Of the four parental ‘feeding styles,’ only one is good for kids’ health, experts say

(CNN)If you’re a parent, you are well aware that managing your kids’ activity schedules, homework, doctor’s appointments, play dates and much more all comes with the territory. But an important part of the parenting job description — and one that may be hidden in a cloud of unconscious thought at…

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UK and US border officials join forces in bid to tackle female genital mutilation

Information from airport interviews to be shared as part of Anglo-US drive to protect potential victims British police and border security will share intelligence on female genital mutilation with US counterparts as part of a drive to increase prosecutions and prevent abuse. Information on flight paths and investigations will be…

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FEMA official: Puerto Rico knows more about hurricane deaths than it has told the public

(CNN)Puerto Rico appears to know more than it has let on about who died because of Hurricane Maria, a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) official told CNN. The figures, which were previously unreleased, raise new questions about the speed at which federal and territorial government officials are investigating and paying…

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Zika epidemic sheds light on Brazil’s ‘invisible children’

Exclusive: families of thousands of babies born with neurodevelopmental disorders may get help for first time Brazils invisible children, the thousands of babies born with neurodevelopmental disorders, have been brought out of the shadows by the Zika virus epidemic and their families may get help for the first time. Almost…

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Doctors saw immigrant kids separated from their parents. Now they’re trying to stop it.

(CNN)The toddler pounded her fists on the play mat, sobbing, with no parent to comfort her. The heartbreaking scene was unlike anything she’d witnessed in her decades as a pediatrician. “I’ve never been in this situation where I’ve felt so needlessly helpless,” she told CNN. “This is something that was…

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