Why You Should Eat Family Meals in the Kitchen

Positive, calm and friendly family meals might help a child avoid becoming overweight or obese, a new study suggests.

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A 4-Year Old New Jersey Boy Who Died Had Enterovirus D68

The U.S. outbreak of Enterovirus D68 has claimed its first confirmed victim, a 4-year-old boy in New Jersey.

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Pets Really Are Like People’s Children, Says Adorable Brain Imaging Study

Brain scans are helping scientists better understand the bond between people and their beloved pets.

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Children Given Certain Antibiotics Before Age 2 May Have Higher Obesity Risk

Children who are given broad-spectrum antibiotics before the age of 2 may face a slightly higher risk of becoming obese during childhood, new research suggests.

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Respiratory Virus Affecting Kids Now in 40 States; May Be Linked to Muscle Weakness

Forty states and the District of Columbia now have a total of 277 confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, the severe respiratory illness that typically targets children, U.S. health officials are reporting.

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NFL Player Gives Heartwarming Speech to Daughter Before Cancer Surgery

A Cincinnati Bengals player gave the sweetest pep talk to get his daughter ready for her cancer surgery.

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Heart-Warming Video Brings Smiles to Kids With Cancer

A new music video aims to offer hope to the brave children fighting pediatric cancer.

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“Go the F*** to Sleep” Author Announces a Sequel, At Last

The book promises to be a balm for anyone who has tried to get their precious darling to eat a green vegetable, or eat something other than crackers and dry bagels, or eat anything, anything at all!!!

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Kids’ Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast

The severe respiratory virus believed to have sickened hundreds of U.S. children in Midwestern and Western states has now spread to the Northeast, health officials report.

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The Most Dangerous Drugs for Accidental Poisonings in Children

A relatively small number of medications are responsible for sending thousands of young children to the hospital for accidental ingestion, a U.S. government study finds.

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