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Most kids are consuming far more salt than they should and that extra sodium could be posing a health risk.
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It costs about $235,000 to raise a child from birth to age 17.
Every parent has been there: The frustration of trying to figure out what a crying baby wants or needs. Now, some parents say a new tool helps open lines of communication with children even before they can talk: Sign language. Or at least a limited form of the signing long used by the deaf or hearing impaired.
It's back to school time for District of Columbia students, and Mayor Vincent Gray will be visiting several schools to welcome students back.
Johns Hopkins Children's Center and Children's National Medical Center are rated among the best places for specialized care for children, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Find out where the most is spent on children.
Twelve-year-old Darwin Wafoymungu could never do the simple things most boys his age could do.
Is it possible to be a happy parent with no sleep, dirty diapers and testy teenagers? Survey says: Yes.
There are even indications that sleep deprivation could set back cognitive development in young children, says Dr. Judith Owens, director of sleep medicine at Children's National Medical Center.
Maryland is the first state to respond to recent reports that children are fast becoming the favorite target of identity thieves.
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