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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:25:20 -0400We have a big show for you this week! Pediatric news covers cat ownership & mental health, congenital heart disease & school performance, and flag football injuries. Then Lisa Armitage stops by the studio to talk about swimming lessons. Finally, we answer listener questions on color blindness, iron intake and vegetarian diets. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 10:35:42 -0500This week we answer more of your questions! Topics include tongue tie & breastfeeding, enlarged adenoids and frequent nosebleeds. Then Dr Colleen Carroll joins us with tips on stimulating a child’s interest in books and strategies for boosting reading skills. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:13:26 -0500Dr Lauren Garbacz visits the PediaCast Studio as we talk about picky eaters and other common feeding problems. When is picky eating a concern? How should parents engage their picky eater? And where can families seek additional help? Also covered this week: the danger of pet medication in the home. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 10:45:49 -0500Dr Gregory Pearson stops by the PediaCast Studio to talk about abnormalities of the infant head. We consider microcephaly and macrocephaly, along with the diagnosis and management of positional plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis. Big complex names, yes; but also fairly common problems. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 14:24:51 -0500We have two guests for you this week: Dr Jennifer Freed is a clinical psychologist from Santa Barbara, California who co-founded a successful school-based teen program known as Attitude. Harmony. Achievement. We’ll explore the ins and outs of the programs and talk about ways schools everywhere can provide similar programming for students. Then, Dr Dave Stukus stops by to update us on the early introduction of peanut products to babies. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:38:08 -0500Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for another round of pediatric news! This week we consider the danger of whole grapes, fasting as a cancer treatment, a cause of autism, reducing the pain of baby shots, a hearing test to diagnose concussion and consideration of second-hand marijuana smoke.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:48:04 -0500This 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!
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 14:45:16 -0500The Sports Medicine Team returns to the Pediacast Studio to talk about ankle injuries. We explore why the ankle is easily injured and discuss strategies for prevention in basketball players, dancers and gymnasts. We also consider strengthening, conditioning, rehabilitation and returning athletes to play. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:22:39 -0500Join 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!
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:38:57 -0500This week we consider communication strategies for helping kids deal with toxic stress. We also cover concussions with Dr Kevin Walter, a concussion expert from the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. He recently visited Nationwide Children’s and stopped by the PediaCast Studio to talk about concussion care and guidelines for returning student athletes to action. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:29:16 -0500Dr Lara McKenzie stops by the PediaCast Studio to talk about indoor safety related to tip-overs and falls. We discuss the dangers of TVs and furniture, high chairs, bunk beds, stairs, baby gates and windows. And we consider ways of creating a safe home environment for kids of all ages. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:28:40 -0500This week we review asthma (definition, cause, diagnosis, treatment, prevention) and explore the details of a unique school-based asthma therapy program (SBAT). Studio guests include Dr Beth Allen and Courtney Rowe. We hope you can join us… and best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving!
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 13:52:03 -0500Join us for our final installment of interviews with pediatricians across the country at the 2016 AAP National Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco! Topics include HPV vaccine, safe infant sleep, how pediatrics has changed, physician burnout and more insight into ADHD treatment.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 13:17:23 -0400We’re back with more interviews with pediatricians across the country at the 2016 AAP National Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco. This week we cover toxic stress and resiliency, pediatric practice in a rural setting, and more insight into pediatric residency and physician presence in social media. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:41:15 -0400This week we talk to pediatricians from across the country as we podcast from the floor of the 2016 AAP National Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco! Topics include the medical home, Baby 411, ADHD, healthcare social media, medical students and pediatric residency. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:15:53 -0400Today we consider Girls Take Flight, a partnership between Thirty-One Gifts and Nationwide Children’s. The goal of the program is to raise awareness—and funding—in support of behavioral and mental health challenges specific to girls and young women. Cindy Monroe, Founder and President of Thirty-One Gifts, joins me to talk about the program. Dr Nancy Cunningham also stops by to shed light on the problems girls face… and what’s being done to help these kids reach their full potential. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:51:52 -0400We have a big show for you this week! We start with pediatric news: fantasy play & creative thinking, the effect of diet on reading skills, and the persistence of ADHD into adulthood. And then an interview with Dr Chris Timan and the folks from the HomeCare team on RSV bronchiolitis and Synagis. We wrap up with answers to your questions on migraine headache, room scents, and congenital CMV infection. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:41:40 -0400October is Health Literacy Month! What exactly is health literacy and why is it important? Dr Mary Ann Abrams and Dr Alex Rakowsky stop by the studio to share their experience and perspective. The Sports Doctor, Bob Weil, also visits this week as we consider common problems of the athlete’s foot. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:57:54 -0400We have two interviews for you this week. Dr Andy Hashikawa joins us for a discussion on sick kids and child care. Where can providers and parents find guidelines on keeping kids home? And how well do child care centers follow these guidelines? We’ll take a look. Dr Julie Leonard also stops by for a discussion on pediatric cervical spine injuries. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 12:42:52 -0400Dr 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!
