S.I. Parent’s Ask the Doctor Column

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As parents, we know that the most important thing when it comes to raising children is keeping them healthy. Each month,various respected physicians from Richmond University Medical Center offer expert health advice to Staten Island parents and families in S.I. Parent Magazine’s column, Ask the Doctor. Click the links below to check out recent columns.

November 2016Holiday Blues

October 2016Understanding Exogenous Obesity in Children

September 2016 - Sports Medicine

August 2016Breastfeeding

July 2016 - Skin Safety in the Summer Sun

June 2016 - Primary Care Physicians

May 2016Early Detection of Colon Cancer Can Save Lives

April 2016Special Caution on Concussions

March 2016Minimally Invasive Surgery: Beneficial for Your Health & Your Wallet

February 2016Pregnant Women Carry Around A Little Health Coach Within

January 2016Is Your Heart in the Right Place? Controlling Blood Pressure

December 2015 - Holiday Safety

November 2015Can We Talk About Your Smoking?

October 2015Should I Get Checked for Breast Cancer Before I Have Symptoms?

September 2015Coping With Childhood Cancer

August 2015Breastfeeding Benefits & Back to Work Routines

July 2015How Do I Keep My Children Healthy While Traveling?

June 2015How Do You Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)?

May 2015How do I Recognize Food Allergies in My Children?

April 2015How Do I Recognize the Early Signs of Autism?

March 2015Poison Prevention: Common Household Dangers Every Parent Should Know

February 2015 - Tween and Teen Eating Disorders: Advice for Parents

January 2015High Risk Pregnancy: Know What to Expect

December 2014When to Say Goodbye to Your Child’s Pediatrician



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  1. Marian T. Zinicola AKA “Marty the Psychic”

    April 29
    April 29, 2017  |  12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
    Marty, a native Staten Islander of Italian descent, will discuss her new book, “Soul Bonding.”
  2. Movies Under the Stars: Doctor Strange

    April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    April 29, 2017  |  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Clove Lakes Park
    Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Know Before You Go You should arrive before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit
  3. The World’s Largest Game of Musical Chairs

    April 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    April 30, 2017  |  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    South Beach
    This is an all borough event. We’re getting together at the South Beach Boardwalk to break The Guinness World’s record & raise funds to promote awareness for Protecting One Young Heart at a Time in memory of Frank J. Reali
  4. NYRR Open Run

    April 30 @ 9:00 am
    April 30, 2017  |  9:00 am - 9:00 am
    Conference House Park
    Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. Cost: Free, no advance registration required. Sign up here.
  5. Nature Photography

    April 30 @ 11:00 am
    April 30, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Silver Lake Park
    Bring your camera and get inspired by the powerful images of nature in winter. Registration Required: www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register On Wednesday, April 19th
  6. Kayak Tour

    April 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    April 30, 2017  |  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Freshkills Park
    Join Freshkills Park staff and Kayak Staten Island for a kayaking experience like no other! This excursion along the park’s waterways will take you into the William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge and up close to some of the park’s varied
  7. Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

    April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    April 30, 2017  |  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Alice Austen House Museum
    Join in a global event! Take your own pinhole photos on the museum’s grounds and process them in our pop-up darkroom. First exposure free; $5 per additional exposure.
  8. Farm Day & Shear Madness

    April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    April 30, 2017  |  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Staten Island Zoo
    It’s hard work running a farm, especially with all the animals that need attention! And spring is sheep shearing time, removing the heavy winter coats from our flock at the Children’s Center! Professional sheep shearers will demonstrate how the wool
  9. Puzzles

    April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    April 30, 2017  |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Arts Vocabulary; create your own jigsaw puzzle.
  10. Animal Time

    April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    April 30, 2017  |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Join us for this daily program and meet one of the animals from our living collection. Check the white board at the museum for details.