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Many parents wonder how to cope with an older child’s busy digital lifestyle. With TV, tablets and mobile phones, it seems like they’re always texting, chatting on Facebook, playing games or watching videos. But it’s important for...
Beneath a cloudless blue sky, a simulated fatal car crash was depicted in horrifying detail at Lake Zurich High School. The deadly post-prom tragedy included a lifeless teenage girl wearing a blood-splattered dress splayed over the hood of a...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Primary care doctors should ask adults how much and how often they drink alcohol and counsel those with risky and dangerous drinking habits, a government-backed panel said today. Based on a review of studies conducted since...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children's recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of some doctors and parents. Researchers have debated for decades whether...
Re "Too young for solitary," Editorial, May 12 Your editorial had such a promising beginning. Unfortunately, rather than saying the cruel solitary confinement of juveniles should be banned, the editorial recommend that it "should at the very least be...
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans have opened a new line of attack on President Obama's healthcare law, charging that the administration has improperly sought help from the healthcare industry and other outside groups to implement the...
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends Plan B for all sexually active adolescents, giving tacit approval to promiscuous lifestyles. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that there are 700,000 new cases of gonorrhea in the U.S. annually, with...
After the American Academy of Pediatrics announced its support for equal marriage rights for same-sex partners "as the best way to guarantee benefits and security for their children," advocates for the unmarried, while applauding the move, took...
St. Paul Pioneer PressWhen momentous events happen like the election of a new president, White Bear Lake resident Laurie Wenker makes sure to get two copies of that day's newspaper to tuck away in memory boxes for her teenage daughters. She did just that -- and more Tuesday....
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One of the first warnings new mothers hear is that offering babies formula soon after birth can lead to problems with breast-feeding. Sating infants' hunger with formula can prevent them from nursing vigorously, interfering with milk production;...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Groups representing pediatricians and geneticists issued new recommendations on Thursday to provide doctors with guidance about when to test a child's DNA for genetic conditions. The recommendations are the first collaboration...
The Hartford CourantThe city's three trauma centers, law enforcement and now the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association are urging gun owners to hand over their unwanted firearms in exchange for grocery money. The latest event for the growing Capitol Region Gun Buy-Back...
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