WASHINGTON — Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
The turkeys at David Martin’s farm in Lebanon, Pa., are raised without antibiotics. The FDA acted Wednesday to phase out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
NEWTOWN, Conn. — Having already lost her 6-year-old son, Nicole Hockley insists she won’t lose the fight to reduce gun violence — no matter how long it takes.
PHILADELPHIA — The scenes are too common for comfort: A mother grabs her daughter’s arm roughly on the bus. A father at a convenience store growls coarsely into his son’s ear.
WASHINGTON — Young American women are increasingly likely to receive pay nearly equal to that of their male counterparts, with earnings at 93 percent of men’s pay, a new study finds. Still, those women remain as pessimistic as their mothers and grandmothers regarding gender equality.
Angela Chintis teaches the nurturing parenting series at Casa de los Niños. Previously she trained prospective foster and adoptive parents for Arizona’s Children Association.
LOS ANGELES — Violent dramas on the broadcast networks carry milder parental cautions than cable shows like “The Walking Dead” but can equal them in graphic gore, a failure of the TV ratings system, a new study found.
BOSTON — In the five years since the “Octomom” case, big multiple births have gone way down but the twin rate has barely budged. Now fertility experts are pushing a new goal: one.
Ken Ernst and his wife, Abigail, conceived their 2-month-old daughter, Lucy, by using only one embryo through in vitro fertilization. Fertility doctors are trying to reduce multiple births and are now urging more couples to attempt pregnancy with just a single embryo.
DEAR ABBY: I managed a retail store for 10 years, and I can relate to the shop owner who signed herself “Had It With Overindulged Kids” (June 28). She could turn things around by creating a designated play area and market to the children by taking any opened items and placing them there for …
DEAR ABBY: My wife and I are about to welcome our first child and we are overjoyed. However, as her due date nears and we start talking about the birth, hospital, etc., I’m getting nervous and anxious. I’m worried, I guess, that something will happen to my wife and I won’t be able to cope wi…
DEAR ABBY: I have been dating Mr. Right for two years. “Phil” is the man I want to spend my life with. When we are together privately, everything is perfect.
Parents know that one of their jobs is to protect their child from pain. Some misguided parents morph this laudable goal into attempts to foster continuous happiness upon their children. Not a good idea.
When stay-at-home mom Jessica Krassow moved here from Colorado with her husband and 1-year-old daughter, she needed to find a support network quickly.
Charlene DeWitt, coordinator of the northwest-side MOPS - Mothers of Preschoolers - plays with her son Dominic at Continental Ranch Community Park.
Charlene DeWitt shares some family time at the Continental Ranch park playground. She was with, from left, Ryan, her husband; daughter Elizabeth; and sons Dominic and Alexander.
Editor's note: Today we debut Kristen Cook's occasional column, "The Minivan Momologues," her take on parenting.
Parents seeking help dealing with their misbehaving children and discipline are invited to a free course offered by St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church.
Any toy my boys pick up can be converted for instant battle action.