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.
Pregnant? Read up on some tips for staying cool and hydrated this summer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Make keeping your family protected from the sun’s harmful rays effortless by downloading the new UV Safe Timer application from KINeSYS.
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.
Queens' Glendale Dermatology will offer CoolSculpting, a new non-invasive technology that freezes fat cells without surgery.
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.
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
As temperatures rise, remember the importance of food safety this summer whether you're eating meals in the kitchen or outdoors.
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 are more than just irritating household pests, they're also a leading trigger of allergies and asthma attacks.
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.
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.
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.
Classic kids lunch brand Lunchables introduces new fruit packs with a full serving of fruit in each pack.
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.
We've rounded up a selection of Greenwich Hospital's best health advice for moms, dads, and kids.