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Here are five reasons to go vegetarian

Healthy Living: There are several benefits to your family — and even for our planet — to embracing the vegetarian lifestyle. Read more…
Sleep: Nightmares actually help our children work through their emotions or traumatic events. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: Many of us get excited for the special meals that come with the holiday season. But how many of us stop to consider the importance of keeping these foods safe? Read more…

Why victims of sexual harassment don’t speak up — and how to change that

Safety: There are a variety of reasons why women report — and don’t report — when they are sexually harassed or assaulted. Here are tips on what to do if it happens to you or your child. Read more…

Knowing the difference between appendicitis and a stomach bug

Knowing the difference between appendicitis and a stomach bug

Family Health: Being aware of the specific symptoms of appendicitis can help you get the attention your child needs as quickly as possible. Read more…

Halloween trick-or-treating safety tips

Safety: Here are a few things to keep in mind before heading out the door this Halloween. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: Minimally processed forms of produce — those frozen, dried, or canned — are as healthful as fresh and sometimes even more so. Read more…
Healthy Living: The abrupt hormonal changes after pregnancy and delivery can be responsible for the postpartum blues, but it can also cause postpartum thyroiditis. Read more…
Sleep: Sleep is crucial to adolescents’ well-being. Researchers have found that a later start time can have many benefits for high-school students. Until then, here are tips parents can heed right now to help their student put their best foot forward. Read more…
Hot Topics: Knowing there’s a high likelihood you will develop breast cancer can be scary. Preventive surgery — otherwise known as prophylactic mastectomy — is one choice, but breast-imaging specialist Heather Frimmer says it may not be the right one for everyone. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: Whether you’re just beginning your parental journey or you’ve already got a couple of children, you may have questions about your child’s diet. Read more…

First-aid tips for cuts and bruises

First-aid tips for cuts and bruises

Family Health: Know how to treat minor injuries your child will most likely sustain during his or her young life. Read more…

Preprare for an emegency: Important documents for parental access to college-age child’s healthcare info

Ask an Attorney: Parents may face challenges trying to help their child in an emergency at college if they do not have a healthcare proxy or power of attorney. Read more…

Smart moves: Reduce your risk of having a child with a neurological disorder

Nutrition: Women who plan to be pregnant should educate themselves and prepare their bodies with better sleep, nutrition, and stress management — even before conception. Read more…
Safety: A Queens woman who survived childhood molestation now works to help change laws for fellow victims. Read more…
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