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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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How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Feb 03, 2015

Dr. Natalie Azar joins TODAY to discuss new recommendations by the National Sleep Foundation that say toddlers should have between 11 to 14 hours of sleep, while adults should have 7 to 9 hours.

As Injuries Mount, Some Towns Ban Sledding

Feb 03, 2015

Every year, 20,000 children are sent to emergency rooms with sledding injuries, and multimillion-dollar lawsuits sometimes follow. Now towns from Indiana to New Jersey are responding by banning sledding.

Measles Cases Spread to 14 States

Feb 03, 2015

Six more states are now tied to the measles outbreak, bringing the total to 14, as politicians take sides on whether parents should get their kids vaccinated.

Effort to Boost Literacy Grows Nationwide

Feb 03, 2015

Brian Gallagher, CEO of United Way, joins José Díaz-Balart to discuss a new effort to boost literacy in elementary schools nationwide.

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