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More ADHD cases diagnosed at younger ages

One-third of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States have been found to be diagnosed before 6 years old, according to a new report.…

Technology aims to end hot car deaths

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Study: child car seats not compatible more than 40% of the time

According to a new study, child seats are not compatible more than 40% of the time.

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What 'Guardians of the Galaxy' taught a child

Last year, at the age of 3, Sawyer Dunlap could say only a few words. He was diagnosed with dyspraxia, a neurological disorder that often affects speech and can impair motor…

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Company makes life easier for employees with babies

Consulting firm Accenture said it's expanding parental benefits to help employees ease back into work after having a child.

The company joins a long line of businesses this year…

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Chinese are hiring surrogate moms in America

After years of hoping for a baby, Linda Zhang was heartbroken to learn that she and her husband couldn't conceive. She considered tapping China's underground surrogacy network,…

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Couples sharing childcare burden are happier

Couples that raise children together -- and share the burden of childcare fairly equally -- are happier together, according to a new study.

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Bullied girl gets 'Star Wars' fan support

Eight-year-old Layla Murphy is hardly alone among kids and adult "Star Wars" fans worldwide, but many of those fans don't have to deal with school bullies.

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Study: 'Happy' friends can help teens battle depression

For teenagers, surrounding themselves with friends -- particularly friends in a good mood -- could significantly reduce their risk of developing depression, and improve their…

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Survey: Tooth fairy paying less

Children in the U.S. are receiving an average of $3.19 per lost tooth this year, a decrease of 24 cents from last year, according to Visa's annual Tooth Fairy survey.

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Ashley Madison hackers post millions of customer names

Hackers who stole Ashley Madison customers' personal information have followed through with their threat to release it to the public.

The hackers claim to have posted 32 million…

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Study: Stressed out parents unlikely to have 2nd child

If they're being honest, most mothers will tell you that no matter how badly you want a child, the transition to parenthood is hard. Really hard.

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One Tank Trip: Claussville one-room schoolhouse

One Tank Trip Claussville one-room schoolhouse

The school bell is loud enough to get your attention.

One Tank Trip: Carbon County Environmental Education Center

One Tank Trip Carbon County Environmental Education Center

You can take a walk, a self-guided tour, on the elevated boardwalk trail at the Carbon County Environmental Education Center in Summit Hill, Pa.

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