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Flint Water Crisis Revisited After Five Years

It's been five years since the news broke that lawmakers had switched Flint residents to contaminated water. Here's a look at the crisis through one mother's eyes – and an update on what has happened since.

Artificial Sweeteners for Kids: Are They Safe?

Ingredients like sucralose are found in a surprising number of foods marketed toward kids. So are artificial sweeteners for kids safe?

Should School Start Before Labor Day?

With a record number of Michigan schools starting before the holiday weekend, many families are adjusting to a shortened summer break and wondering 'should school start before Labor Day?'

Hepatitis A Outbreak in Metro Detroit: How to Keep Your Family...

A local physician weighs in on the hepatitis A outbreak in southeast Michigan and what parents should know.

Maxi-Cosi Launches First Car Seat With Built-In Airbags

The UK-made airbags, which are located in the shoulder pads of the car seat and deploy within 0.05 seconds of a collision, reduce neck and head stress in the event of a crash.

Parents Warned About Dangerous ‘Condom Snorting Challenge’

One of the latest YouTube challenges poses major health risks. Find out how to keep your kids safe.

Do We Really Want to Know What Causes Mass Shootings?

Republican. Democrat. Doesn’t matter. We should all be able to agree that we’ve got a problem with mass shootings in this country. And we should all be committed to fixing it. I’m open to being wrong about what I think the issue is. Are you?

‘Tide Pod Challenge’ Puts Kids at Serious Risk

This dangerous trend is growing in popularity despite warnings from health officials. Here's what parents should know.

Michigan Meteor: Local Scientist Answers Kids’ Top Questions

How to talk to your kids about the meteor that tore through the sky, plus tips for keeping kids interested in astronomy.

After Flying Fairy Toy Catches Fire, 7 Ways to Safety-Check Kids’...

Consider these tips to help you evaluate your children's toys and learn how to avoid problems like an exploding flying fairy toy.

Are You Preparing ‘Substitute’ Babysitters for the Holiday Season?

It's one thing to find a babysitter, but it turns out many parents aren't providing those sitters with info they might need in case of an emergency.

Digital Self-Harm: A Surprising Issue Among Adolescents

A recent study found that 6 percent of kids ages 12-17 actually bully themselves online. A local expert weighs in on why and how to help.
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