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How does nutrition affect children's school performance?

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:42am

As politicians debate spending and cuts in President Donald Trump's proposed budget, there have been questions about the effects of nutrition programs for kids.

US infant mortality rates down 15 percent

Robert Jimison, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:29pm

Infant mortality rates have reached new lows, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday.

Cambodia halts Utah company's export of human breast milk

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 11:28am

Cambodia has suspended the export of human breast milk by a U.S.-based company pioneered by a former LDS missionary.

‘Family Wanted’ ad featuring 5 Kansas siblings inspires overwhelming response

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:26am

An unusual “wanted” ad in a Kansas City newspaper is catching the eyes and hearts of millions of people across the world.

'Sesame Street' introduces muppet with autism

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:39am

The newest resident of "Sesame Street" has orange hair and a fondness for her toy rabbit.

Healing anger and resentment in your marriage

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:57am

"After 14 years of marriage I am feeling frustrated and discouraged. My spouse and I continue to argue over the same issues without ever coming to any resolution." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share some ways to heal the resentment and create better connection with your spouse.

Have You Seen This? If toddlers had magic wands

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 2:03pm

Toddlers with magic wands might mean chaos, but in one dad’s imagination, it means sunshine and rainbows.

Have You Seen This? What if mom were interrupted on live TV?

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 2:40pm

Last week, a video of two kids crashing their father's live BBC interview went viral; this week, a comedy duo asks, “What if the same thing happened to a mom?”

Boy sprayed by cyanide explosive: ‘By the grace of God, I'm still alive’

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 5:40pm

The family of a teenage boy sprayed by a cyanide explosive that killed their dog is outraged they weren’t told the device was planted near their home.

Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands

Michael Catalini, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:35am

Cardboard boxes certainly aren't new technology. But when they're linked to a practice that started in Finland decades ago to help babies sleep safely, they're taking on a new purpose as so-called baby boxes make their way to the U.S.

A West Jordan bride and her paraplegic groom prove dreams come true

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 10:39pm

Life goals that once seemed easily reachable were shattered for a West Jordan man. Though he lost his ability to walk, he refuses to let that define him. When he fell in love, he wasn't about to sit it out on the sidelines.

Utah couple who lost sons opens home for grieving families

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 10:39pm

A couple in American Fork is offering grieving families a place to get support.

Baby carriers, cribs, strollers linked to thousands of injuries every year

Johanzynn Gatewood, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 8:43pm

An estimated 1.4 million children under the age of 3 were treated in US emergency departments for nursery product-related injuries between 1991 and 2011, according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics — an average of more than 66,000 injuries per year.

Families to pay price if maternity coverage gets cut in GOP's health care plan

Julie Rovner, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 12:43pm

Christie Popp, who is pregnant with her third child, is hoping hard that the maternity coverage she has through the Affordable Care Act doesn't go away.

8 tips for canyoneering with kids

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 11:43am

Taking your kids canyoneering may be an overwhelming thought. That's why we've brought you eight tips on how to begin your family canyoneering adventures.

How to get your spouse’s attention off their phone

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 6:58am

"My wife and I keep having the same fight over the same thing, again and again. It comes down to feeling second to her phone, her social media, her work and the kids, especially at night." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives you a process to handle bad behavior in your spouse in a loving way.

Idaho elementary school offers rare preschool for English language learners

Kevin Trevellyan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 12th - 7:47pm

A group of Madison School District 321 preschoolers had just finished free play in the Burton Elementary School gym when they were told to line up in the hallway outside.

After a near-fatal bout with pregnancy, should she try again?

Elizabeth Cohen, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 7th - 9:08pm

Mary and Greg Pellegrino are thinking about having a second child, but they're not considering the factors couples usually do, such as whether they can afford it or whether they have enough space in their house.

Study links social media use to isolation in young adults

Aj Willingham, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 7th - 4:10pm

A new study put together by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh reveals that increased social media use is linked to higher levels of perceived social isolation.

Supreme Court won't say if transgender teen can pick bathroom

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 6th - 3:21pm

The Supreme Court is leaving the issue of transgender rights in schools to lower courts for now after backing out of a high-profile case Monday of a Virginia high school student who sued to be able to use the boys' bathroom.