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“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities
May is National Bike Safety Month and as summer approaches, millions of Americans will climb onto their bikes to enjoy one of the ultimate warm-weather experiences. To help curb bike injuries and fatalities, AAA and NHTSA have partnered to remind parents to set positive examples that encourage children and teens to ride safely. (read the story...)

Sports Injuries in Children
Sports are a great way for kids to learn teamwork and stay active, but it also means that they're more susceptible to injury. (read the story...)

Identifying When To Take Your Child To The Emergency Room
Children get sick all the time--but when is the right time to take them to the emergency room? Here are some warning signs that your child's illness may be more serious. (read the story...)

Lice Removal Services in New York City
Find lice removal specialists in New York City, Long Island, and the NYC suburbs, including Westchester and Rockland Counties in New York and Fairfield County in Connecticut. (read the story...)

Lice Removal Services on Long Island
These lice removal specialists on Long Island offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families. (read the story...)

Lice Removal Services in Fairfield County, CT
These lice removal specialists in Fairfield County, Connecticut, offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families. (read the story...)

Lice Removal Services in Westchester County and Rockland County, NY
These lice removal specialists serve families in the Westchester County and Rockland County, New York, area. (read the story...)

Lice Removal Services in New York City
These lice removal specialists in New York City offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families. (read the story...)

Lice Survival Guide for Parents: How to Get Rid of Them for Good
While lice and nits are not technically dangerous, these creepy critters are unwelcome in any home or classroom. Find out how to get rid of them for good. (read the story...)

The Lice Lady of Westchester Now Makes House Calls
Lice and nits beware: The Lice Lady of Westchester now makes house calls. (read the story...)

Ask the Experts: What to Know Before You Send Your Kids to Camp
Whether it's your first or fifth round with summer camp this year, heed the advice from these local experts for less stress at the starting line. (read the story...)

Talk About Stress—Yours, and Your Kids'
ABC National News is interviewing moms about how a life-changing event may have had a stressful effect on their child or infant. Help them out, and read up on how to prevent transferring stress to your child. (read the story...)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Approves New Test Method for Detection of Lead in Paint
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) unanimously approved a new test method to measure lead in paint and other surface coatings of children’s products and household furniture. This development significantly expands the government approved options for lead testing and provides a powerful new analysis solution to industry for the measurement of lead in paint in children’s products to comply with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). (read the story...)

Reducing Global Hunger and Poverty Starts with Better Nutrition for Women
Women suffer disproportionately from hunger, poverty, and disease—seven out of 10 hungry people worldwide are women. Hunger and poverty are directly related to the status of women in society; because women are often the main caregivers in their families, they are the critical link in improving their children's overall well-being. (read the story...)

Healthy Weight Loss Checklist for Kids
Parents should follow these eight guidelines to determine if their child needs to lose weight and help them achieve a healthy body mass index. (read the story...)

How to Help Your Child Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Weight
Supportive parents are key to helping children overcome struggles with weight and body image issues. Read one local child's success story and learn how you can help your child adopt healthy habits and ultimately achieve a healthy weight. (read the story...)

A Parents' Guide to Raising Healthy Kids
We've compiled some of our favorite health articles with the best tips for parents on how to raise healthy children. (read the story...)

Strength Training for Kids: Is It Safe?
Once hotly debated, strength training for kids is now considered safe and even essential to children's health, according to the latest research. (read the story...)

How To Avoid Childhood Obesity and Weight Gain
Healthy eating and exercise can go a long way towards your family’s health but how can it be easy? Our experts share their best tips, plus delicious recipes you can make tonight! (read the story...)

How To Make Delicious, Kid-Friendly Meals
Making a meal together can be an exciting and entertaining activity for every member of the family and it also helps to foster positive eating habits in your kids. Nutritionist Mary Hartley, RD, MPH of CalorieCount.com shares her tips on how to create delicious, kid-friendly meals that are both satisfying and nutritious. (read the story...)

Learning Disabilities Chart: Diagnoses and Symptoms
Consult this chart for common learning disability diagnoses, symptoms, and examples. (read the story...)

The Flu and Other Cold-Weather Bugs: Symptoms and Treatments for Infants
Your winter survival guide: Help your baby fight off the flu and other cold-weather bugs with our expert advice on how to handle a variety of seasonal symptoms. (read the story...)

Kids in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Cooking with Your Children
Yeah, sometimes it's messy as all get-out. But cooking with your kids is always fun — and rife with teaching opportunities. (read the story...)

New York State Heath Insurance Options for Children and Families
Learn about statewide health care options for families of varied financial means. (read the story...)

Why Parents Should Say 'Yes' to Immunizations for Their Children
If you choose not to vaccinate your child, you are putting more than just him at risk. Drs. Elaine Barfield and Eunice Rhee make the case for getting your child the proper vaccines before it's too late. (read the story...)


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