This One Thing Predicts Whether Parents Will Refuse Vaccines for Kids

Doctors are still struggling to find effective ways to convince wary parents of the importance of vaccinating their infant children.

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Parent’s Smoking Affects Children’s Health for Years

Smoking while pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of asthma and allergies in young children. Now, researchers have found that the risk may persist into the teen years.

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What Co-Workers Really Think About Women Who Request Flex Time

Women seeking a better work-life balance are less likely than men to be viewed positively by their colleagues, a new study finds.

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Julia Roberts’ Take on ‘Doing it All’ Will Make You Feel Better About Yourself

A healthy dose of realism from the Oscar-winning, 46-year-old mom of three.

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6 Tips for Packing Children’s Lunches Safely

Each year, about one in six Americans suffers from foodborne illness, resulting in about 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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The Surprising Role Parents Play in Teens Phone Use Behind the Wheel

Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research.

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The Easy Way to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Food

Want young children to embrace a more healthful diet?

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Going Back to Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breastfeeding Plans

New mothers who return to work full-time are less likely to stick with their breast-feeding goals than those who go back to work part-time, a new study finds.

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Strangers Helped This Grieving Father Photoshop Images of His Infant Daughter

Way to go, Internet.

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Parents Driving with Kids in the Car Are Just as Likely to Use Cell Phones as Other Drivers

Parents driving with their children in the car are just as likely to use cellphones as other drivers, a new study finds. Researchers interviewed 570 parents of children aged 1 to 12 who were treated at two hospital emergency rooms in Michigan. About 90 percent of parent drivers admitted to distracted driving.

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