A group of aspiring doctors from the New York City area have been awarded scholarships from the Health and Hospitals Corporation.
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Pediatricians give is the facts on common medical myths.
When searching for doctors to treat your child with intellectual and developmental disabilities, there are specific attributes you may want to look for, such as office wheelchair accessibility. Others, like cancellation policies, are universal but take on greater significance for a family of a person with special needs, whose day-to-day lives can be less predictable. These questions are a good place to start.
Among the many transitions your child will make, leaving a pediatrician and switching to adult health care may be one of the most important. Follow our plan for easing the change.
We interviewed Hai Cao, M.D., a local pediatrician, to find out what qualities families should look for in a pediatrician, what to ask during a pediatrician meet-and-greet, and why his practice offers sick and well waiting rooms.
Sanjiv Shah, M.D., chief medical officer of Fidelis Care, shares what families should look for when choosing a pediatrician, what questions to ask a pediatrician during an interview, the qualities to look for in a pediatric office, and how to switch pediatricians.
A list of centers that provide professional help for common children's sleep disorders, such as night terrors, teeth grinding, and bed-wetting. Find professional help in NYC, Long Island, Rockland and Westchester Counties, and Fairfield County, CT.
Dr. Pramod Narula, chairperson of the Department of Pediatrics at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, discusses what parents need to know about meningococcal disease and its vaccine.
Along with being the mother of two young boys, Kirsten Gillibrand is a New York State Senator who supports the general improvement of the family status quo.
According to a national poll on children’s health conducted by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, parents said it is childhood obesity that tops their list of health concerns.
Find out how Edith McCarthy, M.D., balances being a mother and having her own pediatric practice.
Sick children should stay at home and not spread germs in school.
No matter how busy the doctor or chaotic the situation, parents need to make sure the doctor hears their own explanation for why they are there.
With the number of pediatric orthopedists trained to deal with special bone, joint and tendon problems of children dwindling, hospitals rely on general orthopedists to evaluate and treat pediatric injuries, such as fractures. Parents need to be aware of how to get the right treatment for their child’s injury...
While the goal is for every baby to be born healthy and at full term, the reality is that premature birth, also known as preterm birth, is the number one obstetric problem and the number one cause of death for newborns in the country.
An HCP is a critical component of any estate plan since, without it, the ability to make health care decisions for you, particularly in emergency and life-threatening situations, can be significantly impeded.