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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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4 Ways to Keep Bored Kids Busy During the Holidays

Dec 21, 2015

Angie Goff, contributor for the TODAY Parenting team as well as an anchor at NBC Washington, has creative ways parents can keep their kids from climbing the walls during the holiday break from school.

Bean Bag Chairs Recalled - Again - After Two Children Die

Dec 17, 2015

The recall involves more than 2 million bean bag chairs made by Ace Bayou, sold between 1995 and 2013. Two children have died, suffocating on the foam beads inside.

New Study Could Change the Way Doctors Treat Appendicitis

Dec 16, 2015

For decades the treatment for appendicitis has been surgery, but now doctors are exploring a new option for children that may eliminate a visit to the operating room.

Car Seat Alert: Could Wearing a Winter Coat Endanger Your Child?

Dec 14, 2015

It's a mistake any parent can easily make in winter: putting your child in a car seat bundled up in their winter coat. And it could be deadly.

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