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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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Parents Protest McDonald's Weight-Loss Documentary in Schools

Nov 03, 2015

Concerned parents are calling on fast-food giant McDonald's to stop in-school speaking engagements by a "brand ambassador" - a high school biology teacher who ate nothing but McDonald's for 90 days and lost weight and is pitching the company's menu to students across the country.

Parents Giving 'the Talk,' Counting Calories: Do They Really Work?

Nov 03, 2015

The TODAY anchors play a new game called "Does It Work?" where they weigh in on whether giving kids the "birds and bees" talk makes them more responsible, and experts concur that it is an effective tactic.

Social Media Star Takes a Stand Against Living Life Online

Nov 03, 2015

After announcing that she "was miserable" living life online, one social media star changed her profile saying "social media is not real life" and is encouraging teens to unplug.

Doctors to Parents: Limit Kids' Exposure to Smartphone Radiation

Nov 02, 2015

A growing number of experts are warning parents to limit the time their children spend on smartphones. They say FCC safety guidelines about smartphone radiation are out of date.

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