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Fussy Babies and Toddlers Get More TV Time: Does This Spell Trouble Later On?

Fussy Babies and Toddlers Get More TV Time: Does This Spell Trouble Later On?

It’s probably not surprising that a new study supports the idea that fussy infants and toddlers watch more television. What parent hasn’t been tempted to turn on the tube when they’ve

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Monsanto’s Roundup Found in the Breast Milk of U.S. Mothers

Monsanto’s Roundup Found in the Breast Milk of U.S. Mothers

Glyphosate-containing herbicides, which fall under many trademarks such as Monsanto’s ‘Roundup,’ are top selling herbicides in the world and now they are popping up in the breast milk of

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More U.S. Moms are Staying Home with Their Kids

More U.S. Moms are Staying Home with Their Kids

Reuters reports that an increasing number of United States moms are staying home with their kids — due mostly to a sluggish U.S. economy and rising immigration. The Pew analysis which relays this

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Animal Therapy is an Effective Treatment for Children with Autism

Animal Therapy is an Effective Treatment for Children with Autism

A child with autism who has trouble connecting with his peers and the world at large, may find himself learning from and making a meaningful connection with… a cow? The image is awe-inspiring,

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New Study Says Severe Forms of Childhood Obesity are on the Rise

New Study Says Severe Forms of Childhood Obesity are on the Rise

Various studies over the past two years have noted that childhood obesity may be on the decline, but newer research says those studies may be inaccurate. The latest childhood obesity study, published in

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New Study Says 4 out of 10 Infants in the U.S. Lack Strong Attachments to Their Parents

New Study Says 4 out of 10 Infants in the U.S. Lack Strong Attachments to Their Parents

Don’t be fooled by the fact that babies can’t really talk back to you, sometimes fall asleep when you are hanging out with them, and are oblivious to how demanding they are — those early months

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Research Shows that Public Smoking Bans Significantly Benefit Baby Health

Research Shows that Public Smoking Bans Significantly Benefit Baby Health

Some people are down on smoking bans in public spaces because they feel, “People have the right to smoke if they want to.” However, babies all over the planet would cheer for smoking bans if

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Rocket-Themed Mini-Golf Course Opens Soon at the New York Hall of Science!

Rocket-Themed Mini-Golf Course Opens Soon at the New York Hall of Science!

The countdown to the opening of the amazing science-themed miniature golf course at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) has begun! Officially opening on April 1, 2014, this delightful 9-hole course is a

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New Research Shows That Autism May Begin in the Womb

New Research Shows That Autism May Begin in the Womb

According to new reports via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) one in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which is a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago. With

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Measles Outbreaks in NYC and California Attributed to Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate

Measles Outbreaks in NYC and California Attributed to Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate

Photo by CDC/ Amanda Mills There has been another rash of recent measles outbreaks in New York City and California. Now with 19 known cases in NYC and 32 cases in California, you may be thinking,

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The World’s First ‘Fairy Tales’ Architecture Storytelling Competition Announces Winners

The World’s First ‘Fairy Tales’ Architecture Storytelling Competition Announces Winners

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San Francisco is One Step Closer to Banning Bottled Water

San Francisco is One Step Closer to Banning Bottled Water

Photo by Shutterstock Bottled water is undeniably bad for the environment and for human health thanks to chemicals that leach out of those shimmery plastic containers. Now, at least one U.S. city is a

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Tell Apple to Protect Their Factory Workers from Dangerous Chemicals

Tell Apple to Protect Their Factory Workers from Dangerous Chemicals

According to Green America, “Seventy-five percent of the world’s population owns a cell phone, billions of which are made in China.” No surprise there. However, what may surprise some

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Study Finds that Playing with Barbie Dolls Could Limit Girls’ Career Choices

Study Finds that Playing with Barbie Dolls Could Limit Girls’ Career Choices

Stefano Tinti / Shutterstock.com In one of the first experiments designed to explore the influence of fashion dolls on children, an Oregon State University researcher has found that girls who play with

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hereO GPS Watch is Designed Especially for Kids & Dubbed the World’s Smallest Real-Time Tracking Device

hereO GPS Watch is Designed Especially for Kids & Dubbed the World’s Smallest Real-Time Tracking Device

Keeping track of your kids is a 24/7 job in today’s increasingly complex society. To help parents monitor where their kids are at all times hereO is debuting a new GPS watch, and they’re

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Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy May be Linked to ADHD in Children

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy May be Linked to ADHD in Children

Photo by Shutterstock Scientists on a large new study have discovered that when a woman takes acetaminophen during pregnancy, her future child may be at an increased risk of attention deficit

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Beijing Middle School Suspends Classes Due to Severe Air Pollution

Beijing Middle School Suspends Classes Due to Severe Air Pollution

Fueled by rapidly growing industry with little to no environmental oversight, China’s air pollution has become an international issue of concern in recent years. Nowhere is the smog more obvious

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Ingenious New App Turns Your Android Phone into a Mobile Baby Monitor

Ingenious New App Turns Your Android Phone into a Mobile Baby Monitor

Baby monitors are one of those little technological helpers you need — especially when you have to tear yourself away from your new bundle of joy. But (in an exhausted new parent haze) it’s all to

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