Send your kids off with sliced fresh fruit or berries, applesauce, or this easy and healthy homemade strawberry fruit leather.
Make this healthy hummus snack for your kids rather than giving them packaged dips or a cheese and cracker pack filled with unhealthy ingredients. This recipe uses beets to add vitamins—plus a vibrant color. Your kids will get a protein boost and you can serve it alongside carrot or celery sticks, healthy pita chips, or whole grain crackers.
Relationship expert Laurie Puhn, the author of "Fight Less, Love More," lists 10 tips for how to best mediate conflict as a couple.
Although it can be all too easy to identify only as "mom" after having a child, it's equally important to make time for the pre-pregancy you. Check out these helpful tips for sustaining a healthy social life with your single friends and fellow moms post-baby.
The Westchester County Health Department is offering free back-to-school immunization clinics in August, September, and October for children who do not have health insurance or a primary care provider. The clinics will be held at the department's Yonkers and White Plains district offices. Read on for details.
Try vegan baker and author of "Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale," Carla Kelly's vegan berry-infused cupcake recipe for a delicious warm weather, kid-friendly snack (or dessert!).
Try vegan baker and author of "Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale," Carla Kelly's delicious vegan buttercream recipe to compliment your cupcakes, cake, and other tasty treats.
The experts at PM Pediatrics discuss the best ways to stay safe from dehydration, sunburn, and bug bites during the summer.
Summertime is the perfect season for camping, gardening, hiking, and picnicking, but carries the risk of a tick bite. Read up on the diseases ticks carry, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Avi Hasson opened NY Salt Room, Brooklyn’s first salt therapy center, offering a natural, drug-free alternative treatment for skin conditions like acne and eczema and respiratory ailments like asthma, allergies, and the common cold.
WellU Medical Weight Loss, founded by Dr. Terry Ellman, brings physician-supervised, non-surgical weight loss and weight management programs for kids and adults to White Plains, New York.
Doctors Stanley and Elizabeth Jacob opened Helping Kids Pediatrics, a private pediatric practice in New City, New York, to provide high quality medical care to infants, toddlers, preteens, and young adults.
Laurie Puhn, relationship expert and couples mediator, recalls how an outing to get Chinese food was the spark that changed her marriage for the better, and offers advice on how best to communicate with your spouse about dividing child care and household responsibilities.
Avid athlete and author of "Run Like a Girl," Mina Samuels shares why sports and working out are important to a healthy life balance and how working out actually makes you a better mom.
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 Associates opened its doors in New City, NY, this year, bringing the first medical practice specializing in high-risk pregnancies to Rockland County.
Athina Giovanis, DO, opened a new medical practice in Larchmont, New York, specializing in osteopathic manipulative medicine for infants, children, and adults.
AllergyEats.com is a guide to allergy-friendly restaurants across the country.
Are you trying to get pregnant? Check out the following tips for preparing your body for pregnancy.
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.
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.
The FDA provides some tips for protecting your skin during the summer months.
Does your child have ADHD? GenConnect.com's resident expert Dr. Margery Fridstein provides suggestions for how to help them.
Dr. Gregory Mokotoff of Kids First Dentistry in Fairfield, CT visited Haiti to provide dental care to underprivileged children.
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.