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The best and worst states to raise children in

Minnesota reigns as the most kid-friendly state to raise a family for the second year in a row, according to an Annie E. Casey Foundation study released Tuesday.



Are kids getting more concussions than we realize?

Every year, almost half a million (PDF) children across the United States visit emergency rooms for concussions. But recent studies find that number may undercount just how many…

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Dad gets scar tattoo to support son fighting cancer

Josh Marshall's tattoo is definitely cooler than yours. The Kansas man noticed his young son, who's battling brain cancer, was self-conscious about the scar left behind on his…

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A 'magical' camp for children whose parents have cancer

More than 3,000 college students will be volunteering their time and energy to provide unique, life-changing experiences for children whose parents have been touched by cancer.

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Chelsea Clinton gives birth to a baby boy

Chelsea Clinton is out with the first photos of her new son, Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky.


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Cheerio Challenge: It's a dad thing

So, about a week or so ago, Patrick Quinn felt trapped.

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Obama to visit national parks for Father's Day

President Barack Obama and his family are heading west Friday to visit two of the United States' national parks for Father's Day weekend.

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Report: Path to happiness for millennial men is kids

If you are a millennial man and looking for happiness, you might want to think about becoming a dad.

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Dads get more of a (paid) break at work

Good news for anyone looking to start a family: Paid parental leave for fathers is no longer a unicorn.

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China faces sperm shortage, offers incentives

China is facing a shortage at its sperm banks and is asking me between the ages of 25 to 45 to donate, offering some incentives for donors.

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Heaven over hospital: Julianna Snow dies at age 5

Julianna Snow, the 5-year-old girl who sparked an international conversation about wrenchingly difficult decisions for terminally ill children, died Tuesday.

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One Tank Trip

One Tank Trip: Dinosaurs Around the World

One Tank Trip Dinosaurs Around the World

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You would have to go back 238 million years to find what's inside the Reading Public Museum.

One Tank Trip: Walk In Art Center

One Tank Trip Walk In Art Center

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It's billed as the space for the artist in all of us.

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