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.
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.
We've compiled some of our favorite health articles with the best tips for parents on how to raise healthy children.
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, a holistic home health care agency, introduced its baby care division for parents with newborns under the age of 12 months.
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!
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.
Consult this chart for common learning disability diagnoses, symptoms, and examples.
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.
Yeah, sometimes it's messy as all get-out. But cooking with your kids is always fun — and rife with teaching opportunities.