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Japanese city offering public funds to freeze women's eggs

Satoshi Sugiyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:30pm

A Tokyo suburb will help women cover the cost of freezing their eggs in a pilot program aimed at countering Japan's declining birth rate.

Feds urge consumers to act quickly on Ikea dresser recall

Paul Holston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:40pm

Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers that can easily tip over and trap children underneath. Six children have been killed and three dozen others injured in the past 27 years, and federal safety officials on Tuesday urged consumers to take immediate action.

Child rescued from hot car is second Utah case in 2 days

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:27pm

A Logan police officer suffered minor injuries Monday after breaking the window of a woman's car to get a trapped toddler out. The incident occurred a day after a 1-year-old was left in a car for more than two hours as the temperature climbed.

Family searches for answers after daughter, 8, dies from flu

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:24pm

The Coynes thought their daughter had a mild stomach flu. A few hours later, she was dead. The medical examiner determined her cause of death to be the H1N1 influenza virus.

Portland schools consider simple dress code meant to end judgment calls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 7:49pm

Portland Public Schools is considering a new, simple dress policy meant to end concerns about the judgment calls required with the district's current policy.

Dad who placed ad for a wife for his son in SLC gets 12 prospects

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 6:06pm

The father of a Salt Lake City businessman who placed an Idaho newspaper ad seeking women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son has received about a dozen inquiries.

10 fun ways to keep kids engaged with Apple’s Siri

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:31pm

By kindergarten, many children can maneuver a touch screen better than mom and dad. So, it may be time to make use of one of the most kid-friendly pieces of tech: Siri.

Brooklyn's bed: Parents of 4-year-old brain cancer survivor search for a safe place to sleep

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:06am

Until recently, the 4-year-old brain cancer survivor was sleeping on a modified trampoline her parents built because the insurance company denied their request for a medical bed, which ranges between $10,000 and $25,000.

After ad, dad interviews potential wives for 48-year-old son from SLC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 4:46pm

The father of a Salt Lake City businessman is setting up interviews for women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son, nearly a week after taking out a newspaper ad announcing the search.

The best and worst states to raise children in

Lauren Delvalle, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 2:36pm

Minnesota reigns as the most kid-friendly state to raise a family for the second year in a row, according to an Annie E. Casey Foundation study released this week.

Can Google Glass help autistic children read faces?

Terence Chea, AP  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 11:45am

Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder.

Mom creates special needs baseball league in West Valley City

Shara Park  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 9:02am

If there's one sport Jennifer Maravilla knows well, it's baseball. So when her son had a bad experience in youth baseball, she was up for the challenge of creating a new special needs baseball league.

CDC panel recommends against using FluMist vaccine

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 7:43pm

Flu vaccines are about to get more painful. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee recommended on Wednesday that FluMist, the nasal spray influenza vaccine, should not be used during the upcoming flu season.

Children with depression: What parents can do to help

Kitt Wakeley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 3:02pm

Parents will do anything to help their sick child feel better, but when a child suffers from depression many don’t know how to help. Here’s what science says are the best ways to help.

Have You Seen This? Ogden baby might have the best laugh

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 1:13pm

Having a matchless laugh is certainly true for 1-year-old Lauren of Ogden; whose bath time giggles in a video uploaded by her parents to YouTube have us in stitches.

Product review: Gear for family adventures this summer

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 11:29am

With temperatures rising and summer in full swing, there are plenty of opportunities for family adventures. This article looks at a handful of outdoor products that might prove useful for your next outing.

Wednesday's Child - Dylan

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 7:28pm

Dylan is a 14-year-old who loves to play soccer. Although he's never been to a professional soccer game, he says the love of the sport keeps him going on hard days.

What every child of an aging parent should know: the documents you need and why

Kathie Roberts and Kate Nance, KSLcom Contributors  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 2:30pm

May is Elder Law Month, and a great time to review whether you have the right documents in place to protect you and your family as you age.

Dad gets tattoo to match son's brain cancer surgery scar

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 1:00pm

The father of a Kansas boy who was self-conscious about scarring following brain cancer surgery has got a tattoo that resembles his son's scar on the side of his head.

Long lost sisters meet in airport for first time

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 7:33am

There may be no better place to witness a happy reunion than an airport, and that’s exactly where two sisters found each other for the very first time.