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How to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, According to a Pediatrician

Oct 21, 2019

Teen pregnancy is something pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner sees far more often than you’d realize. What causes teens to get pregnant? Is it lack of parent involvement? Are kids too embarrassed to ask a parent about prevention? Learn the pediatrician's perspective on the causes of teen pregnancy and what parents can do to help prevent it.

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What Causes Chest Pain in Your Child?

Oct 14, 2019

When a child complains about chest pain, it’s easy for parents to panic and assume it’s a heart problem or pneumonia. But it’s much more likely to be something less serious like costochondritis or precordial catch syndrome. Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what these conditions are and how they’re treated.

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Is Your Itchy Mouth Caused by Oral Allergy Syndrome?

Oct 4, 2019

Most people can recognize the typical signs of a food allergy: Hives. Swelling. Difficulty breathing. But what if eating certain foods just makes your mouth itchy? That’s called oral allergy syndrome. Learn about the condition and what you can do to help avoid the symptoms with Dr. Cindy Gellner.

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What Options Are Available for Facial Rejuvenation at Any Age?

Oct 4, 2019

Seeing the signs of aging on your face can be difficult at any stage of life. Plastic surgeon Dr. Cori Agarwal covers all the different procedures available to reduce the signs of aging and prescribes what may work best for patients, whether you’re in your 20s or your 60s.

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