Latest Kid's Health Shows

Tonsils—When Is it Time to Take Them Out?

Jul 16, 2018

Tonsils are small glands on either side of the throat that stop bacteria from entering the body. They’re an important part of your child’s immune system, but sometimes can become ‘ginormous’ and cause problems like difficulty swallowing, heroic snoring, or chronic strep throat. Pediatrician ...

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The Poop on Poop: Constipation in Kids

Jul 9, 2018

A lot of parents worry about their child’s bowel movements: Is it normal? Is it not normal? Is the stool too hard or too soft? How many days can a child go between bowel movements? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner tells you the difference between regular and irregular bowel movements in ...

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Signs and Symptoms of RSV

Jul 2, 2018

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) mimics the symptoms of a really bad cold. It is especially dangerous for premature babies and children with existing lung or heart ailments and generally requires special treatment. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner describes the virus, its symptoms, how it differs ...

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How to Get Your Child to do Chores

Jun 25, 2018

Chores are a great way to teach children responsibility and discipline. But getting your child to do chores can be a chore itself, because—let's be honest—you hate doing chores just as much as they do. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner has the dos and don'ts on getting your child to willing start ...

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Sports Drinks or Energy Drinks for Children?

Jun 18, 2018

Some parents may give their child a bottle of sports or energy drink as a "healthier" alternative to soda. But sports drinks should only be given to children who actually play sports. And energy drinks are almost never okay to give a child. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about why sports and ...

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Getting Your Child Ready for Summer Camp

Jun 11, 2018

Summer break can mean summer camps for many kids. But being away from home, in an unfamiliar place, surrounded by strangers can be scary for your young camper. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner has some simple tips to best prepare your child—and yourself—for their time away from home....

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Myths and Facts About Fevers in Children and Infants

Jun 8, 2018

When your child has a fever, it can be difficult to tell whether it’s serious enough to see a pediatrician. Dr. Cindy Gellner goes over some myths and facts about fevers in children and infants, including how to tell low-grade and high-grade fevers apart and how to treat each. She also gives some ...

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