Children

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Kids Get Codeine in ER Despite Risks, Guidelines

Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.

04/21/2014

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Percentage of Stay-At-Home Moms On The Rise After Decades of Decline

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, the percentage of U.S. mothers who don’t work outside the home has risen over the past 10 years after decades of decline.

04/10/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

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Md. House OKs Added Penalty to Crimes Done Before Kids

A measure to create an added penalty for crimes of violence committed in front of children has passed the Maryland House of Delegates.

03/11/2014

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AAP: In-Store Clinics Not Appropriate For Primary Care Of Children

Officials with the American Academy of Pediatrics stated recently that clinics found inside of retail locations are not appropriate sources of primary care for children.

02/24/2014

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Study: Viewing Violent Media May Be Genetic

Children with a certain genetic marker are more likely to play violent video games and watch violent TV shows and movies.

02/21/2014

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Caffeine Common in Kids, Young Adults; Mainly Soda

Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn’t budge much over a decade, although soda use declined and energy drinks became an increasingly common source, a government analysis finds.

02/10/2014

Pope Francis has lamented the abandoning of the traditionally Christian practice of not working on Sundays, saying it has a negative impact on families and friendships. (Photo credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

United Nations Denounces Vatican On Sex Abuse

Human rights panel says Vatican allowed priests to sexually abuse children for decades.

02/05/2014

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Study: US Ranks In Bottom Third In Children’s Well-Being Among Advanced Nations

A recent Gallup Poll indicates that, in regards to the well-being of children, America ranks in the bottom third among the world’s 29 most advanced nations.

01/23/2014

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