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May 2014

Women Over Age 35 Show Rising Pregnancy Rates Nationwide

05/28/14

Women Over Age 35 Show Rising Pregnancy Rates Nationwide

For decades, birth ages have been increasing. But since 2012, there's been a growing spike as future moms' roles and priorities continue to change.

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Number of Teenage Readers Declining, Study Reports

05/20/14

Number of Teenage Readers Declining, Study Reports

A roundup of studies has found nearly half of 17-year-olds get no pleasure from reading – and this is a dramatic decrease from a decade ago. What's happening right here in southeast Michigan?

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Baby Gate Related Injuries Increase Four Times in 10 Years

05/14/14

Baby Gate Related Injuries Increase Four Times in 10 Years

A new study by Nationwide Children's Hospital finds these incidents have quadrupled since 1990. The culprit may be improper installation and usage.

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National College Decision Day for Detroit High Schoolers

05/01/14

National College Decision Day for Detroit High Schoolers

Seniors announce their college choices on May 1, 2014. In Detroit, DESPA Early College of Excellence held an assembly for students to declare their decisions.

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Too Much Homework Could Cause Negative Emotional Impact

04/28/14

Too Much Homework Could Cause Negative Emotional Impact

Over three hours of it can stress kids out, trigger health issues and throw off life balance, a new study notes. And it's hitting home, too, says a local teacher.

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