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The Tech Time Bomb: Will We Forget How to Talk and Listen? Feature
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The Tech Time Bomb: Will We Forget How to Talk and Listen?

Speech and hearing experts warn that our ever-increasing tech habits may affect children's speech and language development and could harm hearing.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids

Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face an increased risk of cancer, a new study claims.

Fear of Crime Drives Kids From Their Neighborhoods
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Fear of Crime Drives Kids From Their Neighborhoods

If parents are afraid of local crime, kids spend less time hanging out in their neighborhoods, according to a new study that used smartphone tracking.

Bullying Takes Financial Toll on U.S. School Districts
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Bullying Takes Financial Toll on U.S. School Districts

Bullying can come with a hefty hidden cost for U.S. schools, a new study finds.

The Major Issue With Poor Sleep in Preschool Years
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The Major Issue With Poor Sleep in Preschool Years

Preschoolers who get too little sleep may be more likely to have trouble paying attention, controlling their emotions and processing information later in childhood, a new study suggests.

Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids
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Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids

Kids are driven mostly by food preferences—not healthy eating—in choosing their snacks. But some can be swayed by food brands and their own allowance, according to new research.

Raising a Child Who Gives Back
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Raising a Child Who Gives Back

When a child gives back to the community, it helps others and benefits the child's well-being. It's up to parents to teach them how to give back. 


Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era School Lunch Rules
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Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era School Lunch Rules

The Trump administration announced on Monday that it will ease the requirements for healthy school lunch programs.

Rising Number of Kids Intentionally Drinking Hand Sanitizers
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Rising Number of Kids Intentionally Drinking Hand Sanitizers

New government report suggests a rise in kids getting sick after ingesting this common product.

Kids Who Skip Breakfast Miss Out on Vital Nutrients
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Kids Who Skip Breakfast Miss Out on Vital Nutrients

Kids who skip breakfast may not get recommended amounts of nutrients such as calcium and iron, British researchers suggest.

The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs
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The Neighborhood Sandbox: A Breeding Ground for Germs

Kids love to play in sandboxes, and it helps them develop motor and social skills.

The Perfect Time for Kids to Eat Lunch
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The Perfect Time for Kids to Eat Lunch

Are you serving lunch too early or late?

Screen Time Guidelines for Children
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Screen Time Guidelines for Children

Some pediatric health experts may have loosened the reins a bit on "screen time" for the youngest of children, but that doesn't mean parents should rely on electronic devices as babysitters, one pediatrician says.