Thanksgiving Day kicks off the holiday season. With COVID-19 cases on the rise, and guidelines raised by local, state and federal agencies constantly - here are some tips that might help you through these challenging times.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) both declared the novel coronavirus outbreak as a public health emergency. Countries are on high alert. What steps can individual citizens take?
The new year is a time of reflection and vision. Looking forward, the vision must be clear on what you, as a parent or guardian would like accomplished for your child - physically, emotionally and socially.
The NWS calls for rain showers all day in NYC, evolving into steady rain overnight on Halloween. This could only mean a wet, soggy day for our trick-or-treaters. What do we do? Read about some safety and fun tips to save Halloween and continue the fun.
New York has updated its vaccination requirements eliminating the non-medical exemption to mandatory vaccinations for school children. New medical requirements to be admitted in schools are in effect - both public and private/ parochial.
In today’s world of social media, there are many images promoting the conventional beauty standards, which can lead to unrealistic expectations for one’s own body. Hence, it is important now more than ever to promote and define body positivity.
In an ever changing environment with the development of new technology everyday, it is difficult to not be concerned about how it affects your child. Social media affects your teens in many adverse ways, including depression.
With all the different diets and recommendations from many organizations, we often find ourselves confused. The following is the official recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics and other institutional partners for healthier living.
If you live in any of the boroughs in New York City, chances are your child will have final exams in the coming days or weeks. And if you're aware of this nerve-racking event, chances are you're trying to figure out how to help get your child exam-ready.
We often see children and adolescents in a different light when it comes to anxiety and depression. When can you tell depression from a "phase"? Parents and even health professionals often find it confusing or difficult at the onset.
Both the scientific community and even our grandparents will tell us that reading to a child helps with development - specifically brain development. But how early is early to start reading? What are the significant results of such efforts?
The long anticipated winter thaw is just around the corner, and we will soon see sprigs of beautiful flowers and blooming buds across trees and fields in Queens. We will soon see bright green leaves and colorful flowers pop up everywhere, from Forest Park