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Study: Children’s Use Of E-Cigarettes On The Rise

Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

09/18/2013

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Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac Problems

Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.

09/18/2013

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Ariz. Mom Suspected Of Killing 2 Kids

An apparently suicidal Arizona mother was arrested on suspicion of killing her two children after crashing her car in a Southern California supermarket then directing police to a nearby hotel room where the kids lay dead, authorities said.

09/15/2013

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Support In Nevada For Cellphone Tracking Bill

A Kansas mother who struggled with a cellphone company to provide call location information when her daughter went missing is urging Nevada lawmakers to pass a bill requiring such information be given to police agencies in emergencies.

04/08/2013

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Congresswoman Introduces Weekend Without Hunger Act To Help Low-Income Children

A Nevada congresswoman wants to ensure low-income children get nutritious meals even on days they’re not eating in their school cafeteria.

03/29/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Do Kids Need Their Own Music?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: If you’ve ever seen a newborn in a onesie emblazoned with a […]

01/25/2013

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Mother Arrested In Vegas Fire That Killed 3 Kids

The 26-year-old mother of two of three young children killed in a Las Vegas mobile home fire last June is behind bars on felony murder and child abuse charges.

12/30/2012

British billionaire Richard Branson poses for photographs in the window of a replica of the Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline, at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire, southern England, on July 11, 2012. (Photo Credit: ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP / GettyImages)

Branson Gets Kids On Board For First Space Flight

The first space flight of Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic venture will be a family affair: The billionaire adventurer says he will be joined by his adult children.

07/11/2012

Families Lose Homes As Weak Economy, Housing Crisis Drags On

Nevada Children Most Affected By Foreclosure

A new study says one out of five Nevada children are affected by foreclosures.

04/19/2012

Actors David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris (L) arrive at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Neil Patrick Harris’ Infant Child Caught At Slot Machines

A family vacation almost turned sour for actor Neil Patrick Harris, after a casino threatened to slap him and partner-slash-fellow-actor David Burkta with a $10,000 fine for allowing one of their twins near the slot machines.

03/02/2012

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