By DAN BARRY New York Times News Service – Tuesday, June 30, 2015
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Months later, the father mustered the strength to sort through what was left in his dead son’s bedroom. A Little League photo collage. Mardi Gras beads from that ...
By MOTOKO RICH New York Times News Service – Tuesday, June 30, 2015
PASADENA, Md. — Mucking around with sand and water. Playing Candy Land or Chutes and Ladders. Cooking pretend meals in a child-size kitchen. Dancing on the rug, building with blocks and
By NICHOLAS BAKALAR New York Times News Service – Tuesday, June 30, 2015
A new study has found a simple way to significantly reduce teenage smoking: raise the tobacco sales age to 21. In 2005, Needham, Massachusetts, did just that, while surrounding communities kept their
By SINDYA N. BHANOO New York Times News Service – Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Children as young as 3 years old will intervene on behalf of a victim, reacting as if victimized themselves, scientists have found.
Monday, June 29, 2015
We're all for the lazy days of summer. But sometimes, you've got to get out of the house, whether it's for parental sanity, a change of scenery, or diffusing your kids' pent-up energy.
Associated Press – Monday, June 29, 2015
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By Bonnie Compton – Thursday, June 25, 2015
Are you enjoying summer or are you pulling your hair out, just waiting for your kids to get back to school? By now, your children might be complaining that they’re bored, while you may be
Thursday, June 25, 2015
As the Lowcountry prepares to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge in July, another Ravenel Bridge project is in the works. Unlike its cable-stayed predecessor, which took ...
By Teri Errico – Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Lowcountry is blessed with a bounty of beaches, pools and water parks. These spots offer a refreshing respite during the area's scorching summers. But they can also be a danger zone for kids and
By JAN HOFFMAN New York Times News Service – Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Not only was the 16-year-old boy 60 pounds overweight, but a blood test showed he might have fatty liver disease. At last, his mother took him to a pediatric weight management clinic in New Haven. ...
ByMURRAY CARPENTER New York Times News Service – Tuesday, June 23, 2015
A year ago, Logan Stiner of LaGrange, Ohio, was an honors student and prom king looking forward to his high school graduation.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Florida health officials are warning residents and tourists a rare form of flesh-eating, potentially deadly bacteria has made its way to Florida beaches.
By MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer – Tuesday, June 23, 2015
NEW YORK — Putting more green space around an elementary school may help students develop some mental abilities, a study suggests.
Associated Press – Monday, June 22, 2015
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By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press – Tuesday, June 16, 2015
NEW YORK — Russell Fredrick’s middle son was 12 when he wouldn’t quit playing around in class and ignoring his homework, so the barber did what he does best. He picked up his