Are You at Risk for Pelvic Floor Issues After Childbirth?

Jan 9, 2020

A typical vaginal birth can be a joyful experience for a new mother. But most women will say that nothing is really quite the same down there after birth. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks with pelvic floor disorder specialist Dr. Audra Jo Hill about the risk factors women should be aware of and the ...

Omega-3 Supplements Reduce Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack

Dec 17, 2019

There are many potential health benefits associated with taking Omega-3 supplements, and there may be a new one to add to that list. New research found that fish oil supplements lead to a significant reduction in stroke and heart attack risk. Dr. Tom Miller explains the study and why you should ask ...

How Can I Talk About Health with My Teenager?

Dec 9, 2019

Are you the parent of a teenager? Then you know how hard it can be to talk to them about, well, anything. This is especially true when trying to talk about their health. Dr. Cindy Gellner recommends a few tips on how to broach sensitive health-related topics with your teenager—and actually get a ...

5 Most Common Pediatric Home Injuries

Dec 2, 2019

Kids are active, spontaneous—and bound to eventually get hurt at home. What are the most common injuries, how do they happen, and how you can prevent them in the first place? Dr. Cindy Gellner shares the 5 most common injuries your kid may encounter....

How to Speak to Your Child About Obesity

Nov 25, 2019

Bringing up health concerns like body weight can be a challenge. It can be even trickier when speaking with a child. Dr. Cindy Gellner recommends a few strategies to constructively speak about lifestyle changes without damaging a child’s self-esteem or triggering a parent....

The Effects of Vaping on Children

Nov 18, 2019

Vaping is a huge problem in the teen population. Not only because of how many teens have begun vaping, but also the potentially dangerous chemicals present in vape juice. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why vaping is not a healthy alternative to tobacco, especially for teenagers....

Is My Child in the Right Car Seat?

Nov 11, 2019

As a parent, you want to make sure your child is as safe as they can be when they're in a vehicle. But did you that the guidelines for car seats have changed several times over the past decade? Dr. Cindy Gellner explains the latest guidelines and how to keep your child safe in the car....

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