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IKEA recalls 29 million dressers due to tipping hazard after 3 children are crushed to death

IKEA recalls 29 million dressers due to tipping hazard after 3 children are crushed to death

IKEA has announced a recall on many of its popular chests and dressers after three children were crushed to death by furniture that tipped over. The Swedish retailer will also halt production and

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Hasbro creates a wonky Mr. Potato Head to remind consumers that odd-looking produce is perfectly fine & shouldn’t be wasted

Hasbro creates a wonky Mr. Potato Head to remind consumers that odd-looking produce is perfectly fine & shouldn't be wasted

If aesthetically unappealing produce tastes just as good as the pretty stuff, is a strange-looking Mr. Potato Head still just as much fun to play with? Hasbro thinks so. The company partnered with UK

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Kids demand presidential candidates take action on climate change, via new petition

Kids demand presidential candidates take action on climate change, via new petition

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is the 16 year-old activist who made headlines earlier this year when he spearheaded a class action lawsuit against President Obama and various government agencies, alleging that

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Pediatricians push for more lead testing and regulations, declaring “Most existing lead standards fail to protect children”

Pediatricians push for more lead testing and regulations, declaring "Most existing lead standards fail to protect children"

Around 37 million homes in this country still contain lead-based paint — and an additional 6 million homes receive their drinking water from lead pipes. As a result of lead’s prevalence and

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HunnyBon: a vegan, organic, conscious confectionary that sells sustainably produced sweets

HunnyBon: a vegan, organic, conscious confectionary that sells sustainably produced sweets

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‘Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983’ shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

'Family Business: Innovative On-Site Child Care Since 1983' shows how Patagonia puts family life at the heart of their workplace

It’s no secret that we here at Inhabitots are pretty big fans of Patagonia’s sportswear products. We’ve featured the company’s eco-friendly, sustainable kids’ gear a few times, including here

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Barbie can code! Mattel unveils new Game Developer doll

Barbie can code! Mattel unveils new Game Developer doll

In its continuing quest to remain current and draw in a larger audience of kids, Mattel just added another Barbie doll to its Careers line: Game Developer Barbie. Sporting sneakers instead of heels,

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POLL: Research says having kids makes you significantly less happy – What do you think?

POLL: Research says having kids makes you significantly less happy - What do you think?

The cheerful family scene you see in the image above seems idyllic, but it may not be very realistic. For years researchers have been stating that becoming a parent may make you less happy —

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426,000 physicians unite to declare gun violence MUST STOP

426,000 physicians unite to declare gun violence MUST STOP

While gun control debates rage in Washington D.C., even as the nation reels from its latest tragedy, 426,000 physicians are standing strong against gun violence and pushing to obtain more data on its

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New study finds disturbing racial disparities in U.S. schools

New study finds disturbing racial disparities in U.S. schools

The latest report on civil rights in our public schools has been released, and while children of different races may no longer be separate, their educational experience is certainly not equal. The

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Science just proved why exactly babies are so irresistibly cute

Science just proved why exactly babies are so irresistibly cute

Pop quiz: What is your favorite thing about babies? A) Those oversized eyes? B) Their unbelievably soft skin? C) That delicious smell (dirty diapers aside)? D) That smile that actually causes parts of a

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Children’s hospital opens family pet center so beloved pets can come visit patients

Children's hospital opens family pet center so beloved pets can come visit patients

Dogs and cats are there for us in good times, but we tend to appreciate them even more during the bad times, when they offer their soft fur to pet and give us unconditional love. Kids who need extensive

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Portland public schools test positive for elevated lead levels in drinking water

Portland public schools test positive for elevated lead levels in drinking water

We’ve said it before and unfortunately, it looks like we’re going to be saying it again… and again: we simply cannot trust that our drinking water is going to be safe and lead-free. The

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See the best & worst sunscreens for kids in EWG’s 10th annual guide to sunscreens

See the best & worst sunscreens for kids in EWG’s 10th annual guide to sunscreens

For the past decade, Environmental Working Group (EWG) has been releasing an annual sunscreen guide for consumers, highlighting sunscreen facts, tips, and best and worst sunscreen lists. 2016 marks their

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Daycare centers in Helsinki will offer vegan meal options during one-year food trial

Daycare centers in Helsinki will offer vegan meal options during one-year food trial

Most vegan parents have become accustomed to packing their children their own lunch and snacks to ensure their little ones get plant-based food throughout the day, but parents in Helsinki, Finland may

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Hospital volunteer has quietly rocked and soothed hundreds of NICU babies for the past 11 years

Hospital volunteer has quietly rocked and soothed hundreds of NICU babies for the past 11 years

Babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio have a lot of work to do: learning how to breathe on their own, withdrawing from a drug addiction

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Mom’s voice has a powerful, light-up effect on her child’s brain

Mom's voice has a powerful, light-up effect on her child's brain

Talking to your baby or child is essential for helping her understand the world around her, building her vocabulary, and bonding with you, and a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine

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Under the Gun is a must-see documentary that examines the state of gun control and violence in America

Under the Gun is a must-see documentary that examines the state of gun control and violence in America

After exposing the ills of the food industry in FED UP, Katie Couric and Stephanie Soechtig are turning their lens on gun control in the United States. Gun control is a minefield of impassioned views,

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