Parents Daily News Roundup

What Treatment’s Best for Hyperactive Preschoolers?
Parents of preschoolers at risk for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may first want to try behavior training before they put their children on medications, suggests a new analysis of past studies. (via Reuters)

Kraft Meets With Food Bloggers about Mac & Cheese Yellow Food Dye
Food blogger Vani Hari (www.foodbabe.com), from Charlotte, N.C., rallied the troops Monday in Chicago before heading over to Kraft headquarters for a sit down to talk about “dumping the dyes” from the iconic brand’s U.S. Mac and Cheese. (via FOX News)

Shots Kill Budding Wisdom Teeth, Study Suggests
Could wisdom teeth be a problem of the past? Researchers have found that young children who got shots of anesthetic for dental work sometimes never grow lower wisdom teeth when they are older. (via NBC News)

N.R.A. Details Plan for Armed School Guards
With the Senate set to debate gun control this month, a National Rifle Association task force released a 225-page report on Tuesday that called for armed police officers, security guards or staff members in every American school, and urged states to loosen gun restrictions to allow trained teachers and administrators to carry weapons. (via The New York Times)

Michelle Obama Challenges Kids with Lunch Contest
Children from across the nation will rub elbows with Michelle Obama and dine off fine china in the East Room of the White House this summer as part of a contest to promote healthy eating. The first lady is asking children ages 8 to 12 and their parents to create nutritious lunch recipes that represent each of the food groups for “The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.” (via Yahoo!)

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