Is My Child Suffering From Allergies or A Cold?

Is My Child Suffering From Allergies or A Cold?

An expert gives advice on whether children should take allergy medications or cold medications to feel better?

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Weight Watchers' Controversial New Focus: Teens

Weight Watchers' Controversial New Focus: Teens

Critics slam the company's plan to offer teens free summer memberships.

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Warby Parker Tests Collection for Kids

Warby Parker Tests Collection for Kids

Attention NYC parents: The popular, affordable Warby Parker is now pilot testing a collection for kids ages 4 and older. But head to a New York City store soon to get your kids a stylish pair of Warby Parker glasses for children, as the pilot program will end in a few months!

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Brooklyn's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Brooklyn's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED February: Find doctors and health centers in Brooklyn, including Park Slope, Prospect Park, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, DUMBO, Crown Heights, Carroll Gardens, Bedford, Williamsburg, Bay Ridge, Flatbush, Coney Island, and beyond. This guide features family doctors and pediatricians, dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists, fitness centers, and more.

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Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Queens

Doctors and Other Medical Specialists in Queens

UPDATED February: 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.

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Long Island Family Health and Wellness Guide

Long Island Family Health and Wellness Guide

UPDATED February: A guide to Long Island doctors and pediatricians, dentists, hospitals, and health centers in Nassau County, Long Island, including Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Garden City, Valley Stream, Port Washington, Farmingdale, Mineloa, Glen Cove, Roslyn, Great Neck, Westbury, Lynbrook, Lake Success, and Suffolk County, including Riverhead, Babylon, East Hampton, Huntington, Southampton, Amityville, Port Jefferson, Lindenhurst, Motauk, Patchogue, Centerport, and Cold Spring Harbor.

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Manhattan's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Manhattan's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED February: A guide to family doctors, pediatricians, and health centers in Manhattan, including the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Harlem, Midtown, East Village, West Village, Chelsea, Lower Manhattan, SoHo, and beyond. You'll also find dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists, and more.

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Queens' Family Health & Wellness Guide

Queens' Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED February: 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.

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Rockland County NY Family Health & Wellness Guide

Rockland County NY Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED February: A list of doctors and healthcare services in Rockland County, NY, including Congers, Nanuet, New City, Nyack, Orangeburg, Pearl River, Pomona, Stony Point, and Suffern. This list includes family doctors and pediatricians, dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists and counselors, nutritionists, and more.

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Westchester County's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Westchester County's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED February: A guide to healthcare professionals and services in Westchester County, NY, featuring a list of family doctors and pediatricians, hospitals and medical centers, fitness centers, dentists and orthodontists, and more in Mamaroneck, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Rye, Scarsdale, White Plains, Yonkers, and beyond.

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New Study: Giving Teens Alcohol Doesn't Teach Responsible Drinking

New Study: Giving Teens Alcohol Doesn't Teach Responsible Drinking

Parent-supplied alcohol is an invitation to trouble, study finds.

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Great News! New York Now Offers Paid Family Leave

Great News! New York Now Offers Paid Family Leave

Being a working parent is hard. One thing that makes it even harder: worrying that your job or savings are at risk when you take time off to care for a loved one. So here’s good news—New York State now offers paid family leave for most people who work for private employers.

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How Thumb Sucking Impacts Children's Teeth Development

How Thumb Sucking Impacts Children's Teeth Development

Thumb sucking and pacifiers. Those go hand in hand with raising children—and it seems like young kids everywhere use one or another to sooth themselves as they fall asleep. While a 2016 study shows thumb sucking may prevent allergies in kids, continuing the habit beyond the age of 5 can negatively impact a child's oral health.

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7 Types of Coughs Parents Should Watch for in Children

7 Types of Coughs Parents Should Watch for in Children

Coughs are generic symptoms of many different acute and chronic illnesses—most commonly the cold everyone seems to get one time or another during the winter months. But did you know there are seven different coughs you should be aware of (and be able to identify that are symptoms of specific childhood illnesses? A doctor describes those seven coughs, what commonly co-occurring symptoms to watch out for, and the basic treatment plan for each.

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Should I Be Concerned if My Child Snores or Is a Mouth Breather?

Should I Be Concerned if My Child Snores or Is a Mouth Breather?

While you might think it’s cute that your young child snores like Mommy or Daddy, that sleep habit could cause potential health problems down the line. Snoring and mouth breathing are breathing issues that are associated with high blood pressure, heart problems, and diabetes in adults. But don’t worry: There are things you can do for your child now to help them breath through their noses—and things you can do as an adult if you (or your partner) snores.

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