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2017
June
16,
2017
| 10:44 AM America/Chicago
Frank McGehee, M.D., may surprise you when it comes to his parenting tips as a father of four biological children and two step kids – he puts all of the children second. Dr. McGehee, seen here with his daughter Brigid, became a stepfather of two y...
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May
31,
2017
| 15:31 PM America/Chicago
Some kids have a hard time going to sleep. No matter what time you set bed time, even with the perfect routine, they toss and turn and get out of bed for hours. What is a family to do? ...
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2016
June
02,
2016
| 13:51 PM America/Chicago
It’s not popular to like your job in medicine right now. With the rates of burnout and suicide in physicians at shocking levels, it’s important that we continue to talk about the satisfaction and mental health of physicians. There are systemic iss...
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2015
November
11,
2015
| 09:15 AM America/Chicago
Researchers may have created a possibly revolutionary needle-free vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus, better known as RSV. The vaccine is only in the beginning stages and part of ongoing research, so it will not be available to the public...
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September
08,
2015
| 10:58 AM America/Chicago
As the husband and son of teachers, I understand the importance of education. As a pediatrician, I want to make sure that kids are in school as much as possible so that the experts in education can do what they are called to do. Along with this go...
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August
27,
2015
| 10:53 AM America/Chicago
There are two types of doctor as parents. One thinks that their child has everything dangerous they’ve ever read about or seen. The other blows everything off and assumes that their child is going to be fine. I am definitely the second. Over the s...
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June
23,
2015
| 11:56 AM America/Chicago
Today's "My Kid Minute" topic is diarrhea.  Watch the video below for five key facts about diarrhea that every parent needs to know in only a minute.  In today's video, Doc Smitty explains: What are the common causes? How long can it la...
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May
18,
2015
| 15:33 PM America/Chicago
Bites I’ve seen too many severe dog bites in my training to not mention bites first. The most common statement I hear about the dogs who bite is, “We just never thought he/she would do that.” Dogs can be a great addition to a family but use cau...
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May
14,
2015
| 11:25 AM America/Chicago
Have a minute? The Doc Smitty discusses your kid's vomiting. Watch to learn the most common causes, the symptoms that are more concerning and how to keep your kid well hydrated. ...
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May
07,
2015
| 15:57 PM America/Chicago
After completing 24 years of schooling and medical training, you’d think that once I graduated from pediatric residency, I’d know a thing or two about the health of children. And I did. I knew a lot. I knew that breastfeeding provided the best nutrit...
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March
26,
2015
| 10:18 AM America/Chicago
How does one go about picking a pediatrician these days? If you want to start, visit Cook Children's guide to choosing a pediatrician. Then, go check out your doctor on healthgrades.com or vitals.com or any of the other rating sites you can find. ...
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February
24,
2015
| 09:50 AM America/Chicago
Bedwetting.It’s the problem that many families have faced, but people rarely talk about. It can leaving you feeling like you are out on an island all by yourself.Guess what? You’re not as alone as you think.Here are the percentages of kids who are st...
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