest-to-goodness SUPERFOOD that could save your child’s life. We also explore the introduction of multiple languages to your infant and explain why 3-year-olds “know best.” Plus… When is the ideal time to start music lessons? And new research on paying attention to your child’s “media diet.” It’s all coming your way… this week… on Pediacast!
  • Infant Potty Training, Cockroaches, Scarlet Fever - PediaCast 244

    Feb 27, 2013 | 38 min
    Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for another edition of News Parents Can Use. Is it possible to get your infant out of diapers by 9 months of age? What do air pollution, cockroaches, and asthma have in common? Could scarlet fever really have caused Mary Ingalls’ blindness? And if so, could scarlet fever cause blindness in your child? Answers to these questions and more… in this week’s installment of our program!
  • Gut Microbes - PediaCast 243

    Feb 20, 2013 | 63 min
    Dr Sandra Kim joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about the intestinal microbiome. We’ll cover the good organisms and the bad ones. How do one trillion tiny creatures living inside each of us affect daily health? What is their relationship with inflammatory disease and chronic illness? How do we get rid of the bad and replace with the good? All this, plus the hottest topics in the world of gut microbe research.
  • Asthma Technology & Mobile Apps - PediaCast 242

    Feb 13, 2013 | 38 min
    Dr David Stukus and Dr Nabeel Farooqui join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about asthma. We’ll nutshell the disease and take a look at emerging technology for managing asthma — including the use of mobile apps!
  • Parenting 101: Baby Basics - PediaCast 241

    Feb 06, 2013 | 70 min
    Join Dr Mike Patrick and Dr Sarah Denny for a special edition of PediaCast! This week, we cover 25 topics every new mom and dad needs to know inside and out. Voluminous baby care books abound, but this practical get-started guide will have you up and running with your newborn infant in no time flat.

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