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Expanded newborn screening raises privacy concerns

Expanded newborn screening raises privacy concerns

By Daniel James Devine
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Health | President Barack Obama is expected this week to sign into law a $100 million bill renewing federal funding for newborn screening. Involving a pinprick to a…

Where is she now?

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Lifestyle | One year after a remarkable birth

McDonald’s, Starbucks resist calls to offer porn-free WiFi

By Kiley Crossland
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Technology | Despite nearly 25,000 supporters, a public campaign asking McDonald’s and Starbucks to install anti-pornography filters on their in-store free WiFi networks…

Web Reads: Do your kids have too many Christmas toys?

Web Reads: Do your kids have too many Christmas toys?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Overloaded? Do you think your kids have too much stuff? In 2012, blogger Ruth Soukup thought so, and she wrote about the day she took all their toys away. Her…

UK tells women to have babies at home

UK tells women to have babies at home

By Caroline Leal
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Health | Britain is making a radical change to its longstanding advice on childbirth. A Wednesday announcement from Britain’s National Health Service proclaimed home…

Web Reads: Remembering P.D. James

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | In memoriam. Crime novelist P.D. James died last week at age 94. In this Paris Review interview, James talks about writing, her affection for The Book of Common…

Universal pre-K’s effect on the family

By Russ Pulliam
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Education | INDIANAPOLIS—The early childhood school debate sometimes misses the heart of the matter. In Indiana political circles, some of the debate has been about…

Families and Ferguson

By La Shawn Barber
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Family | Tragedy strikes people of all races, ethnicities, creeds, nationalities, and socioeconomic levels. The consequences of sin are far-reaching and deeply…

Globe Trot: Deadline on nuclear talks with Iran postponed until June

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: Tehran and six Western nations involved in more than a year of negotiations toward limiting Iran’s march toward nuclear weapons capability have missed…

Child homelessness spikes as marriage crumbles

By Kiley Crossland
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Homelessness | The number of homeless children in America is at an all-time high of almost 2.5 million, an 8 percent increase from 2012 to 2013, according to a report…

Thoughts on raising children—after the fact

Thoughts on raising children—after the fact

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Parenting | If I were asked for my thoughts on raising children, I would make this simple suggestion: Think about your own childhood. Many of your answers are found…

Kenyan Christians lobby for strict IVF rules

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Group wants a bill proposed in parliament to limit the number of embryos that can be used in each in vitro fertilization cycle

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