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Best Eating Habits: The Top 10 List for 2010
Start the new decade off right with these healthy eating tips for you and your family, courtesy of Maggie Moon, registered dietitian and corporate nutritionist for FreshDirect. (read the story...)

Pedestrian Injury: A Significant Problem in Queens
Pedestrian safety is a significant concern for Queens residents, according to a study conducted at Elmhurst Hospital Center. Kids and the elderly have been targets for pedestrian safety initiatives such as Safe Kids and Safe Streets for Seniors; both are products of the New York City Department of Transportation. (read the story...)

Meet the Doctors in Suffolk County, Long Island - December 2009
Meet some of the health professionals in Suffolk County, Long Island, including pediatricians, dentists, and nutritionists catering to kids and families. (read the story...)

Meet the Doctors in Nassau County, Long Island - December 2009
Meet some of the health professionals in Nassau County, Long Island, including pediatricians, dentists, and nutritionists catering to kids and families. (read the story...)

Meet the Doctors in Manhattan - December 2009
Meet some of the health professionals in Manhattan, including pediatricians, dentists, and nutritionists catering to kids and families. (read the story...)

Meet the Doctors in Fairfield County, CT - December 2009
Meet some of the health professionals in Fairfield County, CT, including pediatricians, dentists, and nutritionists catering to kids and families. (read the story...)

Meet the Doctors in Queens - December 2009
Meet some of the health professionals in Queens, including pediatricians, dentists, and nutritionists catering to kids and families. (read the story...)

Meet the Doctors in Brooklyn - December 2009
Meet some of the health professionals in Brooklyn, including pediatricians, dentists, and nutritionists catering to kids and families. (read the story...)

Meet the Doctors in Westchester County - December 2009
Meet some of the health professionals in Westchester County, NY, including pediatricians, dentists, and nutritionists catering to kids and families. (read the story...)

Meet the Doctors in Rockland County - December 2009
Meet the health care professionals in Rockland County, NY, including pediatricians, dentists, nutritionists, physical therapists and more catering to kids and families. (read the story...)

Special Needs: Service Dogs for Children with Autism
Autism service dogs are providing families with much needed assistance, peace of mind, and a big doggy dose of unconditional love. (read the story...)

For Overweight Kids, Focus Should Be on Fun Exercise Instead of Losing Weight, According to New Study
A recent study reported in the "Journal of the American College of Cardiology" shows the benefits of a regular physical activity program for overweight children, without any dietary changes. (read the story...)

How to Manage Back Pain During Pregnancy
Studies show that between 50 to 80 percent of pregnant women will experience back pain at some point during pregnancy. Physical Therapist Luba Starostiak offers seven tips on how to help manage those aches and pains. (read the story...)

Family Travel: How to Stay Safe On-The-Go This Winter
Planning to travel for the holidays or embark on a winter family vacation? Before you hit the road, rails, or air, check out these tips for safe winter travel, courtesy of Laura A. Jana, M.D., pediatrician and certified child passenger safety technician. (read the story...)

‘Tis the season of Christmas carols, sleigh-riding—and allergic reactions?
Holiday decorations have begun to appear in homes and department stores everywhere, and so have children’s allergies from the many irritants brought on by the decorations. Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky, a New York pediatrician and renowned children’s allergy expert with more than 20 years experience, offers ways for parents to protect their children from the most common holiday season allergens. (read the story...)

Beyond Ritalin: An Alternative Therapy for Kids with ADHD
While it’s estimated that 6 million children will take Ritalin or other stimulant medications, that doesn’t mean that it’s right for your child. Read on for an alternative therapy to ADHD, cognitive skills training, to see if it's a better fit for your little one. (read the story...)

Bracing Facts: The State of Orthodontia for Kids and Adults
Stay up to date on the latest orthodontic technologies and treatments for both adolescents and adults. (read the story...)

New and Noteworthy Products for Kids and Parents - November 2009
Take a look at our November 2009 list of new and noteworthy products for kids and parents. (read the story...)

What To Do For Picky Eaters On Thanksgiving
For parents with kids that don’t like the traditional Thanksgiving foods, here are some nutritionist-approved suggestions to help create a healthful, successful holiday meal. (read the story...)

Staying Healthy Through the Holidays and Beyond
It is so easy to get caught up in the chaos of life and lose control of our own health, especially around the holidays. Without our health, the chaos of motherhood can be overwhelming, exhausting and draining. The more we ignore our own need for balance and health, the less effective we became as mothers and wives. This year, let’s make up our minds to change some habits and stay healthy during the busy holiday season and beyond! (read the story...)

Three Tips for a Happier Holiday
The holiday season should be a time of happiness, cheer, and celebration. A chance to spend time with your children, parents and other relatives. Don't let things including your kids attitudes, family complaints or trying to make your holiday perfect, get in the way of enjoying your time as a family. Instead of blaming, your spouse and your kids ask what you do around the holidays that gets under their skin. (read the story...)

Hosting the Holidays? Don’t Drive Yourself Crazy
If you decide to host a big family gathering during the holidays, you can make it into fun activity, and even get your kids involved in the process. Older children can help in the kitchen, while younger kids can be occupied with other activities. You can have a great Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Hanukah and an overall memorable holiday season you, your children and your family will remember forever. (read the story...)

When a Winter Wonderland Becomes a Nightmare: Best Ways Seniors Can Avoid the Hazards of Winter
Winter is a special time for celebration. It should also be a time for added caution if you or someone in your family is an older adult. It is the season for falls, slips on icy streets, and other dangers that can be especially harmful for older adults. (read the story...)

Parents: Be Thankful for Small Things this Holiday Season
Take a step back from the season's commercialism to give thanks for the small things in your life, and in turn teach your children to be more thankful and optimistic. (read the story...)

Merry Stressmas: 'Tis The Overwhelming Season
Crowded, bustling malls, repeated trips to the airport to fetch long-lost relatives, and the constant shuffling of cookies and turkey out of your oven can translate into one reaction: stress. Christmas may be the season of love and celebration, but sometimes holiday festivities can become overwhelming. (read the story...)


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