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Sluggish, Anxious, Exhausted? It Might NOT Be Just the Baby...

Sluggish, Anxious, Exhausted? It Might NOT Be Just the Baby...

New moms: find out about the postpartum disorder your doctor may be overlooking.

New Places, New Programs for Kids in Queens - February 2010

New Places, New Programs for Kids in Queens - February 2010

Drs. Karen Lewkowitz and Robert Shpuntoff are a husband-and-wife team in Little Neck specializing in pediatric orthodontistry.

New Student-to-School Nurse Ratios Announced

New Student-to-School Nurse Ratios Announced

The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) recently released new 2009 data highlighting the disparities of students-to-school nurses working in public schools nationwide.

What to Do When Your Kids' Sports Heroes Let Them Down

What to Do When Your Kids' Sports Heroes Let Them Down

Many kids look to professional athletes as role models, icons, and heroes. So when sports celebrities like Tiger Woods or Lance Armstrong get into trouble, they might feel let down. Here's advice on how to handle those tough situations and turn them into teachable moments.

How to Design a Kid-Friendly Kitchen

How to Design a Kid-Friendly Kitchen

When designing a kitchen with children in mind, there are certain things a family should think about at the beginning of the design process. Independent Kitchen and Bath offers the following tips to help consumers ultimately get the kitchen that best fits their family.

How to Fight the Flu Naturally

How to Fight the Flu Naturally

Find out how these eight super foods can help prevent the flu and keep your immune system healthy - the natural way.

New Places, New Programs for Kids in Fairfield County, CT - January 2010

New Places, New Programs for Kids in Fairfield County, CT - January 2010

Check out what's new for kids and families in Fairfield County.

Mumps are Back: How to Protect Your Kids

Mumps are Back: How to Protect Your Kids

U.S. health officials have officially declared the current mumps outbreak in the New York and New Jersey area the largest in years. Here's what you need to know about mumps and how to protect your family.

Just for Moms: 8 Diets for the New Year

Just for Moms: 8 Diets for the New Year

Resolving to shed some pounds in 2010? Check out our list of eight great diets to find the one that fits your lifestyle and weight loss goals.

Best Eating Habits: The Top 10 List for 2010

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.

Pedestrian Injury: A Significant Problem in Queens

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.

Meet the Doctors in Suffolk County, Long Island - December 2009

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.

Meet the Doctors in Nassau County, Long Island - December 2009

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.

Meet the Doctors in Manhattan - December 2009

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.

Meet the Doctors in Fairfield County, CT - December 2009

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.

Meet the Doctors in Queens - December 2009

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.

Meet the Doctors in Brooklyn - December 2009

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.

Meet the Doctors in Westchester County - December 2009

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.

Meet the Doctors in Rockland County - December 2009

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.

Special Needs: Service Dogs for Children with Autism

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.

For Overweight Kids, Focus Should Be on Fun Exercise Instead of Losing Weight, According to New Study

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.

How to Manage Back Pain During Pregnancy

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.

Family Travel: How to Stay Safe On-The-Go This Winter

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.

‘Tis the season of Christmas carols, sleigh-riding—and allergic reactions?

‘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.

Beyond Ritalin: An Alternative Therapy for Kids with ADHD

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.




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