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Tips to Prevent Medicine Poisoning in Children (video)

Half a million times every year, a child gets into medicine or is given the wrong dose. Every minute of every day, a poison control center gets a call about potential medicine poisoning involving a ch…


Is Virtual Violence an Acceptable Parenting Technique?

A story circulated last week about a father in China and his 23-year-old son who were at loggerheads over the son’s perpetual unemployment and his seeming addiction to video games. The son, as reporte…


Schoolhouse Rock Turns 40

If you grew up in the 1970s, or even the 80s, and had a TV within your reach, you no doubt learned a thing or two from some of your Saturday morning viewings. That is, at least, if you were lucky enou…


Do You Know Your Breast Cancer Risk?

Have you had a recent mammogram? Do you know what history puts you at increased risk for breast cancer? October is breast cancer awareness month and many women still don't get a mammogram. Breast c…


Boy Lost in Woods Overnight Kept Warm by Puppies

  Sometimes, all it takes is some animal love -- and a dash of animal instinct -- to have a happy ending. After a nearly 15 hour search for an Alabama boy with Down syndrome, 10-year-old Ky…


Non-Hormone Treatment Found to Reduce Hot Flashes

The recent North American Menopause Society (NAMS) meeting revealed several new treatments that are going to give women a non-estrogen choice for treating hot flashes. I reported on low-dose paroxetin…


A New Non-Estrogen for Hot Flashes

I recently interviewed presenters at the annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) in Orlando, Florida. One new study to keep an eye on evaluated the effectiveness of a modified…


3 Sad & Beautiful Memories of 9/11 Victims (Videos)

StoryCorps is a New York-based non-profit organization that seeks to share the life stories of Americans from all types of backgrounds. They record ordinary citizens' narratives all over the count…


Back to School Bliss!

By Mallika Chopra Have to admit — the happiest person in my house right now may just be me.  Just the thought of school starting next week brings a smile to my face — oh, how wonderful it will be…


Police Cracking Down on…Kids’ Lemonade Stands?

It must have been a slow day for police in Midway, Georgia. Officers shut down a lemonade stand in the small Georgia town, saying that the kids running it needed a business license and permits - t…


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and this most likely got a million dollar grant to do the research. sigh.

Thanks for sharing.