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.

Ask the Expert: At What Age Can Children Legally Sit in the Front Seat?

Ask the Expert: At What Age Can Children Legally Sit in the Front Seat?

Before you let your child sit in the front seat of your car after calling "Shotgun," make sure you know how old your child should be before they become a front-seat passenger to stay safe in the car.

Q&A with Tina Traster, Mother of an Adopted Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder

Q&A with Tina Traster, Mother of an Adopted Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder

Tina Traster, author and mother to a Russian-adopted daughter with Reactive Attachment Disorder, talks about her "aha moment," warning signs of RAD, how she has treated her daughter's RAD, and what she hopes readers take away from her book on the subject, "Rescuing Julia Twice."

Help Your Child Tame Their Anxiety at the Dentist

Help Your Child Tame Their Anxiety at the Dentist

Local experts share ways you can help your child face their fears and tame their anxiety about visiting the dentist, plus where to find dental social stories for children with special needs.

Ask the Experts: When Should I Encourage My Child to Stop  Sucking Her Thumb?

Ask the Experts: When Should I Encourage My Child to Stop Sucking Her Thumb?

Lawrence Dinkes, D.D.S., shares when your child should stop sucking her thumb to prevent bad oral health, as well as when you should be worried about grinding teeth, and what a bluegrass appliance is.

Ask the Expert: What is a Safe Age to Let My Child Whiten His Teeth?

Ask the Expert: What is a Safe Age to Let My Child Whiten His Teeth?

Alex Shvartsman, D.D.S., of Long Island Center for Healthier Dentistry, shares what age is appropriate for children to begin whitening their teeth, the best over-the-counter whitening products, and how teeth whitening works.

Oh My Girls! Fitness Center Adds Lose to Gain Programs

Oh My Girls! Fitness Center Adds Lose to Gain Programs

Oh My Girls!, a fitness and wellness center for girls on Long Island, has added a new fitness program for teens.

Ask the Expert: Braces, Bullying, and Self-Esteem

Ask the Expert: Braces, Bullying, and Self-Esteem

Kids having braces is a common thing these days, but why are they still being bullied? We spoke to Jill M. Emanuele, Ph.D., from the Anxiety and Mood Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute to find out why and how we can help build kids' self-esteem.

10 Ways Good Sleep Habits Make Kids Smarter, Happier, and Healthier

10 Ways Good Sleep Habits Make Kids Smarter, Happier, and Healthier

A sleep specialist breaks down the many ways healthy sleep habits can benefit your family, including how it affects children's brain development, physical development, behavior, mood, health, and safety.




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