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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.

Dec 17, 2019

A conversation with Kylie Prymus, owner of Games Unlimited, one of the country's oldest and best game stores, about the pleasures of "old-fashioned analog entertainment," some great kid and family games you probably don't know (but should), and recommendations for different ages and game genres.

Dec 3, 2019

A conversation with registered dietitian Andrew Wade about general nutrition, different types of fats, the importance of balance, the myth of "healthy vs. unhealthy" foods, how to craft a complete meal, and his #1 tip for how to enjoy eating (including sweet treats!) at the holidays.

Nov 18, 2019

A conversation with early education expert Cara Ciminillo about the value of high-quality child care, what to look for (and what questions to ask) when evaluating a child care center, how to make the best child care choice for your family, and the importance of play in early learning.

Oct 31, 2019

Disease prevention and immunization expert Dr. Don Middleton talks about the flu and the importance (and safety) of the flu vaccine, and also shares a few thoughts on shingles and the shingles vaccine.  

Oct 15, 2019

Infectious disease expert Dr. Andy Nowalk talks about the spread, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Lyme Disease.