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How to Pack a Healthy and Yummy School Lunch
Dr. Susan Bartell, author of the new book "Dr. Susan's Fit and Fun Family Action Plan," gives tips for moms and dads on packing a healthy school lunch that their kids with actually eat. (read the story...)

Children and Migraines
One of every four children will complain of headache pain by the age of 15. What parents might not know is that this common gripe, often dismissed with a painkiller and a nap, may actually be the beginning of a lifetime of much harder-to-manage migraine pain. (read the story...)

What School Eye Exams Don't Pick Up
Michal Luchins, O.D., explains why school-issued standard vision screenings are not enough when it comes to your child's eye health. (read the story...)

Working Moms: Make it a Smooth Morning
This excerpt from "Happy at Work, Happy at Home: The Girl's Guide to Being a Working Mom" offers tips from other working women on how to brave the morning frenzy of getting ready for work and school. (read the story...)

The Truth About Acne...For You and Your Teen
Breaking down the myths of acne will best prepare you to help your teenage combat breakouts. And if your skin is having trouble, the same advice applies. (read the story...)

Kids' Physicals For School Sports!
Most sports injuries are preventable through proper instruction, supervision, and equipment. The place to start is with a thorough sports physical examination! (read the story...)

The Latest Word on Immunizations for Kids
Your child is due to be vaccinated, but you’ve heard that talk about potential dangers and you’re not sure what to do. Get the immunization! Read on to learn more about the whats, whens, and whys. (read the story...)

Look Ma, No Pedals! ...Bike New York’s Workshop for Kids
Bike New York, an organization dedicated to bicycle promotion and safety, has a different approach, one that lets kids ages 5 and up feel their way to riding. (read the story...)

The Gluten-Free Diet for Children with Autism
One in 150 children are currently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders...one dietary therapy that has been used in treating children diagnosed with autism is a gluten-free diet. (read the story...)

Pilates: Tips From a Celebrity Trainer for Moms & Moms-to-be!
Pilates guru Brooke Siler explains what an authentic Pilates program really is and why it’s a great workout for pregnant women and new moms, and shares her tips and tricks for a svelte new you! (read the story...)

Barbara Ann Grova, CHHC: Nutritional Healing in Suffolk
Through her home-based practice, Nutritional Healing, Barbara Ann Grova sets children and adults on the path to wellness by enhancing their food choices as well as lifestyle habits. (read the story...)

When Your Child’s Injury Justifies Legal Action
In spite of our vigilance, we can't always keep our children out of harm's way. They may be hurt due to circumstances beyond our control. (read the story...)

Moms DO Have the Time to Work Out
“Pregnancy and childbirth place extreme stresses on the body, so exercise will not only help you get your energy back but also get you back to your pre-pregnancy body,” says Sue Fleming, creator of the Buff Fitness® workout regimen. (read the story...)

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know
Lyme disease! That dreaded infection! With the warm weather here, it’s time look to refresh yourselves & your kids on the symptoms, warnings and treatments. (read the story...)

How to Know When Head Injuries Are Serious
It’s hard to believe that actress Natasha Richardson could fall on a bunny slope while skiing and be brain dead just hours later. As her death shocked the world, it has also increased awareness and worry among parents... (read the story...)

New Places, New Programs in Fairfield County - April '09
Pediatricians get personal at Village Pediatrics in Westport and Pathways to Learning in Norwalk pave the way for children with special needs... (read the story...)

New Places, New Programs in Brooklyn- April '09
It’s hard to get kids to take their medicine because of the awful taste, right? Not necessarily! The new Kids Rx, in Park Slope, specializes in compounding medication, and can create a formulation in one of 800 flavors... (read the story...)

New Places, New Programs in Suffolk County
The Summer Camps at Stony Brook University... (read the story...)

YMCA Healthy Kids Day in Tarrytown
Promote a healthy lifestyle for your family and celebrate YMCA Healthy Kids Day... (read the story...)

Fighting Childhood Obesity
According to a national poll on children’s health conducted by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, parents said it is childhood obesity that tops their list of health concerns. (read the story...)

Aromatherapy for Emergencies
My introduction to aromatherapy happened when my son had a stubborn case of ringworm... (read the story...)

Do You Have a Highly Intuitive Child?
Do you have a highly intuitive child? Read the following 10 traits and check those that apply to your child (read the story...)

New in Manhattan - Speech Zone & Skateboarding Camp
2 new places have landed on the scene in NYC for kids! One is a series of social group classes for children with special needs, the other is a camp made for skaters... (read the story...)

Does My Child Have a Disability?
If parents are concerned that their child is “different”, it could just mean they are “delayed"... (read the story...)

6 Steps for Basic Skin Care: Feed Your Face
Every day your skin begs to be fed, nourished and pampered. Luckily, all it takes is six easy steps: three for basic care and three for extra pampering. (read the story...)


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