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How to Help Your ADHD Child

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.

Raising Your Family Vegetarian

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.

Does Your Child Wet His Pants During the Day?

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.

Ask the Experts: Can My Child Catch Ringworm from the Sandbox?

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.

Lunchables Lunch Combinations Introduces New Line With a Full Serving of Fruit in Each Pack

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.

A Parents' Guide to Health and Well Being

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.

Fishing and the Sun: Reduce Your Risk to Skin Cancer

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.

Family Health: How Your Stress Affects Your Kids

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.

Superfoods for Kids: The Nutrients They Need and Where to Find Them

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.

Preventing Sports Injuries In Kids And Teens

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.

“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities

“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 Injuries in Children

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.

Identifying When To Take Your Child To The Emergency Room

Identifying When To Take Your Child To The Emergency Room

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.

Lice Removal Services in New York City

Lice Removal Services in New York City

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.

Lice Removal Services on Long Island

Lice Removal Services on Long Island

These lice removal specialists on Long Island offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.

Lice Removal Services in Fairfield County, CT

Lice Removal Services in Fairfield County, CT

These lice removal specialists in Fairfield County, Connecticut, offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.

Lice Removal Services in Westchester County and Rockland County, NY

Lice Removal Services in Westchester County and Rockland County, NY

These lice removal specialists serve families in the Westchester County and Rockland County, New York, area.

Lice Removal Services in New York City

Lice Removal Services in New York City

These lice removal specialists in New York City offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.

Lice Survival Guide for Parents: How to Get Rid of Them for Good

Lice Survival Guide for Parents: How to Get Rid of Them for Good

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.

The Lice Lady of Westchester Now Makes House Calls

The Lice Lady of Westchester Now Makes House Calls

Lice and nits beware: The Lice Lady of Westchester now makes house calls.

Ask the Experts: What to Know Before You Send Your Kids to Camp

Ask the Experts: What to Know Before You Send Your Kids to Camp

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.

Talk About Stress—Yours, and Your Kids'

Talk About Stress—Yours, and Your Kids'

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 Approves New Test Method for Detection of Lead in Paint

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Approves New Test Method for Detection of Lead in Paint

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).

Reducing Global Hunger and Poverty Starts with Better Nutrition for Women

Reducing Global Hunger and Poverty Starts with Better Nutrition for Women

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.

Healthy Weight Loss Checklist for Kids

Healthy Weight Loss Checklist for Kids

Parents should follow these eight guidelines to determine if their child needs to lose weight and help them achieve a healthy body mass index.




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