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:55:54 -0400Dr 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!
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:33:46 -0400Dr Raymond Troy visits Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about cutting and other forms of self-harm. We discuss reasons teenagers injure themselves, along with risk factors and associated mental health conditions. Where can families turn for help? And what treatment strategies are most effective? It’s an important topic… we hope you can join us!
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:35:20 -0400PediaCast celebrates TEN YEARS of podcasts for parents! We mark the anniversary by answering more of your questions. Topics include insect bites, home wound care, and the best parenting books on the market today. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:25:25 -0400Dr Lara McKenzie stops by the PediaCast Studio to talk about water safety. We discuss creating and maintaining a safe swim environment, pool rules and supervision tips. Also covered: hot tub and bath tub safety. We hope you can join us!
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:15:27 -0400We have lots of guests in the PediaCast Studio this week! Dr Amy Sternstein and Dr Liz Zmuda stop by to talk about Parenting at Mealtime and Playtime. The Reverend Susan Kyser discusses the Pastoral Care program at Nationwide Children’s and Dr David Stukus helps us answer a listener question pertaining to c-sections and allergies. We hope you can join us too!
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:12:47 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more news parents can use! This week we cover Zofran & birth defects, swaddling babies & sudden death (SIDS), the full moon’s effect on behavior, taxi and Uber safety, and pop stars & bad food. Dr Sam Weisz also stops by to talk about Sugar Bugs, dental care and cavity prevention.
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:01:23 -0400We 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!
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:55:56 -0400Dr 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!
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 13:49:41 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more News Parents (and Providers) Can Use! This week we cover Zika Virus and Microcephaly (with a research update!), allergy risk based on season of birth, hearing loss and nutritional supplements, cough and cold medications, younger siblings & obesity, the sugar content of fruit drinks, and helping young doctors become better parents.
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 13:47:39 -0400Join 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.
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 14:05:30 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more news parents can use. This week we cover lawn mower safety, bacterial capsules, and teenage drinking. Dr Tabitha Jones-McKnight stops by to talk about bedwetting, and we answer a listener question on Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
Wed, 02 Mar 2016 12:40:03 -0500Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a Zika Virus update and more News Parents Can Use. This week we consider how parental depression, bed time, and text messaging affect school grades. Dr Jonathan Finlay and Dr Scott Coven stop by to discuss brain tumors, and we answer a listener question regarding the associations and possible dangers of “W-Sitting.” Be sure to tune in!
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:01:59 -0500Join 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!
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:00:16 -0500Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio as our sports medicine team drops in for an update on concussion. The CAP4Kids crew also stop by to fill us in on their important program, which features hundreds of healthcare and social service resources for families. Finally, we’ll consider a big news-maker in South America—the Zika virus. How dangerous is it for pregnant women? And could the United States be its next stop? Be sure to tune-in for more details!
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 13:24:34 -0500Dr 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!
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 13:37:15 -0500Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a look at the latest research on formula intolerance. Does switching formula help fussy babies? We’ll take a look. Next up, Dr Lara McKenzie stops by the studio to talk about “Make Safe Happen,” along with a discussion on burns & fire safety. Then we’ll wrap up the program by considering the Syrian refugee crisis and evidence-based guidelines aimed at caring for children on the move.
Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:50:44 -0500PediaCast 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!
Fri, 11 Dec 2015 18:20:24 -0500PediaCast 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!
