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Study: Parents get sick less often than non-parents

Healthy Living: Research shows the risk of becoming ill after exposure to a cold virus is reduced by half in parents. Read more…

Be sure to vaccinate your children against infectious diseases

Family Health: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend early childhood vaccinations for measles, mumps, and rubella. Read more…

Take extra care preparing your child’s school lunches

Safety: Safe food handling and packing can guard against bacteria that cause food-borne illness. Read more…

Spider bite symptoms and treatment

Family Health: How to know if a spider bite is serious and tips for avoiding them altogether. Read more…

Eat right to protect your sight: Foods that maintain eye health

Good Sense Eating: A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can keep your peepers in good shape. Read more…

Training for life: Keep your body moving for a long, healthy life

Health: If we want our children to adopt lifestyles that contribute to long, healthy lives, it starts with us. Read more…

Our thoughts impact our health: Changing how you react to negative situations

Healthy Living: When we take care of ourselves, especially as busy parents, we help build up the strength necessary to deal with life’s problems, big and small. Read more…

Tips for healthy snacking during pregnancy

Nutrition: Move over pickles and ice cream, there’s better snacks to be had! Read more…

Ticked off: What to know about bites, Lyme disease, and prevention

Family Health: With proper prevention and routinely checking for ticks and bites, parents can help their children safely enjoy outdoor fun. Read more…

Summer fun safety: Good sun protection practice is crucial for lifelong health

Family Health: It is essential to take precautions while playing outside, especially during these sunniest months of the year. Read more…

Can summer camp and food allergies equal safety and fun?

Good Sense Eating: Whether your child attends sleep-away camp or day camp, food allergies can make you more nervous than usual. Here are some tips as you plan your child’s time away. Read more…

Doc, can we talk? Ten tips for effective communication with your pediatrician

Health: Like any healthy relationship, good communication is fundamental, and that applies to the doctor-patient relationship as well. Read more…

Bed-wetting: How old is too old?

Family Health: Is 6 years old too old to still be having nighttime accidents? Read more…

Keeping your cool when parenting gets stressful — it can be done!

Mental Health: There is no parent in the world that never loses it or gets angry. Kids challenge our patience every day. By following a few simple tips, we can help foster mindfulness and harmony and be even better role models. Read more…

Protecting them from birth: Give newborns the hepatitis B vaccine

Babies: Children are at a much greater risk of serious complications of this disease than adults are. Read more…

Ending Wiliams Syndrome: Family Fun Day and Carnival raise funds to fight rare disorder

Health: A New York mom’s passion for helping her daughter — who was diagnosed with a rare disorder, and others like her, has created an event that has grown from a modest walk to a full-blown carnival at the 79th Street Boat Basin. Read more…
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