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Warning Signs of Autism and the Importance of Early Intervention
Information for parents on the early signs and characteristics of an autism spectrum disorder, plus advice on how and why you should act early. (read the story...)

Is There Such a Thing as 'Too Clean' When it Comes to Kids?
Disinfectants, antibacterial wipes, gel sanitizers...Pediatricians and other medical experts weigh in on whether our nation's obsession with cleanliness could lead to harmful effects for our children. (read the story...)

4 Cleanliness Habits to Teach Your Children
Teach your kids the importance of good hygiene early with these four healthy habits. (read the story...)

A Tonsillectomy Tale: Should My Child Have Surgery?
Follow one mother's journey to find out if surgery is the right choice for her 5-year-old daughter. (read the story...)

How to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods
Is your child a picky eater? We asked the experts, including health counselors and nutritionists, for their best tips on how to get your child to eat (and like!) new - and healthy - foods. (read the story...)

How to Prepare Your Family for Ocean Swimming
Consult our tips before you head to the shore this summer, and be confident that your children are prepared for swimming in the ocean. (read the story...)

The United States Lifesaving Association's Top 10 Swimming Safety Tips
While some of these tips are basic and others are aimed at moms and dads explicitly, these reminders could save a life. (read the story...)

How to Protect Yourself Against the Sun - in Style!
We get healthy vitamin D from the sun, but too many rays can cause harm. Protect yourself in style this summer with our top picks for fashionable moms, including the best sunscreen, sunglasses, and hats. (read the story...)

New Dad? Time for a New Car!
As a new dad, you may need to consider updating your car to a model more appropriate for carting precious cargo. Author and fellow father Martyn Cox offers advice on what to look for in a family vehicle. Plus, consult our list for car seat inspection sites in your area. (read the story...)

How to Protect Your Young Athlete: Sports Gear and Equipment
All sports, whether contact-based or otherwise, harbor the potential for injury. Read on for tips on how to keep your little athlete safe on the field and out of the emergency room. (read the story...)

Start Talking Sex With Your Kids Early: Their Lives Depend on It
Find out why you should open up the conversation about sex early on with your kids. Get tips from experts like Dr. Laura Berman, author of "Talking to Your Kids About Sex: Turning 'the Talk' Into a Conversation for Life." (read the story...)

Overcoming Childhood Obesity: How Parents Have Slimmed Their Kids Down
Child obesity has reached epidemic rates and become one of the leading health concerns in the country, causing heart disease, high blood pressure, and other health complications. While causes and treatment can overwhelm parents, the first line of defense is knowing where and how to begin. Read on for real-life stories of families fighting the weight battle. Plus, consult our list of weight loss camps and programs for kids in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and the rest of the NY metro area. (read the story...)

Benefits of Yoga for Children
Learn what yoga can do for kids and their growing bodies and minds. (read the story...)

What to Do If Your Child Has Croup
Pramod Narula, M.D., chairman of pediatrics at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, explains what croup is, signs and symptoms to looks for, and how parents can treat it at home. (read the story...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island
If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island. (read the story...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Fairfield County, CT
If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Fairfield County, CT. (read the story...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY
If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY. (read the story...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Brooklyn
If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Brooklyn. (read the story...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Manhattan
If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in the New York City area. (read the story...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in the NY Metro Area
If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in the New York metro area. (read the story...)

Nick Jonas' Battle with Diabetes
Most parents (and virtually all pre-teens and teens) know Nick Jonas as the curly-haired, youngest member of the well-liked pop band, the Jonas Brothers. (read the story...)

How to Design a Kid-Friendly Kitchen
When designing a kitchen with children in mind, there are certain things a family should think about at the beginning of the design process. Independent Kitchen and Bath offers the following tips to help consumers ultimately get the kitchen that best fits their family. (read the story...)

How to Fight the Flu Naturally
Find out how these eight super foods can help prevent the flu and keep your immune system healthy - the natural way. (read the story...)

Mumps are Back: How to Protect Your Kids
U.S. health officials have officially declared the current mumps outbreak in the New York and New Jersey area the largest in years. Here's what you need to know about mumps and how to protect your family. (read the story...)

Best Eating Habits: The Top 10 List for 2010
Start the new decade off right with these healthy eating tips for you and your family, courtesy of Maggie Moon, registered dietitian and corporate nutritionist for FreshDirect. (read the story...)


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