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Practice Window Safety to Prevent Falls

Practice Window Safety to Prevent Falls

In honor of National Window Safety Week, the National Safety Council offers tips to help protect children from window falls.

Yahoo! Shine Revealed Findings of “Alcohol and America” Survey about Men and Women's Drinking Habits in Time for St. Patrick’s Day

Yahoo! Shine Revealed Findings of “Alcohol and America” Survey about Men and Women's Drinking Habits in Time for St. Patrick’s Day

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.

A Parents' Guide to Raising Healthy Kids

A Parents' Guide to Raising Healthy Kids

We've compiled some of our favorite health articles with the best tips for parents on how to raise healthy children.

Strength Training for Kids: Is It Safe?

Strength Training for Kids: Is It Safe?

Once hotly debated, strength training for kids is now considered safe and even essential to children's health, according to the latest research.

How to Guide: Save Your Child's Tooth in a Dental Emergency

How to Guide: Save Your Child's Tooth in a Dental Emergency

Fifty percent of children get a dental injury at some point. Here, our dental experts lay out a recipe for handling a variety of tooth-related emergencies.

ABCs for a Smart, Safe, and Happy Halloween

ABCs for a Smart, Safe, and Happy Halloween

Suzanne Singleton, author of "Clever Costume Creating for Halloween," offers safety tips and advice for kids and parents on Halloween night.

4 Cleanliness Habits to Teach Your Children

4 Cleanliness Habits to Teach Your Children

Teach your kids the importance of good hygiene early with these four healthy habits.

Outdoor Summer Safety for Kids

Outdoor Summer Safety for Kids

Tips for parents: Keep your children protected against outdoor hazards this summer, from bugs and burns to slips and scrapes.

New Dad? Time for a New Car!

New Dad? Time for a New Car!

As a new dad, you may need to consider updating your car to a model more appropriate for carting precious cargo. Author and fellow father Martyn Cox offers advice on what to look for in a family vehicle. Plus, consult our list for car seat inspection sites in your area.

How to Protect Your Young Athlete: Sports Gear and Equipment

How to Protect Your Young Athlete: Sports Gear and Equipment

All sports, whether contact-based or otherwise, harbor the potential for injury. Read on for tips on how to keep your little athlete safe on the field and out of the emergency room.

Start Talking Sex With Your Kids Early: Their Lives Depend on It

Start Talking Sex With Your Kids Early: Their Lives Depend on It

Find out why you should open up the conversation about sex early on with your kids. Get tips from experts like Dr. Laura Berman, author of "Talking to Your Kids About Sex: Turning 'the Talk' Into a Conversation for Life."

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.

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.

‘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.

When a Winter Wonderland Becomes a Nightmare: Best Ways Seniors Can Avoid the Hazards of Winter

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.

Surviving Heart Attack Season: Learn How to Keep Your Heart Healthy During the Winter Months

Surviving Heart Attack Season: Learn How to Keep Your Heart Healthy During the Winter Months

While we may be accustomed to battling frigid temperatures and the inevitable snow storms that arrive every winter, many of us are unaware of the dangers these pose to our hearts.

What to Look for in a Family Vehicle

What to Look for in a Family Vehicle

Every parent makes tough decisions that affect the entire family, and choosing the right car is no exception. Whether driving to and from after-school activities or planning a road trip, a reliable family car is crucial. But with so many makes and models to choose from, it’s good to have a process to help make a smart and safe purchase that pleases everyone – from the auto enthusiast dad to the little ones in the backseat.

A Safety Slip: Don’t Hold a Child in Your Lap on Playground Slides

A Safety Slip: Don’t Hold a Child in Your Lap on Playground Slides

Parents are unknowingly putting their young children at risk for leg fractures, says new study.

Halloween Safety Tips for Children from The Red Cross NY

Halloween Safety Tips for Children from The Red Cross NY

The American Red Cross in Greater New York urges families to follow simple safety tips to keep their homes, kids, and neighborhoods protected while having fun this Halloween.

New Places, New Programs in Westchester: October 2009

New Places, New Programs in Westchester: October 2009

What's new in Westchester County this fall.

How to Spot an Overuse Injury

How to Spot an Overuse Injury

We’ve all heard the old “no pain, no gain” mantra about sports and exercise. But what about when it comes to your kids?

How To Have a Happy - and Safe - Halloween

How To Have a Happy - and Safe - Halloween

Halloween may be scary, but it doesn't have to be dangerous. Here, we've compiled a few ways to help you avoid any accidents while still having a fun and memorable night with your kids!

How To Keep Your Kids Safe From Sexual Predators

How To Keep Your Kids Safe From Sexual Predators

There’s no “How To” more important than that of keeping our kids safe from sexual predators. From the AmberWatch Foundation’s “Be Safe!” program, here are some tips to keep in mind...

Sunburn In Early Years Increases Risks

Sunburn In Early Years Increases Risks

The majority of sun exposure occurs during the first 18 years and this exposure has a cumulative effect.

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

Lyme disease! That dreaded infection! With the warm weather here, it’s time look to refresh yourselves & your kids on the symptoms, warnings and treatments.




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