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Life of a child, and a family, changed permanently

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As they started their family, Mooresville residents Theresa and Lucas Black dutifully got their children immunized, never doubting their doctor's word that vaccines are safe and necessary.

But their faith in those promises was ...

Burger King drops soft drinks from kids' menu

Burger King has dropped soft drinks from its children's meal menu, the latest change at a fast-food chain as advocacy groups urge restaurants to promote healthier fare, especially for children.

Burger King followed the lead of McDonald's, which ...