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The Scope

Top 5 Women's Health Concerns (According to The Scope Radio's Listeners)

Nov 19, 2018

Women, surprisingly or not, are very concern about breast health. Our health is important to us and we like to be reminded that we're actually normal. As The Seven Domains of Women's Health celebrates five years, Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones chats with the show's producer about the top five health concerns for women, according to listeners—breast health takes the top two spot.

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Parenting Preteens: Advice from a Pediatrician

Nov 16, 2018

"They grow up so fast." For some parents, this fact of life makes it difficult to stop micromanaging their teens; for other parents, it causes them to stop teaching life skills at a crucial stage of development. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner helps parents find the golden mean of parenting preteens when it comes to eating, sleeping, and exercising.

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How to Treat Skin Conditions on the Foot

Nov 9, 2018

Foot skin issues are common among teenagers—and no, it’s not always athlete’s foot. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about three common foot skin issues in teenagers, and how to identify and treat those issues without a trip to the doctor.

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Hidden Sugars Could Contribute to Childhood Obesity

Nov 5, 2018

How much sugar is too much for kids? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains that a sugar-loaded diet contributes to childhood obesity. She recommends that children have no more than 45 grams of sugar in a day—the equivalent of about 15 sugar cubes—even when it comes to foods that we generally consider healthy, such as fruit juice and yogurt.

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