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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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Obama Administration Tells Schools to Trim Standardized Test Time

Oct 26, 2015

For years, parents, teachers and students have complained about them and now a new study says all those tests don't make kids smarter, it's stressing them out.

Study Suggests Autism Is Being Overdiagnosed

Oct 26, 2015

Autism may be overdiagnosed in as many as 9 percent of children, U.S. government researchers reported Friday.

Standing Desks Come to School Classrooms

Oct 23, 2015

In classrooms across the country, traditional desks are making way for standing models. Research shows that standing is healthier, and that children learn better when they are able to move during their school day.

Meet Julia: 'Sesame Street's' First Character With Autism

Oct 22, 2015

She's part of a new online program aimed at giving kids with autism a character they can relate to and helping others understand what it means to be like 'Julia.'

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