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Top 10 Social Sites for Kids

Believe it or not, Facebook and Twitter aren't the only cool social networking sites on the Web. But before you register for any of these sites, be sure to read our Social Networking Tips and share them with your kid, so the whole family is on the...Believe it or not, Facebook and Twitter aren't the only cool social networking sites on the Web.
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'What's Eating Your Child' Author Talks Misdiagnosed Mood Disorders

Depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety might not be mood problems after all. As nutritionist Kelly Dorfman tells Dr. Marc Siegel, these conditions could actually be food disorders. Find out which foods could negatively affect your child's mood. ...Depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety might not be mood problems after all.
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5 Ways to Unplug on Vacation

Vacation is about unplugging and recharging! Credit: Getty Images What's the biggest challenge facing families this summer? Cancelled flights? Rain delays? Try unplugging from our 24/7 media lives. For kids, that means no...What's the biggest challenge facing families this summer? Cancelled flights? Rain delays? Try unplugging from our 24/7 media lives.
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Worst of Detroit Schools to Be Moved to New System

Roy Roberts, left, the emergency manager of the Detroit school district and Gov. Rick Snyder shake hands at a news conference in Detroit. Credit: AP DETROIT (AP) - The worst of Detroit's schools will be pulled out of the district -...The worst of Detroit's schools will be pulled out of the district and placed in a new system that gives principals and staff more control over spending, hiring and improvement efforts.
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Concussion Dangers to Young Athletes Affirmed by Study

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they've fully recovered.
The study, published Monday in Pediatrics, dug into...
A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they've fully recovered.
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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 to lose weight. What is their problem? It's like someone told them childhood obesity is a major...Kids as young as 10 losing their lunches over the horrors of childhood obesity.
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Can Being Too Perfect a Parent Mess Up Your Kids?

Sometimes, we feel like the official parenting motto should be "I just can't win." Honestly, you let your children take the reins when it comes to deciding what they want to do, and you're a slacker destined to raise hellion teenagers. You try...Being too over-protective of your kids could backfire, experts warn.
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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 thought that about your teenage son or daughter before, but now there is science to back you up. ...
Survey shows British teens are ignorant about sun safety.
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