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Parents Quit Smoking (For Awhile) When Kids Have Surgery

Kicking the habit is hard, even when you're doing it for kids. Credit:Noel Celis, Getty Images Parents who smoke are more likely to qui...Kicking the habit is hard, even when you're doing it for kids.

Candy May Not Make You All That Fat, Study Says

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Candy makes kids fat, right?
Ha! Wrong, Captain Tofu! Revenge could be sweet for the candy crowd. The Vancou...
Study funded by candy makers says candy's not that bad for you.

Concussion Dangers to Young Athletes Affirmed by Study

Credit: Corbis MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new...A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they've fully recovered.

Rising Number of Tween Boys Vomiting to Stay Thin

16 percent of boys made themselves sick, compared with only 10 percent of girls. Credit: Getty Images Kids as young as 10 are vomiting t...Kids as young as 10 losing their lunches over the horrors of childhood obesity.

Your Teenager's (Probably) Been Out in the Sun Too Long, Study Shows

Survey shows British teens are ignorant about sun safety. Credit: Corbis
"That kid has been out in the sun too long."
You probably t...
Survey shows British teens are ignorant about sun safety.

Medicaid Kids are Denied Medical Care, Study Shows

Credit: Getty Images CHICAGO (AP) - Children on public insurance are being denied treatment by doctors at much higher rates than those ...Children on public insurance are being denied treatment by doctors at much higher rates than those with private coverage.

New Sticker Price on Raising a Child: $226,920

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Do you really want to have a baby? Take another look at the sticker price.
You could buy ...
USDA releases annual report to seriously bum out parents.

Even a Little Lead Exposure Not a Good Thing for Kids' Test Scores

kids who ingest even small amounts of lead do worse later on in school tests than kids who stick to a strict lead-free diet. Credit: Getty...Eat lead? Not such a good idea if your plans include college (and life).

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