Here at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, it’s just kids. All day, every day. With the Just Kids Health podcast, Children’s pediatric experts are here to answer your questions and weigh in on hot topics—to help you keep your child healthy, safe & strong. We’re here for you. Listen in.
COVID-19 Q&A Medical & Physical Health
Pediatric specialists Dr. Alice Sato and Dr. Christopher Maloney field questions from parents and share precautions to take during this uncertain time and what Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is doing to curb the spread.
COVID-19 Q&A Behavioral & Mental Health
Pediatric behavioral health experts Dr. Jennifer McWilliams and Dr. Mike Vance field questions from parents regarding anxiety in children, routines, screen time and more—all to help you and your child.
COVID-19 And Sports Medicine Q&A
Pediatric sports medicine physicians — Dr. Natalie Ronshaugen and Dr. Kody Moffatt field questions to help you keep your young athlete healthy so they’re ready to get back to play when the time is right.
Dr. Andrew Huang Pacheco, pediatric gastroenterologist, and Rebecca Ohlinger, Children’s manager of virtual care, share how virtual visits are transforming medical care and address common questions and misconceptions about virtual care.
Is it safe…?
We ask two Children’s Physicians pediatricians “is it safe?” Every family is unique; no situation is the same, but our team is here to offer expert guidance and guidelines, sharing expertise to help your family make decisions about what is safe and what should be avoided this summer.
Talking to Your Kids About Race
In this episode, we talk and most importantly, LISTEN, to Shavonne Washington-Krauth, Children’s Culture & Inclusion Manager and Dr. Mike Vance, Director of Children’s Behavioral health, about how to have healthy discussions about racism and discrimination – with your children.
Mental Health Series: Depression In Children & Teens
In our first episode in a series of episodes dedicated to the mental health of children, we talk to Children’s Behavioral Health experts about depression. When & why does it develop? And perhaps most importantly, we share resources on when & how to seek clinical help for your child.
Mental Health Series: ADHD
In this episode—the second in our series on mental health in children & teens—Children’s behavioral health experts weigh in on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, better known as ADHD. How does this disorder impact children—and what should parents know?
Mental Health Series: Anxiety In Children & Teens
In this episode—the third in our series on mental health in children & teens—our topic is anxiety. What triggers it in kids? What are the signs? And what can parents do to help a child struggling with anxiety? Children’s behavioral health experts are here to offer their guidance and perspective.
Back to School Safety
In this episode, we talk to Children’s physicians about how to prepare your child to go back to school, keep them safe, and enhance their education — whether it’s for in-person or remote learning.
Debunking Mask Myths
In this episode, we talk to Children’s physicians to help us debunk the myths about wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and to determine fact from fiction.
School in 2020
In this episode, we talk to Children’s educators about how you can help your child be productive and kick off a successful season of learning.
Flu Season 2020
In this episode, we talk to Children’s physicians about what to expect during the 2020 flu season and how parents can prepare amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Screen Time and Children’s Health
In this episode, we talk to Children’s physicians about managing screen time during COVID-19, when many children have extra screen time due to e-learning.
Better Bedtime Routines
In this episode, we talk to Children’s physicians about how to help your family get onto a healthy sleep schedule.
Fostering Family Connections While Socially Distant
In this episode, we talk to Children’s psychologists about building connections with family this holiday season, while remaining socially distant.
Finding a Pediatrician
In this episode, Children’s physicians discuss the questions you should be asking when finding a pediatrician.
Teaching Your Child Gratitude
In this episode, Children’s behavior health experts offer tips on teaching your child gratitude.
Children & Discipline
In this episode, Children’s behavioral health experts discuss disciplining your child during the pandemic.
Fostering Self-Esteem in Children
In this episode, a Children’s psychologist discusses helping your child develop a healthy sense of self-esteem.
Ear Infections, Tubes & Tonsils
In this episode, a Children’s pediatrician gives the 101 on ear and tonsil infections and ear tubes.
Bullying And Cyberbullying
In this episode, a Children’s psychiatrist helps parents understand bullying behaviors and how to address and prevent them.
Youth Sports Medicine
In this episode, we discuss creating a safe environment for sports, and how to prevent and manage injuries.
Allergies in Children
In this episode, a Children’s pediatrician discusses what you need to know if your child has allergies.
ADHD & ADD in Children
In this episode, a Children’s psychiatrist discusses the ins and outs of ADHD and ADD in children.
Baby’s First Year
In this episode, a Children’s pediatrician shares the developmental milestones to expect during a baby’s first year.
Where Do I Go? Primary Care, Urgent Care Or Emergency Room?
In this episode, a Children’s physician discusses where to take your child for appropriate care.
Navigating Screens & Social Media
In this episode, a Children’s psychiatrist discusses how to tackle the challenges of increased screen time and social media we’ve seen over the past year.
Talking To Your Child Or Teen About Sex
In this episode, a Children’s physician gives a talk about “the talk.”
Big Feelings — Helping Kids Navigate Their Emotions
In this episode, a Children’s behavioral health specialist discusses how parents can help their children explore and express their emotions.
How To Improve Communication
In this episode, a Children’s behavioral health specialist gives advice on improving communication between parents and their children.