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Lice Survival Guide for Parents: How to Get Rid of Them for Good
While lice and nits are not technically dangerous, these creepy critters are unwelcome in any home or classroom. Find out how to get rid of them for good. (read the story...)

Rockland Pediatric Dental Hosts Give Kids a Smile Day
On February 4, Rockland Pediatric Dental and Schein Dental hosted Give Kids a Smile Day. Twenty-five children from Rockland's Head Start program were invited for a day of complimentary dental exams, fluoride treatment, and oral hygiene education, mixed with a little bit of fun. (read the story...)

How to Help Children with Special Needs Engage in Imaginary Play
Learn why pretend play is important to development and how you can help it come more naturally to your child with special needs. (read the story...)

The Importance of Pretend Play for Children with Autism and Other Special Needs
Imaginative play may be elusive for the youngest autistic children, but it has an important place in your child's life. (read the story...)

The Lice Lady of Westchester Now Makes House Calls
Lice and nits beware: The Lice Lady of Westchester now makes house calls. (read the story...)

New Rochelle Kids Dental Opens in Westchester County
Dr. Moonsun Kim opened New Rochelle Kids Dental in October. (read the story...)

Ask the Experts: What to Know Before You Send Your Kids to Camp
Whether it's your first or fifth round with summer camp this year, heed the advice from these local experts for less stress at the starting line. (read the story...)

Talk About Stress—Yours, and Your Kids'
ABC National News is interviewing moms about how a life-changing event may have had a stressful effect on their child or infant. Help them out, and read up on how to prevent transferring stress to your child. (read the story...)

Ask the Experts: How to Not Spoil Your Kids
Striking the right balance between providing the best things for your children and spoiling them can be difficult, so we asked experts in the New York metro area for their best advice for parents. (read the story...)

Teach Your Kids to Appreciate the Little Things
Taking the time to smile upon the good things in your life will help you (and your children) keep perspective. (read the story...)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Approves New Test Method for Detection of Lead in Paint
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) unanimously approved a new test method to measure lead in paint and other surface coatings of children’s products and household furniture. This development significantly expands the government approved options for lead testing and provides a powerful new analysis solution to industry for the measurement of lead in paint in children’s products to comply with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). (read the story...)

New York City Mom is First Winner of Tasti D-Lite's Healthy Habit Search
NYC new mom Joeleen Tepper is the first winner of Tasti D-Lite's nationwide, year-long contest to find people whose healthy habits, including eating Tasti D-Lite, have improved their life and health. (read the story...)

Practice Window Safety to Prevent Falls
In honor of National Window Safety Week, the National Safety Council offers tips to help protect children from window falls. (read the story...)

Family Fun in the Kitchen: Fake Out Food
Fool your friends with fake-out foods — good eats disguised to look like something else. Try this recipe for "fish sticks and french fries" with your kids for some family fun in the kitchen. (read the story...)

Yahoo! Shine Revealed Findings of “Alcohol and America” Survey about Men and Women's Drinking Habits in Time for St. Patrick’s Day
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Yahoo! Shine, one of the world’s leading women’s lifestyle websites, released the results of its “Alcohol and America” survey. The survey asked 2,000 Americans in-depth questions about drinking habits, favorite kinds of drinks/alcohol, and overall views of drinking, as well as differences between men and women’s drinking habits. (read the story...)

Easy Tips To Help You De-Stress
Stress is on the rise nationwide, and experts say it's endangering our physical and emotional health. In today's fast-paced world, it's more important than ever to take time to de-stress through such techniques as exercise, meditation and proper nutrition. (read the story...)

Stay Healthy And Comfortable During Pregnancy
While pregnancy is a time of joy, it can include some inconveniences such as back pain and muscle strain. But there are many easy ways to stay healthy and relatively pain-free during pregnancy (read the story...)

Flushing 14-Year-Old Chosen for National Tourette Syndrome Youth Ambassador Training Program
Flushing resident Marques Semes was chosen to attend the fourth annual Tourette Syndrome (TS) Youth Ambassador Training Program in Washington, DC. (read the story...)

Studies Show Reduced Seafood Consumption During Pregnancy Can Harm Child Development
New evidence shows that FDA recommendations for reduced seafood consumption among pregnant and breastfeeding women may be too strict, as regular seafood consumption benefits brain and eye development. (read the story...)

Healthy Weight Loss Checklist for Kids
Parents should follow these eight guidelines to determine if their child needs to lose weight and help them achieve a healthy body mass index. (read the story...)

How to Help Your Child Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Weight
Supportive parents are key to helping children overcome struggles with weight and body image issues. Read one local child's success story and learn how you can help your child adopt healthy habits and ultimately achieve a healthy weight. (read the story...)

Nominate Your Child’s Dentist for A Good Cause
FireFly toothbrush is holding a nationwide contest in search of pediatric dentists who go above and beyond when serving underprivileged children. (read the story...)

Strength Training for Kids: Is It Safe?
Once hotly debated, strength training for kids is now considered safe and even essential to children's health, according to the latest research. (read the story...)

How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'
Jeanne Muchnick, also known as "America's Dinner Mom," shares why she loves her freezer, and why you should too. (read the story...)

Fidelis Care Opens Office in Patchogue, NY
Fidelis Care opens its second location in Suffolk County, Long Island. (read the story...)


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