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December 2012

Researchers Identify Four New Parenting Styles in U.S.

12/26/12

Researchers Identify Four New Parenting Styles in U.S.

A recent study defines four ways moms and dads raise their kids. What are they, and what does a southeast Michigan expert have to say about them?

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Kids and Gun Safety Hot Topic After Newtown, Conn. Shooting

12/20/12

Kids and Gun Safety Hot Topic After Newtown, Conn. Shooting

The recent massacre at a Connecticut elementary school raises concerns about gun safety and kids. Should southeast Michigan kids be educated on dangers? How do parents keep kids safe?

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OPINION: School Shooting Prompts Concern about Michigan's Gun Laws

12/18/12

OPINION: School Shooting Prompts Concern about Michigan's Gun Laws

As Newtown, Conn. mourns the mass murder of 20 kids and seven adults by an assailant with an assault rifle, a local mom wonders how we got here and worries about potential legislation that could make this sort of massacre easier in Michigan.

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Michigan Science Center in Detroit to Open Dec. 26, 2012

12/04/12

Michigan Science Center in Detroit to Open Dec. 26, 2012

The former Detroit Science Center will reopen to the public under a new name in late December 2012 with new exhibit as feature attraction.

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Inflatable Bounce Houses, Moonwalks Pose Dangers to Kids

12/04/12

Inflatable Bounce Houses, Moonwalks Pose Dangers to Kids

A recent study finds that the number of injuries in U.S. children resulting from these popular kids party staples has increased over 20 years.

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Pregnant Kate Middleton Suffering from Extreme Morning Sickness

12/03/12

Pregnant Kate Middleton Suffering from Extreme Morning Sickness

The Duchess of Cambridge, now expecting her first baby, is admitted to a London hospital for treatment of hyperemesis gravidarum symptoms.

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New Michigan Law Protects Kids from Concussions

11/26/12

New Michigan Law Protects Kids from Concussions

Two-part approach aims to educate coaches on signs and requires that injured kids get medical approval before getting back in the game.

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