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Fracture vs. Sprain: Symptoms & Treatments

Fracture vs. Sprain: Symptoms & Treatments

How to tell if your child's injury is a fracture or a sprain, and what the treatment plans are for each.

Managing Your Child's Asthma and Preventing an Asthma Attack

Managing Your Child's Asthma and Preventing an Asthma Attack

We spoke to an asthma and allergy specialist to find out how to manage and control your child's asthma, how to prevent asthma attacks, and reducing asthma triggers.

Talking to Your Kids About Body Image

Talking to Your Kids About Body Image

With the barrage of media telling kids their value is in their looks, we often wonder when to talk to them about body image and self-esteem. Hint: Now.

How to Get Kids to Eat Healthier Foods

How to Get Kids to Eat Healthier Foods

Though we want our kids to have a balanced diet, getting them to eat less junk food can be a battle. Here's advice from experts to help kids develop a taste for healthier foods.

Compounding Pharmacies: What Parents Need to Know

Compounding Pharmacies: What Parents Need to Know

Compounding pharmacies are an overlooked option for family healthcare. Parents looking for more personal service may consider customized medications for their kids.

The ALF Appliance: A More Effective Way to Fix Orthodontic Problems

The ALF Appliance: A More Effective Way to Fix Orthodontic Problems

The ALF appliance is a more natural approach to correct underlying issues in your mouth and promotes healthy growth and development.

Gerber Issues Recall of Organic Food Pouches

Gerber Issues Recall of Organic Food Pouches

Gerber issued a voluntary recall for certain organic pouches due to product spoilage during transport and handling.

Could CMV Be the Cause of My Baby's Failed Hearing Test?

Could CMV Be the Cause of My Baby's Failed Hearing Test?

CMV, or cytomegalovirus, is an under-the-radar virus that effects babies' hearing and development. Here's how to treat and prevent it.

Signs of Autism: Is My Child Showing Symptoms?

Signs of Autism: Is My Child Showing Symptoms?

The signs and symptoms of autism start at a young age and include a lack of communication skills, problems with social interaction, a need for repetition, and sensory issues.

Can Acupuncture Help My Child?

Can Acupuncture Help My Child?

Acupuncture may be able to help alleviate some of your child's chronic conditions, including asthma, allergies, or frequent colds and ear infections.

Westchester Rolls Out 10-Point Plan for Concussion Safety in Schools

Westchester Rolls Out 10-Point Plan for Concussion Safety in Schools

Safer Communities special task force of Westchester County releases a 10-point guide for head injury and concussion prevention for high school students and young athletes.

What Can Parents Do About Bullying?

What Can Parents Do About Bullying?

As parents, we can sometimes feel hopeless when it comes to stopping bullying at school. Here's what you can do if your child is the bully, or if your child is being bullied at school or online.

Are Cavities Contagious?

Are Cavities Contagious?

Can cavities be spread from person to person? Marc Bennet, D.M.D., answers and shares what causes cavities.

How Much Radiation is in Dental X-Rays?

How Much Radiation is in Dental X-Rays?

Your child is due for dental X-rays at his next dental appointment. Should you be concerned about the amount of radiation? Adam Postel, D.M.D., answers.

Dental Emergency at School, Now What?

Dental Emergency at School, Now What?

Your child was involved in a playground accident and a tooth was knocked out. Now what? Mahnaz Khan, D.D.S., shares what to do in a dental emergency.

Pregnant Women Can Still Drink Coffee, Study Says

Pregnant Women Can Still Drink Coffee, Study Says

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital conducted a study and concluded that pregnant women who drank coffee did not affect their children’s IQ levels.

Family Chiropractic Opens New Location in Long Island

Family Chiropractic Opens New Location in Long Island

Family chiropractor, Dr. Dana Walters, expands her Long Island practice to Great Neck.

Junk Food Commercials Are Aimed at Parents, Study Says

Junk Food Commercials Are Aimed at Parents, Study Says

A study published in the American Academy of Pediatrics found that 25 to 51 percent of junk food commercials were aimed at parents over the course of a year.

The Risks of Third-Hand Smoke

The Risks of Third-Hand Smoke

Deepa Prasad, MPH, shares what third-hand smoke is, the health risks of being exposed to third-hand smoke, and how you can reduce your family's risk of health issues due to third-hand smoke.

Vision Research Center Begins Enrollment for Pediatric Vision Studies

Vision Research Center Begins Enrollment for Pediatric Vision Studies

SUNY College of Optometry is looking for children who have convergence insufficiency to participate in its pediatric vision study at its Clinical Vision Research Center.

How Do I Encourage My Child to Stand Independently?

How Do I Encourage My Child to Stand Independently?

Is your child struggling to stand up on their own? An expert physical therapist, Rebecca Talmud, PT, DPT gives advice on improving your child's motor skills.

Gyms with Child Care in NYC, Long Island, and CT

Gyms with Child Care in NYC, Long Island, and CT

Want the flexibility of working out at the gym without having to look over your shoulder every minute to make sure your child is safe and entertained? We've rounded up a list of local gyms with child care programs in Westchester, Rockland, NYC, Long Island, and Connecticut, so kids can stay fit and have fun while you do the same.

When Should My Child Start Brushing and Flossing Her Teeth?

When Should My Child Start Brushing and Flossing Her Teeth?

We all know oral health care is necessary for our general health, but when should we begin teaching children about it? Marita Smith, D.D.S., shares when you should start brushing and flossing your child's teeth.

Getting Through Menopause and Puberty at the Same Time

Getting Through Menopause and Puberty at the Same Time

With women becoming mothers later in life, they commonly go through menopause at the same time their daughter is going through puberty. Here are five ways to deal with the house full of hormones.

How to Prevent Back Pain from Backpacks

How to Prevent Back Pain from Backpacks

Come September, your children will be schlepping books, homework, and lunch boxes to and from school five days a week. Dr. Emily Dodwell, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, shares tips for choosing the best backpack and how to prevent back injuries with tips for packing and carrying a backpack.




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