| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't look for the morning-after pill to move next to the condoms on drugstore shelves right away — but after a decade-plus fight, it appears it really will happen. Backed into a corner by a series of court rulings, the Obama...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Indoor trampoline parks are gaining altitude across South Florida, as people are jumping to try them out.
Off the Wall Trampoline Fun Center in Coconut Creek opened April 28 in a former Publix and joins two parks that began business last year: Planet...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:19 PM
When two women walked past a silver sedan Tuesday and saw a toddler locked inside, they jumped into action and called 911.
Deputies and fire-rescue officials rushed to the scene with sirens blaring. As one smashed the driver's-side window to retrieve...
| May 29, 2013
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| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Jun 3, 2013
Caffeine-infused waffles and maple syrup are promoted as energizing alternatives to a morning mug of coffee.
But the recent craze of adding caffeine to a range of kid-friendly snack foods — including popcorn, chewing gum, candy bars, mints,...
| Jan 10, 2013
After the births of her first two children, Charmaine Sharkey's neighborhood hospital gave her cans of baby formula and sent her on her way.
But Sharkey tried something different when her youngest, Dynasty, was born six months ago. The 28-year-old...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:32 AM
A recent headline in the Wall Street Journal noted, "More doctors dismissing patients who refuse vaccines for their children." This story was especially interesting to me, as I now only accept new patients who plan to vaccinate their children.
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:19 AM
The influential American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended legalizing gay marriage on the grounds that it fosters the good health and well-being of children.
In a policy statement released Thursday, the AAP declared that "scientific evidence affirms...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The recent feature article regarding nurseries ("Making rooms for baby," March 10) provides nice design advice, but it fails to provide safe advice for a sleeping newborn. Many of the photographs in the article highlight unsafe cribs.
In the Baltimore...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Eleven-year-old Tyler Parker-Rollins says being vegan isn't always easy. But he says it's also "fun" and that he plans to be one "forever."
His 9-year-old brother, Will, loved it when his friends tried vegan pizza at his birthday party and "they...