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The Kids + Podcast

The Kids + Podcast is an evidence-based, family-focused look at health, wellness, policy, and advocacy for children. In an age of fake news, alternative facts, and the rampant, dangerous spread of medical misinformation, we’re here to keep it real, to make you think, and to take science back — one episode at a time.

Mar 9, 2022

Pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Rebecca Winderman talks about the digestive process, and a whole host of related issues and concerns, including gas, reflux, constipation, vomiting, stooling, prebiotics, probiotics, fiber, the gut microbiome, the many colors of poop, and the importance of a baby's first stool.

Feb 18, 2022

Data scientist and financial crimes investigator Jake Oakley -- who was, until recently, a very vocal, and very public, anti-COVID-vaccine activist -- talks with remarkable clarity and insight about his "defection" from that way of thinking, his emergence from a childhood steeped in conspiracy theories, and the work he...

Jan 18, 2022

Greg Wolf, a long-time middle school science teacher who’s lately earned a huge following by posting science lessons on TikTok, talks about engaging young minds, teaching science (or anything) to kids, the value of applied learning, and the importance of knowing what you don’t know — especially in science.

Nov 30, 2020

Dr. Seth Toback, Vice President for Clinical Development of Coronavirus Vaccines at NOVAVAX, Inc, offers an inside look at the amazing work being done to produce vaccines for COVID-19. He talks at length about the science, innovation, and safety of the process, and the life-saving products that will likely result.

Oct 9, 2020

Dr. Amy Maddalena, Medical Director of the Breastfeeding Center of Pittsburgh, talks about the science and support of breastfeeding for Moms and babies.