Parents Daily News Roundup
Hospital Deluged with Births As Irene Battered North Carolina
Seventeen babies were born at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in North Carolina as Hurricane Irene made its way along the U.S. East Coast.
Mom’s Smoking Tied to Psychiatric Meds in Kids
According to a new study from Finland, mothers who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to have children who will end up taking anti-anxiety drugs and antidepressants.
Pediatricians Seek to KO Youth Boxing
Pediatricians oppose boxing for any adolescent under the age of 19 because of the risk of concussions, and other serious injuries, but supporters promise that the benefits of boxing outweigh the negatives.
Miranda Rights For Children?
Despite the confusion following some changes made by The Supreme Court, school officials do not have to read Miranda warnings or wait for police officers before they question students about a weapon or contraband on school property.