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

Could Your Child’s Growing Pains be Juvenile Arthritis?

Jul 23, 2018

For most kids who are active, complaints about joint pain can be both common and harmless. But if your child’s joint pain is severe or chronic, it may be early signs of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA.) Pediatrician Dr. ...

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Tonsils—When Is it Time to Take Them Out?

Jul 16, 2018

Tonsils are small glands on either side of the throat that stop bacteria from entering the body. They’re an important part of your child’s immune system, but sometimes can become ‘ginormous’ and cause problems like difficulty swallowing, heroic snoring, or chronic strep throat. Pediatrician ...

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The Poop on Poop: Constipation in Kids

Jul 9, 2018

A lot of parents worry about their child’s bowel movements: Is it normal? Is it not normal? Is the stool too hard or too soft? How many days can a child go between bowel movements? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner tells ...

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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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