Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Launches National Podcast Focused on Health and Parenting

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The podcast aims to share knowledge on subjects ranging from serious medical conditions such as melanoma to trending topics focused on health, safety, and parenting.

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“Our goal is to educate and share interesting healthcare facts and tips that are relevant to parents across the country,” said Co-Host Dr. Latanya Benjamin, a pediatric dermatologist at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.

Its jovial, informative and conversational approach is already gaining fans through iTunes and Google Play.

“Healthy Parenting, Pitched by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital” is the latest addition to the world of podcasts, and the hospital’s latest multimedia effort to connect directly with consumers.

The podcast aims to share knowledge on subjects ranging from serious medical conditions such as melanoma to trending topics focused on health, safety, and parenting.

“Our goal is to educate and share interesting healthcare facts and tips that are relevant to parents across the country,” said Co-Host Dr. Latanya Benjamin, a double board-certified pediatric dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. “We want to connect with our community beyond the hospital walls by sharing valuable insights about current trends parents should be aware of and ways to keep your kids healthy, safe and well.”

The biweekly podcast is geared towards parents (or caregivers) of children from newborn to 18 years old.

Each episode will feature co-hosts Dr. Benjamin, who is also a mother of a two-year old daughter, and Jason Henriques-Grant, a single-father of two teenage boys.

Guests will include pediatric healthcare professionals from Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, as well as representatives and subject-matter experts from a variety of community organizations from South Florida and beyond.

To listen to the podcast, visit the hospital’s website at http://jdch.com/podcast or subscribe on iTunes, Google Play.

Some of the current topics ready for listening and/or download include:

  •     Peeing in pools
  •     Applying sunscreen at school
  •     How NOT to burn your house down
  •     Parents over sharing on social media
  •     Mommy shaming
  •     Water safety tips
  •     Maternal addiction and treatment
  •     Signs of hearing loss in children

About Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is one of the region's leading pediatric hospitals, offering a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and programs in a child-friendly atmosphere. A full-service hospital, we treat minor illnesses, trauma-related accidents and some of the most complex medical conditions. Established in 1992, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital combines advanced technology and the expertise of the largest, most diverse group of board-certified pediatric specialists in the region. With its summer 2011 expansion, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital now has 226 beds and is South Florida's newest freestanding children's hospital.

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