Children

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President Obama Cites Newtown Anniversary In Call For Change

On the anniversary of the massacre of 20 children and six school workers in Newtown, Conn., President Barack Obama says the nation hasn’t done enough to make its communities safer.

12/14/2013

Customers line up to pay for their items at Toys'R'Us.  (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Study: Dangerous Toys Still Find Their Way To Stores

A new report shows that even though toys have been getting safer in recent years, dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on store shelves.

12/01/2013

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Study: Kids Are Less Fit Than Their Parents Were

Today’s kids can’t keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on 250 million children around the world finds they don’t run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young.

11/19/2013

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Poll: 58 Percent of Americans Believe Women Should Have First Child By 25

A majority of Americans believe men and women should start having children in their mid-20s.

11/12/2013

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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

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Study: Children’s Use Of E-Cigarettes On The Rise

Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

09/18/2013

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Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac Problems

Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.

09/18/2013

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Judge Upholds Law Meant To Keep Minors Out Of Porn

A federal law requiring pornography producers to verify performers are at least 18 years of age withstood an industry challenge Thursday after a federal judge rejected arguments the measure imposes burdensome record-keeping requirements that chill free speech.

07/18/2013

A new study finds that 70 percent of parents keep a watchful eye on their own children’s Facebook accounts, and 46 percent reported having their kids' passwords.  (ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: 70 Percent Of Parents Monitor Kids’ Facebook Accounts, Nearly Half Have Passwords

A new study finds that 70 percent of parents keep a watchful eye on their own children’s Facebook accounts, and 46 percent reported having their kids’ passwords.

06/14/2013

An internal investigation has found that a senior Energy Department official was actively involved in securing summer jobs for his three college-aged children. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Senior Energy Dept. Official Gave Jobs To 3 Of His Own Children

An internal investigation has found that a senior Energy Department official was actively involved in securing summer jobs for his three college-aged children.

06/10/2013

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