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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.
Taking the time to smile upon the good things in your life will help you (and your children) keep perspective.
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).
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.
In honor of National Window Safety Week, the National Safety Council offers tips to help protect children from window falls.
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.
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.
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.
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
Flushing resident Marques Semes was chosen to attend the fourth annual Tourette Syndrome (TS) Youth Ambassador Training Program in Washington, DC.
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.
Parents should follow these eight guidelines to determine if their child needs to lose weight and help them achieve a healthy body mass index.
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.
FireFly toothbrush is holding a nationwide contest in search of pediatric dentists who go above and beyond when serving underprivileged children.
Once hotly debated, strength training for kids is now considered safe and even essential to children's health, according to the latest research.
Jeanne Muchnick, also known as "America's Dinner Mom," shares why she loves her freezer, and why you should too.
Fidelis Care opens its second location in Suffolk County, Long Island.
Sterling Care, a holistic home health care agency, introduced its baby care division for parents with newborns under the age of 12 months.
PM Pediatrics, a pediatric urgent care practice with locations in Westchester County, NY, and on Long Island, has expanded to Bayside, Queens.
About 5 percent of kids stutter at some point in their young lives, and most (with early intervention) leave it behind for good. Our experts explain the disorder and how to manage it.
If you have a child who stutters, learn about alternatives to speech therapy, including drug therapy and specialized electronic devices.
Healthy eating and exercise can go a long way towards your family’s health but how can it be easy? Our experts share their best tips, plus delicious recipes you can make tonight!
Making a meal together can be an exciting and entertaining activity for every member of the family and it also helps to foster positive eating habits in your kids. Nutritionist Mary Hartley, RD, MPH of CalorieCount.com shares her tips on how to create delicious, kid-friendly meals that are both satisfying and nutritious.
Find yoga centers in the New York metro area that offer classes and services for moms and moms-to-be.
Find yoga centers in Suffolk County, Long Island, that offer classes and services for moms and moms-to-be.