Parents Daily News Roundup
Pregnancy Safe After Breast Cancer, Study Finds
Contrary to past belief, it is safe to become pregnant after being treated for breast cancer, according to new research presented today at the eighth European Breast Cancer Conference in Vienna, Austria.
Bottled Water May Boost Kids’ Tooth Decay, Dentists Say
It turns out that many dentists and government health officials suspect that the practice of skipping tap water in favor of bottled water may be contributing to rising rates of tooth decay in young children.
Where Could the Next Outbreak of Measles Be?
Even as more American children are getting immunized against measles, diphtheria and other diseases, public-health officials are increasingly worried about potential outbreaks of these illnesses in certain pockets of the country where vaccination rates are dangerously low.
Panel Says Schools’ Failings Could Threaten Economy and National Security
The nation’s security and economic prosperity are at risk if schools do not improve, warns a report by a panel led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Joel I. Klein, a former chancellor of New York City’s school system.
Pink-Haired Student Invited Back to School
A school that barred a sixth grader after she dyed her hair pink with her parents’ blessing to celebrate her good grades lifted its ban on Tuesday following an outcry from civil rights advocates.
Parents Accused of Flying to Vegas, Leaving Kids Alone
Child endangerment charges have been filed against an Uptown couple accused of flying to Las Vegas and leave their two children, 12 and 9, home alone for nearly two days, police said.