Nassau County Summer Tips

Summer is making itself know in Nassau County just before the July 4th Holiday. By mid morning, families were already cooling off at Wantagh Park Pool as the sun beat down and temperatures were expected to near 90 degrees. Nassau County…
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The Parent’s Primer for a Child-Friendly, Child-Safe Summer

The Parent’s Primer for a Child-Friendly, Child-Safe Summer Hylton I Lightman, MD DCH (SA) FAAP  School is winding down and summer vacation is gearing up. This country’s valued tradition of the long summer break in this country from school…
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Family time over Yom Tov can be fun time…with some planning  

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH (SA) FAAP  As I pen these lines, Shavuos is practically upon us. Wasn’t it just a few short moments ago that we were preparing for Pesach? Here comes another beautiful Jewish holiday, replete with prayers, food…
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Adolescents and Well Visits - Getting Ready for Summer

Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH, FAAP It seems like only yesterday when you brought in your precious bundle of joys for their first well visits. Then you brought them regularly through their infant, toddler and school years for their well visits,…
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Forgetting Children in Cars - Look Before You Lock

IT CAN HAPPEN TO ANYONE  -- Speaking about the Unspeakable  Hylton I Lightman, MD DCH (SA) FAAP Last week’s tragedy in Lakewood was horrific. A nearly 2-year old beautiful girl was unintentionally left in the car and died from vehicular…
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Impact of Mother's Generation to Generation

Mother’s Day 2019 Leah R. Lightman  It’s not Dr. Lightman writing this week. Sorry. This is a Mother’s Day column. He speaks to women all day long, day in and day out, about their children and their being mothers.  The conversations…