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Parents Face Tougher Rules to Get Immigrant Children Back

Parents Face Tougher Rules to Get Immigrant Children Back

By Gisela Salomon and Claudia Torrens | Sep 22
Armando Tabora desperately wants to get his teenage daughter out of the government detention facility where she has been for more than three months. He has been stymied at every turn.

How to Protect Loved Ones With Dementia During Hurricane Season

How to Protect Loved Ones With Dementia During Hurricane Season

Sep 21
For the estimated 5 million seniors in the U.S. diagnosed with dementia — a set of terminal diseases leading to memory loss, cognitive decline and personality changes — natural disasters can be particularly terrifying.

Watchdog: EPA Asbestos Protection for Schoolchildren Lagging

Watchdog: EPA Asbestos Protection for Schoolchildren Lagging

Sep 18
The Environmental Protection Agency is shifting money away from a congressionally mandated program meant to get harmful asbestos out of schools.

Few Safeguards For Foster Kids on Psych Drugs

Few Safeguards For Foster Kids on Psych Drugs

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 17
Thousands of children in foster care may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without basic safeguards, according to a federal watchdog's investigation.

Doctors Group Recommends Support for Transgender Children

Doctors Group Recommends Support for Transgender Children

By Carla K. Johnson | Sep 17
A doctors group took a stand in support of transgender children Monday, offering advice in what it called "a rapidly evolving" field.

Tickle Me Elmo Among Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

Tickle Me Elmo Among Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

By Carolyn Thompson | Sep 13
The finalists for the hall of fame's class of 2018 were announced Wednesday, chosen by staff from thousands of online nominations.

Moving Note Written by Little Brother of Gay Man Goes Viral on Twitter

Moving Note Written by Little Brother of Gay Man Goes Viral on Twitter

Sep 13
A Twitter user named Erick Endres took to the social media platform this week to share a moving handwritten note from his little brother, who offered him support and acceptance for being gay. The message has since gone viral.

Stem Cell Transplant Cements Arizona Men's Father-Son Bond

Stem Cell Transplant Cements Arizona Men's Father-Son Bond

By Terry Tang | Sep 12
Thirty-five years after an Arizona man cared for his son when he was shot in their native Lebanon, the son is returning that devotion.

Watch: First Transgender Puppet Promotes Anti-Bullying

Watch: First Transgender Puppet Promotes Anti-Bullying

Sep 7
The Jasmin Roy Sophie Desmarais Foundation has launched new educational tools as part of its anti-bullying mission, including Julian, the first transgender puppet.

New Advice on Kids' Concussions Calls for Better Tracking

New Advice on Kids' Concussions Calls for Better Tracking

By Lindsay Tanner | Sep 5
New children's concussion guidelines from the U.S. government recommend against routine X-rays and blood tests for diagnosis and reassure parents that most kids' symptoms clear up within one to three months.

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