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Parents Daily News Roundup

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

Uncircumcised Boys Have a Higher Risk of UTI
A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal finds that uncircumcised boys have a higher risk of urinary tract infection (UTI) than circumcised boys, a condition that could lead to kidney damage and scarring. (via TIME)

Despite Obesity Concerns, Gym Classes Cut
In its biennial survey of high school students across the nation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in June that nearly half said they had no physical education classes in an average week. (via NY Times)

Meeting Contraception Needs Could Cut Maternal Deaths By a Third, Study Says
A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University shows that fulfilling unmet contraception demand by women in developing countries could reduce global maternal mortality by nearly a third, a potentially great improvement for one of the world’s most vulnerable populations. (via NY Times)

Should You Make Your Teen Get a Summer Job?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, fewer than half of Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 were employed last July, the month when youth employment typically peaks. (via TIME)

Moms’ Caffeine Not Tied to Kids’ Behavior Issues
In a study of more than 3,400 five- and six-year-olds, reported in the journal Pediatrics, researchers found no evidence that the children’s behavioral problems were related to their mothers’ caffeine intake during pregnancy. (via Reuters)

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Daily News Roundup

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Goody Blog Daily News RoundupSo, the U.S. is like Spider-Man and bin Laden’s the Green Goblin? Explaining justice and revenge to kids
It’s not quite as simple as U-S-A! As a parent, you have to balance your own feelings of relief and happiness about the news of bin Laden’s death with the complicated task of explaining to kids how bad news (someone dying) can actually be good news. (

Homeless, but Finding Sanctuary at School
In Orlando, Fla., homeless students are flourishing at Fern Creek Elementary School, where 20 percent of the students live in shelters. (New York Times)

Want Your Teen to Get a Summer Job? Only 1 in 4 Will Succeed, Report Says
Feel like screaming “Get a job!” to your teenager this summer? Parental threats of no car keys, groundings or taking phones away if they don’t find work may not do much good when there are few jobs for teens to even land. (Parent Dish)


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