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:24:20 -0500Dr Jennifer Tscholl, Diane Lampkins and Cathy Davis stop by the PediaCast Studio to talk about the important work at The Center For Family Safety and Healing. Hear about the Center’s Where’s The Line? Campaign and discover the important role YOU play as a bystander to family violence. Learn about child physical and sexual abuse and neglect, as well as other forms of domestic violence. Together, we can make a difference. Find out how on this week’s program!
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 15:04:39 -0500Guest Host Dr Eric Bowman joins Dr Mike, along with Dr James MacDonald and Athletic Trainer Gail Swisher. Our topic this week is the Sports Medicine Team. Who are the folks who care for your kids on the playing field? What kind of training do they have? How do they decide what sort of treatment your child needs—a bandage on the sidelines, an urgent care trip, the emergency room, your regular doctor, or a sports medicine clinic? And speaking of the clinic, who works there? What roles do they play? And what can you expect from a visit? If your child plays sports… or plans to play sports… it’s an episode of PediaCast you don’t want to miss!
Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14:43:38 -0400Dr 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.
Wed, 21 Oct 2015 14:25:49 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for another round of News Parents Can Use. This week’s topics include an update on screen time recommendations, gut bacteria & asthma, treating Tourette syndrome, anti-bullying laws, heart disease & ADHD stimulant medication, installing car seats and zip-line safety.
Wed, 14 Oct 2015 10:52:40 -0400New 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!
Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:42:57 -0400Dr 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!
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:38:15 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more Answers to Listener Questions. This week’s topics include scabies, emotional support during a hospital stay, painful swallowing, nitrous oxide for dental procedures, spinach popsicles & food safety, and back-to-school headaches.
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:08:13 -0400Join 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.
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 13:36:32 -0400Welcome to another sports medicine edition of PediaCast. Dr Eric Bowman joins Dr Mike as Co-Host along with guest Jessica Buschmann, clinical dietician with sports medicine. Our topic is sports nutrition and includes details on powering student athletes with optimum fuel. We cover meals & snacks, supplements & energy drinks, fluid intake and general nutrition guidelines. We’d love to have you join us!
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:46:30 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more News Parents Can Use. This week’s topics include baby names, child abuse & skeletal surveys, Vitamins D & K, parents & vaccines, marijuana & advertising, K2, Spice & heart injury, and a sniff test for autism.
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:48:07 -0400Join 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!
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:48:42 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for three important summertime topics: poison ivy, tick bites and sunburns. We dive into the science of each and cover treatment options and prevention strategies. Also covered: quality family time, adult learning theory and active play in daycare. Be sure to tune in!
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 12:58:29 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for details on the Ohio AAP’s Good4Growth Program. Melanie Farkas, Dr Robert Murray and Dr Jessica Foster stop by to tell us how the program emphasizes a caring environment for kids, encourages creative play and physical activity, and models healthy choices surrounding meals and snacks. The program also aims to transform the way health supervision check-ups are conducted. Tune-in to learn how!
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:10:12 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more News Parents Can Use. This week’s topics include a new study on MMR and autism, sleep safety in car seats and infant carriers, an update on BPA in plastics, daycare & illness, treating head lice, standing & learning, teenage drivers, and the mental health of college students.
Wed, 27 May 2015 11:07:54 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions. This week’s topics include erythema multiforme, acne and Accutane, baby yoga, infant development, sitting positions, double-jointedness, and the possible hazards of electromagnetic waves.
Wed, 20 May 2015 09:58:25 -0400We are honored to have “Mr Sports Medicine,” Dr Lyle Micheli (from Boston Children’s), in the PediaCast Studio today. He joins Dr Mike and Dr James MacDonald for a conversation on the history of sports medicine, past and future challenges, and some sport-specific injuries (including those encountered in rugby, rowing, ballet dancing, and distance running). Dr Micheli also serves as Finish Line Director of the Boston Marathon and shares his personal experience with the 2013 bombing. Be sure to tune in!
Wed, 06 May 2015 10:29:44 -0400Welcome to Nurses Week 2015! Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio as we explore the important role nurse practitioners play in the delivery of pediatric healthcare. We also cover nurse practitioner training and their involvement with education and research. Guests include three nurse practitioners from Nationwide Children’s: Maryanne Tranter, Debbie Terry and Erin Keels.
