Staying Safe at Home with Kids in School During COVID-19

Aug 10, 2020

With many children going back to in-person classes as the school year approaches, there's a worry about bringing COVID-19 into the home, especially if the child is asymptomatic. Pediatric infectious disease expert and epidemiologist Dr. Adam Hersh talks about how to keep the family safe from ...

Looking at How Other Countries Have Handled Going Back to School

Aug 7, 2020

One of the ways experts determine how to best reopen schools during the COVID-19 pandemic is to look to other countries around the world. Pediatric infectious disease expert and epidemiologist Dr. Adam Hersh talks about how other countries have handled reopening schools, their results, and what it ...

Why Does My Child Get Frequent Nosebleeds?

Aug 3, 2020

There are many reasons children get bloody noses: allergies in the spring, summer and fall can contribute to a bloody nose, and so can the dryness of winter. As pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains, it’s the frequent rubbing and blowing of the nose that can actually lead to the bleeding. She ...

How to Decide Between In-person or Online School for Your Child

Jul 31, 2020

Your child's school has asked you to decide between in-person or online classes. What are the important considerations? Pediatric infectious disease expert and epidemiologist Dr. Adam Hersh talks about the factors you should be thinking about when making your decision between in-person or online ...

Can Stress Really Turn Your Hair Gray?

Jul 30, 2020

Seeing your hair turn shades of gray can be shooking, especially if you're not yet at the age when gray hair would normally start appearing. Why and how does hair turn gray, and why do some people "turn gray" earlier than others? Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the science and medical research ...

Overcoming the Challenges That Face the Spouse of a Stroke Victim

Jul 29, 2020

The effects of a stroke reach far beyond the physical health of those who suffer them and can be especially tough for a spouse or other caregiver. Alexandra Terrill is a rehabilitation psychologist and she says strokes put very different pressure on spouces than other diseases do. Stroke neurologist...

Tips for Getting Kids to Wear Face Masks

Jul 28, 2020

Whether you're asymptomatic or have symptoms, wearing a face mask can help reduce the chance of spreading coronavirus for everyone—including children. But getting your child to wear a face mask can be a difficult task. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner has some tips for getting your child accustomed ...

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