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Little kids are just so ... literal. Credit: Getty ImagesA Republican walks into a bar in Idaho with a frog on his head. Bartender says, "Where'd ...Children can't take sarcasm because they're too little. What's your excuse?
Sorry, kid, no individual insurance policy for you. Credit: Getty ImagesSlowly, the man in the pinstripe suit raised the corners of his mouth in ...Obama administration strike what some call a Faustian bargain with insurance companies, because the devil's in the details.
The U.S. government is trying new approaches to get kids to choose healthier foods. Credit: Mark Humphrey/APHide the chocolate milk behind the ...The government is giving $2 million to food behavior scientists to find ways to use psychology to improve kids' use of the federal school lunch program and fight childhood obesity.
But lima beans taste just like candy! OK, they don't. Credit: Getty ImagesLima beans? Seriously? Blecch! Sorry kids, but a group of ...Research indicates kids are not getting enough iron from foods they hate to eat.
Shades are cool. Prescription eyeglasses? Not so much. Credit: Getty ImagesYes, folks, children with glasses do still get teased and called ...Specs appeal? Not really. More than half of optometrists say it's appropriate for children to start wearing soft contact lenses between the ages of 10 and 12.
"This world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own ... as men busied themselves about ...Parents and teachers are so busy judging each other, they forget about the child.
To avoid injury, have kids take some time off their primary sport throughout the year. Credit: Corbis School is back in full swing, and ...School is back in full swing, and for many kids that means sports are, too. While athletics are a great way for kids to get some fresh air, exercise and relieve stress, increasingly they are a source of injury, too.