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Parents Daily News Roundup

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

After Car Booster Seat Laws, Child Deaths Fell
U.S. states with laws requiring kids to ride in car booster seats have had fewer child deaths in accidents, especially among 6- and 7-year-olds, researchers reported Monday. (via Fox News)

Election Shows Voters Divided Over Education
Voters delivered mixed verdicts on a raft of education-related ballot questions, highlighting the deep divide across the country over how to run public schools. (via Wall Street Journal)

Students to Wear Tracking Devices in New Flu Study
About 450 southwestern Pennsylvania school students will be wearing electronic devices that will track how often they come in contact with one another at school — and on their day off during Election Day — to help researchers track how the flu may be spread among them. (via Fox News)

Majority of Pregnant Women Require an Average of Two Months Sick Leave from Work, Studies Suggest
Three quarters of pregnant women take sick leave from work but employers can help reduce this through flexible work adjustments, a new study suggests. (via ScienceDaily)

MRI and EEG Could Identify Children at Risk for Epilepsy After Febrile Seizures
A new study reveals that within days of a prolonged fever-related seizure, some children have signs of acute brain injury, abnormal brain anatomy, altered brain activity, or a combination. (via ScienceDaily)

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