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Parents Daily News Roundup

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

New Study Aims to Prevent Agricultural Deaths in Children
Teens are four times more likely to die on a farm than any other workplace. A new study seeks to prevent tractor related deaths in children. (via ABC News)

Children Protected from App Developers Collecting Information
App developers are hesitant to collect information from children’s apps because of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. (via Washington Post)

Smoking During Pregnancy Increases Child’s Chance of Obesity
Mothers who smoke during pregnancy predispose their infants to choose fatty foods, researchers reported. (via LA Times)

Breast Milk Banks See Increase in Demand
A breast milk bank director says demand for breast milk is up as more hospitals are using donated breast milk for pre-term infants. (via USA Today)

Teen With Down Syndrome Banned from Flight
A 16-year-old boy with Down syndrome was deemed a flight risk by American Airlines and forced to switch to another flight. (via New York Daily News)

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