Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
Schools Restore Fresh Cooking to the Cafeteria
When classes start on Thursday, the district will make a great leap forward — and at the same time back to the way it was done a generation ago — in cooking meals from scratch.
More Unwed Parents Live Together, Report Finds
The number of Americans who have children and live together without marrying has increased twelvefold since 1970, according to a report released Tuesday. The report states that children now are more likely to have unmarried parents than divorced ones.
Study: 1 in 5 American children lives in poverty
Researchers find 14.7 million children were poor in 2009, 2.5 million more than in 2000.
Kids with nut allergies feel teased, excluded
According to a new study conducted in the U.K., families with children who are living with this potentially life-threatening condition often feel isolated, stigmatized, or unfairly excluded from activities, due to the allergies.
More Kids Hospitalized for Flu, Skin Infections
There was a dramatic increase in the number of children’s flu-related hospital stays in the United States between 2000 and 2009, a federal agency says.
Epileptic boy’s book helps raise money for seizure dog
Evan Moss, 7, wrote ‘My Seizure Dog,’ which has earned enough in donations to help buy a service dog for himself — and four more kids.