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Car Seat Inspection Sites on Long Island

Car Seat Inspection Sites on Long Island

Looking for a place on Long Island that will safely install your child's car seat? These spots on Long Island, including Nassau and Suffolk Counties, will install your car seat and inspect it to make sure it meets safety guidelines.

Car Seat Inspection Sites in NYC

Car Seat Inspection Sites in NYC

Looking for a place in NYC that will safely install your child's car seat? These spots in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens will install your car seat and inspect it to make sure it meets safety guidelines.

Important Information You Should Know About the 2013-2014 Flu Vaccine

Important Information You Should Know About the 2013-2014 Flu Vaccine

To prepare for flu season, it is recommended that everyone get the flu vaccine. Montefiore Medical Center shares some important information you should know about this year's vaccine, including the two different vaccination shots.

Back-To-School Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

Back-To-School Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

Driving-Tests.org recently released a new, free Parent-Teen Safe Driving Contract to raise awareness of teenagers driving safely,as well as seven back-to-school safety tips for teen drivers.

How and When to Talk to Your Kids About Inappropriate Touching

How and When to Talk to Your Kids About Inappropriate Touching

It’s a topic no parent wants to even think about. But not talking to our kids about appropriate vs. inappropriate touching is irresponsible. Learn how and when to talk to your children about sexual abuse, and how to handle suspected abuse.

Resources in the New York Area for Victims of Sexual Abuse

Resources in the New York Area for Victims of Sexual Abuse

If you believe your child has been sexually abused, it is important to get them the help they need. We've compiled a list of sexual abuse resources in Westchester, Rockland, Bergen, Fairfield, Nassau, and Suffolk counties, as well as in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.

Is It the Summer Flu or Lyme Disease?

Is It the Summer Flu or Lyme Disease?

Lyme disease—although traditionally marked by the bull's-eye rash—can cause flu-like symptoms, according to Connecticut-based Lyme Research Alliance. The LRA provides tips to protect against ticks to prevent Lyme disease and how to check for ticks.

'Be Safer, Drive Smarter' Campaign Promotes Safe Teen Driving

'Be Safer, Drive Smarter' Campaign Promotes Safe Teen Driving

A new study reveals that July is the most dangerous month for teens to drive. Drivint-Tests.org recently launched its "Be Safer, Drive Smarter" campaign with tips for ways teens can be safe drivers, including curfews for teen drivers, limiting the number of passengers, and not using cellphones while driving.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Make Sure My Child is Safe When Riding Their Bike?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Make Sure My Child is Safe When Riding Their Bike?

President of Bike and Roll NYC Chris Wogas shares tips for staying safe on a bicycle, including the safety accessories every bike should have, how to tell if a helmet fits properly, proper bike seat positioning, and what to look for in a bike maintenance check before every ride.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Stay Safe While Riding My Bike in Traffic?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Stay Safe While Riding My Bike in Traffic?

Chris Wogas, the president of Bike and Roll NYC, shares tips for riding bikes with traffic and in large groups, as well as how some bike laws differ in each state.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Prevent and Treat Sunburns?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Prevent and Treat Sunburns?

We spoke to dermatologist Elizabeth C. Smith, M.D., about preventing and treating sunburns, including SPF guidelines for children, how often you should buy sunscreen, and tips for applying sunscreen properly.

Four Summer Safety Tips to Beat the Heat

Four Summer Safety Tips to Beat the Heat

With the heat and humidity of the summer, it is important for young summer athletes to pace themselves and stay cool. Here are four tips to stay safe in the heat this summer.

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' Tips to Prevent Sports Injuries in Kids

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals' Tips to Prevent Sports Injuries in Kids

The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, of which Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York in New Hyde Park is a member, provides tips to prevent sports injuries in children, including staying hydrated, preventing concussions, and treating muscle strains and sprains.

Ask the Expert: What Should I Do When My Child Gets a Bug Bite or Sting?

Ask the Expert: What Should I Do When My Child Gets a Bug Bite or Sting?

The warmer months bring more outdoor activities, and your family may often end up with bug bites and stings. Premier Care's Adhi Sharma, M.D., a board-certified medical toxicologist, shares tips to prevent bug bites and bee stings, how to remove ticks and bee stingers, the signs of Lyme disease and bee allergies, and how to select the right bug repellant.

Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids

Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids

One Long Island dad is making it his mission to teach children about pool and swimming safety through the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force.

Taekwondo Studio Offers Women's Self-Defense Workshop

Taekwondo Studio Offers Women's Self-Defense Workshop

Counterstrike, a women’s self-defense workshop created by Arnold van Deuran, Ph.D., director of Workout Place, is now offered to women in Bardonia. The self-defense class for women in Bardonia teaches young women the skills they would need to fend off an attacker.

Tips to Protect Your Family and Pets from Lyme Disease

Tips to Protect Your Family and Pets from Lyme Disease

In honor of May being Lyme disease awareness month, Insect Shield Repellant Technology shares four tips for protecting yourself, your family, and your pets from ticks and preventing Lyme disease.

Report Recommends Changes in Passenger Seats for Children's Safety

Report Recommends Changes in Passenger Seats for Children's Safety

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia released a report that provides recommendations for design changes to rear passenger seats to improve children's safety in vehicles.

10 Reasons to Call 911 When Showing Signs of a Heart Attack

10 Reasons to Call 911 When Showing Signs of a Heart Attack

Thousands of people die or are left disabled after a heart attack due to not getting life-saving treatment, according to the American Heart Association. Don't be one of those thousands; the AHA shares 10 reasons why you should call 911 when you or someone near you is having a heart attack.

Tattoos and Piercings: What Every Parent and Teen Should Know

Tattoos and Piercings: What Every Parent and Teen Should Know

Teens often want to get tattoos or piercings. These forms of self-expression are permanent and teens and their parents should talk about the repercussions. Here are 10 things you and your teen should know before getting tattooed or pierced.

Diabetes Winter Health Guide: Cold Weather Safety Tips

Diabetes Winter Health Guide: Cold Weather Safety Tips

UnitedHealth Group's Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance and Deneen Vojta, M.D. share 10 winter and cold weather safety tips for those with diabetes.

Winter Safety Tips for Driving with Little Ones

Winter Safety Tips for Driving with Little Ones

Six winter driving tips to keep you and your children safe while traveling by car during the winter months.

Keep Kids Safe During Travel Season

Keep Kids Safe During Travel Season

The American Humane Association offers tips and ideas for kids safety while traveling. Keep kids safe, healthy, and happy while traveling during the busy holiday season.

Important Flu Recommendations for High-Risk Populations

Important Flu Recommendations for High-Risk Populations

The winter months mean people are more likely to get sick with the cold and influenza viruses going around. Although it is optimal to get the flu vaccine in October, it is never too late to protect yourself and your family.

The Truth Behind Common Old Wives' Tales About Health

The Truth Behind Common Old Wives' Tales About Health

Mom's health advice is well-meaning, but it may not always be accurate. Don't go outside with wet hair, or you'll catch a cold—false! This excerpt of Sue Castle's new book "Mother Knows Best? The Truth About Mom’s Well-Meaning (But Not Always Accurate) Advice" explains how people really get sick.




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