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Brooklyn Hospital Center Opens New Family Health Center

Brooklyn Hospital Center Opens New Family Health Center

The Brooklyn Hospital Center celebrated the grand opening of its expanded 61st Street Family Health and WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Center in Sunset Park on June 1.

Perinatal Care in Rockland County, NY

Perinatal Care in Rockland County, NY

Perinatal Associates opened its doors in New City, NY, this year, bringing the first medical practice specializing in high-risk pregnancies to Rockland County.

New Osteopathic Medicine Practice Opens in Larchmont, NY

New Osteopathic Medicine Practice Opens in Larchmont, NY

Athina Giovanis, DO, opened a new medical practice in Larchmont, New York, specializing in osteopathic manipulative medicine for infants, children, and adults.

New Website Eases Dining-Out Worries for Food Allergy Sufferers

New Website Eases Dining-Out Worries for Food Allergy Sufferers

AllergyEats.com is a guide to allergy-friendly restaurants across the country.

10 Tips to Help You Get Ready for Pregnancy

10 Tips to Help You Get Ready for Pregnancy

Are you trying to get pregnant? Check out the following tips for preparing your body for pregnancy.

New Technology at the Bronx's Rett Syndrome Center Helps Children Communicate

New Technology at the Bronx's Rett Syndrome Center Helps Children Communicate

New eye-gaze technologies at the Rett Syndrome Center at The Children's Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx allow children affected by Rett to communicate with others.

Understanding Rett Syndrome

Understanding Rett Syndrome

Rett Syndrome is a rare and life-altering brain disorder that almost exclusively affects girls. Intense therapy is required to manage the disorder, but recent research presents reasons to hope a cure is possible.

FDA Sheds Light on Sunscreens

FDA Sheds Light on Sunscreens

The FDA provides some tips for protecting your skin during the summer months.

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.

Fairfield, CT Dentist Helps Haitian Children Find Their Smiles

Fairfield, CT Dentist Helps Haitian Children Find Their Smiles

Dr. Gregory Mokotoff of Kids First Dentistry in Fairfield, CT visited Haiti to provide dental care to underprivileged children.

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.

Pregnant This Summer? Beating the Heat Means Safety and Comfort

Pregnant This Summer? Beating the Heat Means Safety and Comfort

Pregnant? Read up on some tips for staying cool and hydrated this summer.

Working Moms: A Work-Life Balance is Possible with the Right Attitude

Working Moms: A Work-Life Balance is Possible with the Right Attitude

Lisa Bloom, author of "Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World," believes busy moms still deserve time to think, to dream, and to revel in their own passions. With wisdom and humor, this TV host and mother encourages all working moms to reach higher.

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.

Springfree™ Trampoline Provides 10 Tips for Parents to Keep Kids Safe While Jumping this Summer

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.

What Steals Your Attention?

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.

A Parent's Guide to Summer in the NYC Area

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.

The Sun Safety App: A Must-Have for Parents

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.

Keep the Peace Between Siblings During Summer Vacation

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.

Glendale Dermatology Offers Brand New Fat Freezing Procedure

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.

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.

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Shrimp Watermelon Sate

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.

Calling All Grillmasters! Avoid Picnic Pitfalls and Barbecue Blunders WIth Simple Home Food Safety Tips

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.

How Doulas Make a Difference in Childbirth

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.

Cockroaches: The Little Known Culprit That Triggers Asthma Attacks & Allergies

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.




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