Healthy Kids Zone

with Dr. Cindy Gellner

Keep your kids healthy and happy with the help of Dr. Cindy Gellner. She's passionate about preventive care, childhood obesity, allergy and asthma management and the power of reading aloud to your children. Not afraid to talk about anything, she'll keep you informed about the latest trends and issues facing children today, plus give tips that will help raising your kids a little less stressful.

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Latest Shows

Making New Year's Resolutions With Your Children

Dec 31, 2018

New Year's resolutions aren't just for adults—kids can make them too. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner says by helping children make and keep resolutions, parents can teach their children important values such as ...

Protecting Your Child From Hidden Holiday Dangers

Dec 24, 2018

There are so many shining decorations that can catch a child’s eye during the holiday season, especially since they are only brought out at this time of the year. From the Christmas tree to seasonal plants around the home, there can be hidden dangers lurking in your decorated halls. In this ...

Lack of Food Can Affect a Child's Learning Abilities

Dec 18, 2018

In the United States, 18 percent of children under the age of 18—13 million children—live in a home struggling to put healthy food on the table. Food insecurity can have long-lasting effects on young children, impacting their memory, social and learning skills. Pediatrician

Top 5 Pediatric Health Concerns (According to The Scope Radio's Listeners)

Dec 11, 2018

As parents, we want to make sure our children are safe and healthy. We worry when they cough too much or eat too little. As The Healthy Kids Zone celebrates five years, Dr. Cindy Gellner breaks down the top five ...

Your Child's ADHD Could Be Misdiagnosed

Dec 4, 2018

A recent study suggests the overdiagnosing of ADHD in elementary-aged children could come down to something as simple as what month a child is born. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about the new study and why the ...

How Much Playtime Does My Child Need?

Nov 26, 2018

Children as young as two years old are seeing an increased prescription for playtime—it can stimulate creativity and offsets secondhand stress. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner highlights the health benefits that come ...

Parenting Preteens: Advice from a Pediatrician

Nov 19, 2018

"They grow up so fast." For some parents, this fact of life makes it difficult to stop micromanaging their teens; for other parents, it causes them to stop teaching life skills at a crucial stage of development. Pediatrician

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