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FDA warns pregnant women away from recreational ultrasounds

FDA warns pregnant women away from recreational ultrasounds

By Julie Borg
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Health | Expectant mothers may long for a peek at the little life inside them, but they usually have to wait until the 20th week for their doctor to order an…

Delaying the separation anxiety: Mom and Dad move to college

Delaying the separation anxiety: Mom and Dad move to college

By Laura Edghill
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Higher Education | The latest trend in helicopter parenting has arrived.  Lori Osterberg and her husband recently moved from Denver to Portland, Ore., to live with their…

Unmappable threats

Unmappable threats

By Joel Belz
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Culture | Americans have nobody but ourselves to blame for three destructive forces

What’s a baby worth to you?

What’s a baby worth to you?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Family | Society prices children higher nowadays but values them less

Another year of tepid U.S. population growth

Another year of tepid U.S. population growth

By Daniel James Devine
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Newsworthy | The population of the United States grew by 0.73 percent in 2014—an addition of about 2.3 million people, according to estimates the U.S. Census Bureau…

America interrupted

By Cal Thomas
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Culture | In the film Girl Interrupted , Winona Ryder plays an 18-year-old who enters a mental institution for what is diagnosed as borderline personality disorder. The…

It takes a lot of families

It takes a lot of families

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Business | When candidate Barack Obama was running for president in 2008, he took some flak for telling “Joe the Plumber” that his goal for the economy was to spread…

The right time to think about babies

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Family | In the weeks before Christmas, Sarah Cavicchi learned a lesson that Mary, mother of Jesus, learned long ago: When it comes to pregnancy, people love to judge.

Web Reads: Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up with videos

Web Reads: Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up with videos

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Screen time. In “Baby Brains,” a reporter looks at what we know about the development of a baby’s brain during the first years. Since babies are human…

‘Grinch’ governor vetoes New York adoption tax credit

By Emily Belz
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Adoption | NEW YORK—The New York legislature in June unanimously passed a bill providing a tax deduction for families adopting children out of the foster care system.

Web reads: What should you tell your kids about Santa Claus?

Web reads: What should you tell your kids about Santa Claus?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Is Santa real? What to tell children about Santa Claus: Anthropologist Margaret Mead had ungodly notions about some things, but she spent some time…

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…

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