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Parents Daily News Roundup

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

Cutting Compulsion Affects Kids as Young as 7, Study Finds
A sobering new study of 665 kids between the ages of 7 and 16, found that a full 9 percent of girls and almost 7 percent of boys surveyed have engaged in self-injurious behaviors such as cutting, banging their heads or hitting themselves.

Stepfather Beating Boy in Video Facing Charges
A video showing a man whipping his stepson with a belt has gone viral, resulting in felony child abuse charges. The video was shot by an outraged neighbor who also confronted the man.

More U.S. Teens Diagnosed With Kidney Stones
The research, which followed Minnesota children from 1984 to 2008, found that the rate of kidney stones climbed six percent each year among teenagers.

Risky Rise of the Good-Grade Pill
At high schools across the United States, pressure over grades and competition for college admissions are encouraging students to abuse stimulants.

TV Content Ratings System Set to Expand to Web
The black labels that tell families what to expect from network television shows will start to appear on the Internet streams of those shows, too.

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Spankin’ New Headlines

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Lice! How panicked parents get help. The New York Times

The nurse/doctor distinction may soon mean less in many states. Yahoo! News

Spanking backfires, making children more aggressive, finds a new study. Time

What it’s like to be a pediatrician in the military. The New York Times

Why working at home doesn’t necessarily translate to quality time with your kids. USA Today

South Carolina kids are 4 times more likely to get kidney stones than they were a decade ago, according to a new study. Reuters

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