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Lice Survival Guide for Parents: How to Get Rid of Them for Good

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.

The Lice Lady of Westchester Now Makes House Calls

The Lice Lady of Westchester Now Makes House Calls

Lice and nits beware: The Lice Lady of Westchester now makes house calls.

Ask the Experts: What to Know Before You Send Your Kids to Camp

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.

Talk About Stress—Yours, and Your Kids'

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.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Approves New Test Method for Detection of Lead in Paint

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).

Reducing Global Hunger and Poverty Starts with Better Nutrition for Women

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.

Healthy Weight Loss Checklist for Kids

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.

How to Help Your Child Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Weight

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.

A Parents' Guide to Raising Healthy Kids

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.

Strength Training for Kids: Is It Safe?

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.

Sterling Care Introduces Holistic In-Home Baby Care

Sterling Care Introduces Holistic In-Home Baby Care

Sterling Care, a holistic home health care agency, introduced its baby care division for parents with newborns under the age of 12 months.

How To Avoid Childhood Obesity and Weight Gain

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!

How To Make Delicious, Kid-Friendly Meals

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.

Learning Disabilities Chart: Diagnoses and Symptoms

Learning Disabilities Chart: Diagnoses and Symptoms

Consult this chart for common learning disability diagnoses, symptoms, and examples.

The Flu and Other Cold-Weather Bugs: Symptoms and Treatments for Infants

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.

Kids in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Cooking with Your Children

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.

New York State Heath Insurance Options for Children and Families

New York State Heath Insurance Options for Children and Families

Learn about statewide health care options for families of varied financial means.

Why Parents Should Say 'Yes' to Immunizations for Their Children

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.

Ask the Experts: Proper Posture and its Effect on Spinal Health

Ask the Experts: Proper Posture and its Effect on Spinal Health

I try to teach my teenager to have good posture, but it doesn't always work. Why is good posture so important? Are there any health risks associated with bad posture?

Supernanny Jo Frost Visits Brooklyn School to Raise Awareness About Breathing Disorder

Supernanny Jo Frost Visits Brooklyn School to Raise Awareness About Breathing Disorder

Supernanny Jo Frost visited La Clima Elementary in Brooklyn, NY, to raise awareness about exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB) and educate locals about the effects this disorder can have on undiagnosed children and adults.

Manhattan Mompreneur: Gigi Lee Chang, Founder of Plum Organics

Manhattan Mompreneur: Gigi Lee Chang, Founder of Plum Organics

Gigi Lee Chang, Manhattan mom and founder of Plum Organics, talks to us about her organic baby food line, including what inspired her, how she started the business, and what's next.

How to Avoid Allergies and Asthma on Halloween

How to Avoid Allergies and Asthma on Halloween

While witches, ghosts, and ghouls haunt us all on Halloween, children with food allergies, allergic rhinitis, and asthma also need to beware of the triggers that lurk in the holiday's candy, costumes, makeup, and decorations. Read on for tips, courtesy of the experts at www.AllergyAndAsthmaRelief.org, on how to avoid reactions that spoil spooky fun.

Common Sleep Disorders in Children and How to Cure Them

Common Sleep Disorders in Children and How to Cure Them

Experts explain how to deal with the most common youth sleep disturbances, so your child can finally get the rest she so badly needs.

Healthy After-School Snacks: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

Healthy After-School Snacks: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

"America's Dinner Mom" Jeanne Muchnick gives parents healthy snack ideas to serve their hungry kids after school - say goodbye to the grumpies!

Easy, Go-To Snacks for Kids

Easy, Go-To Snacks for Kids

Jeanne Muchnick, "America's Dinner Mom," offers parents a list of easy and healthy snack ideas that will appease hungry little ones.




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