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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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Where Are the Costliest Baby Sitters in the US?

Mar 24, 2015

The national average rate for a babysitter is $13.44 per hour. Parents in San Francisco pay the highest rate in the U.S. at $16.65 per hour.

School’s Ban on Prom Dress Styles Sparks Outrage

Mar 24, 2015

A Catholic high school in Pennsylvania is taking a hard line against sexy prom dresses. They’ve banned dresses with short hems or nude linings, and say too much cleavage is also banned.

College Admissions Inspire Angst

Mar 22, 2015

Frank Bruni, columnist for The New York Times and author of "Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be", joins Alex Witt to discuss the immense pressure students face to get accepted to the Ivy League and other elite schools.

How Safe are Child Safety Caps?

Mar 21, 2015

A new study out this week from Safe Kids Worldwide shows there are more than 1,100 emergency calls every day about young children getting into medicine or getting too much medicine by accident.

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