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:39:08 -0400Welcome to a special sports medicine edition of PediaCast! Dr Eric Bowman joins Dr Mike as Co-Host, along with guests Dr Emily Stuart and Dr Kimberly Wolf. Together they discuss back pain and its effect on student athletes. Topics include spondylolysis, spondylolisthesis, scoliosis, strains and sprains. They also explore the similarities and differences between DOs and MDs. Be sure to tune in!
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:54:14 -0400This week, Dr Mike takes a comprehensive look at Teen Suicide. We discuss the scope of the problem, risk factors, warning signs, prevention strategies, treatment options, long-term outlook for suicidal teens and ongoing research projects aimed at identifying at-risk youth and getting them plugged-in to the help they need. Dr David Axelson, Dr Jeff Bridge and Dr Dan Cohen are our guests. Join us!
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:28:00 -0400Join Dr Mike in the Pediacast Studio for more News parents Can Use. This week’s topics include the School Breakfast Program, chefs in school, diagnosing prematurity with a mobile app, sharenting (no, that’s not a typo), antipsychotic medications, and using medical marijuana for behavioral problems.
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:06:28 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for another edition of News Parents Can Use. This week’s topics include raising little narcissists, divorce & obesity, sex education, pre-teen depression, smoking and E-cigarettes.
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:39:31 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions! This week’s topics include nursemaid’s elbow, febrile seizures and Sever’s Disease.
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:13:15 -0400Dr Charles Spencer joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). Learn the ins and outs of this tricky disease, including common presentations, diagnosis, treatment and long-term outlook for affected kids. We also cover the latest research topics!
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:43:20 -0500Dr Mike is joined in the PediaCast Studio by three music therapists at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Jennifer Yurkovich, Sarah Groh and Lelia Emery. Learn about their role in helping sick kids and families feel better and cope with the stresses of a hospital stay. Learn too how moms and dads can use the concepts of music therapy at home!
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:58:23 -0500Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more news parents can use. This week’s topics include eating fish while pregnant, napping & memory, re-evaluating screen time, the problem with pizza, celiac disease on the rise, and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:37:35 -0500Join Dr Mike for more answers to listener questions! This week’s topics include measles & vaccines, breastfeeding & medications, acting out, sensitive kids, infant care resources, Au Pairs, and benign rolandic epilepsy.
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 10:25:18 -0500Dr Curt Daniels joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on Adult Congenital Heart Disease. As surgical and medical outcomes improve for children born with congenital heart defects, more and more of these patients survive into adulthood. We cover the unique problems of these patients, the importance of long-term follow-up, medical and surgical management, and the latest research topics. Be sure to join us!
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:28:56 -0500Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for our inaugural show of 2015! Topics include asthma & bed-sharing, common cold & cold weather, concussion laws and concussion recovery, text reminders for flu vaccine, and toy-related injuries.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:38:42 -0500Dr Dan Cohen and Dr Prashant Mahajan join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to discuss traditional and emerging technologies in the evaluation and management of young infants with fever. We’ll answer the usual questions surrounding baby fever: how high is too high and when should you call your doctor? In addition, advanced topics include molecular assays, polymerase chain reactions, microarray analysis and biosignatures. Be sure to stop by!
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:50:37 -0500Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more news parents can use. This week’s topics: parenting skills & intelligence, emergency epinephrine at school, a coat of armor for button batteries, power lines & cancer, cancer cell fingerprints, and the dangers of laundry pods.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:59:42 -0500Dr Donna Caniano joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about faculty development and doctors teaching doctors. Topics include medical mentorship, physician networking and keeping current, maintenance of board certification, translating research into clinical practice, and the best ways to provide patient education with evidence-based resources.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:37:53 -0500Dr Jaime Macklin joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about infant mortality, sudden infant death syndrome and safe sleep. How does Ohio stack up with the rest of the Nation? How does the United States stack up with the rest of the World? And how can we improve our numbers and save lives in the process? Tune in to find out!
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10:52:10 -0500Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more news parents can use. This week’s topics include Ebola Virus Disease, pneumococcal vaccine, antibiotic stewardship, sore throats and bronchitis, college athletes and MRSA, and frozen poop capsules for C Diff.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:28:53 -0400Mary Cousino, a speech and language pathologist at Nationwide Children’s, drops by the PediaCast Studio to talk about Childhood Apraxia of Speech. We discuss the cause, diagnosis and treatment of this and other common speech problems. Be sure to join us!
