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Fathers as likely as mothers to kill their infants, study shows

04/16/2014 7:33am
Fifteen percent of homicides in the United States are filicides — children killed by a parent. Nearly 10 percent of filicides occur during a child's first week of life, according to a new statistical analysis of 32 years of homicide arrest data.

Wednesday's Child: Crystal

04/16/2014 11:00am
When a foster child isn't adopted by the age of 18, they are slowly phased out of the system, but Wednesday's Child Crystal said no matter what age she is, she will always want a family.

Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

04/16/2014 11:51am
They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.

From soda to coffee: Kids' caffeine consumption is changing

04/16/2014 8:34pm
Although the rate of consumption has not changed, the ways kids are getting their caffeine has, according to a new report by Pediatrics.