New information from Pediatrics says nail biting and thumb sucking in children may prevent allergies.
A pediatric infectious diseases specialist shares the best way to prevent mosquito bites and spreading Zika.
With diminishing outdoor playtime, a lack of healthy meal options in the lunchroom, and a litany of high-processed food products marketed to children, it can be an uphill battle to instill in your family healthy, nutritious eating habits.
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.
Pediatric neurologist and NYC mom Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D., wrote The Dirt Cure: Growing Healthy Kids with Food Straight from Soil to help families learn to use fresh foods and nature to heal children from the inside out.
If you have to cook everything inside before you cook it outside, why bother?
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.
New York developed a Zika Plan should the virus make its way to the region.
We all know we need sleep, but why is it so important for children and adults to get enough sleep each night?
Johnson's three-step bedtime routine is proven to help babies fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.
A few tips from New York City Treats Tobacco, a program at NYU Langone Medical Center, to quit smoking and stay cigarette-free.
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.
The Zika Virus has reached the United States. Here's what you need to know.
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.
Two new studies find that women who breastfeed reduce their risk of breast cancer and Type 2 diabetes in the long run.
A study published in the American Academy of Pediatrics found that 25 to 51 percent of junk food commercials were aimed at parents over the course of a year.
Tips for parents on how to get their child to eat healthy food.
Deepa Prasad, MPH, shares what third-hand smoke is, the health risks of being exposed to third-hand smoke, and how you can reduce your family's risk of health issues due to third-hand smoke.
We all know oral health care is necessary for our general health, but when should we begin teaching children about it? Marita Smith, D.D.S., shares when you should start brushing and flossing your child's teeth.
Frozen food doesn't taste good, isn't locally sourced, and is loaded with scary chemicals that we don't want to feed our kids...right? Think again!
Come September, your children will be schlepping books, homework, and lunch boxes to and from school five days a week. Dr. Emily Dodwell, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, shares tips for choosing the best backpack and how to prevent back injuries with tips for packing and carrying a backpack.