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Moms of children with rare brain disorder push for wider newborn screening

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SAN DIEGO -- Kerri De Nies received the news this spring from her son's pediatrician: Her chubby-cheeked toddler had a rare brain disorder.

She'd never heard of the disease -- adrenoleukodystrophy, or ALD -- and she soon felt devastated and overwhelmed.

"I probably read everything you could possibly read online -- every single website," De ...Read more

Texas judge nominee equated transgender children, Satan

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AUSTIN, Texas -- Jeff Mateer, President Donald Trump's nominee for federal judge and a top official in the Texas attorney general's office, has come under fire after CNN reported Wednesday that he called transgender children evidence of Satan's plan and argued that gay marriage would lead to bestiality and multiple-partner weddings.

The quotes ...Read more

6 ways to see Europe with kids for less

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Visiting Europe with kids is like taking them back through time. Depending on where you travel, they could see many of the sites and landmarks they'll discuss in school, and all while on a vacation where learning is more fun.

However, planning a trip to Europe with kids that's both educational and fun isn't cheap.

Not only do you have to fork ...Read more

Parents turn to Uber to shuttle kids, even though it's not allowed

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Teenager Emily Lieber needed a ride home from the bus stop, so she did what her parents might do: She called Uber.

When the driver showed up, he told the Hollywood, Fla., teen, then 13, that she was too young to ride. So she called another Uber. And off she went.

Emily is one of many teens who are turning to ride-...Read more

How to keep kids happy on the train

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Trains provide families with loads of flexibility almost anywhere in the world.

Traveling with kids by train is often much easier than going to the airport, especially if you are connecting between two destinations that are relatively close together.

A one-hour flight usually takes about four hours when you average airport arrivals, checking ...Read more


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