Monday, August 22nd, 2011
Eager for Spotlight, but Not if It Is on a Testing Scandal
A former schools chancellor in Washington has refused to talk to USA Today reporters about a cheating scandal.
Falls from windows injure 5,100 kids every year
Every year, more than 5,100 American kids go to the hospital with injuries after falling out of windows, and a quarter of them are serious enough for the children to be admitted, according to the first nationwide study of the problem.
The Placenta Cookbook
For a growing number of new mothers, there’s no better nutritional snack after childbirth than the fruit of their own labor.
Calories, sugar reduced in flavored milk for kids
Good news for milk-pushing moms this September: kid-favorite flavored milks will have less calories and sugar, according to the Milk Processor Education Program.
Congenital heart disease screening recommended for newborns
Before newborns leave the hospital, they should receive a simple, pain-free test to check for signs of congenital heart disease, one of the most common types of birth defects, according to a recommendation by a federal advisory panel.