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Children and Migraines
One of every four children will complain of headache pain by the age of 15. What parents might not know is that this common gripe, often dismissed with a painkiller and a nap, may actually be the beginning of a lifetime of much harder-to-manage migraine pain. (read the story...)

What School Eye Exams Don't Pick Up
Michal Luchins, O.D., explains why school-issued standard vision screenings are not enough when it comes to your child's eye health. (read the story...)

Cure the Back-to-School Blues
New clothes: Check. Hannah Montana backpack: Check. Transformers lunch box: Check. No. 2 pencils, color-coded notebooks, and butterflies in stomach: Check, check, check! A new school year means different teachers, unfamiliar kids, and a whole new routine. This can be stressful for even the most confident, easygoing child—and for parents, too. But work together, and those first days can be a good learning experience for the whole family! (read the story...)

New and Noteworthy; Getting Ready for School
Check out these new products that make back to school easier for kids and parents. (read the story...)

Brenda Blackmon: My9 WWOR-TV's Anchorwoman, Mom With a Mission
Broadcast Journalist Brenda Blackmon has had her share of accolades and honors, from Emmys, to Associated Press awards, to two honorary doctorate degrees – and in March of 2006, she was chosen one of The Network Journal’s “25 Most Influential Black Women in Business.” (read the story...)

Kids' Physicals For School Sports!
Most sports injuries are preventable through proper instruction, supervision, and equipment. The place to start is with a thorough sports physical examination! (read the story...)

The Latest Word on Immunizations for Kids
Your child is due to be vaccinated, but you’ve heard that talk about potential dangers and you’re not sure what to do. Get the immunization! Read on to learn more about the whats, whens, and whys. (read the story...)

The Gluten-Free Diet for Children with Autism
One in 150 children are currently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders...one dietary therapy that has been used in treating children diagnosed with autism is a gluten-free diet. (read the story...)

How To Keep Your Kids Safe From Sexual Predators
There’s no “How To” more important than that of keeping our kids safe from sexual predators. From the AmberWatch Foundation’s “Be Safe!” program, here are some tips to keep in mind... (read the story...)

Sunburn In Early Years Increases Risks
The majority of sun exposure occurs during the first 18 years and this exposure has a cumulative effect. (read the story...)

When Your Child’s Injury Justifies Legal Action
In spite of our vigilance, we can't always keep our children out of harm's way. They may be hurt due to circumstances beyond our control. (read the story...)

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know
Lyme disease! That dreaded infection! With the warm weather here, it’s time look to refresh yourselves & your kids on the symptoms, warnings and treatments. (read the story...)

Family Nutrition on a Budget
Budgeting at the supermarket doesn’t mean your family has to suffer when it comes to proper nutrition. There are many delicious, easy ways to get a healthy bang for your buck. (read the story...)

New & Noteworthy-New 'It' Products for Kids & Parents
Check out some new products for parents and kids this month... (read the story...)

Fighting Childhood Obesity
According to a national poll on children’s health conducted by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, parents said it is childhood obesity that tops their list of health concerns. (read the story...)

Springtime Allergies & Kids
Spring has finally arrived. Yet, as Long Islanders and other New Yorkers know, the onset of milder weather also heralds the start of the springtime pollen season! (read the story...)

Do You Have a Highly Intuitive Child?
Do you have a highly intuitive child? Read the following 10 traits and check those that apply to your child (read the story...)

A Plus for Children’s Healthcare
New York State’s subsidized healthcare plan, Child Health Plus, was expanded in the fall of 2008, raising the income threshold for eligibility from $44,000 (for a family of 3) to $70,000, & offers regular checkups, vaccinations, prescriptions, dental & vision care, hospital & emergency care, & more. (read the story...)

How To Keep Kids Healthy at Camp
Summer camp is a place to release all of the pent-up energy from the school year, and an increase in physical activity can lead to a spike in risks. But keeping kids healthy at camp doesn't require knowledge of the latest medical journals — just a good dose of common sense. (read the story...)

New & Noteworthy-February's 'It' Products for Kids & Parents
Check out some new products for parents and kids this month... (read the story...)

Get Ready to Smile in Fairfield
Kids First Pediatric Dentistry can now help to create beautiful smiles. (read the story...)

Spring Ahead for Sports
Spring sports may be starting, but as any athlete can tell you, the work begins long before opening day. (read the story...)

Coping with Winter Coughs
Your child can’t stop coughing. Is it a cold or something worse? What can you do to make them feel better? (read the story...)

Brrr…Time to Swim
During the winter season, swimming lessons are a great way to keep kids fit, happy, and comfortable. (read the story...)

Mommy & Me Pilates
Five Pilates moves for new moms who need to decrease the burden on their back without missing any time with their new baby. (read the story...)


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