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France Just Made Spanking Illegal

Jan 06, 2017 / TODAY

Parents throughout France now need to think twice before spanking children who misbehave.


New Peanut Allergy Guidance: Most Kids Should Try Peanuts

Jan 05, 2017 / NBC News

New peanut allergy guidelines: Even high-risk kids high risk should try them, experts say.


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Meet 15-year-old Haile Thomas, Who’s Out to Change the Way Kids Eat

Apr 05, 2016

TODAY senior food analyst Sam Kass spotlights 15-year-old Haile Thomas, who’s working to promote healthy eating and cooking among young people, and will be a certified health coach by the end of the year. Haile says that she began her campaign after her father was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

Pediatricians Turn to Meditation for Kids in Poor Neighborhoods

Apr 04, 2016

Doctors in Baltimore, Maryland are studying whether a form of meditation could help the city's children cope better with stress, which they say has taken a toll on these kids, who are living in a city filled with violence, poverty and unrest. The hope is to mend minds and hearts in a city that's still healing.

Watch Al Roker Surprise Student with College Acceptance

Mar 30, 2016

On the TODAY plaza, Al Roker surprises a high school student with the happy news that she's been accepted to Gettysburg College.

How Do I Know If I Have Lyme Disease? The One Telltale Sign You Should Look For

Mar 29, 2016

With the summer months just ahead, it's time to start taking early precautions to ward off harmful ticks carrying Lyme disease.

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