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....

Constipation After Surgery Is Normal

Nov 7, 2019

It is common to have constipation after surgery, even if your surgeon didn't mention it during discharge. As high as 30 percent of women experience severe constipation in the days following the procedure. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones shares her strategies on how to prevent and treat post-surgery ...

How to Survive Your Newborn’s Sleep Schedule

Oct 28, 2019

Newborns sleep on a schedule all their own—and it never fits with their parents' schedule. How long will your baby’s erratic sleep schedule last? When can a parent expect to get a full night’s rest again? Dr. Cindy Gellner has the answers to your questions....

How to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, According to a Pediatrician

Oct 21, 2019

Teen pregnancy is something pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner sees far more often than you’d realize. What causes teens to get pregnant? Is it lack of parent involvement? Are kids too embarrassed to ask a parent about prevention? Learn the pediatrician's perspective on the causes of teen pregnancy ...

What Causes Chest Pain in Your Child?

Oct 14, 2019

When a child complains about chest pain, it’s easy for parents to panic and assume it’s a heart problem or pneumonia. But it’s much more likely to be something less serious like costochondritis or precordial catch syndrome. Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what these conditions are and how they’re...

What Options Are Available for Facial Rejuvenation at Any Age?

Oct 8, 2019

Seeing the signs of aging on your face can be difficult at any stage of life. Plastic surgeon Dr. Cori Agarwal covers all the different procedures available to reduce the signs of aging and prescribes what may work best for patients, whether you’re in your 20s or your 60s....

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