| Nov 6, 2009
| 4:34 AM
In tonight's episode, 'Invest in Love,' Meredith's voiceover returned after last week's brief surrender to Derek. I was hoping that Ellen Pompeo's maternity leave would give us a longer break from that ever-monotonous introduction, but, oh well. The focus...
| Oct 13, 2009
| 4:32 PM
We check out and bag our own groceries at the supermarket; we park our own cars and bank online rather than bothering a teller; we fix our own computers. Small wonder, then, that we are increasingly called upon to make......
| Oct 27, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Like adults, children require vitamin D -- it's one of those often-ignored fundamentals. But how much? The vitamin is crucial for, among other things, bone development, so no one wants to skimp. But not many experts want to go overboard......
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:53 AM
When I asked my daughter recently how far along she was in her book, her response was "67 percent." Which reminded us just how much kids today are "digital natives" and how even old-school activities like reading now often take place on screens. But the...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:18 PM
It might not come as a surprise to any parent who has caught their teen-age child red-handed and red-faced while sending a sexually explicit text message, but a new study is suggesting that “sexting” is prevalent among adolescents.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Connecticut Children's Medical Center is pleased to announce the recent appointment of four new physicians to its Divisions of Orthopaedics, Hospital Medicine, General Surgery and Cardiology.
Sonia Chaudhry, MD joined the Division of Orthopaedics at...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 2:12 PM
For 10-year-old Jacob Krause, getting ready for the new school year wasn't a simple matter of back-to-school shopping. It also involved working out logistics for getting to the bathroom as many as 20 times during a single school day.
| Sep 24, 2010
The average American child spends four to five hours a day in front of a screen—that's roughly one-third of their waking time either in front of a TV or a computer, and all that screen time could be adding up to poor health.
The trend toward more...
| Oct 21, 2010
When Oakland, Calif., mom Patricia Miranda's oldest son, Eduardo, was declared overweight and diagnosed with high cholesterol at age 5, she knew something about the family's eating habits had to change. But she didn't know where to start.
"I never got...
| Sep 7, 2010
Ferdousi Dawood was worried. Her daughter's headaches were excruciating, and prescription medicines and natural remedies had failed to make a difference. Now, a doctor at Children's Memorial Hospital was recommending a CT scan to peer inside the 10-year-...
| Jun 25, 2010
As a native New Yorker living in Dundalk, Evelyn Lugo uses e-mail to keep in touch with friends and family in the Northeast. As an accounting student at Strayer University, she uses it to communicate with her professors.
So as a parent, why shouldn't she...