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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...)

Springtime Allergies & Kids
Spring has finally arrived. Yet, as Long Islanders and other New Yorkers know, the onset of milder weather also heralds the start of the springtime pollen season! (read the story...)

How To Keep Kids Healthy at Camp
Summer camp is a place to release all of the pent-up energy from the school year, and an increase in physical activity can lead to a spike in risks. But keeping kids healthy at camp doesn't require knowledge of the latest medical journals — just a good dose of common sense. (read the story...)

FUTURE FORECASTS for 2000
As we approach this more-than-usually momentous New Year, we continue our look ahead, as parenting experts tell us what changes and developments they foresee in their fields in the upcoming 50 years. We can feel the future! HAPPY NEW YEAR! (read the story...)

New Motherhood … A Recipe For Back Pain?
For new mothers experiencing pain in the neck and back, here eight common causes and solutions to each. (read the story...)

Summer Hair Care for Young Campers and Swimmers
Summer fun can wreak havoc on kids' delicate scalp and hair. Here tips to help make summer hair care a breeze. (read the story...)

Countdown for a Healthier, Happier You
To stay on the road to resolution success, for a healthier lifestyle, stick with the following countdown. (read the story...)

Lose That Baby Fat - Easy Tips For Weight Loss
Oh, the joys of parenthood…But no one warns of the new body that comes with it. Many moms find themselves unable to lose those last few pounds from pregnancy. So what’s the trick? (read the story...)

When Mommy or Daddy Gets Sick
“Mommy doesn’t feel good” are words that can have a profound impact on a child. Whether the parent’s illness is chronic or a temporary condition like a cold or the flu, children may feel as if their own wellbeing is at risk. The ill parent may look or behave differently. The family household routines may change. All of this can leave children feeling confused and scared. Here are some ways to help children cope with the illness of a parent. (read the story...)

Preventing the Flu in Your Family
With the fall and winter seasons comes influenza, also known as the flu. No parent wants their children or any member of their family to get sick. (read the story...)

Kids: Skate Through Winter Injury-Free !
Children love to be outside during the winter, participating in outdoor activities, inlcuding hockey, ice skating, sledding, skiing, and snowboarding. But, doing these vigorous activity outside can possibly cause your child and your family to sustain injuries. (read the story...)

How to Keep Young Athletes Injury-Free
Here’s a question that bedevils virtually every parent with a child who plays sports: Is there anything you can do to keep your young athlete on the field and off the disabled list? (read the story...)

How to Prevent and Treat Common Stings
Will your kids be playing outdoors in the warm weather? Are you going on vacation to the beach or mountains this summer? If so, it's important to know how to keep your babies and kids safe from insect stings. (read the story...)

How to Encourage Your Child in Sports
Childhood obesity is at an all-time high in the United States, so getting children to participate in some sort of physical activity is important. Many children lead such sedentary lives – often parked in front of the television set or video game console for hours on end – that a child who wants to be active should be applauded. (read the story...)

How-To: Care for Baby Smiles
Oral health affects your child’s overall health, and good habits can last a lifetime. With the help of your pediatric dentist, you can help your child’s smile to be protected for life. (read the story...)

How to Help an Over-Responsive Child
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is an umbrella term describing different subtypes of a brain-based condition in which individuals process sensory information atypically. It makes children over-responsive. This means that she reacts adversely to certain stimuli that others find harmless, or may not even notice. (read the story...)

You Stroll Girl! Great News for Stroller Moms
The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has just released surprising results from a new study that measured the health benefits of fitness walking with your baby in a stroller. Research concludes that the intensity of the activity is almost double than previously assumed and meets current health guidelines. (read the story...)

Family Health: Keeping Kids Fit
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), obesity among children has become a major public health concern. The Dewey Does Foundation believes obesity and its associated risks must continually be brought to the public’s attention, specifically to parents, schools and health officials. (read the story...)

High Blood Pressure — in Kids
My teenage son has just been diagnosed with high blood pressure. What types of health problems are associated with this condition, and how can I ensure that he’ll stay healthy? (read the story...)

Babies With Healthy Smiles
So many infants and toddlers are having problems with tooth decay. What can I do now to prevent tooth decay in my newborn’s mouth? (read the story...)

CHIC MOMS-ON-THE-GO: Feminine and Festive-Fast!
Here are some services and products that will get you feeling and looking feminine and festive, FAST! (read the story...)

Singing with Sukey : Movement Classes for Children
As a former professional dancer, Sukey Molloy's aim was to create classes where kids would find joy in movement. By setting up different gymnastics equipment and observing her son, she began PlayMove&Sing, which promotes movement and encourages sensory learning. (read the story...)

Is it a cold...the flu? Or Allergies?
Two of my sons suffer from allergies, so I've learned to recognize the triggers: things like dust from the chalkboard, mold in the locker room, and dander from class pets can all cause allergy symptoms... (read the story...)

Back Breakers! Backpack Overhaul
Parents and educators everywhere are concerned about the burdens children are lugging around each day in the form of poorly designed, improperly packed, and inappropriately worn backpacks. (read the story...)


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