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Hundreds Of Kids Poisoned By Detergent Pods

More than 700 children in the U.S. have been accidentally poisoned by detergent pods in just two years, after they were mistaken for toys or candy, according to researchers. Most of the children weren't seriously harmed, but one child did die last year, and the most serious complications include coma and seizures

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Over-The-Top Parties Are Not Good For Kids

There was a time when parents only invited certain friends and family to a child's birthday party, but these days sweet 16s, bar mitzvahs, and other parties are getting much more involved, not to mention expensive

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Pre-Schoolers Key To Disease Outbreaks

Doctors are using pre-school children to predict the possibility of a flu outbreak in the community.

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The Most Likely Age Group To Dress Up For Halloween Is Not Kids

A new survey finds that children are not the demographic most likely to buy a costume for Halloween.

Conducted by the National Confectioners Association, the poll says more Millennials will be dressing up than kids

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ADHD Drugs Do Not Stunt Growth

A new study is suggesting ADHD pills do not stunt the growth of children. The study was published in the "American Academy of Pediatrics" journal and shows stimulant medications have no effect on the height of children once they reach adulthood.

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Do Kids Get Too Much Homework?

 

I know if you ask them , they will say "YES!" but I'm hearing from more and more friends that they think their children are getting too much homework every night.

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Brain Scan Now Shows How Kids Learn

Stanford University research scientists peek into the brains of 28 children as they solve simple addition problems using a brain-scanning MRI machine. The findings are simply genius!

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Reflections From The Youth Sports Dugout

It's been a busy summer with youth sports. I saw both sides of the spectrum this year. I saw some great games, some nice sportsmanship and there were some things that still have me amazed and sickened.

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Backpack Safety Tips For Parents

With school starting up for kids all across the country, there are some things parents need to think about when buying their children backpacks.

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Vice President Biden Speaks Out On Immigration

Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. shouldn't think of unaccompanied children showing up at the border as someone else's children. He says "These are our kids."

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