Medical Minute

Richard Katz

Dr. Richard Katz recording a Medical Minute episode at WBAL-AM 1090.

Medical Minute is a radio program featured every Thursday morning at 7:58 a.m. on WBAL-AM 1090. Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital's Dr. Richard Katz and other clinicians speaks on a variety of topical pediatric health issues. Topics covered are listed in below. Links to web pages on our site and on the Internet that have relative information are also provided. For more information about any of these topics, or to schedule an appointment, please call 410-367-2222.

  • Booster Seats

    As a parent, it's important to protect your child, and other children, when they ride in a vehicle. Here's the latest information on booster seats from Dr. Richard Katz
  • Concussions

    Do you know what to do if you suspect an athlete or someone else has suffered a concussion? Here are some tips from Dr. Brenda Elliott
  • Cyberbullying

    In this report, tips for parents on how to tell if your child is being cyber bullied and how to handle it.
  • Hand Washing

    Dr. Katz explains that hand washing is the single most effective way to prevent illness.
  • Learning Differences

    The summer might be a good time to test for suspected learning problems your child might be having.
  • Lyme Disease

    it's important to protect yourself and your children from the leading tick-borne disease in the United States, Lyme Disease. MWPH Medical Director Dr. Richard Katz has some tips.
  • Media

    Dr. Richard Katz, VP of Medical Affairs, has information on how to help your kids make smart media choices.
  • Pool Safety

    Pools can be a lot of fun, but take these important steps to make sure everyone stays safe.
  • Sleep Apnea

    In this segment, Dr. Katz explains that if your child has difficulty paying attention in school, or seems tired, it's possible he/she has sleep apnea.
  • Sports Safety

    With the arrival of spring, many children will be playing sports. Dr. Katz discusses how to keep your child safe while engaging in athletic activities.
  • Sunscreen

    Is it okay to put sunscreen on your baby? It depends. Listen to the Medical Minute to find out more.
  • Teens and Mental Health

    Being a teenager is a tough job in today's world. Find out how to help your teen navigate these rough waters.

For more information about any of these topics, or to schedule an appointment, please call 410-367-2222.