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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Parents Urged To Warn Teens Against Taking Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’

The “game” involves teenagers recording themselves as they pour lighter fluid all over their body before lighting the flame.

08/06/2014

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Report: Conn. Infants More Likely To Die Of Unsafe Sleeping Conditions

A recent report shows infants in Connecticut are more likely to die from unsafe sleeping conditions than child abuse, car accidents, choking, falls and other accidents.

08/03/2014

Study finds giving parents new information about vaccines actually made them more likely to oppose vaccinating a future child. (Getty Images)

Study: Vaccination Messages May Backfire

Giving parents new information about vaccines actually made them more likely to oppose vaccinating a future child.

03/04/2014

File photo of a sign in Newtown, Conn. with information about the town. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Gallup: Parents No Less Worried About School Safety 8 Months After Shooting

A third of all parents of school-age children in the country are still scared for their children when they are at school, a figure that has not changed since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. last December.

08/29/2013

File photo of a memorial made fro the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Grieving Newtown Couple Raise Money For Autism

Josephine Gay’s mother could not be with her in her final, harrowing minutes inside Sandy Hook Elementary School. She struggles with it every day, but she has taken comfort from learning that Josephine’s aide wrapped her arms and body around her and other children, shielding them from the horror of a rampaging gunman.

02/04/2013

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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“Caylee’s Law:” Bill Would Penalize Parents Who Fail To Report Missing Child

A bill that would establish a penalty for Connecticut parents and guardians who fail to report the disappearance of a child is being considered by the General Assembly, a response to the death of Florida toddler Caylee Anthony.

03/23/2012

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