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When A Parent Has Cancer
When you're diagnosed with cancer, how do you tell your children? (read the story...)

Teen Suicide Increases
A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published in Pediatrics, finds that suicide rates in children under 19 years of age increased between 2003 and 2004. Suicide was the only statistically significant increase in child death over this time. Overall, the suicide rate increased by 18.2 percent from 2003 to 2004, an increase largely driven by older teens. (read the story...)

Sweet Dreams
Armonk mom sings for children in distress. (read the story...)

New Children’s Hospital to Open at Maimonides
On any given day, Dr. Michael Marcus communicates with parents and young patients in up to six or seven different languages. (read the story...)

Kids sick? Now, House Calls!
Naomi Friedman is a physician associate who has been making house calls for a while, but because of the demand, just expanded her practice to include children. (read the story...)

Kids Who Are “Different”
More and more children who seem easily distracted, act impulsively, shift attention frequently, fail to follow instructions, or act without considering the consequences of their behavior are being labeled as having either attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). (read the story...)

Finding Friends, when cancer strikes
“Having cancer gave me membership in an elite club that I’d rather not belong to,” said comedienne Gilda Radner. (read the story...)

Heavy Bleeding Got You Down?
New procedure offers relief. (read the story...)

Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome
Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is the name given to the injuries that occur when a child is violently shaken. (read the story...)

Strength Training for Young Athletes
When to begin. (read the story...)

How Are Your Kids Doing?
Pediatric nurse practitioners issue guidelines on diet and exercise for kids. (read the story...)

A Spoon Full of Sugar
Mom tips for helping the medicine go down. (read the story...)

Have You Checked Your Child’s Bedroom?
Pillows, linens and quilts on the bed, and certain blinds on windows, can be lethal to our kids — if not properly purchased. (read the story...)

A Near-Disaster Sets Mom on a Mission
Every parent needs to know how to save a life, stresses Farley Boyle. (read the story...)

No More Hibernating!
Exercising Through the Winter Months (read the story...)

Under one roof
The Continuum Center for Reproductive Health at Roosevelt Hospital just expanded with a state-of-the-art InVitro Fertilization Lab. (read the story...)

Parenting Bookshelf: Squash Your Kids!
If you want to think healthy, think squash. Like the carb-filled vegetable that’s good for the athletic body, the sport of squash was also ranked number one by Forbes magazine. (read the story...)

Into The Gym — And Sticking To It!
How does a parent ensure that kids will enjoy a structured workout environment enough to stick with it? (read the story...)

Not Your Mother’s Yoga
Yoga for kids is popping up everywhere — and a good thing it is! (read the story...)

Don't Slack Off On Those Shots!
Should I have my children vaccinated against disease or is it safer not to? (read the story...)

New Treatments To Ease the Pain of Sickle Cell Disease
New York research centered at Montefiore (read the story...)

Playing It Safe This Winter
With the snow on its way, how can I make sure my children have fun outside while still playing safely? (read the story...)

Teaching Reading to Dyslexic Kids
The system goes awry in concluding that the solution for dyslexics is to be found in sound analysis training. (read the story...)

Downtown Esthete
Both cosmetic and medical procedures are being offered at the new TriBeCa MedSpa. (read the story...)

Make Fitness Happen! 6 Easy Steps for New Moms
The most challenging aspect of getting back into shape after pregnancy is not lack of desire, sleep deprivation, or bone-numbing fatigue — it’s time. (read the story...)


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