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Steel One Day, Irony the Next

Matthew Chapman | Posted 09.10.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

If you live anywhere in the five boroughs you should ask yourself this: Why is Mayor de Blasio supporting this?

So, No More Disneyland in the 'Age of Terrorism'?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.10.2013 | Parents
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Dangers exist everywhere. They existed before the Boston Marathon bombing and will exist, likely and unfortunately, for the rest of time.

Bullets for Gun Control

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics
David Katz, M.D.

The notion that weapons like the ever-popular Bushmaster model used in the Sandy Hook massacre have any legitimate use in civilian hands is the effective marketing of a money-making fantasy. Which matters more to us: the money to be made selling guns, or the lives of our children?

Dangerous Playgrounds Are Good for Your Kids

Darell Hammond | Posted 06.25.2012 | Parents
Darell Hammond

We as a country have taken playground safety too far. We have crossed the line from common sense to that murky "What if?" territory in which we imagine every conceivable accident.

When Kids Are Left in Cars: Blame the Brain

Kent Greenfield | Posted 11.29.2011 | Parents
Kent Greenfield

I have never forgotten my child in the back of the car, or at school, or at a friend's house. But I understand how it could happen, and I bet most parents can, too.

Rocket Fuel & Perchlorates: The Antidote

Barbara Dehn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Dehn

Perchlorate, aka Rocket Fuel, is a component of fireworks, munitions and yes, rocket fuel. It can also be found in drinking water, milk, lettuce, and human breast milk.

Help Fellow Latinos Understand: You Don't Leave Kids Unattended in Cars!

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

All of these people were poor, relatively recent arrivals to the U.S., monolingual and probably scared of police because of immigration-related anxiety.

Wedgwood Teacups, Child Labor, and Lead Poisoning

Dan Agin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Agin

There is no reason to employ pregnant women and children in occupations known to be hazardous other than to exploit the poor.

Prejudice Alive and Well in the 2008 Elections

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abby L. Ferber

Of course people always want to know if the children of LGBT parents are more likely to grow up to become gay or lesbian themselves. The answer is no.

Change is in the Air

Liane Weintraub | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Liane Weintraub

The way a baby begins eating in the earliest stages of development sets the course for their life, nutritionally. We want parents to have the opportunity to give their children a better start.

Comic Books: Keeping Your Children Safe Online

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Paul Gillespie is my hero. When he worked for the Toronto Police Sex Crimes Unit, as head of the Child Exploitation section, he made an impassioned p...

Sex Offenders On Lock Down For Halloween

CNN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Scores of sex offenders in Anderson, South Carolina, will be corralled for Halloween tonight in a move authorities say is needed to keep kids safe as ...

Safety Tips For Kiddie Costumes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Some simple safety measures can help ensure that Halloween is a treat for both children and adults, according to experts at Prevent Blindness America,...