Drug abuse isn't an easy topic for parents to talk about, but it could save a child's life. Don't be ashamed to get help, because it could make all the difference.
The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and treat physical education as a core subject.
It's something nearly every child faces and it can be one of the trickiest conversations for parents—peer pressure. Kids face this decision everyday—do what you’re told or go along with your friends. So how do you convince them that their friends don’t know everything?
No matter how close your family is, talking about certain issues just isn’t easy—it’s uncomfortable for the parents and awkward for the kids.
If your kids are couch potatoes, an upcoming study in The Journal of Pediatrics recommends using "excer-gaming" to improve their health.
A press release from the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office mentions a Poker Run happening the weekend of May the 18th at Fort Walton Beach.
Rockets were flying at Abbeville High School.
A new study shows bicycle helmets saves more lives in states that legally require them.
A first of its kind study finds a child is treated in an emergency room just about every other hour for injuries from amusement rides.
When summer rolls around and students are out of school finding something for them to do can be a hassle for working parents. News 4's Muriel Bailey spent the day finding local summer programs to keep kids busy.
Katie was born with Proteus Syndrome, which caused her head to outweigh a good portion of her body. Doctors performed successful reconstructive surgery a few weeks ago, but Katie still has many procedures ahead.
Florida legislators are wrapping up their negotiations on a proposed $74 billion budget.
A new study finds premature babies who listen to live music are better able to eat, sleep and become comfortable in their new surroundings.
New research shows children serve themselves larger portions when they use larger plates.
In the fourth quarter of the Cornhuskers’ annual spring game, 7 year-old Jack Hoffman who is battling pediatric brain cancer and has been adopted by the NU football family came in facing a critical fourth-and-one and scored TD.
Dothan City School officials have decided not to eliminate magnet schools and will now move in a new direction.
One in 88 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with Autism. But recent studies show those numbers may be changing.
Cases of malignant melanoma in light-skinned children are going up.
Vitamin D may help prevent diabetes in obese children.
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Ga. woman says she's certain suspect shot her baby... 2nd airport sign removed after 1st sugn fell and killedf a 10-yr-old in Birmingham... 2-yr-old shot and killed in domestic dispute... Sinkhole opens between 2 homes in same town that earlier sinkhole resulted in death of man... 2 skydivers die in separate jumps but from same plane...
Betty and James Johnson sift through pictures of their granddaughter Maayimuna N'diaye.
A mother whose baby stopped breathing credits two elementary school students for coming to his rescue.
Technology is everywhere and the administration at Northside Methodist Academy is making sure students have the latest right at their fingertips.
Reading is a vital part of any child's early development. Reach Out and Read is a program that encourages early literacy and school readiness.
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