Why we should not rid ourselves of microbes entirely--and why dirt and bacteria play an important role in kids' health.
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.
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.
What it's like to provide your child with medical marijuana in New York.
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.
Do 'virtual visits' with dermatologists work, and can I do one for my child?
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.
Where to find help when your child's behavioral problems need medical care.
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.
How to tell if your child's injury is a fracture or a sprain, and what the treatment plans are for each.
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.
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.
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 are an overlooked option for family healthcare. Parents looking for more personal service may consider customized medications for their kids.
The ALF appliance is a more natural approach to correct underlying issues in your mouth and promotes healthy growth and development.
Gerber issued a voluntary recall for certain organic pouches due to product spoilage during transport and handling.
CMV, or cytomegalovirus, is an under-the-radar virus that effects babies' hearing and development. Here's how to treat and prevent it.
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.
Acupuncture may be able to help alleviate some of your child's chronic conditions, including asthma, allergies, or frequent colds and ear infections.
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.
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.
Can cavities be spread from person to person? Marc Bennet, D.M.D., answers and shares what causes cavities.
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.
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.
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.