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Study: Some parents take children out of boosters too early

Making sure little ones are strapped in safely is one of the first things most parents do before hitting the road. But a new study shows an alarming number of parents aren’t doing it correctly.


IKEA recalling child swing for fall hazard

The suspension fittings on this swing can break, causing a child to fall.


Study finds many parents not installing car seats properly

A new study shows the majority of children are being put in car seats that are not properly installed.


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When pregnancy makes you violently ill

"What, are you insane?" That seems to be the response I get most from friends and family members when I tell them that I'd like another child one day. They are typically shocked not because I'm pregnant with my second child but because they've…



To spank or not spank?

The indictment of NFL star Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has led to a robust debate about whether hitting, spanking or any other form of corporal punishment is justified and effective in dealing with children.


Adrian Peterson: Discipline or child abuse?

The NFL star is in trouble for hitting his young son. The nation remains divided on this issue.


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How to find your type of lover

What kind of font are you? Which do you find most attractive? And how can this help with your love life?



Domestic violence survivors: How we escaped

There are many reasons why people stay in abusive relationships, but one that makes it especially difficult for victims to leave is money.

If a victim is financially dependent on their abuser -- for income, for a roof over their head, even for…


Undercover autism playground study

Check this one out. It's amazing stuff.


Plymouth-Canton students hospitalized on 'Cloud 9' drug

It was being distributed at or near Salem High School. One victim was acting erratically Friday morning.


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