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Join Dr. Mike in the PediaCast Studio for the latest news parents can use, answers to listener questions, and interviews with pediatric and parenting experts. PediaCast has been an evidence-based award-winning educational podcast since 2006. And with over 300 episodes, 2 million downloads, and listeners in all 50 states and more than 100 countries around the world, more parents trust PediaCast than any other audio source.

Recent Episodes

Back to School: Audience Q&A – PediaCast 414

10TV’s Tracy Townsend and Dr Mike entertain back-to-school questions from our Facebook Live audience. Topics include sleep hygiene, breakfast and school lunches, after school activities, immunizations, vision and hearing problems, illness prevention, e...

West Nile Virus & Fertility Preservation – PediaCast 413

Dr Leena Nahata and Stacy Whiteside visit the studio as we consider fertility preservation. Many children and teens face disease and medical treatment that affects future fertility. Find out what can be done now to increase the chance of pregnancy...

Salmonella, Meningitis, Teenage Endometriosis – PediaCast 411

Dr Leslie Appiah visits the PediaCast Studio as we explore teenage endometriosis. Discover the cause, symptoms, work-up, treatment and long-term outlook for those affected. Also reviewed this week: salmonella and meningitis. We hope you can join us!

Lawn Mowers & Clubfoot – PediaCast 410

Dr Amanda Whitaker visits the studio as we explore the cause, diagnosis and treatment of a common birth defect: clubfoot. We also consider lawn mower safety with tips and best practices for trimming the grass with children at home. We...

Fitness Facts & Ideas – PediaCast 409

This week we review bicycle safety (hint: helmets are REALLY important!). Then our Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns as we consider fitness facts and ideas for all ages. Whether the sun is shining… or it’s raining… or even the...

Button Batteries & Honey, Retro Toddler – PediaCast 408

Dr Anne Zachry visits the studio as we explore her new book from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Retro Toddler: More Than 100 Old-School Activities to Boost Development. We also consider the benefit of giving honey when children swallow button...

Healthy Summer Meals – PediaCast 407

Liz Weiss visits the studio as we explore healthy summer meals. Liz is a registered dietician, food blogger, podcaster, YouTuber, cookbook author and all-around family nutrition expert. We’ll consider healthy options for summertime eating, including fa...

Playing it Safe in the Summer – PediaCast 406

Our Pediatrics in Plain Language Panel returns to the studio as we explore summer safety. Dr Alex Rakowsky and Dr Mary Ann Abrams share plenty of tips for keeping your kids injury-free this warm-weather season!

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