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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 11, 2020

Infectious disease expert Dr. Andy Nowalk covers the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic, with evidence-based information on masks, cases, treatments, infection rates, vaccines, and the impact of the virus on children.

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.

Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Anna Meyer, nationally renowned otolaryngologist and associate professor at the University of California, San Francisco, talks about the diagnosis and treatment -- and misdiagnosis and mistreatment -- of tongue tie. 

Nov 2, 2020

Child development expert Diana Schwab and Kids Plus pediatrician Dr. Amy Maddalena talk about their work with babies who fuss and cry and just can't seem to be soothed, and the toll that fussiness can take on parents and caregivers.   

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.