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Keeping Kids Healthy

Keeping Kids Healthy



Keeping Kids Healthy, the weekly pediatric health television series, produced by Montefiore Medical Center in association with Thirteen/WNET New York, launches its eighth season of national syndication September 30th, 2007. Please check your local public television station for air dates and times. Keeping Kids Healthy won its fourth Emmy Award at the 2007 New York Emmy Awards this spring. To date, Keeping Kids Healthy has garnered four Emmy awards and nine nominations.

This pioneering children’s health television series is a show about better parenting, disease prevention and about keeping your kids safe. The 2007 Emmy Award was presented in the category of Interview/Discussion programming. The show received one Emmy Award in March 2006 for outstanding Health/Science programming and two Emmy Awards in the same category in 2005.

Keeping Kids Healthy originally premiered on Friday May 10, 2002, and is nationally syndicated by American Public Television. The show is Executive Produced by Rich Sabreen Enterprises. The show's eighth season of national syndication begins airing September 30th, 2007.

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Prev: 8x12 -- Adolescent-Onset Schizophrenia: 1 in Every 100 Young People (Dec/16/2007)


Schizophrenia is astoundingly common – the experts say it strikes one out of every one hundred people, and the most common time for it to strike is when a child has just reached his mid to late teens, or sometimes his early 20’s. Just when a child’s future is opening up to him, this devastating illness can rob him of his ability to think clearly, and subject him to a future of hallucinations, delusions, and an inability even to organize his daily life. But the good news is that – unlike schizophrenia that strikes in very early childhood – the adolescent-onset variety is frequently highly treatable, and young people have a greater likelihood of fully regaining their lives. But it’s up to their families to act quickly and decisively – to recognize the symptoms, and be relentless in getting and maintaining the expert treatment their children need. Learn how that’s done, on this memorable episode of Keeping Kids Healthy.


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Dr. Winnie KingDr. Winnie King
As Herself (Host)
Dr. Winnie KingDr. Winnie King
As Herself (Host)
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