Diamond Braces Offers Kid-Friendly Braces and Invisalign at New Location in Riverdale

Sponsored Diamond Braces has been providing affordable orthodontic care for Bronx families for over 20 years. Their mission is to provide accessible braces, at affordable prices, with amazing service, for everyone in the Tri-State area. They’re proud to be expanding their practice with a brand-new location in Riverdale! The new office on W 225th Street is currently accepting new patients, including kids, teens, and adults of all ages. It’s their

Choosing the Right Eyewear For Your Child

As part of our Children’s Eye Health series with local optical chain Metro Optics, we recently shared their list of Top 5 Ways to Foster Your Kids’ Vision & Eye Health. Now, we’re teaming up to bring you some important information on choosing the right eyewear for your child. Polycarbonate or Trivex Lenses Polycarbonate lenses help protect your child’s vision by holding up to rough-and-tumble play or sports without cracking

5 Bronx Running Groups Anyone Can Join

The Bronx is running. You’ve probably seen at least one of these running groups posting their next meetup on social media, but if you’ve been meaning to find a group near you- now is your chance. All of the groups below are open to members of all running paces (or walking!) and are all about keeping the Bronx fit and healthy. So grab a friend and finally stick to those plans

Checking out Cryotherapy for the First Time

By now, you’ve most likely heard about cryotherapy. It’s being used by everyone from professional athletes to that friend of yours that tries out all of the new health trends. So what about for someone like me- who has been trying to get back on track with my health? To learn more, I headed to CryoEmpire in Manhattan to experience a few of their services to see for myself. When

Scheduling a Comprehensive Eye Exam Before Back to School

  The end of August is nearing. You know what that means- back to school. And whether or not you’ve crossed everything off that supply list already, there’s one thing you might be forgetting: a comprehensive eye exam. August is Kids’ Eye Health and Safety Month, so as your kids go from the pool to the classroom, it’s important to make sure there are no vision or eye health-related issues that

BOLD Cancer Wellness Program Seeking Volunteers

Are you a Bronx Cancer Survivor? Have you been thinking about what you might want to do to enrich your life or another’s this year? If so, you may want to consider becoming a BOLD Buddy as part of the  Integrative Oncology Program at Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care.  BOLD Buddies are cancer survivors who provide treatment companionship, clinic visits, and phone support to newly diagnosed cancer patients who are isolated,

Children's Yoga Offered at Sweet Water Dance & Yoga

Looking for yoga classes for the little ones? Sweet Water Dance & Yoga offers Roots &  River Yoga Class with Jazy every Saturday morning and afternoon. Baby Yoga for ages 2 to 4 takes place at 11 am and Kid’s Yoga at 12. Interested? Sign up for classes via their website at Drop in and grouped pricing available.  

Brushing Your Teeth is Not Enough: Trying out the Waterpik Complete Care 5.0

  By Dalilah Smith-Santos As back to school approaches, it’s a good time to focus on essentials for the everyday routine- and oral hygiene is one of the most important parts. A few months ago BronxMama had the chance to check out some brand new products by Waterpik- and it’s definitely nothing like I remember. When I was a kid I would always go into my grandfather’s bathroom and watch him use

Farmers Market Kids' Classes: Earn Health Bucks, Fun Activities, and More

  Keep an eye out for fun at the The South Bronx Farmers Market this summer. They have been chosen to be a part of New York City’s Department of Mental Health & Hygiene’s Farmers’ Market Kids – a hands-on class designed to increase children’s familiarity with and consumption of fruits and vegetables.  Participants – including children – are given Health Bucks to spend at the market, free recipes, and

Bronx Week 2016

  Bronx Week is back! Check out the full calendar of events below, and be sure to come visit us at the Health Day Event at Fordham Plaza on May 13th- we will be sharing samples of some healthy snack and drink options! You can also view the calendar here:

Health and Wellness Fair

    Date: Friday, March 18th, 2016 Time:   4:00pm – 7:00pm Location:   JHS 80 149 E. Mosholu Parkway Bronx, NY 10467 This is a great opportunity to learn and obtain information that will help you to live a physically and mentally healthier lifestyle.