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Bacteria Aren't the Enemy: Why Messy Can Be Better

Bacteria Aren't the Enemy: Why Messy Can Be Better

Why we should not rid ourselves of microbes entirely--and why dirt and bacteria play an important role in kids' health.

Horse Rescue Center Launches Equine Therapy Program

Horse Rescue Center Launches Equine Therapy Program

Spirit's Promise Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation launched an equine therapy program called, Promise of a New Spirit.

A Guide to When Your Kids May Be Old Enough to Do Things on Their Own

A Guide to When Your Kids May Be Old Enough to Do Things on Their Own

Riding the bus, walking to school, and more milestones of growing up: a guide to when your kids are old enough to do activities on their own

Eggo Waffles Recalled for Listeria Contamination

Eggo Waffles Recalled for Listeria Contamination

There has been a 25-state recall of the tasty Kellogg Company brand breakfast staple – Eggo Waffles - due to a possible contamination of the listeria bacteria.

Doctors Dismiss Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate Kids

Doctors Dismiss Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate Kids

As more parents are refusing to vaccinate their kids, a growing number of doctors are refusing to see these children as patients—with the blessing of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Two Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free Recipes

Two Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free Recipes

Angela Liddon, the creator of OhSheGlows.com, shares two vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free recipes that kids are sure to love!

Pregnancy, Birth, and Early Childhood Support Center Opens in DUMBO

Pregnancy, Birth, and Early Childhood Support Center Opens in DUMBO

The Nurtured Child now has a permanent location in DUMBO/ Vinegar Hill, in which classes for new and expecting families will be taught.

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

Some children forgo eating at lunchtime to be social. Here’s how to get your kids to eat a healthy lunch while chatting with their friends.

Medical Marijuana & Children: Risks & Benefits

Medical Marijuana & Children: Risks & Benefits

What it's like to provide your child with medical marijuana in New York.

Should Your Kid Play Contact Sports?

Should Your Kid Play Contact Sports?

As our understanding of concussions grows, new policies are being put into place to keep young athletes safe. But some still wonder whether certain sports can ever be considered safe for kids.

Excel Urgent Care Opens in Stamford and Fairfield

Excel Urgent Care Opens in Stamford and Fairfield

Excel Urgent Care recent;y opened offices in Stamford and Fairfield, in which services such as X-rays, stitches, occupational medicine, and physicals are offered.

Pediatric Dentist Office in Westport to Open New Location

Pediatric Dentist Office in Westport to Open New Location

Pediatric Dentistry @ Westport Dental Associates will open a new office on Riverside Avenue in Westport.

Expose Your Babies to Global Spices in Purees

Expose Your Babies to Global Spices in Purees

Tips to expose your babies to spices and global food, plus three puree recipes.

Our Kids' Stress and How Therapy Can Help

Our Kids' Stress and How Therapy Can Help

The stressors that our children are experiencing are exponentially greater than in any previous generation--and psychotherapy can help.

Are Virtual Dermatology Appointments Legit?

Are Virtual Dermatology Appointments Legit?

Do 'virtual visits' with dermatologists work, and can I do one for my child?

10 Places to Find International Sweets in NYC

10 Places to Find International Sweets in NYC

A roundup of places to find international sweet treats in Manhattan.

Three New Takes on Burgers

Three New Takes on Burgers

America's Test Kitchen shares recipes for revamped hamburgers, shrimp burgers, and portobello burgers.

Three Desserts You Can Cook on the Grill

Three Desserts You Can Cook on the Grill

Danielle Bennett, aka Diva Q, shares three desserts that can be cooked on the grill at your next barbecue.

Eight Things Straight Parents of LGBT Kids Should Know

Eight Things Straight Parents of LGBT Kids Should Know

Eight ways to help be a better parent for your LGBT child.

New Study Says Nail Biting and Thumb Sucking May Be a Good Thing

New Study Says Nail Biting and Thumb Sucking May Be a Good Thing

New information from Pediatrics says nail biting and thumb sucking in children may prevent allergies.

The Best Way to Prevent Mosquito Bites

The Best Way to Prevent Mosquito Bites

A pediatric infectious diseases specialist shares the best way to prevent mosquito bites and spreading Zika.

Your Child's First Pair of Glasses: Tips for Getting Through It

Your Child's First Pair of Glasses: Tips for Getting Through It

If your child is diagnosed a vision problem and needs glasses, specialty eyeglass stores like Little Optics Inc. will help ease your child’s and your fears about the process.

Medical and Dental Providers for Children with Special Needs on Long Island

Medical and Dental Providers for Children with Special Needs on Long Island

Healthcare providers, pediatricians, dentists, and other doctors for kids with special needs and learning differences throughout Long Island.

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists on Long Island

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists on Long Island

Our comprehensive list of doctors, medial specialists, and pediatrician practices throughout Long Island make your search for the right healthcare provider easier.

Dentists & Orthodontists on Long Island

Dentists & Orthodontists on Long Island

Our list of dentists, dental practices, orthodontists, and other pediatric dental specialists throughout Long Island.

Dentists & Orthodontists in Fairfield County, CT

Dentists & Orthodontists in Fairfield County, CT

A list of dentists, dental practices, orthodontists, and other pediatric dental specialists in Fairfield County, CT.

