How to Treat Skin Conditions on the Foot

Nov 12, 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....

Recovering From Sinus Surgery

Nov 9, 2018

If you’re going to undergo endoscopic sinus surgery, you may have some questions regarding your recovery. Will you have extensive bandaging and bruising? How long before you can go back to work? Sinus surgeon Dr. Richard Orlandi answers some common questions regarding recovery from sinus surgery ...

Can Women Get Kidney Stones?

Nov 8, 2018

Kdney stones have been referred to as “the worst pain in the world,” (besides childbirth, of course) and are becoming more common, especially in women. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about these painful little stones, their causes, and how you can avoid being one in 12 women who get kidney ...

Who Should Remove My Wisdom Teeth?

Nov 7, 2018

Wisdom tooth extraction is almost a rite of passage for many Americans. Dr. Bryce Williams talks about why it’s important to have them removed. He also describes the difference between dentists and oral surgeons and offers some insight about which may be a better choice if you are having this ...

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 ...

It’s Not Strep Throat: Treating Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Nov 2, 2018

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a virus that can cause rashes on the hands and feet and sores in the mouth—and can sometimes be mistaken for the strep throat infection. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner tells you how to distinguish the virus from strep throat and other similar illnesses. She also ...

When Can My Child Stay Home Alone?

Oct 29, 2018

After-school programs can provide a safe place for children when parents may not be available. But as children age into preteens, when can they be allowed to stay home by themselves? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about the different factors that vary from family to family and how to best ...

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