Healthy Kids

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

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

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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. ...

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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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Lack of Sleep Can Affect Children's Performance in School

Jun 4, 2018

Parents know a sleep-deprived kid is a cranky kid, but lack of sleep can also have a negative impact on your child's health and performance in school. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why it is important to get ...

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5 Tips to Get Your Child to Eat More Vegetables

May 28, 2018

Your child either loves veggies, or they hate veggies. As a parent, if your child falls into the second group of veggie-haters, preparing healthy meals and snacks can be a challenge. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner has ...

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