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Parents Daily News Roundup

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

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Active Video Gaming Linked With Higher Energy Expenditure in Children
Compared with rest and sedentary video game play, active video gaming with dancing and boxing were associated with increased heart rate, oxygen uptake and energy expenditure. (via Science Daily)

Albertsons Recalls Ground Beef in 3 States
Alberstons is recalling a number of ground beef products sold at stores in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, due to risk of E. coli contamination. (via AP)

Mom Protests After Daughter Paddled by Male Principal
A Texas mom is outraged after her teenage daughter was paddled by a male principal. Although corporal punishment is legal in the state, it is against the school’s policy for punishment to be administered by a person of the opposite sex. (via TODAY)

Military Leaders Say Childhood Obesity Will Lead to Lower Recruits in the Future
Military experts have long been worried that rising obesity is making it difficult to find fit recruits. A new report places pressure on government officials to revamp nutritional guidelines for foods sold in U.S. schools. (via Reuters)

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Parents Daily News Roundup

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

Children’s snoring linked to behavioral problems
Children who persistently snore during their early childhood may be more likely to have behavioral problems such as aggression and hyperactivity, according to a new study. (via MSNBC)

A Host of Ills When Iron’s Out of Balance
Iron, an essential nutrient, has long been the nation’s most common nutritional deficiency. In decades past, many parents worried that children who were picky eaters would develop iron-deficiency anemia. (via New York Times)

Baby’s got cradle cap? Home remedy may worsen it
Home remedies for cradle cap and dandruff may do more harm than good by feeding the little organisms that cause the condition, two doctors warned on Monday. (via NBC)

Are gender-neutral toys much ado about nothing?
With all eyes on London in recent weeks, the city’s most famous department store managed to steal a few headlines — and maybe a few Olympics tourists — by unveiling a new gender-neutral toy department. (via MSNBC)

Is Corporal Punishment in School Legal?
Corporal punishment in school is still legal in 19 states which may come as a surprise depending on where in country you live. (via Reuters)

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