Ask the Expert: What Should I Do if My Teen is Missing a Tooth?
Whether your teenager was born with missing teeth or has lost teeth due to an injury, you may be wondering what your options are to replace his or her pearly whites. Here, a prosthodontist offers expert advice on dental implants for children.
Professor Pedals Teaches All Ages to Ride on Long Island
Professor Pedals, a father of two on Long Island, focuses on safety and cycling in his approach to teaching children to ride.
Treating Your Teen's Acne and Its Impact on Her Self-Esteem
Getting acne when going through puberty can impact a teen's self-esteem. A local dermatologist discusses the different ways to treat acne, and a local psychologist discusses the psychological ramifications of acne and how you can help your teen's self-esteem.
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Mother's Day, Being a Man, and Why It's Not Easy Being a Rich Kid
From the NYMetroParents May issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting facts and quotes from the web and the world of parenting.
NYMetroParents Receives 15 Excellence Awards from Parenting Media Association
Parenting Media Association (PMA) recognized NYMetroParents with 15 awards for editorial and design excellence at its 2012 awards banquet in Atlanta. This is a record-high number of PMA awards for NYMetroParents.
New Bioengineered Ears Look and Act Like the Real Thing
Weill Cornell Medical College physicians and biomedical engineers at Cornell University have successfully built an ear replacement that looks and acts like the real thing. This new advance will give people with congenital ear deformity, microtia, an ear through reconstructive surgery.
FLOTUS: New Grant Opportunity to Get Obesity-Fighting Programs into More Schools
FLOTUS Michelle Obama announces new school grant opportunities that would allow the schools to implement innovative programs that target childhood obesity, including NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center's CHALK/Just Move program.
Children With Egg Allergies Can Safely Receive Flu Vaccine
A University of Michigan study found that children with egg allergies had no adverse reactions to the influenza vaccine.
Researcher Pinpoints Factors Associated with Teen Self-Harm
A University of Missouri assistant professor of health sciences has pinpointed the factors that lead to teen self-harm and suicide.
Kids' Sleep-Related Breathing and Behavioral Problems Appear Linked
A new study done at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University found that snoring or sleep apnea are frequently linked to behavioral sleep problems such as waking repeatedly, nightmares, refusing to go to bed, and waking after only a few hours.