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Alison Hogan

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Alison Hogan Articles (48)

How to Keep Campers on a Healthy Food Track

At sleepaway camp, kids often have access to sweets and treats from their fellow campers. Here's how to keeping them on a healthy food track.

May. 21, 2008

Giving Up Joe for the Baby’s Sake

Alcohol is clear; pregnancy is the time to abstain. But the subject of coffee and tea has been a cloudy one.

Feb. 26, 2008

Sweet Sounds of Healing

Gwennie and her parents have become pretty well accustomed to the surroundings of the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Schneider Children’s Hospital. The unit is cheerful in décor and staffed by caring professionals. Still, it's a stressful place for the Ihms of Sound Beach in Suffolk County, as they wait for the transplant they hope with allow Gwendolyn to begin living as a normal pre-schooler.

Jan. 17, 2008

Empty Nest Syndrome?

Why didn't someone explain that motherhood is a 24-hour, all-consuming job? But you adore your kids and can't imagine how you'll miss them when they finally go off to college. Your neighbor is an “empty nester” already - and she looks so lost. How will you cope when it actually happens?

Dec. 04, 2007

Holiday Giving

This year’s favorite places for families to give back.

Dec. 01, 2007

FDA Calls For Ban On Kids' Cough & Cold Products

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending that over-the-counter cough and cold medications be banned for children under 6.

Nov. 01, 2007

Pet Turtles Pose Threat

The FDA is reminding people of the risk of salmonellosis associated with pet turtles.

Oct. 13, 2007

Infants and Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Foundation has launched a new website about epilepsy and seizure disorders in infants up to age 3.

Oct. 13, 2007

Fear be gone

As a mother of two young boys, Dr. Jamie Johnson felt particularly empathetic when she encountered a terrified preschool dental patient.

Oct. 13, 2007

The How To Summer Guide

Summer has always been the happiest time of year for Chappaqua’s Suzanne Brown.

Oct. 13, 2007

How To Choose A Great Pediatrician

When you consider that your pediatrician will treat your son or daughter from infancy through adolescence and well into the teen years, it make sense that your family choose a doctor who is competent, kind, and available.

Oct. 13, 2007

ABCs of Zs

First Candle, the national infant health organization, has a new initiative, Bedtime Basics, which encourages safe sleeping practices.

Oct. 13, 2007

Kidney Stones: On the Increase in Kids

We all know an adult who has suffered the excruciating pain of passing a kidney stone. But until recently, the condition has been rare in kids.

Sep. 18, 2007

The Web Wizards of Fairfield County

When Sloane Feldman, Loryn Franco, and Heidi Kurlander-Kail — three Fairfield County moms — met at a playgroup, “it was natural that we would gravitate toward each other,” says Franco.

Aug. 22, 2007

Mom’s not happy!

A new survey of 1,062 moms reveals that most mothers today view themselves as the least happy family member.

Jul. 03, 2007

Shy Kid? Stressed Mom?

A new study contends that shyness in kids could be related to being raised by stressed-out parents.

Jul. 03, 2007

New Center to Lead Asperger Research

New York City will soon lead the way in the research and treatment of Asperger Syndrome, thanks to a donation recently bestowed on the NYU Child Study Center.

Jun. 06, 2007

Wise up, girlfriends!

According to a recent poll, 40 percent of teenage girls say that saving for college is their motivation to work during the summer. But along the way, pitfalls like credit cards, shopping, and treating friends hurt their chances to succeed.

May. 23, 2007

Autism update

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia are looking at the possibility of being able to identify autism through the pupil of the eye.

May. 08, 2007

Vitamins Before Pregnancy Now Urged

Women who take multivitamins early in pregnancy may reduce the risk that their child will develop some types of brain tumors.

Mar. 28, 2007

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