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- Medical Myth: Weightlifting Dangerous For Kids Why is weightlifting controversial for kids, especially when so many of them are overweight?
- Annual March For Babies To Fight Against Premature Birth This Weekend The joy of discovering he was to be the father of twin girls soon turned sadness for Michael Skrilow of Queens. Skrilow's twins were born nine weeks early and Zoe weighed just 2 pounds, but they thrived.
- Experts: When It Comes To Child Safety Parents Need To Get Back To The Basics A tragic fire that took the lives of two 4-year-olds in Far Rockaway has raised questions about when parents should talk to their kids about safety.
- Dr. Max Gomez: Handling Youth Sports Injuries On The Sidelines March Madness may be over but many young basketball players are still dealing with injuries that they suffered on the court.
- Dr. Max Gomez: High Pollen Counts Could Cause Spike In Asthma Cases A wet snowy winter and a sudden burst of warm weather have combined to create a pollen explosion.
- Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Childhood Codeine Use Could Come With Lethal Results Codeine is one of the most commonly prescribed narcotic painkillers, but it is potentially lethal to children.
- L.I. City Looks To Add E-Cigarettes To Anti-Smoking Laws Already On The Books A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that poisonings from liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes have increased dramatically over recent months.
- Stories From Main Street: Using A Family Tragedy To Help Diagnose Congenital Heart Defects Sean Fisher died August 25, 2008 at football practice. The 13-year-old collapsed and died from an undiagnosed heart condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a thickening of the heart wall.
- Seen At 11: Warmer Weather May Mean Dangerous Bug Bites Warm weather could not get to the Tri-State Area soon enough, but higher temperatures also mean bug session has officially arrived.
- Study: Effects Of Childhood Bullying Can Last Well Into Adulthood The effects of bullying can last a lifetime, a comprehensive new study in the American Journal of Psychiatry has concluded.