Health in Fairfield, NJ

​When your child is given a prescription for antibiotics, there are some important guidelines you should follow to make sure your child is safe and gets better as expected.

At least 1 million U.S. children experience a mild traumatic brain injury each year.

En español | The recent death from colon cancer of Cornell University president Elizabeth Garrett, just eight months after she became the first woman to hold the post, is a tragic reminder of the country’s second most deadly cancer. Garrett, who was 52, died just a month after announcing she was undergoing aggressive treatment for colon cancer. This year, an estimated 95,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colon cancer and nearly 50,000 will die from it. While the death rate …

Having one of those days? The best antidote to stress and fatigue is to treat yourself well -- even if in small doses. Try these pick-me-ups: 10 minutes to yourself that reverberate much further into your day.

Deck out the dessert table at your next holiday gathering with these three patriotic treats.

Prescribing antibiotics for urinary tract infections (or 'UTIs') may often be avoided among older adults, suggests new research.

Watching your baby gain independence is exciting. A major accomplishments every parent looks forward to is when she can sit on her own.

James M. Braun, DDS, MS, demonstrates the clinical use of a recently introduced post and core system for the restorative dentist.

George E. Kirtley, DDS, shows how he improved his patient’s smile with a conservative treatment approach.

Timothy Kosinski, DDS, showcases the best ways to prepare for prosthetically driven implants, including diagnosis using CBCT.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Final Rule regarding the discharge of dental amalgam into sewer systems. The rule will go into effect on July 14, 2017.

As the number of Americans in their 80s and 90s continues to soar, the shortage of in-home care solutions will only become worse.

Life hacks, tips and tricks, can help family caregivers find smarter, easier ways to accomplish everyday activities or solve common problems.

High temperatures can be dangerous for seniors and older adults. These 10 tips help seniors stay cool in and out of the sun.

Sometimes pushing yourself can feel smart and productive—until you’re exhausted, overextended, overwhelmed, and ready to snap. Here's how to take a break.

Here are a few ideas to try out next time your grandkids come over for a visit.

Keep your solutions simple, re-evaluate as needed, and make sure that the changes you’ve made to the home really do work for your loved one.

Patients who want to avoid oral cancer should abstain from alcohol and tobacco while practicing good dietary and exercise habits.

We are very excited to share this guest blog post from our friends at The Kids Cook Monday: Having your children help you prepare family meals is one of the most effective ways to encourage them to try new foods and improve their overall diet quality, both now and later in life. But if you’re used to quickly whipping together a meal amidst your family’s usual weeknight chaos, the thought of corralling the kids into the kitchen can feel overwhelming.