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Parents Should Limit Sports Participation for Children, Trainers Say

34 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Young athletes are practicing too hard in just one sport, increasing the risk of injuries and burnout. New guidelines urge parents to reduce the intensity.
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Suit: Hospital mishandled infection that killed 3 babies

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

The parents of a newborn who died in a Pennsylvania hospital's neonatal intensive care unit allege in a lawsuit that hospital officials failed to protect their son from a...
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School District Reverses Trans Student Bathroom Policy After Death Threats

2 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   2 articles

Pickens County School District in Georgia ended its bathroom policy for trans students after others sent death threats and vandalized the schools The Pickens County Public...
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When Changes Are Intolerable For Your Child

When Changes Are Intolerable For Your Child

3 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Before I had kids I had no idea what it meant when I heard someone say their child has a hard time with transitions. I never said this aloud, but in my smug, naïve, childless...
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How Wearing Out A Pair Of Jeans Helped My Son With His Speech Delay

How Wearing Out A Pair Of Jeans Helped My Son With His Speech Delay

3 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

My son Curt met all his developmental goals with the exception of speech development. The day my husband and I were given the report back from the speech therapist about our...
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The Flu Shot Isn't Just About You And Your Kid

3 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Whenever I hear a parent rail against vaccines, it goes something like this: “Oh my goodness, I would never inject my baby with that POISON” or “I feed my kids oodles of Kale...
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Chill Out, Parents-It's OK If Your Kid's School Ditches The Classroom Holiday Party

Chill Out, Parents-It's OK If Your Kid's School Ditches The Classroom Holiday Party

3 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Halloween this year will look a bit different in the Evanston-Skokie schools, a district in Chicago's suburbs. School administrators recently made the call to cancel...
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'Slapped cheek' rash may be a sign your child has fifth disease

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

Parents alarmed by the symptoms may not have heard of the illness, but pediatricians see it quite often.
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Oreo's New Cookie House Will Make You Forget Gingerbread

Oreo's New Cookie House Will Make You Forget Gingerbread

4 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

The Oreo Holiday Cookie House is going to become your family's new holiday tradition Building gingerbread houses is a holiday tradition dating back to the 16th century. When...
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Sexual selection alone could set stage for new species, study shows

6 hours ago   |   News Medical

A new study by University of Pittsburgh researchers indicates animals that seek mates and fight rivals that resemble their parents could be behaving in ways that lead to the...
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Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Nearly all foods made for babies contain at least one toxic heavy metal that can harm brain development, according to a large new study that tested 13 different types of baby... Read more ...

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Being calm and mature as teen were each associated with roughly a 10% reduction in adult dementia risk. Read more ...

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests. Read more ...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex Azar Argues at TIME 100 Health Summit

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called Medicare for All a “utopian” and “simplistic” approach to health care that would actually become... Read more ...

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's report on violent deaths shows that while homicides have fallen since 2000, suicides among 10- to 24-year-olds have risen sharply. Read more ...

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

The majority of baby food sold in the United States contains lead, arsenic, cadmium, and/or mercury According to a new report released on Thursday, October 17, 2019, the food... Read more ...

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Cigarette smoking has been proved fatal time and again, and now this notorious habit is linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Read more ...

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD affected people have a staggering 1.8 times the risk of having any infection compared with those without PTSD. Read more ...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking years off people's lives'

A new study from Oregon State University found, in research conducted on flies, that blue light emitted from smartphones damages brain neurons as well as the retina at the back... Read more ...

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Congratulations to Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds on the arrival of their third little girl Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are notoriously private about their personal lives... Read more ...