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Bye, Bye, Bake Sales
Traditional bake sales have been banned at most NYC-area schools due to the rise in food allergies, childhood obesity, and foodborne illnesses, limiting fundraising opportunities. In an effort to evolve with the times, here are 10 inventive fundraising ideas for your school that don't involve baked goods. (read the story...)

Parents Ponder Finances and Timing for Orthodontics
Although many parents are aware their children would benefit from some form of orthodontic care, they often have concerns. Read on for the answers to some commonly asked questions about the covering the cost of braces and what age children are ready to visit the orthodontist. (read the story...)

How To Quit Smoking and Why It's Important for You, Your Kids, Your Family's Health
November marks the 36th annual Great American Smokeout, and you know what that means -- time to quit smoking. But if you've tried kicking the habit unsuccessfully before, maybe realizing just how much you’re hurting your kids by not quitting will be the encouragement you need. (read the story...)

Tips for a Happy, Healthy Halloween
For some kids, Halloween is all about the candy...and eating as much of it as possible. Help keep your kids from consuming too many sugary treats with the following tips. By instilling the habits of nutritious eating young, you ensure everyone has a healthy and fun Halloween for years to come. (read the story...)

Tips for a Happy and Safe Halloween
Halloween provides your kids with tons of fun like dressing up in festive costumes, eating candy, and running around the neighborhood at night collecting treats. For parents, however, Halloween is a time where precautions need to be taken to keep kids safe. Read on for the best ways to ensure Halloween is both fun and safe. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: Does My Child Need to Be Screened for High Cholesterol?
We asked Anthony F. Porto, M.D., M.P.H., director of pediatric gastroenterology at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, CT, and assistant professor of pediatrics at Yale University. Read Dr. Porto's advice on what age kids should be tested for high cholesterol, what the risk factors are for developing high cholesterol at an early age, and how to prevent the diseases caused by high cholesterol. (read the story...)

How To Prevent the Spread of Pink Eye As Kids Head Back to School
Being in the classroom for most of the school year, kids are exposed to all sorts of germs that can make them sick. One the common diseases kids catch is "pink eye." Read on for tips about how to prevent the spread of pink eye in the classroom. (read the story...)

3 Ways to Keep Your Baby Safe from Unseen Chemicals and Household Toxins
In honor of National Baby Safety Month, pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene shares three ways to keep your baby safe from common but unseen chemicals and household toxins. (read the story...)

Five Fabulous Life Lessons Kids Learn from The Ohmies
Kiddie musical theater troupe The Ohmies expertly pack valuable life lessons and healthy tips into each performance in the form of dancing, tumbling, yoga, stretching, and colorful costumes. Check out our list of the important lessons kids can take away from an Ohmies performance after they boogie down on the yoga mat. (read the story...)

Dental Advice for Kids
Read on for expert dental advice to keep your kids smiling bright. Local dentists and orthodontists answer various questions from parents. (read the story...)

What To Do if Your Child Has a Sprain, Broken Bone, or Growing Pains
Check out these helpful reference points from Dr. Miriam Stoppard for what to do if your child has a sprain, broken bone, or uncomfortable growing pains. (read the story...)

Ask the Experts: How Can I Keep My Child Physically Active During the School Year?
Keith and Jyl Camhi, founders of the children's gym Great Play, offer parents five easy ways to keep their kids active during the school year, from simply turning off the TV to making fitness a family effort. Read on for their advice. (read the story...)

WellU Medical Weight Loss Opens in White Plains NY
WellU Medical Weight Loss, founded by Dr. Terry Ellman, brings physician-supervised, non-surgical weight loss and weight management programs for kids and adults to White Plains, New York. (read the story...)

How to Help Your ADHD Child
Does your child have ADHD? GenConnect.com's resident expert Dr. Margery Fridstein provides suggestions for how to help them. (read the story...)

Raising Your Family Vegetarian
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. (read the story...)

Does Your Child Wet His Pants During the Day?
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. (read the story...)

Ask the Experts: Can My Child Catch Ringworm from the Sandbox?
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. (read the story...)

Lunchables Lunch Combinations Introduces New Line With a Full Serving of Fruit in Each Pack
Classic kids lunch brand Lunchables introduces new fruit packs with a full serving of fruit in each pack. (read the story...)

A Parents' Guide to Health and Well Being
We've rounded up a selection of Greenwich Hospital's best health advice for moms, dads, and kids. (read the story...)

Fishing and the Sun: Reduce Your Risk to Skin Cancer
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. (read the story...)

Family Health: How Your Stress Affects Your Kids
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. (read the story...)

Superfoods for Kids: The Nutrients They Need and Where to Find Them
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. (read the story...)

Preventing Sports Injuries In Kids And Teens
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. (read the story...)

“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. (read the story...)

Sports Injuries in Children
Sports are a great way for kids to learn teamwork and stay active, but it also means that they're more susceptible to injury. (read the story...)


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