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:29:33 -0400Dr Allan Beebe joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to discuss the nuts and bolts of scoliosis. We cover the cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, complications, and long-term outlook for kids and teens with this common spinal deformity… along with the latest topics in scoliosis research!
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:19:08 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions! This week’s topics: essential oils, abnormal blood work, anemia, influenza & flu vaccine, and teething pain.
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:35:49 -0400Dr Stacy Fischer, Dr Amy Sternstein and Certified Athletic Trainer, Travis Gallagher join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a round-table discussion on the prevention and management of childhood obesity. Included in our conversation is a trio of programs from Nationwide Children’s: New U, Play Strong, and Ounce of Prevention.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:13:23 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more news parents can use. This week’s topics include breakfast & type II diabetes, nutritional value of packed lunches, family meals & cyberbullying, soda tax, TV ads & apple fries… plus everything you need to know about the outbreak of Enterovirus D68!
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:54:50 -0400Dr David Stukus and Dr Nabeel Farooqui join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to talk about asthma and mobile technology. In addition to the cause, diagnosis and treatment of asthma, we’ll discuss how mobile app technology is making it easier to for young patients and parents to manage this common disease.
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:46:58 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more news parents can use. Topics include premature babies & brain growth, healthy snacks & vending machines, video games - good news & bad news, schoolyards & stress relief… and lacrosse injuries.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:05:18 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more Answers to Listener Questions! This week’s topics include milk consumption (which type and how much?), pregnancy spacing, immunizations (how many are too many?), and guttate psoriasis.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:07:57 -0400Dr Steven Ciciora joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a candid look at constipation. We cover all aspects of this common condition, including the definition, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, complications, long-term outlook, and the latest research topics!
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:14:51 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more News Parents Can Use! Topics include indoor tanning & skin cancer, diagnosing genetic disorders by photograph, parents & friends, the benefit of moral stories, redesigning the well-child visit, and nurses & immunizations.
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:25:17 -0400Join Dr Mike, Danielle Behnke, and Elizabeth Pastorek for a round-table discussion on the Child Life Program at Nationwide Children’s. We cover the goals of the program, the role of the child life specialist on the medical team, resources, activities and FUN ways to support patients and families… as well as tips and opportunities for pursuing a child life career!
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:57:36 -0400Dr Adriane Baylis joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on nasal speech, resonance speech disorders and velopharyngeal dysfunction. These may sound like confusing terms, but we’ll break the problems down into understandable language and cover their cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, complications, long-term outlook… and the latest research topics!
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 10:19:37 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions. This week’s topics include growth charts, nitrates in baby food, sinus infections, leg bumps, family game night, and baby gate safety.
Wed, 21 May 2014 11:38:44 -0400Dr Marc Levitt joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a comprehensive look at Hirschsprung Disease. We talk cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, complications, long-term outlook and the latest research topics. With more than 5,000 colorectal procedures under his belt, Dr Levitt has helped more kids with Hirschsprung Disease than any other surgeon on the planet… be sure to join us!
Wed, 14 May 2014 11:55:31 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more News Parents Can Use. This week’s topics include the dangers of codeine, “I Spy” Language, corporal punishment, concussions & suicide, indoor tanning & eating disorders, basketball injuries & athletic trainers.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:00:14 -0400Dr Stacy Fischer and Jessica Buschmann join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to discuss The Female Athlete Triad. What is it? Who’s at risk? How is it treated? And how can doctors, parents, coaches, and teammates recognize the disorder and intervene before it’s too late? Also discussed: distracted teenage drivers.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:08:56 -0400Join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for more answers to listener questions. This week’s topics include newborn sleep spots, baby sleep problems, toddler sleep problems, misshapen toes, Montessori education, Canadian referrals, and sore nipples with puberty. All this plus everything you need to know about the recent mumps outbreak in Central Ohio!
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:06:26 -0400Join 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.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:59:59 -0400Join 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!
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:32:21 -0400Dr 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!
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:33:35 -0500Dr 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!
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:47:35 -0500Join 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.
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:25:32 -0500Join 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!
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:16:05 -0500Join 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.
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:17:59 -0500Welcome 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!
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:05:44 -0500Join 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.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 12:38:43 -0500Dr 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!
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:02:11 -0500Join 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.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:53:11 -0500Dr 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.