01
Jul

Los Angeles Teen’s Death Calls for an End to Raves

Fifteen-year-old Sasha Rodriguez collapsed at the Electric Daisy Carnival over the weekend, slipping into a coma after overdosing on the hallucinogenic drug, Ecstasy. She suffered multiple organ failure and was removed from life support.

25
Jun

Couple Tries to Sell Baby Outside Walmart for $25

What would prompt a couple to try selling their baby, besides the economical crisis? You guessed it: drugs.

25
Jun

Number of Child Deaths from Hot Cars Rising

Experts advise that no matter what the circumstances, even if you only plan to be a minute, you should never leave your child alone in a hot car.

25
Jun

Massachusetts School to Rethink Condom Policy

School board committee chairman, Peter Grosso, noted he was shocked the amount of controversy that arose over the policy, which he still thinks is a great policy.

24
Jun

Gay Parents in Wisconsin Don’t Have Equal Rights

The non-adoptive mother appealed to the court to allow her to share legal rights in the childrens' futures, but the legal definition of parent under Wisconsin law lists only a biological or adoptive parent.

24
Jun

Free Condoms for Kids in Provincetown, Massachusetts

Parents will not be informed if their seven-year-old visits the nurse's office and asks for a condom in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Instead, they will ask the child their motivation and leave it at that.

23
Jun

No Link Between Cell Phone Towers and Childhood Cancer

Researchers say they've found no association between childhood cancer and exposure to radio frequencies from cell phone towers during pregnancy.

23
Jun

Are Childhood Best Friends Necessary?

Socializing kids in groups, a trend that may have been inspired by the ever-popular play groups parents of our generation involved our children in, seems to have the added benefit of children being less-likely to feel left out.

23
Jun

New York Bill Requires Health Insurance to Cover Autism Treatment

A recent bill was passed in New York that, if passed by the governor, would require health insurance companies to cover screenings, diagnosis and lifetime treatment for children with autism spectrum disorders.

22
Jun

Public Interest Group Plots to Sue McDonald’s

In order to meet with government standards, McDonald's has been forced to advertise Happy Meals only featuring healthier alternatives with less than 600 calories, but according to the consumer group, that's not enough.