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Recommended Age for the HPV Vaccine is 11-Years-Old

May 1, 2018

The HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine prevents seven different types of cancers, pre-cancers, and genital warts. But some parents don't ask for it. Deanna Kepka, MPH, PhD, from Huntsman Cancer Institute says some parents fear that getting the vaccine will make their child sexually active. Yet Kepka...

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When Should A Child Be Out of Diapers?

Apr 30, 2018

Potty training is a big milestone for children—most should be out of diapers by school-age. But that may not always be the case. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about how parents can prepare their toddlers for potty training and what can cause potential resistants and delays....

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What Parents Should Know When Their Child Comes Down with a Virus

Apr 16, 2018

When your pediatrician says your sick child "just has a virus," you may be hoping to find more answers for your little one. Unfortunately, there isn’t a magic pill that can cure viruses. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains the most common viruses your child can pick up and how to spot the ones...

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My Child Coughs So Hard, They Vomit. Should I Worry?

Apr 9, 2018

According to pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner, a child coughing until they puke is actually pretty common. Children—especially those under 12 months of age—have a very sensitive gag reflex. But if vomiting after coughing happens too often, it could be a sign of something more serious. Learn the ...

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Smartphones Increasing Emotional Health Problems in Teens

Apr 2, 2018

There has been a significant increase in emotional health problems among American teenagers since the adoption of smartphones. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses the science and impact of smartphones on teenagers. And she also talks about the link between modern technology and our children’s...

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When Should My Child Stay Home From School?

Mar 26, 2018

How sick is too sick for a child to stay home from school? Dr. Cindy Gellner explains the guidelines that pediatricians and schools follow for when a parent should—and shouldn’t—keep a sick child home....

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Could Your Child’s Flu-Like Symptoms Actually be Caused by Adenovirus?

Mar 19, 2018

Kids seem to always get sick during the winter season. Runny noses, coughing, nausea, vomiting—it’s easy to assume the flu. But could your child actually have something caused by adenovirus? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what these imitation viruses are and how you can spot them....

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