Parents Daily News Roundup
Oregon Bus Driver Accused of Berating Mom, Crying Baby
A driver in Oregon’s largest public transit agency berated a woman and her crying baby into getting off a bus in a Portland suburb, saying “I can’t drive with that noise,” another passenger said Monday.
Baby Surgeries, Learning Disabilities Link
U.S. researchers found a link between multiple surgeries requiring general anesthesia in children under age 2 childhood learning disabilities later in life.
Bullied Boy’s Parents Warn of Devastating Effects
Daniel’s parents spoke Friday to hundreds at the Bell Tower Regional Community Center for the first annual South County Children and Youth Summit. Experts discussed bullying in school and on the Internet and substance abuse and drug awareness.
Family Medicine Gets Renewed Focus as Need Grows
As the country prepares for major health care system changes, there is a new focus on the importance of family medicine and primary doctors — and concern that there aren’t enough of them.