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Dizziness in Children

Your teenager complains of constant dizzy spells or vertigo. Could it be a symptom of something serious? According to Dr. Cindy Gellner, dizziness is a pretty common condition—especially for…

From  Nathan Tanner on September 24th, 2021 34 plays 0  

What to Expect When Your Son Reaches Puberty

As a boy begins to mature, their body and mind go through a lot of changes. It can be tough not only for kids but for their parents too. From growth spurts - and the appetites to match - to strange…

From  Nathan Tanner on September 12th, 2021 71 plays 0  

Is My Child Breathing Carbon Dioxide When Wearing a Mask?

Evidence shows that masks work at preventing the spread of COVID-19. But could wearing a mask increase the amount of carbon dioxide your kid breathes during the day? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 30th, 2021 329 plays 0  

Does My Child Have a Learning Disability?

Could your child have a learning disability? It’s a frequent question for pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner. Whether it be dyslexia, dyscalculia, or another learning disorder, identify the common…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 16th, 2021 82 plays 0  

Is it Safe for Your Kids to Have a Playdate?

A lot of parents are concerned about keeping their kids safe during the COVID pandemic. Parents and teenagers may be vaccinated, but younger kids are not eligible to receive the shot yet. Is it safe…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 2nd, 2021 35 plays 0  

What Causes Common Heel Pain in Children?

Most children—especially child athletes—will complain of heel pain at some point in their development. This may be an inflammatory condition called Sever’s Disease. Dr. Cindy…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 29th, 2021 18 plays 0  

What to Expect When Your Daughter Reaches Puberty

A daughter’s first period marks her entry into womanhood. For a lot of parents—mothers in particular—this is also a time of new anxieties and concerns about their child’s…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 24th, 2021 18 plays 0  

Child Organ Donation

Most parents have never thought about the difficult decision of whether or not you should donate your child’s organs when the unthinkable happens. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses the…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 14th, 2021 12 plays 0  

Choosing the Right Pediatrician for Your Child with Disabilities

Caring for the health and development of your child is a pediatrician’s top priority. This is especially true for children with a physical or developmental disability. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 2nd, 2021 9 plays 0  

The COVID Vaccine is Safe for Kids

Parents may have questions about the COVID-19 vaccines and whether or not they are safe for their kids. Although not as common as adults, children can still get severely sick from the…

From  Nathan Tanner on May 24th, 2021 25 plays 0  

Are Dangerous Apps on Your Child’s Phone?

With so many apps, it can be hard as a parent to keep track of all of them. If your child has a smartphone, it may be tricky to decipher what each app does. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses…

From  Nathan Tanner on May 14th, 2021 75 plays 0  

Reducing Pandemic Fatigue in Your Kids

Pandemic fatigue is the mental exhaustion that comes from the sustained increase of stress and uncertainty during the global pandemic of COVID-19 and it can impact children just as much as adults.…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 22nd, 2021 81 plays 0  

Does My Child Need an Emotional Support Animal?

Animals can provide comfort, this is a fact. But an emotional support animal is not a pet or a service animal and requires specific training and certification. Some parents may think to request a…

From  Nathan Tanner on January 12th, 2021 77 plays 0  

Well-Child Visits During COVID-19

Well-child visits are still happening, even during a global health pandemic. The good news is your doctor's office is probably one of the safest places to be during COVID-19 outside of your…

From  Nathan Tanner on December 21st, 2020 28 plays 0  

Keeping Students and Teachers Safe During COVID-19

While the classroom may look different this year, school is still happening. As a parent, you worry your child might get infected if they are attending in-person classes. But if your child is remote…

From  Nathan Tanner on December 9th, 2020 31 plays 0  

Fun Halloween Activities During COVID-19

Just because you're social distancing, doesn't mean you can't celebrate Halloween this year. There are a lot of fun Halloween activities you and your family can enjoy—even during…

From  Nathan Tanner on October 27th, 2020 83 plays 0