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

Dec 11, 2018

As parents, we want to make sure our children are safe and healthy. We worry when they cough too much or eat too little. As The Healthy Kids Zone celebrates five years, Dr. Cindy Gellner breaks down the top five health concerns for children—according to parents—and not so surprisingly, coughs ...

Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Bad?

Dec 7, 2018

There are some people that say fluoride is bad for you, but is it? In the past 50 years, many studies have shown that fluoride in drinking water is beneficial and that a small amount in the water helps children have healthy teeth. Dr. David Okano stops by to share what fluoride is and how it can ...

Your Child's ADHD Could Be Misdiagnosed

Dec 4, 2018

A recent study suggests the overdiagnosing of ADHD in elementary-aged children could come down to something as simple as what month a child is born. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about the new study and why the youngest kids in an elementary class have a 30% higher chance of being diagnosed ...

How to Not Get Hurt on E-Scooters

Nov 30, 2018

The presence of electric scooters are increasing in a lot of cities, and with them comes the increase in related injuries coming into ERs. Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about who's actually getting injured by electric scooters, the types of injuries, and how you can prevent yourself...

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

Nov 29, 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 ...

Should I Go to the Doctor for a Spider Bite?

Nov 27, 2018

Most household spiders don't pose much of a threat to humans, but some bigger spiders can have poisonous fangs. Dr. Tom Miller and dermatologist Dr. Mark Eliason discuss how to treat common spider bites and what to do if you get bit by one that's more dangerous. Find out how to react to bites from ...

How Much Playtime Does My Child Need?

Nov 26, 2018

Children as young as two years old are seeing an increased prescription for playtime—it can stimulate creativity and offsets secondhand stress. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner highlights the health benefits that come from simply letting kids be kids and has tips on how you can help your child be a ...

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