Parents Daily News Roundup
Chemotherapy Appears Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds
Treating pregnant cancer patients with powerful chemotherapy drugs appears not to harm their unborn children, but pre-term delivery to avoid subjecting them to chemotherapy does, according to a study by cancer experts on Tuesday.
What Creates Picky Eaters: Pressure to Eat
Urging kids to chow down can have the opposite effect, study shows.
Maryland Health Officials Propose Banning Crib Bumpers
Maryland health officials on Tuesday proposed a ban on sales of crib bumper pads out of concern that they can cause babies to suffocate — a move that would make that state the first to prohibit sales of the popular infant bedding product.
Number of U.S. Kids on ADHD Meds Keeps Rising
The use of stimulant medications such as Ritalin or Adderall in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is continuing to climb, although at a slower pace than in decades past, a new study finds.
Students’ Knowledge of Civil Rights History Has Deteriorated, Study Finds
Ignorance by American students of the basic history of the civil rights movement has worsened, according to a new report by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
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