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Kids and codeine cough meds are a bad combination
Come children receive no benefit, while others are at risk for overdose despite taking the recommended amount.
CrossFit branches out into kids' programs
April 8, 2015
Popular workout program has branched out to youths.
Safe Kids car-seat clinics: Minor adjustments can make major differences
April 7, 2015
Safe Kids Anoka County and others offer free inspections to try to ensure children's seats are properly installed.
He gave thanks for his dads. His teacher condemned gay couples
The substitute teacher was fired soon after, according to the staffing company that had placed her at the Utah school.
Kids' screen time affects brain development, scans show
The children with higher screen exposure had poorer expressive language and did worse on tests of language processing speed.
State + Local
Legislators vow to crack down on teen vaping in 2020 session
Both parties plan measures to get nicotine products out of the hands of teenagers.
Minnesota schools are on the front lines of the vaping epidemic
Students' use soars despite urgent campaigns, retail crackdowns.
As some Minn. students prepare for fair, others already are in class
Most state districts won't start until after Labor Day.
Minnesota seeks applicants for "Farm to School" grants
Districts have used the funds to outfit kitchens with on-site cooking equipment and tools.
End of school year can be start of 'summertime anxiety' for some kids
To adults, the summer break seems ideal, but it can be unsettling for kids. Here's how to identify and deal with summer anxiety.
Nonverbal boy sings first words, charms Internet with 'Old Town Road'
A popular rap-meets-country song has inspired a Minnesota boy with autism to belt out some of his first words. Until last week, 4-year-old Daniel Brundidge’s…
Can you go a week without using a screen? Try this digital detox
A Twin Cities dad is challenging families to pledge to ditch devices for national Screen-Free Week.
September 15, 2018
Minnesota schools battle 'epidemic' of teen vaping
FDA cracks down on e-cigarette makers as use among minors surges.
September 2, 2018
Ex-Etiquette: Former in-law still hurts her
Q: I have been divorced for 17 years. His mother was the driving force behind our divorce. She hurt me in so many ways, it's…
July 29, 2018
Ex-etiquette: Adult kids can make decision about mom
Q: My wife abandoned me and our three children 15 years ago. They were 8, 7 and 5 when she left. I think she was…
July 26, 2018
Tiny, dying organs restored in novel experiment of mitochondria transplants
The idea was born of serendipity, desperation and the meeting of two researchers at two Harvard teaching hospitals both wrestling with how to fix hearts deprived of oxygen.
July 8, 2018
U.S. opposes breast-feeding motion, stuns health officials
Despite decades of research, the U.S. delegation, embracing the interests of infant formula manufacturers, upended U.N. health organization's deliberations.
June 18, 2018
How to spot signs of mental illness in your kids
Is it typical teenage behavior, or something more serious?
March 19, 2018
Parents on the art of summer scheduling: 'The stress I feel keeps me up at night'
For many parents, planning their kids' summer break is a mind-boggling affair.
January 22, 2018
Twin Cities agency gives teen moms boxes for newborns – just like in Finland
A new Twin Cities nonprofit is providing teen moms with starter kits to parenthood, including a cardboard box for their babies to sleep in.
December 4, 2017
'Playgrounds on steroids': Ninja warrior gym craze sweeps Minnesota
At least six ninja warrior gyms have sprung up in the Twin Cities, inspired by the obstacle-course competition made popular on NBC's television show "American Ninja Warrior." And more are coming.
November 29, 2017
Plymouth joins other cities, bumps up minimum tobacco-buying age to 21
Four Twin Cities suburbs have now raised the minimum age.
July 15, 2017
Minneapolis Somali-American kids get wheels, thanks to bike giveaway
Allina Health donated the bicycles after a social media post about the lack of bikes in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.
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Gophers will face Auburn on New Year's Day in Outback Bowl
Snow headed for Twin Cities early Monday, then subzero cold
Paul Douglas: A 'Category 2' winter storm for Monday?
'Heartbroken' couple recall daughter, 2 grandsons killed in Mpls. murder-suicide
Vikings handle Lions 20-7 for ninth victory of season
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