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

Teens Are At Risk for STDs

Oct 15, 2018

Just like adults, teenagers are susceptible to receiving sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Some STIs are curable and have detectable symptoms, but others can last a lifetime and have no known cure. Pediatrician

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What's Causing Mental Illness in Children?

Oct 8, 2018

Mental illness in children is on the rise—one in four children in the United States have a mental health diagnosis. What is behind this increase and what can be done? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains the new ...

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Kids Can Have High Blood Pressure, Too

Oct 1, 2018

We typically think of high blood pressure as a problem for adults, but 3.5% of children in the United States have been diagnosed with high blood pressure or hypertension. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about why ...

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What to Do About Your Child’s Ingrown Toenail

Sep 28, 2018

An ingrown toenail can cause a lot of pain, especially in children. There are different causes for an ingrown toenail, but the most common are tight shoes. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner tells you how to identify ingrown ...

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Playing Sports Is Good For Your Child

Sep 24, 2018

Having your kids play a sport is a great way to keep them active, happy and healthy. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about the social and psychological benefits that can come with getting your child involved in ...

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Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Preventing Your Child’s Seasonal Allergies

Sep 17, 2018

Seasonal allergies are miserable. No doubt about that. But do some of the things you’ve been told to help prevent allergy symptoms really work? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner debunks some of the common myths about ...

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Duct Tape: An Effective Treatment for Warts

Sep 14, 2018

Warts are raised, round, rough growths on the surface of the skin. They are very common and most people have dealt with one at some point. Warts usually go away without treatment in two to three years, but what if you, or your child, don’t want to wait that long? It’s time to pull out that ...

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