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Watchdog: EPA Asbestos Protection for Schoolchildren Lagging

Watchdog: EPA Asbestos Protection for Schoolchildren Lagging

Sep 18
The Environmental Protection Agency is shifting money away from a congressionally mandated program meant to get harmful asbestos out of schools.

Few Safeguards For Foster Kids on Psych Drugs

Few Safeguards For Foster Kids on Psych Drugs

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 17
Thousands of children in foster care may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without basic safeguards, according to a federal watchdog's investigation.

Doctors Group Recommends Support for Transgender Children

Doctors Group Recommends Support for Transgender Children

By Carla K. Johnson | Sep 17
A doctors group took a stand in support of transgender children Monday, offering advice in what it called "a rapidly evolving" field.

Tickle Me Elmo Among Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

Tickle Me Elmo Among Toy Hall of Fame Finalists

By Carolyn Thompson | Sep 13
The finalists for the hall of fame's class of 2018 were announced Wednesday, chosen by staff from thousands of online nominations.

Moving Note Written by Little Brother of Gay Man Goes Viral on Twitter

Moving Note Written by Little Brother of Gay Man Goes Viral on Twitter

Sep 13
A Twitter user named Erick Endres took to the social media platform this week to share a moving handwritten note from his little brother, who offered him support and acceptance for being gay. The message has since gone viral.

Stem Cell Transplant Cements Arizona Men's Father-Son Bond

Stem Cell Transplant Cements Arizona Men's Father-Son Bond

By Terry Tang | Sep 12
Thirty-five years after an Arizona man cared for his son when he was shot in their native Lebanon, the son is returning that devotion.

Watch: First Transgender Puppet Promotes Anti-Bullying

Watch: First Transgender Puppet Promotes Anti-Bullying

Sep 7
The Jasmin Roy Sophie Desmarais Foundation has launched new educational tools as part of its anti-bullying mission, including Julian, the first transgender puppet.

New Advice on Kids' Concussions Calls for Better Tracking

New Advice on Kids' Concussions Calls for Better Tracking

By Lindsay Tanner | Sep 5
New children's concussion guidelines from the U.S. government recommend against routine X-rays and blood tests for diagnosis and reassure parents that most kids' symptoms clear up within one to three months.

Bill Gates Directs Education Funding to Poor U.S. Schools

Bill Gates Directs Education Funding to Poor U.S. Schools

By Sally Ho | Aug 30
Marking another phase in his education agenda, Bill Gates is now taking a more targeted approach to help struggling U.S. schools.

Mother: Son Killed Self After He was Bullied for Being Gay

Mother: Son Killed Self After He was Bullied for Being Gay

Aug 28
Authorities say Denver Public Schools crisis counselors met with children at an elementary school after a 9-year-old student killed himself after he was reportedly bullied for being gay.

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