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Springfree™ Trampoline Provides 10 Tips for Parents to Keep Kids Safe While Jumping this Summer
Trampolines are a fixture in the backyards of families across the country, but many parents do not know that spring-based trampolines can be very dangerous, resulting in bruises, breaks, and even head injuries and paralysis. Data shows that 100,000 children in North America go to the hospital each year after falling off or suffering injury on the springs and frame. (read the story...)

What Steals Your Attention?
With the ever-growing list of online distractions, it's a wonder anyone gets any work done. Read on for a list of tips for staying on-task in the workplace, courtesy of GenConnect.com. (read the story...)

A Parent's Guide to Summer in the NYC Area
As you gear up for a full summer with your family, we want to make sure you get the most out of it. Check out our guide for parents in the New York City area, complete with great family activities and destinations, summer safety tips and advice, seasonal recipes, and more! We'll arm you with all the information you need to keep your kids active, entertained, and healthy, all summer long. (read the story...)

The Sun Safety App: A Must-Have for Parents
Make keeping your family protected from the sun’s harmful rays effortless by downloading the new UV Safe Timer application from KINeSYS. (read the story...)

Keep the Peace Between Siblings During Summer Vacation
The summer brings lots more family togetherness than during the school year, which is a very good thing — that is, until the kids start bickering. Here’s help for keeping sibling strife in check. (read the story...)

Glendale Dermatology Offers Brand New Fat Freezing Procedure
Queens' Glendale Dermatology will offer CoolSculpting, a new non-invasive technology that freezes fat cells without surgery. (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...)

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Shrimp Watermelon Sate
Kids love watermelon, and while eating it plain more than satisfies, why not put a fun twist on a summertime classic? Check out this recipe for shrimp watermelon sate. Parents will love the healthy component, and kids will think they're getting away with something when they devour their favorite summer treat at dinnertime. (read the story...)

Calling All Grillmasters! Avoid Picnic Pitfalls and Barbecue Blunders WIth Simple Home Food Safety Tips
As temperatures rise, remember the importance of food safety this summer whether you're eating meals in the kitchen or outdoors. (read the story...)

How Doulas Make a Difference in Childbirth
New research shows that using a doula, or labor assistant, during childbirth has meaningful benefits, including a shorter labor and higher chance of giving birth naturally. (read the story...)

Cockroaches: The Little Known Culprit That Triggers Asthma Attacks & Allergies
Cockroaches are more than just irritating household pests, they're also a leading trigger of allergies and asthma attacks. (read the story...)

Five Things Every Parent Should Know about Keeping Kids Safe on the Playground
For many families, sunny days mean playground adventures. What many parents don't know is that each year more than 200,000 injuries happen on playgrounds. In order to keep your kids injury-free, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has provided five quick tips for adults to help ensure that their children stay safe on the playground. (read the story...)

How to Select and Store the Perfect Watermelon
Watermelon may be a classic summer favorite for kids and parents, but choosing a perfectly sweet and juicy one from the bin at the local grocery can be difficult. Use the following tips to ensure your watermelon is a prime pick and then use it in a few delicious recipes. (read the story...)

New Report Finds Twice as Many Teens Die on Roads in Summer Months
Recent data reveals that the deadliest days of the year for teens aged 15-19 are in May, June, July, and August. Read on for the full report. (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...)

Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force Aims to Stop Drowning Deaths
A new nonprofit task force on Long Island will spread the word about water safety this summer to prevent death and injuries due to drowning. (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...)

Coping with Your Own Death Anxiety While Raising Kids
A mom of two, confronted by her own mortality after a cancer scare, shares her worries about being there for her children for the long haul and offers advice for other parents on how to cope with their own death anxiety. (read the story...)

What to Know About Stress and Relaxation
Feeling stressed out? We've outlined a few tips for how stress affects you and how to deal with it, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

All About Infant Car Seat Safety
Want to keep your little one safe while you're on the road? Check out the following infant car seat safety tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

Why Good Nutrition is Important for New Moms
New moms need good, nutritious meals to keep their infants healthy. Check out these commonly asked nutrition questions for new moms, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

How to Keep a High Fiber Diet
Looking to add more fiber to your family's diet? We've listed some commonly asked fiber questions and answers, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (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...)

How to Keep a Low Sodium Diet
Want to lessen the amount of sodium in your family's diet? Check out our list of tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital. (read the story...)

Goals for Personal Growth After Divorce
Divorce may be extremely painful, but it also forces a unique opportunity for personal growth. The very fact a divorce is occurring serves as a tangible indicator that something is very wrong which must be addressed. Issues may have been overlooked for years as couples settled into the comforts of marriage or other distractions of family life. The sheer jolt of divorce - being alone and adjusting to the single lifestyle - allows us to learn from mistakes, break vicious cycles, and become healthier and happier people. (read the story...)


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