Dr Mike makes Pod Calls! Join us as he answers questions from moms and dads around the world. Plus, you'll get a healthy dose of pediatric news, parenting tips, interviews with experts, and the latest research findings--with explanations you can understand!
Dr Jessica Williams visits the studio as we consider the new school year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. We explore in-person vs remote learning, group activities, viral testing, quarantine, returning to class after COVID… and more. We hope you can join us!
The Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns to the studio as we consider your child’s eyes. We explore vision screening, blocked tear ducts, lazy eye, pink eye, styes, splashes, scratches and objects that get stuck in the eye. We hope you can join us!
Dr Jack Stevens visits the studio as we explore the importance of sleep and offer practical solutions for common sleep problems… in babies, toddlers, children, teenagers and adults. We hope you can join us!
Dr Ben Kovalcik and Dr Erica Braswell visit the studio as we discuss care of the preterm infant. We explore unique concerns and needs of these babies, including medical complications and issues related to breathing, feeding, growth and development. Also covered: swimmer’s ear. We hope you can join us!
Sports Medicine experts, Dr Jim MacDonald and Kirk Sabalka, visit the studio as we consider student athletes and summer conditioning in the age of COVID. It’s also time for our yearly reminder on itchy rashes caused by the poison plants of summer. We hope you can join us!
Well child checkups are important… even during a pandemic! Our Plain Language Panel returns for an insider’s look at these visits. We explore immunizations, growth and development and guidance offered for each age group. Also: tips for a safe visit with your child’s medical provider. We hope you can join us!
Dr Jordee Wells and Dr Fareeda Haamid visit the studio as we consider racism as a public health crisis. What exactly does this mean and who suffers the consequences? How did we arrive at this moment in history? And where do we go from here? Join us for answers to these questions and more!
Dr Nkeiruka Orajiaka visits the studio as we consider the problem of bullying. How does it look and who is at risk? What signs point to this behavior? What are the consequences? How can we prevent bullying… and intervene when it occurs? Join us for answers!
The immune system is making headlines during the COVID-19 pandemic. We go beyond the headlines and provide you with a foundation of how this fascinating system works. Dr Becky Scherzer and Dr Ben Prince help us explore antigens and antibodies, B cells and T cells, macrophages and natural killer cells. You’ll also learn about weakened immune systems and over-zealous cytokine storms. We hope you can join us!