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Many parents feed their babies in ways suspected of boosting the risk of obesity later in life, a new study finds.
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Jackie Chism, a teacher at Jackson Heights Middle School in Oviedo, Fla., has long believed that violent movies and video games make teens more accepting of violence.
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Thornhill Community Academy's straight-talking headteacher Jonny Mitchell showed the world what life in the classroom is really like in the award-winning TV documentary series Educating Yorkshire .
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At the Lenox Academy in Brooklyn, N.Y., educators try to teach kids to see struggle as a normal part of learning.
They're living in their parents' basement, crashing on friends' couches, or staying with their grandparents.
The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance says the state scores in the top 10 nationwide for childhood food insecurity, meaning many kids don't know where their next meal is coming from.
No dolls, toy ponies, hair accessories, Wii games or any of the usual gift-giving stuff children are used to getting.
CHICAGO -- Talking to your kids can be hard. Really hard. Even children who never stop rattling off every imaginable detail about their favorite cartoon become completely unresponsive when asked "How was your day?" "What did you learn at school?" or "What's new?" "I don't like being asked about what's new," my 12-year-old son declared at breakfast ... (more)
More than 15,000 foster and adoptive children and their families are getting free passes to Florida's state parks.
Police Sgt. Eddie Ortiz said Saturday that the children - two boys ages 5 and 7 and twin 1-year-old girls - were in protective custody because their father was physically abusive.
For years, doctors have said young children shouldn't have any screen time. Now, a doctor who was instrumental in crafting that recommendation, is changing course.
Mental health services are strained as a growing number of teens show up at emergency rooms across Canada with self-inflicted injuries and suicidal thoughts, say pediatric psychiatrists.
"I was just like, 'Oh, my gosh!' I didn't know kids could afford to go here but couldn't have mac and cheese or something like that," said the Livonia, N.Y., freshman.
This week's State Report centers on a piece of legislation approved by the Senate this week, which authorizes police officers to issue verbal warnings to individuals smoking in a vehicle containing children.
One of the nation's largest food service companies is making a series of changes in support of Michelle Obama's anti-childhood obesity initiative.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Funerals are a difficult time for any family. Friday was especially taxing for Kim Butkowski and her three brothers.