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Nick Jonas' Battle with Diabetes
Most parents (and virtually all pre-teens and teens) know Nick Jonas as the curly-haired, youngest member of the well-liked pop band, the Jonas Brothers. (read the story...)

New Student-to-School Nurse Ratios Announced
The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) recently released new 2009 data highlighting the disparities of students-to-school nurses working in public schools nationwide. (read the story...)

What to Do When Your Kids' Sports Heroes Let Them Down
Many kids look to professional athletes as role models, icons, and heroes. So when sports celebrities like Tiger Woods or Lance Armstrong get into trouble, they might feel let down. Here's advice on how to handle those tough situations and turn them into teachable moments. (read the story...)

Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand: Mom and Children’s Health Care Advocate
Along with being the mother of two young boys, Kirsten Gillibrand is a New York State Senator who supports the general improvement of the family status quo. (read the story...)

How to Fight the Flu Naturally
Find out how these eight super foods can help prevent the flu and keep your immune system healthy - the natural way. (read the story...)

Horror in Haiti: How to Talk to Kids About Tragedy
Talking to children about tragedy is certainly not the easiest part of parenting, but it is an important one. In light of the recent, devastating earthquake in Haiti, World Vision US, a Christian humanitarian relief organization, offers eight tips on how to handle this subject with your kids. (read the story...)

Mumps are Back: How to Protect Your Kids
U.S. health officials have officially declared the current mumps outbreak in the New York and New Jersey area the largest in years. Here's what you need to know about mumps and how to protect your family. (read the story...)

For Overweight Kids, Focus Should Be on Fun Exercise Instead of Losing Weight, According to New Study
A recent study reported in the "Journal of the American College of Cardiology" shows the benefits of a regular physical activity program for overweight children, without any dietary changes. (read the story...)

‘Tis the season of Christmas carols, sleigh-riding—and allergic reactions?
Holiday decorations have begun to appear in homes and department stores everywhere, and so have children’s allergies from the many irritants brought on by the decorations. Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky, a New York pediatrician and renowned children’s allergy expert with more than 20 years experience, offers ways for parents to protect their children from the most common holiday season allergens. (read the story...)

Beyond Ritalin: An Alternative Therapy for Kids with ADHD
While it’s estimated that 6 million children will take Ritalin or other stimulant medications, that doesn’t mean that it’s right for your child. Read on for an alternative therapy to ADHD, cognitive skills training, to see if it's a better fit for your little one. (read the story...)

Bracing Facts: The State of Orthodontia for Kids and Adults
Stay up to date on the latest orthodontic technologies and treatments for both adolescents and adults. (read the story...)

New and Noteworthy Products for Kids and Parents - November 2009
Take a look at our November 2009 list of new and noteworthy products for kids and parents. (read the story...)

Fresh Food for the Holidays
Just in time for the holidays, FreshDirect, specializing in high quality foods at reasonable prices delivered right to your door, has introduced gift cards! These make great gifts for just about anyone living in the New York metropolitan and New Jersey area. (read the story...)

What to Do When Your Child Gets Sick
Arm yourself with knowledge this cold and flu season. Read on for symptoms of the most common illnesses you and your little ones may be faced with and for tips on how to make it all better. (read the story...)

How to Keep Your Family Healthy When One Child Gets Sick
Read these tips from Philip Tierno, Ph.D., author of "The Secret Life of Germs: What They Are, Why We Need Them, and How We Can Protect Ourselves Against Them." (read the story...)

Tips from SuperNanny Jo Frost on Battling Childhood Asthma
Parenting expert Jo Frost, host of "SuperNanny," weighs in on childhood asthma and offers tips on how parents can help. (read the story...)

Delish Snacks at Duane Reade
Duane Reade's new line of Delish snacks have hit the shelves. (read the story...)

New and Noteworthy Products for Kids and Parents - October 2009
Check out these innovative products for kids and parents that have just emerged on the scene. (read the story...)

How to Raise a Drug-Free Child: Tips from Author Joseph Califano
Check out these tips from author and former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Joseph Califano, author of "How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents." (read the story...)

Celebrity Parents Jorge & Laura Posada
Read about this inspirational couple with a new book on family fitness. (read the story...)

Vegan Lunch Box Treats
Who says a vegan diet can’t be delicious and fun? Try these suggestions for your child’s lunch box — and be sure to make enough for the whole family. (read the story...)

How to Pack a Healthy and Yummy School Lunch
Dr. Susan Bartell, author of the new book "Dr. Susan's Fit and Fun Family Action Plan," gives tips for moms and dads on packing a healthy school lunch that their kids with actually eat. (read the story...)

New and Noteworthy Products for Back to School
Read up on a few fresh and exciting products for back to school in September 2009. (read the story...)

Children and Migraines
One of every four children will complain of headache pain by the age of 15. What parents might not know is that this common gripe, often dismissed with a painkiller and a nap, may actually be the beginning of a lifetime of much harder-to-manage migraine pain. (read the story...)

What School Eye Exams Don't Pick Up
Michal Luchins, O.D., explains why school-issued standard vision screenings are not enough when it comes to your child's eye health. (read the story...)


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