Does your child have ADHD? GenConnect.com's resident expert Dr. Margery Fridstein provides suggestions for how to help them.
Raising your children as vegetarians is a personal choice more and more parents are making due to health and environmental benefits. If you're among them, read on for tips and advice on how to help your family stick to a vegetarian diet without sacrificing nutrition.
An expert in pelvic floor dysfunction offers parents advice on the causes of bladder and bowel dysfunction in toddlers and children, plus tips on how to avoid and treat these conditions with proper diet and behavior changes.
Could ringworm be lurking in your child's play area? We asked Dr. Philip M. Tierno, Jr., director of clinical microbiology and immunology at NYU's Langone Medical Center.
Classic kids lunch brand Lunchables introduces new fruit packs with a full serving of fruit in each pack.
We've rounded up a selection of Greenwich Hospital's best health advice for moms, dads, and kids.
If a family fishing trip is on your calendar this summer, make sure you're taking extra precautions against the sun's harmful rays. Here are some tips on how to reduce your risk to skin cancer while still enjoying this outdoor sport.
The stress and worries parents feel may negatively impact their kids, according to a recent study by the American Psychological Association. Find out how to conquer stress for a healthier home.
Learn about the five key nutrients for kids that help them stay focused, boost their energy, and grow strong. Starting your kids on these foods early will help ensure a lifetime of healthy eating.
With children's sports-related injuries continuing to rise nationwide to more than 3.5 million annually, keeping kids healthy is a top priority for parents, schools and sports leagues. Despite the plethora of protective gear kids now wear for practices or games, their developing bodies are still vulnerable to injury. The good news is that there are many different things parents and coaches can do to help kids stay safer on the field or court.
“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.
Sports are a great way for kids to learn teamwork and stay active, but it also means that they're more susceptible to injury.
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.
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.
These lice removal specialists on Long Island offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.
These lice removal specialists in Fairfield County, Connecticut, offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.
These lice removal specialists serve families in the Westchester County and Rockland County, New York, area.
These lice removal specialists in New York City offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.
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.
Lice and nits beware: The Lice Lady of Westchester now makes house calls.
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.
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 (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).
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.
Parents should follow these eight guidelines to determine if their child needs to lose weight and help them achieve a healthy body mass index.