Kids Healthcast is a pediatric podcast for parents. It is recorded by Indiana University Pediatric residents at Riley Hospital for Children. It covers health topics parents may be interested in a monthly half hour mp3-format podcast. Each month includes Health News, Medical Trivia, Parenting tips, and two segments on children's health ranging from constipation to normal newborn development and lots of information in between.
Episode 129: Booster Updates, Sun Protection, Water Safety, Summertime Activities
In this episode, Drs. Phillips and Halterman discuss updates on COVID-19 booster shots for kids, how to protect kids' skin from the sun, tips on summertime activities, and water safety. Topic Times Vaccine Updates - 1:51 Sun Protection - 4:08 Summertime Activities - 9:33 Water Safety - 10:53 Trivia - 17:22 This episode was recorded on May 23, 2022.
Episode 128: SIDS, Sleep in Toddlers, Fear of the Dark, and Exertional Heat Illnesses
In this episode Drs. Sheik and Saravolatz discuss Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), sleep in toddlers, overcoming the fear of the dark, and exertional heat illnesses. Topic Times SIDS- 1:54 Sleep in Toddlers - 5:25 Fear of the Dark - 10:57 Exertional Heat Illnesses - 12:47 Trivia - 20:16 This episode was recorded on April 21, 2022. T
Episode 127: Meditation, Stress Relief, and Ask-the-Expert
In this episode Drs. Cloyd, Jacobs, and Todd give a guided meditation that you can do with your kids, discuss causes of stress, tips for stress relief, and ask expert Dr. Lamotte about how to talk to kids about stress. Topic Times Guided Meditation - 2:02 Causes of Stress - 3:53 Reducing Stress - 7:17 Dr. Lamotte's Tips on Talking About Stress - 10:09 Trivia - 18:34 This episode was recorded on March 23, 2022.
Episode 126: Teen Drug Use, Early Brain Development, Pacifiers, and Signs of Depression
In this episode, Drs. Castlen, Escano, and Wolf discuss new data on teen drug use, early brain development, pacifier use and nipple confusion, and how to identify signs of depression using the acronym SIGECAPS. Topic Times Teen Drug Use - 1:45 Early Brain Development - 4:49 Pacifiers and Nipple Confusion - 12:09 Signs of Depression - 15:08 Trivia - 22:01 This episode was recorded February 23, 2022.
Episode 125: Sippy Cups, Eczema Moisturizers, and Starting Solid Foods
In this episode, Drs. Linxwiler, Jones, and Black discuss developing treatments for peanut allergies, transitioning to sippy cups from breast or bottle feeding, the hierarchy for eczema moisturizers, and the starting solid foods. Topic Times Peanut Allergy Treatment - 1:52 Transitioning to Sippy Cups - 4:58 Moisturizers - 10:46 Starting Solids -13:47 Trivia - 21:42 This episode was recorded on January 27, 2022.
Episode 124: Bruxism, Literacy, and Body Image
In this episode, Dr. Power discusses bruxism (teeth grinding), reading in early childhood, and how to discuss body image issues with your child. Topic Times Bruxism - 1:42 Literacy - 3:47 Body Image - 7:50 Trivia - 10:59 This episode was recorded on December 9, 2021.
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