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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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Chronic Sleep Problems May Double Kids’ Obesity Risk

Dec 11, 2014

New research suggests that chronic sleep problems can double a child’s risk of obesity by the age of 15. Kids with the most severe breathing problems had the greatest risk.

High Cost of Day Care is Giving Parents Sticker Shock

Dec 10, 2014

A new report says that in 30 states and the District of Columbia, the average cost for infant care is higher than tuition and fees at a four-year public college.

Parental Guidance: Teenage Relationships

Dec 09, 2014

In this episode of Parental Guidance TODAY's Willie Geist and best bud Megan Colarossi share tips for having the old birds and the bees chat with your kids.

Blow to Chest May Trigger Irregular Heartbeat

Dec 08, 2014

A 16-year-old boy developed an irregular heartbeat after a hit to the chest during football practice. It lasted several days before returning to normal. Doctors hope the scare can help other athletes.

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