All Children's Hospital Fox 13 On Call

All Children's Hospital is partnering with FOX-13 News to bring you timely health and safety information for the children in your life. It's a segment called "On Call." Each Monday, one of our Pediatric Specialists will be interviewed live from our All Children's Hospital Emergency Center by the hosts of FOX-13's popular "Good Day Tampa Bay" program. The interviews usually occur between 8 - 9 AM and focus on a variety of topics. Links to past segments are listed below. If there's a topic you'd like to see addressed during an On Call segment, e-mail your idea to ehealth@allkids.org.

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On Call: Kids and Concussions
(Aug 11, 2014; WTVT Channel 13) | "Concussion symptoms can sometimes be hard to recognize, and can become even worse if a child or teen suffers a second impact because it could lead to lifelong problems," said Patrick Mularoni, M.D., Medical Director of Pediatric Sports Medicine at All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine. "Diagnosis and treatment is the first step to addressing a concussion. It's now increasingly important though for coaches and academic instructors to recognize the signs of a concussion in a student and allow them physical and cognitive rest before heading back on the field, and more importantly, back into the classroom."
 
On Call: Preparing kids for hurricanes
(Aug 4, 2014; WTVT Channel 13) | Dr. Joe Perno from All Children's Hospital gives parents helpful tips to prepare kids for a hurricane without causing fear. He also reminds families with special needs children what they need to think about if a hurricane approaches the area.
 
On Call: Early Specialization
(Jul 21, 2014; WTVT Channel 13) | Dr. Carlos Rodriguez encourages parents to have their children participate in multiple sports to prevent overuse injuries.
 
On Call: The Correct Way to Measure Medicine for Children and Treating Bug Bites
(Jul 14, 2014; WTVT Channel 13) | Dr. Patrick Mularoni from All Children's Hospital tells parents the correct way to measure liquid medicine for children and also explains how to identify and treat bug bites.
 
On Call: Summertime Hydration
(Jul 7, 2014; WTVT Channel 13) | Dr. Joe Perno from All Children's Hospital gives parents helpful tips to keep their kids hydrated during the hot summer weather.
 
On Call: Fireworks Safety for the Fourth of July
(Jun 30, 2014; WTVT Channel 13) | Fireworks can be dangerous. Dr. Patrick Mularoni from All Children's Hospital gives parents important tips to keep kids safe during the Fourth of July holiday. For more fireworks safety tips, visit www.safekids.org/tip/fireworks-safety-tips
 
On Call: Medicating Children at Bedtime
(Jun 23, 2014; WTVT Channel 13) | Should you give your child anything to help them sleep at night? Dr. Patrick Mularoni gives parents information about medicating children at bedtime.
 
On Call: Safe Driving Tips for Teens
(Jun 16, 2014; WTVT Channel 13) | Dr. Joe Perno from All Children's Hospital reminds parents about ways to make sure teens stay safe behind the wheel.
 
On Call: Summer Sun Safety
(Jun 2, 2014; WTVT Channel 13) | Dr. Partick Mularoni helps parents understand how to keep their kids from getting a sunburn in the summer heat.
 
On Call: Keeping Kids Physically Fit
(May 5, 2014; WTVT Channel 13) | Dr. Patrick Mularoni from All Children's Hospital gives parents tip to help keep kids physically fit.
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