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Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.

Getting Through Menopause and Puberty at the Same Time

Getting Through Menopause and Puberty at the Same Time

With women becoming mothers later in life, they commonly go through menopause at the same time their daughter is going through puberty. Here are five ways to deal with the house full of hormones.

How to Prevent Back Pain from Backpacks

How to Prevent Back Pain from Backpacks

Come September, your children will be schlepping books, homework, and lunch boxes to and from school five days a week. Dr. Emily Dodwell, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, shares tips for choosing the best backpack and how to prevent back injuries with tips for packing and carrying a backpack.

What is Swimmers Ear & How Do I Prevent It?

What is Swimmers Ear & How Do I Prevent It?

Stefanie Wolf, Au.D., a clinical audiologist at Audiology of Nassau County in Rockville Centre, explains what swimmers ear is, what causes swimmers ear, the symptoms of swimmers ear, and how to treat and prevent swimmers ear.

Bellmore Chiropractor Offers Free Scoliosis Screenings

Bellmore Chiropractor Offers Free Scoliosis Screenings

When scheduling back-to-school doctors' appointments for your children, don't forget to schedule a scoliosis screening. ChiroMom, a Bellmore chiropractor, is offering free scoliosis screenings for kids all summer.

Hope on Wheels: Battling Pediatric Cancer

Hope on Wheels: Battling Pediatric Cancer

We were inspired to learn more about fighting pediatric cancer after the Hyundai Hope on Wheels event.

The Health Benefits of Kids Having a Pet

The Health Benefits of Kids Having a Pet

Whether they're furry, feathered, or funny looking, pets offer more than companionship for kids. The health benefits of owning a pet include boosting self-confidence and emotional well-being, and teaches kids responsibility.

10 Fun Fitness Trends for Kids

10 Fun Fitness Trends for Kids

It's important for kids to get at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, so why not make it fun? These new fitness trends offer fun ways to exercise for kids as young as 4.

Kids, Teens Fitness Program Emphasizes Empowerment

Kids, Teens Fitness Program Emphasizes Empowerment

Fit 4 Long Island offers fitness programs for kids and teens in Suffolk County. Kids and teens learn about fitness and making healthy food choices, and build self-esteem.

What You Should Know About Measles

What You Should Know About Measles

The recent measles outbreak in the United States has raised many questions surrounding this disease. Measles is a serious respiratory disease that is spread easily through coughing and sneezing. To prevent measles, get vaccinated.

Phillips Pediatrics Medical Practice Opens in Flatbush

Phillips Pediatrics Medical Practice Opens in Flatbush

Phillips Pediatrics, a children's health care practice, recently opened in Flatbush. The pediatrician's office serves children in the Lefferts Gardens and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

How to Keep Kids Active and Healthy in the Winter

How to Keep Kids Active and Healthy in the Winter

Kids need exercise and physical activity year-round, though getting the required 60 minutes during the winter months requires more creativity. Here, get ideas for fun indoor activities and tips on enjoying the great outdoors despite the cold.

Parents Agree All Children in Day Care Should be Vaccinated

Parents Agree All Children in Day Care Should be Vaccinated

University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health shows that most parents agree that all children in day care centers should be vaccinated.

PM Pediatrics Opens Urgent Care Center in Yonkers

PM Pediatrics Opens Urgent Care Center in Yonkers

PM Pediatrics, an urgent care center that specializes in treating newborns to young adults, recently opened in Yonkers. The Yonkers urgent care center features a jungle theme to make the facility kid-friendly.

Study Finds Children With Autism More Sedentary Than Those Without the Disorder

Study Finds Children With Autism More Sedentary Than Those Without the Disorder

A recent Oregon State University study found that children with autism tend to be more sedentary than children without autism, but that children with autism tend to be on par with peers in terms of completing physical fitness activities.

What Parents Need to Know About Children's Heart Health

What Parents Need to Know About Children's Heart Health

Pediatric cardiomyopathy is the leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest in children. Experts share the symptoms and risk factors of pediatric cardiomyopathy and what you need to know about children's heart health.

Pediatric Dental Office Opens in Greenpoint

Pediatric Dental Office Opens in Greenpoint

North Brooklyn Pediatric Dentistry, a pediatric dental office, recently opened in Greenpoint. The Greenpoint pediatric dentist offers an open-concept floor plan that allows parents to observe their children's dental visits.

How to Recognize Depression in Your Child

How to Recognize Depression in Your Child

Parents who think their teen may be depressed may have a lot of questions. What causes teen depression? What are the signs of teen depression? How can I help my teen who is depressed? Long Island Tutorial Services shares answers to these questions and more.

Sick Day: A Plan for When Your Child Stays Home From School

Sick Day: A Plan for When Your Child Stays Home From School

When your child isn't feeling well and stays home from school, there is a lot to consider, from finding last-minute child care to keeping the rest of the family healthy, and when your child can go back to school.

4 Tips to Prepare Your Child for Daylight Saving Time

4 Tips to Prepare Your Child for Daylight Saving Time

Certified sleep consultant Caronlina Romanyuk shares four tips to help keep your child on their sleep schedule during daylight saving time.

Ask the Expert: When Should I Keep My Child Home Sick from School?

Ask the Expert: When Should I Keep My Child Home Sick from School?

If your child has a cold, should you send her to school? Learn what cold symptoms you can send your child to school with, when to keep your sick child home, and when they can go back to school after being sick.

Ask the Expert: What is an Enterovirus and How Can I Protect My Child?

Ask the Expert: What is an Enterovirus and How Can I Protect My Child?

A pediatrician explains what you need to know about enterovirus, including symptoms and strains to look out for, and how to protect your kids and family from enterovirus 68, coxsackievirus, and other strains this winter.

My Gym Nanuet Receives Face-Lift Under New Owner

My Gym Nanuet Receives Face-Lift Under New Owner

My Gym Nanuet, a fitness center for children in Nanuet, recently came under new ownership, and is now furnished with new equipment. The children's fitness center also offers birthday parties.

What You Need to Know About Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

What You Need to Know About Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is a virus that has presented in mor than 40 states in the U.S., making more than 500 people very ill. Here are the facts you need to know, from preventing EV-D68 and keeping your kids healthy, to its symptoms, and how to treat it.

M.E. Smiles Dental Hosts American Girl Doll Event

M.E. Smiles Dental Hosts American Girl Doll Event

M.E. Smiles Dental and Erica Fish, D.D.S., is scheduled to host a Take Your American Girl Doll to the Dentist event this fall. The goal of the event is to teach proper dental hygiene techniques for good oral health and to reduce kids' anxiety about visiting the dentist.




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