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When the special-needs boy turns into a man

Health: Raising a child and then sending him off into the world is a very scary place to be for a parent. But when you have a special-needs child, that spot is 10 times worse. Read more…
Sports: Simple preparations parents can make for the unexpected and keep young athletes focused on enjoying the game. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: Eating a variety of natural foods, playing outside, and avoiding over sanitization can boost our digestive tract, leading to less allergies, asthma, and other inflammatory disease. Read more…
Healthy Living: Periods don’t have to be such a pain. Read more…

Basketball safety: Preventing injuries on and off the court

Basketball safety: Preventing injuries on and off the court

Family Health: Basketball can be fun to play and great exercise, but the game is also a contact sport, and injuries frequently occur. Many injuries can be prevented if players follow the rules of the game, train correctly, and play in safe environments. Read more…

Talking to your kids about illicit drug use

Safety: Reports about the ongoing opioid epidemic have saturated the news lately, leaving parents baffled as to why smart, well-adjusted kids are turning to heroin to get high. Read more…

Are kids overdoing sports? How much is too much?

Safety: Kids are participating in organized and recreational athletics at a younger age and competing more than they were two decades ago. So it’s no surprise that sports injuries have become more common. Read more…

Lectins: The latest dietary ‘villain’

Good Sense Eating: Beans and whole grains — which mostly enjoy a healthful reputation — are being slammed because they contain a certain group of proteins. Read more…

Not taking no for an answer: Bump mom finds on son’s neck leads to hyperthyroidism diagnosis

Healthy Living: Despite clean bill of health from two pediatricians, Lindsey Moynihan knew that her son’s health was in jeopardy. Read more…

Protect eczema-prone skin this winter with these tips

Health: Dr. Mamina Turegano offers advice on how to manage your child’s dry, itchy skin. Read more…

She does it all: Multitalented mom offers her advice

Family Values: An interview with parent, pediatrician, and fitness expert Dr. Alison Mitzner. Read more…
Health: Avoid tears with these tips to get your child accustomed to dentist visits right from the first appointment. Read more…
Self-care: FabULyss has found ways to get started on the road to a healthier, better-looking body, a personal chef service, and more Read more…

Young parent, what’s in YOUR fridge?

Good Sense Eating: Moms and dads share how they feed their kids now and how they plan to serve up healthier meals in the new year. Read more…
Featured Event: Queens Botanical Garden hosts ‘Allergic to Salad’, a farm-to-table cooking experience offering healthy cuisine alternatives Read more…
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