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December 22, 2016
To prevent injuries during family vacations, parents should either bring a car seat or rent one at their destination, Clark advised. Many airlines allow parents to check a car seat for free, and some ride share and car service companies can offer reservations with car seats.
Parents may overlook children's safety while on holiday vacations
December 22, 2016 - 8:00am
December 20, 2016
Darlene McClendon, a sixth-grade teacher at Eisenhower Elementary School in Flint, Mich., said the water crisis has made her worry more about the future of her students. MUST CREDIT: Brittany Greeson for The Washington Post.
Four more officials charged with felonies in Flint water crisis
December 20, 2016 - 1:06pm
December 19, 2016
El Niño on a warming planet may have sparked the Zika epidemic, scientists report
December 19, 2016 - 4:39pm
December 18, 2016
"We only found a benefit from the combination of lidocaine with sugar and the parent instructional video," said lead study author Dr. Anna Taddio, a pharmacy researcher at the University of Toronto. Pixabay image.
Spoonful of sugar alone may not ease babies' vaccination pain
December 18, 2016 - 7:33am
December 17, 2016
Parents and students are reunited after a shooting at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Ore., June 10, 2014. A gunman walked into the school and fatally shot a student on Tuesday before authorities found him dead a short time later, a day before students were due to finish classes and break for summer vacation. REUTERS/Steve Dipaola
Gun laws, mental health spending tied to fewer school shootings
December 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
December 16, 2016
EpiPen auto-injection epinephrine pens manufactured by Mylan NV pharmaceutical company for use by severe allergy sufferers are seen in Washington, U.S. August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/File Phot
Mylan releases a half-priced generic version of EpiPen
December 16, 2016 - 11:33am
Third bighorn sheep in Deadwood herd dies of pneumonia
December 16, 2016 - 11:13am
December 14, 2016
CDC issues travel advisory for Brownsville, Texas, over Zika
December 14, 2016 - 4:34pm
Women denied abortions face higher risk for mental health problems
December 14, 2016 - 4:33pm
December 12, 2016
Cleveland Browns quarterback Cody Kessler (6) is led off the field after suffering a concussion Nov. 20 against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second half at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
U.S. Supreme Court ends fight over $1 billion NFL concussion deal
December 12, 2016 - 11:28am
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe building new $13M clinic
December 12, 2016 - 10:45am
December 8, 2016
E-cigarettes containing THC oils are pictured at Los Angeles Patients & Caregivers Group dispensary in West Hollywood, California on October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
U.S. surgeon general E-cigarette report sparks controversy
December 8, 2016 - 1:37pm
December 7, 2016
Protesters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on the morning that the court took up a major abortion case focusing on whether a Texas law that imposes strict regulations on abortion doctors and clinic buildings interferes with the constitutional right of a woman to end her pregnancy in Washington March 2, 2016.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
Ohio lawmakers pass 'heartbeat' abortion legislation
December 7, 2016 - 8:58am
December 5, 2016
Cancer drugs may remain approved despite lack of benefit
December 5, 2016 - 1:17pm
December 1, 2016
Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin testifies at a Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness, entitled "U.S. Human Exploration Goals and Commercial Space Competitiveness," on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 24, 2015.
Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin medically evacuated from South Pole
December 1, 2016 - 10:57am