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Girl Bitten By Shark: 'I Forgive Him'

Six-year-old Lucy Mangum grabbed headlines last week after a shark bit her while she was floating on a boogie board in 18-inches of shallow water ...The 6-year-old is expected to be able to walk, run and play in about six weeks.

Breast-Feeding Reduces Children's Risk of Asthma

Credit: Getty Images While women's breasts often make grown men gasp and wheeze, they seem to have the reverse effect on nursing infant...Yet another study sings the praises of breast milk.

'Molescular Scalpel' Offers Hope in Muscular Dystrophy Fight

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A "molecular scalpel" could help children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The gene for the protein dystrophin...
Drug trial shows promise in the UK.

Football Star Eli Manning Scores $2.9 Million for Children's Hospital

Eli Manning. Credit: Getty Images New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning does a lot of impressive things on the football field, winnin...Eli Manning a true hero to young cancer patients.

Discipline More About School Authorities Than Student Behavior

Credit: Getty Images Students at South Allegory High School rarely get suspended. Meanwhile, across town at North Allegory High, kids a...Study suggests suspension rates don't accurately reflect discipline problems.

Boy, 12, Wins Fashion Contest, Hopes to Dress Michelle Obama

First lady Michelle Obama isn't afraid to wear designs by relatively unknown, young designers. But a gown by a 12-year-old boy? Now, that would be...Boy flies to Utah in hopes of catching first lady's eye with his design.

Teens Mauled in Alaskan Bear Attack

You don't mess with a mama grizzly and her cubs. It was a severe lesson dealt to seven teens over the weekend, as four of them were mauled while hi...Teens were on a backpacking trek through the Alaskan wilderness.

Parents of Children With ADHD Face Serious Stress, Study Shows

Credit: Getty Images There's no doubt ADHD is tough on the children who suffer from the disorder, but it's really hard on parents, too....The entire family should be considered when treating a child with ADHD, researchers say.


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