Dog (and Cat) Breath Smells Like Bigger Problems Ahead

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Proper dental hygene is important for your pet's health by Robin Brennen Why do two-thirds of well-meaning pet owners often ignore their veterinarian’s recommendations for proper dental care? I suppose we all hate going to the dentist, so maybe there is a bit of anthropomorphizing going on. But the fact is the American Veterinary Dental Society reports that 80 percent of dogs and 70 [&hellip
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Don't Bully Us Into Being Rated R

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This isn’t 1950 anymore where you can tell your child to ‘buck up’ when it comes to bullies. The bullying epidemic has reached untold proportions with an estimated 13 million children tormented annually by their peers. Now, director Lee Hirsh’s new film Bully is trying to combat bullying among children, but feels that the Motion [&hellip
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Don’t Bully Us Into Being Rated R

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This isn’t 1950 anymore where you can tell your child to ‘buck up’ when it comes to bullies. The bullying epidemic has reached untold proportions with an estimated 13 million children tormented annually by their peers. Now, director Lee Hirsh’s new film Bully is trying to combat bullying among children, but feels that the Motion [&hellip
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NY Family: Picks of the Week, Feb 21-26

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blog2665widea With school out this week (for most students!), the quintessential question remains: what shall we do today? Choosing your own adventure starts here. Tuesday, February 21 James Beard Foundation Family Chef Series With Chef Michel Nischan At CMOM 212 West 83rd Street 2 and 3pm Chef Michel Nischan (of the Lower East Side’s The Dressing [&hellip
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NY Family: Sam I Am

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newyorkfamily   Samantha Bee has made me laugh so hard I’ve hiccupped for 23 minutes straight as I watched her flex her funny bone on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. She has made me cackle to the point where I’ve forgotten what time it was as I devour the essays in her book I Know I Am, [&hellip
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NY Family: J&R's New Baby

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j&r The famous 40-year-old family-run business opens a megastore for parents this month.  It’s a brisk day in early January at J&R Jr. and Jason Friedman is showing his wife and kids what has kept him so busy for the past six months. The space isn’t quite finished, shelves are only partially stocked and luggage still [&hellip
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NY Family: My Body Belongs to Me

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abuse How to talk to your Child about Sexual Abuse.  A few years ago, Jill Starishevsky, a prosecutor of child abuse and sex crimes in NYC, handled a case where a little girl was being regularly molested by her stepfather from the time she was 6-years-old until she was nine. After three years of being abused [&hellip
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The Cure For the Common Hospital

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hospital Beth Israel Medical Center The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Steven Wolf, MD, Director; & Patricia McGoldrick, NP, MPA,MSN What inspired you to create The Comprehensive EpilepsyCenter at Beth Israel? The need to have a family- and child-friendly center where care is coordinated between disciplines, where patients have access to their providers and where there is continuity of care from [&hellip
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