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When Should My Child First See the Dentist?

When Should My Child First See the Dentist?

When should your baby should first see the dentist?

Why Kids Do Weird Things

Why Kids Do Weird Things

Some of your child’s strangest behaviors and habits, explained by experts.

Full-Service Pharmacy Opens in Ozone Park

Full-Service Pharmacy Opens in Ozone Park

KidsRx, a full service pharmacy formerly located in Manhattan, opened a location in Queens this past July.

Brooklyn's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Brooklyn's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: Find doctors and health centers in Brooklyn, including Park Slope, Prospect Park, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, DUMBO, Crown Heights, Carroll Gardens, Bedford, Williamsburg, Bay Ridge, Flatbush, Coney Island, and beyond. This guide features family doctors and pediatricians, dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists, fitness centers, and more.

Westchester County's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Westchester County's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: A guide to healthcare professionals and services in Westchester County, NY, featuring a list of family doctors and pediatricians, hospitals and medical centers, fitness centers, dentists and orthodontists, and more in Mamaroneck, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Rye, Scarsdale, White Plains, Yonkers, and beyond.

Manhattan's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Manhattan's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: A guide to family doctors, pediatricians, and health centers in Manhattan, including the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Harlem, Midtown, East Village, West Village, Chelsea, Lower Manhattan, SoHo, and beyond. You'll also find dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists, and more.

Fairfield County, CT's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Fairfield County, CT's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: A guide to doctors and health services in Fairfield County, CT, including Fairfield, Bridgeport, Weston, Westport, Wilton, Greenwich, Norwalk, Danbury, Darien, Ridgefield, and Stamford. You'll find family doctors and pediatricians, hospitals and medical centers, dentists and orthodontists, gyms and sports centers, and more.

Long Island Family Health and Wellness Guide

Long Island Family Health and Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: A guide to Long Island doctors and pediatricians, dentists, hospitals, and health centers in Nassau County, Long Island, including Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Garden City, Valley Stream, Port Washington, Farmingdale, Mineloa, Glen Cove, Roslyn, Great Neck, Westbury, Lynbrook, Lake Success, and Suffolk County, including Riverhead, Babylon, East Hampton, Huntington, Southampton, Amityville, Port Jefferson, Lindenhurst, Motauk, Patchogue, Centerport, and Cold Spring Harbor.

Queens' Family Health & Wellness Guide

Queens' Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: Find doctors, dentists, and health centers in Queens, including Long Island City, Astoria, Bellerose, Sunnyside, Elmhurst, Jamaica, Bayside, Flushing, Woodside, and beyond. This guide features family doctors and pediatricians, dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists and specialists, gyms and fitness programs, and more.

Rockland County NY Family Health & Wellness Guide

Rockland County NY Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: A list of doctors and healthcare services in Rockland County, NY, including Congers, Nanuet, New City, Nyack, Orangeburg, Pearl River, Pomona, Stony Point, and Suffern. This list includes family doctors and pediatricians, dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists and counselors, nutritionists, and more.

5 Tips to Cut Candy Consumption This Halloween

5 Tips to Cut Candy Consumption This Halloween

Five tips to keep candy consumption under control after trick-or-treating

Halloween in the Hospital: Trick-or-Treating at the Bedside

Halloween in the Hospital: Trick-or-Treating at the Bedside

For children with chronic conditions or in hospice care, Halloween can be a lonely and difficult time.

How to Prevent Common Childhood Illnesses

How to Prevent Common Childhood Illnesses

Prevention is always preferable to having to treat sick children.

What You Should Know About Childhood Obesity

What You Should Know About Childhood Obesity

What parents need to know about childhood obesity, as well as how to prevent it in kids.

Is It Normal to Have Adult Teeth Growing Behind My Child's Baby Teeth?

Is It Normal to Have Adult Teeth Growing Behind My Child's Baby Teeth?

What to do if your child has adult teeth growing behind her baby teeth.

Bacteria Aren't the Enemy: Why Messy Can Be Better

Bacteria Aren't the Enemy: Why Messy Can Be Better

Why we should not rid ourselves of microbes entirely--and why dirt and bacteria play an important role in kids' health.

Doctors Dismiss Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate Kids

Doctors Dismiss Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate Kids

As more parents are refusing to vaccinate their kids, a growing number of doctors are refusing to see these children as patients—with the blessing of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

Some children forgo eating at lunchtime to be social. Here’s how to get your kids to eat a healthy lunch while chatting with their friends.

Medical Marijuana & Children: Risks & Benefits

Medical Marijuana & Children: Risks & Benefits

What it's like to provide your child with medical marijuana in New York.

Should Your Kid Play Contact Sports?

Should Your Kid Play Contact Sports?

As our understanding of concussions grows, new policies are being put into place to keep young athletes safe. But some still wonder whether certain sports can ever be considered safe for kids.

Are Virtual Dermatology Appointments Legit?

Are Virtual Dermatology Appointments Legit?

Do 'virtual visits' with dermatologists work, and can I do one for my child?

Your Child's First Pair of Glasses: Tips for Getting Through It

Your Child's First Pair of Glasses: Tips for Getting Through It

If your child is diagnosed a vision problem and needs glasses, specialty eyeglass stores like Little Optics Inc. will help ease your child’s and your fears about the process.

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Queens

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Queens

Let our comprehensive list of doctors, medial specialists, and pediatrician practices in Queens make your search for the right healthcare provider for your child easier.

Is Your Child's 'Won't' Really a 'Can't'?

Is Your Child's 'Won't' Really a 'Can't'?

Where to find help when your child's behavioral problems need medical care.

Is It the Common Cold or Something Serious?

Is It the Common Cold or Something Serious?

A local doctor shares symptoms of the common cold, when the cold or fever may be something serious, and how to help your sick child.




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