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Fairfield County, CT

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Fairfield County, CT

A list of pediatricians, hospitals, practices, and other healthcare providers and medical specialists in Fairfield County, CT.

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Queens

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Queens

Let our comprehensive list of doctors, medial specialists, and pediatrician practices in Queens make your search for the right healthcare provider for your child easier.

Dentists & Orthodontists in Rockland County, NY

Dentists & Orthodontists in Rockland County, NY

Here is a list of dentists, dental practices, and other pediatric dental specialists in Rockland County, NY.

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Rockland County, NY

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Rockland County, NY

Here's a list of pediatricians, hospitals, practices, and other healthcare providers and medical specialists in Rockland County, NY.

Dentists & Orthodontists in Westchester County, NY

Dentists & Orthodontists in Westchester County, NY

Dentists, dental practices, and other pediatric dental specialists in Westchester County, NY.

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Westchester County, NY

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Westchester County, NY

Pediatricians, hospitals, practices, and other medical specialists in Westchester County, NY.

Pediatric Behavioral Health Center Opens in Stony Brook

Pediatric Behavioral Health Center Opens in Stony Brook

Three Village Behavioral Medicine, a brand new practice founded by Dr. James Parles, MD, PLLC, opened in Stony Brook last month.

Instilling Healthy Habits For Your Family

Instilling Healthy Habits For Your Family

With diminishing outdoor playtime, a lack of healthy meal options in the lunchroom, and a litany of high-processed food products marketed to children, it can be an uphill battle to instill in your family healthy, nutritious eating habits.

Make Your Own Chipotle-Inspired Meals

Make Your Own Chipotle-Inspired Meals

Minimalist Baker co-founder Dana Shultz shares her chipotle-inspired recipes for the Easy Weeknight Burrito Bowls and Spicy Braised Tofu Tostadas.

New Sleep Guidelines for Children Announced

New Sleep Guidelines for Children Announced

There are new guidelines for children from doctors who specialize in sleep disorders, detailing how much sleep children of every age should get.

Family Dental Practice Opens in Hartsdale

Family Dental Practice Opens in Hartsdale

Dr. Jiyeon Chung, DDS, MS, opened up a new family dental practice in Hartsdale.

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Winners of Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Winners of Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

First Lady Michelle Obama announced the winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a nationwide recipe challenge for kids that promotes cooking and healthy eating.

Pediatric Physical Therapy Center Opens in Somers

Pediatric Physical Therapy Center Opens in Somers

Metamorphosis Pediatric Physical Therapy opened in Somers, NY with a focus on Cuevas Medek Exercises.

Redbook Magazine Survey: What does a stay-at-home-mom do?

Redbook Magazine Survey: What does a stay-at-home-mom do?

In a recent study called “The Mom Gig,” Redbook shed some light on the answer to the question we’ve all been wondering for years: What exactly do stay-at-home moms do on a daily basis?

How Can I Manage My Child's Tantrums?

How Can I Manage My Child's Tantrums?

A child and adolescent psychologist shares how parents can manage and reduce their child's tantrums.

How Can I Get My Child to Listen?

How Can I Get My Child to Listen?

A child and adolescent psychologist shares tips to get children to listen the first time you ask them a question.

Hostess Recall Alert – Snack Cakes May Contain Dangerous Residue

Hostess Recall Alert – Snack Cakes May Contain Dangerous Residue

710,000 cases of Hostess treats have been recalled due to possible contamination from a peanut residue.

Is Your Child's 'Won't' Really a 'Can't'?

Is Your Child's 'Won't' Really a 'Can't'?

Where to find help when your child's behavioral problems need medical care.

Is It the Common Cold or Something Serious?

Is It the Common Cold or Something Serious?

A local doctor shares symptoms of the common cold, when the cold or fever may be something serious, and how to help your sick child.

Fracture vs. Sprain: Symptoms & Treatments

Fracture vs. Sprain: Symptoms & Treatments

How to tell if your child's injury is a fracture or a sprain, and what the treatment plans are for each.

Managing Your Child's Asthma and Preventing an Asthma Attack

Managing Your Child's Asthma and Preventing an Asthma Attack

We spoke to an asthma and allergy specialist to find out how to manage and control your child's asthma, how to prevent asthma attacks, and reducing asthma triggers.

Food as Medicine: Interview with Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D.

Food as Medicine: Interview with Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D.

Pediatric neurologist and NYC mom Maya Shetreat-Klein, M.D., wrote The Dirt Cure: Growing Healthy Kids with Food Straight from Soil to help families learn to use fresh foods and nature to heal children from the inside out.

Queens' Family Health & Wellness Guide

Queens' Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED June: Find doctors, dentists, and health centers in Queens, including Long Island City, Astoria, Bellerose, Sunnyside, Elmhurst, Jamaica, Bayside, Flushing, Woodside, and beyond. This guide features family doctors and pediatricians, dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists and specialists, gyms and fitness programs, and more.

Fairfield County, CT's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Fairfield County, CT's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED June: A guide to doctors and health services in Fairfield County, CT, including Fairfield, Bridgeport, Weston, Westport, Wilton, Greenwich, Norwalk, Danbury, Darien, Ridgefield, and Stamford. You'll find family doctors and pediatricians, hospitals and medical centers, dentists and orthodontists, gyms and sports centers, and more.

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