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Preventing Suicide in Teens

Suicide can be a difficult topic to discuss with a teenager, but it is too important to ignore—especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Teen depression, self-harm, and suicide have seen a rise…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 8th, 2021 55 plays 0  

Looking at How Other Countries Have Handled Going Back to School

One of the ways experts determine how to best reopen schools during the COVID-19 pandemic is to look to other countries around the world. Pediatric infectious disease expert and epidemiologist Dr.…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 7th, 2020 46 plays 0  

Study Reveals Need for More Autism Screening in Toddlers

A recent study shows that the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder during early childhood, between the ages of 2 and 3, has remained stagnant over many years. Autism specialist…

From  Nathan Tanner on May 31st, 2019 48 plays 0  

Health Hack: Removing a Foreign Object Stuck in Child's Nose

Your child stuck something small deep up their nose. So far up there, you can’t seem to retrieve it. Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen shares a useful—but kind of gross—health…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 23rd, 2019 107 plays 0  

My Child Coughs So Hard, They Vomit. Should I Worry?

According to pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner, a child coughing until they puke is actually pretty common. Children—especially those under 12 months of age—have a very sensitive gag reflex.…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 9th, 2018 6,757 plays 0  

How Much Sleep Do Kids Really Need?

How much sleep your child needs is different for every phase of their development, from infant to the teen years. On today’s Health Minute, Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner details exactly how…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 16th, 2018 117 plays 0  

Common Myths About ADHD

Children with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often go untreated because of misconceptions parents have about the condition. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Trevor Wilde explains…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 4th, 2018 24 plays 0  

Breakfast is a Child's Most Important Meal of the Day

Eating breakfast regularly can have a lot of health benefits, especially for your child. On today’s Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why breakfast is crucial for your…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 4th, 2018 65 plays 0  

Make Handwashing Fun for Your Kids

Washing your hands well and often is one of the important things you can do for your health—especially for children. But as a parent, how can you motivate your children to wash their hands and…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 16th, 2018 78 plays 0  

When to Take a Vomiting Child to the Hospital

When a child gets sick and throws up, it can cause great concern for parents. On today's Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains the warning signs of vomiting in a child that may…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 2nd, 2018 290 plays 0  

Earache Complaints from a Child

Parents often worry whether or not their child's earache complaint requires an urgent trip to the ER. On today's Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner tells parents the signs to…

From  Nathan Tanner on January 19th, 2018 33 plays 0  

What's Normal When Your Kid Has a Stomach Bug?

When a child starts throwing up or has diarrhea from a stomach bug, it can make parents nervous. On today's Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what to normally expect when a…

From  Nathan Tanner on January 4th, 2018 662 plays 0  

Surgical Option to Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

For children with epilepsy, medication is the first line of defense against seizures that could harm the brain. In some cases, though, the condition is resistant to drugs, leaving many parents with…

From  Nathan Tanner on January 2nd, 2018 89 plays 0  

Could My Child be Suffering From Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of seasonal depression that is linked to shorter daylight hours. About six percent of children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with the condition. On…

From  Nathan Tanner on December 25th, 2017 12 plays 0  

Health Minute: Managing Your Child's Physical Temper Tantrums

For some children, temper tantrums can turn ugly and physical, and can even become threatening. On today's Health Minute, child psychiatrist Dr. Benjamin Chan gives advice for managing physical…

From  Nathan Tanner on December 25th, 2017 19 plays 0  

Should a Child Eat or Drink if They're Vomiting?

When children catch a stomach bug, vomiting is normal and it shouldn't last more than 24 hours. On today's Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why you should not force…

From  Nathan Tanner on December 11th, 2017 3,314 plays 0