Family Health

  • Keys to SuccessTeaching music to your autistic child can bring surprising developmental and emotional rewards

    Plus: Self-Nurturing for Caregivers, Excerpt from Playing it Their Way, Autism Resources

  • Smart…With a HeartHow to raise an emotionally intelligent child
  • The Healing GardenA New Jersey landscape architect creates a healing oasis for the patients at Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick
  • Dentists for Kids Keep their Patients SmilingFrom “magic” wands to dinosaur-shaped flossers, pediatric dentists do their best to keep stress levels low.
  • Coping with AnxietyEase back-to-school jitters with these tips from Tara Gleeson, a nurse practitioner with Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown
  • Call of the WildStudies show that children who play outside tend to be healthier, happier, and perform better on tests.
  • Time OutEducators are incorporating stress-busters into their curriculums–with successful results
  • Instant InsulinBreakthrough research on the development of an artificial pancreas could be a life-changing advancement for those who cope with juvenile diabetes
  • Keeping Kids FitWith childhood obesity on the rise, NJ health care professionals are fighting to keep kids fit and healthy
  • Take HeartProtect your family members’ hearts by making fitness a family affair