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Preventing Sports Injuries In Kids And Teens

Preventing Sports Injuries In Kids And Teens

With children's sports-related injuries continuing to rise nationwide to more than 3.5 million annually, keeping kids healthy is a top priority for parents, schools and sports leagues. Despite the plethora of protective gear kids now wear for practices or games, their developing bodies are still vulnerable to injury. The good news is that there are many different things parents and coaches can do to help kids stay safer on the field or court.

Wanderlust Yoga In The City Offers a One-Day Yoga, Music, and Community Event in NYC

Wanderlust Yoga In The City Offers a One-Day Yoga, Music, and Community Event in NYC

Have you ever dreamed of doing the warrior pose on a pier in the middle of the peaceful Hudson River in New York? This spring, Wanderlust and smartwater have partnered to make those scenarios a reality through a series of one-of-a-kind yoga events held at some of the nation’s most popular venues. Each Wanderlust Yoga In The City event will feature yoga instruction by each city's top teachers and live music, all in a beautiful outdoor setting.

Fun And Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Breakfast

Fun And Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Breakfast

We all know the old adage: "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Nevertheless, many parents find themselves short of time or struggling to get their kids to eat a healthful breakfast every morning. These tips will help make the morning meal easy and fun for all ages.

“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities

“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities

May is National Bike Safety Month and as summer approaches, millions of Americans will climb onto their bikes to enjoy one of the ultimate warm-weather experiences. To help curb bike injuries and fatalities, AAA and NHTSA have partnered to remind parents to set positive examples that encourage children and teens to ride safely.

6 Steps to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back

6 Steps to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back

Melissa O'Shea, an NYC registered dietitian, shares her tips for post-baby weight loss.

Rachel Sussman: Keeping Your Sex Life Alive — With Kids

Rachel Sussman: Keeping Your Sex Life Alive — With Kids

Partners are likely to grow distant from one another when raising kids. Rachel Sussman discusses some tips for keeping the romance on track.

10 Steps to the Art of Being a Savvy Aunt

10 Steps to the Art of Being a Savvy Aunt

Check out these 10 easy steps to becoming a savvy aunt, courtesy of Melanie Notkin, AKA the "Savvy Auntie."

New York Methodist Hospital Seeks Volunteers

New York Methodist Hospital Seeks Volunteers

New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn is looking for volunteers to commit to 150 hours of service within a six-month span.

Sports Injuries in Children

Sports Injuries in Children

Sports are a great way for kids to learn teamwork and stay active, but it also means that they're more susceptible to injury.

Identifying When To Take Your Child To The Emergency Room

Identifying When To Take Your Child To The Emergency Room

Children get sick all the time--but when is the right time to take them to the emergency room? Here are some warning signs that your child's illness may be more serious.

Travel Tips: Food Safety On the Road

Travel Tips: Food Safety On the Road

If your family is among those that will be traveling this summer, heed these food safety tips from the American Dietetic Association/ConAgra Foods Home Food Safety Program.

New Study Pinpoints What Happens Right Before Teens Crash

New Study Pinpoints What Happens Right Before Teens Crash

Scientists stress hazard-detection training is needed to keep teen drivers safe.

Yale Fertility Center Opens in Westport, CT

Yale Fertility Center Opens in Westport, CT

The Yale Fertility Center, a division of Yale University's School of Medicine, opened a new location in Westport, Connecticut.

New England Fertility Opens Egg Bank

New England Fertility Opens Egg Bank

The New England Fertility Institute, a state-of-the-art fertility center that will celebrate its 20th anniversary this May, opened an egg bank in January.

Dr. Cass Burrell Opens First Impressions Orthodontics in Fairfield, CT

Dr. Cass Burrell Opens First Impressions Orthodontics in Fairfield, CT

First Impressions Orthodontics uses the latest technology to make each patient's visit as comfortable and seamless as possible.

Lice Removal Services in New York City

Lice Removal Services in New York City

Find lice removal specialists in New York City, Long Island, and the NYC suburbs, including Westchester and Rockland Counties in New York and Fairfield County in Connecticut.

Lice Removal Services on Long Island

Lice Removal Services on Long Island

These lice removal specialists on Long Island offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.

Lice Removal Services in Fairfield County, CT

Lice Removal Services in Fairfield County, CT

These lice removal specialists in Fairfield County, Connecticut, offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.

Lice Removal Services in Westchester County and Rockland County, NY

Lice Removal Services in Westchester County and Rockland County, NY

These lice removal specialists serve families in the Westchester County and Rockland County, New York, area.

Lice Removal Services in New York City

Lice Removal Services in New York City

These lice removal specialists in New York City offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families.

How to Keep Bedbugs Out of Your Home

How to Keep Bedbugs Out of Your Home

New York City was a hotbed for bedbugs last year. Find out how to keep them out of your home and away from your family.

Lice Survival Guide for Parents: How to Get Rid of Them for Good

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.

Rockland Pediatric Dental Hosts Give Kids a Smile Day

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.

How to Help Children with Special Needs Engage in Imaginary Play

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.

The Importance of Pretend Play for Children with Autism and Other Special Needs

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.




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