Parenting News

Clock ticks for states to adopt health exchanges

Michelle Decker, left, an employee of Connect For Health Colorado, the state's health care exchange, explains options and procedures to Virginia and Jose Sotelo, who signed up for insurance on the last day before fines are imposed, in Denver, Monday, March. 31, 2014. Colorado has already exceeded baseline federal goals for enrollment. As of last week, 106,000 Coloradans had signed up for private insurance since the exchange opened in October. Another 151,000 had enrolled in Medicaid. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)Opportunity for hundreds of millions of dollars in aid is set is to expire, but issue remains an election-year risk.


Emotions, questions mount as S. Korea ferry rescue efforts continue

Warrant Issued for Captain of Sunken Ferry, and MoreAs rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead, officials say the investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster is focusing on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and whether a quicker evacuation order could have saved lives.


Fender Stratocaster turns 60
Fender Stratocaster turns 60An original 1954 Fender Stratocaster head stock, left, is shown next to a 2014 model, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at a studio in Scottsdale, Ariz. April 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the very first Stratocaster ever sold. (AP Photo/Matt York)

12 killed, 3 missing in Everest avalanche

FILE - In this May 18, 2013 file photo released by mountain guide Adrian Ballinger of Alpenglow Expeditions, climbers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest, in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalayas. An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, April 18, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. (AP Photo/Alpenglow Expeditions, Adrian Ballinger, File) MANDATORY CREDIT, EDITORIAL USE ONLYAll the victims are Nepalese guides in the worst disaster on the world's highest peak.


Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

People stand along a street after evacuating a hospital following an earthquake in PueblaThe U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.


Sticky fix: Docs use 'super glue' to mend brains

A 3-week-old girl was recovering Tuesday from life-saving brain surgery after Kansas surgeons used a sterile surgical glue to seal the infant's bleeding aneurysm.A 3-week-old girl was recovering Tuesday from life-saving brain surgery after Kansas surgeons used a sterile surgical glue to seal the infant's bleeding aneurysm.


Mom's heartache: Two sons have deadly disease, but only one can get 'miracle drug'

Each day brings Jenn McNary another dose of hope and heartache as she watches one son get healthier while the other becomes sicker. Each day brings Jenn McNary another dose of hope and heartache as she watches one son get healthier while the other becomes sicker.


Pot-laced treats may send more kids to the ER
Increased use of medical marijuana may lead to more young children getting sick from accidentally eating food made with the drug, a Colorado study suggests. Medical marijuana items include yummy-looking gummy candies, cookies and other treats that may entice young children.

Helping or hovering? 'Helicopter parenting' backfires
Whether it’s called overparenting or the better-known “helicopter parenting,” the style of overly attentive, competitive child-rearing popular since about the mid-1990s may have backfired.

Boys with ADHD twice as likely to grow up obese

A long-term study released Monday finds men diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as children are twice as likely to be overweight or obese as those who never had the disorder. The results may surprise some parents since ADHD medications can suppress appetite.A long-term study released Monday finds men diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as children are twice as likely to be overweight or obese as those who never had the disorder. The results may surprise some parents since ADHD medications can suppress appetite.


Leave a Reply

Entries RSS | Comments RSS | Adres - Dutch News