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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Roland Martin: What Are YOU Doing To Help Your Child Learn?

Today on NewsOne Now, the topic of education is always one of concern in the urban community, but not always at the most opportune times. In the city of Atlanta, this school year is becoming […]

WAOK-AM–09/03/2014

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Parents Urged To Warn Teens Against Taking Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’

The “game” involves teenagers recording themselves as they pour lighter fluid all over their body before lighting the flame.

08/06/2014

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Safe Kids Cobb County

(WAOK)-Safe Kids Cobb County is an organization that educates parents on proper car seat installation, but now feel another issue is more important. Lisa Grisham of Safe Kids feels that it is crucial to inform parents […]

WAOK-AM–07/14/2014

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Study: Most Teens Sext Before They’re 18

A new study has found that many teenagers are sending and receiving sexually explicit texts and photos at a very young age.

07/06/2014

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Georgia Offers A Chance To Catch Up On Child Support

The state Division of Child Support Services is offering non-custodial parents a chance to get caught up on child support payments without penalties.

05/16/2014

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Meeting Leads To Fight, Lockdown At Georgia High School

School officials say a meeting that included parents to settle a dispute among teenage girls led to a fight involving nearly a dozen students and prompted a lockdown at a suburban Atlanta high school.

05/13/2014

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State Warns Against Leaving Children In Vehicles Unattended

The Department of Early Care and Learning is reminding childcare providers and parents about the dangers of leaving children in unattended cars.

04/18/2014

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Study: Stricter Parents More Likely To Raise Obese Children

Kids whose parents lay down a lot of rules without communicating with their children are at the greatest risk of obesity.

03/23/2014

The recommendations are bound to prompt eye-rolling and LOLs from many teens but an influential pediatricians group says parents need to know that unrestricted media use can have serious consequences. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Doctors Urge Parents To Adopt Policy Restricting Teen Texts, Online Access

The recommendations are bound to prompt eye-rolling and LOLs from many teens but an influential pediatricians group says parents need to know that unrestricted media use can have serious consequences.

10/28/2013

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