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.


Latest Shows

Smartphones Increasing Emotional Health Problems in Teens

Apr 2, 2018

There has been a significant increase in emotional health problems among American teenagers since the adoption of smartphones. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses the science and impact of smartphones on teenagers. ...

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When Should My Child Stay Home From School?

Mar 26, 2018

How sick is too sick for a child to stay home from school? Dr. Cindy Gellner explains the guidelines that pediatricians and schools follow for when a parent should—and shouldn’t—keep a sick child home. ...

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Could Your Child’s Flu-Like Symptoms Actually be Caused by Adenovirus?

Mar 19, 2018

Kids seem to always get sick during the winter season. Runny noses, coughing, nausea, vomiting—it’s easy to assume the flu. But could your child actually have something caused by adenovirus? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy ...

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Is it Okay to Spank Your Child?

Mar 12, 2018

Spanking is one of the most controversial issues when it comes to parenting. Some argue that spanking is important for discipline, others find the practice antiquated and violent. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explores what modern research says about the potential long-term consequences of ...

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Debunking Old Wives’ Tales: Your Children’s Allergies

Mar 5, 2018

There are a lot of misconceptions about children's allergies. Can your child be born with allergies? Can your child outgrow allergies? Is there anything you can do to prevent your child from developing allergies? Pediatrician

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What Are Those Dark Circles Under My Child's Eyes?

Feb 26, 2018

Does your child occasionally have discoloration on the skin beneath their eyes? It can be easy for a parent to worry, but dark circles are not a sign of anemia or a vitamin deficiency. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner ...

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Could My Child’s Cold Actually be Winter Allergies?

Feb 5, 2018

Does it seem like your child gets bad colds every winter? If it lasts longer than a month, there’s a good chance the sneezing and sniffling aren’t from a cold at all. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains how to ...

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