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Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Common Symptoms vs Terrible Diseases

Nov 20, 2017

When your child isn’t feeling well, it’s easy as a parent to think of the worst-case scenario. Could that stomach ache be appendicitis? Could a neck ache be meningitis? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner calms your parental fears and explains common reasons why your child might not be feeling well ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Environment's Effects on Your Child's Health

Nov 6, 2017

As parents, you may want to bubble wrap your kids to protect them from getting sick from their surrounding environment. But are those fears and concerns validated? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about what you should and shouldn't worry about when keeping your kid healthy....

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Children and Antibiotics

Oct 23, 2017

When your child is sick, you want any medicine you can have to help them feel better and fast. But does your child really need antibiotics for what they have? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses the myths and facts about when antibiotics can help your child and when they can do more harm than ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Immune System Hacks

Sep 11, 2017

We don't like getting sick, and we especially don't like our children getting sick, so we give them supplements and other immune boosters in hopes of warding off any illness that might come their way. But do these immune boosters actually work? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner examines three common ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Juice is Healthy for Kids

Aug 14, 2017

Fruits are healthy for our kids, but that doesn't necessarily mean that 100% all-natural fruit juice is healthy for our kids. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner says fruit juice is “basically liquid candy.” Learn about the myth of fruit juice health claims and what you should be giving your child ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Bug Bites

Jul 24, 2017

Large, swollen bug bites don't necessarily mean your child is allergic. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why kids' bodies react the way they do when bitten by insects and what parents can do to treat bites when they happen....

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Diarrhea in Kids

Jul 10, 2017

When your child gets diarrhea, it’s a bad time for everyone. But what really causes it? And how do you get it to stop? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses some of the most common myths about diarrhea and what you can do to help prevent it in your child....