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Do Lunchables have lead in them? Group finds 'concerning levels of sodium and harmful chemicals'

The manufacturer of Lunchables calls the findings of new Consumer Reports testing "misleading."
Lunchables
Lunchables
7d ago

Measles has been eradicated in the U.S. for 24 years. The number of cases this year may change that

After being eradicated in the U.S. in 2000 thanks to vaccines, the measles virus is spreading again in at least 17 states.
Sick child with red rash spots from measles.
Sick child with red rash spots from measles.
10d ago

Don't have eclipse glasses? How to view the eclipse safely with materials in your home

Almost everyone in the U.S. will be able to see a partial or total solar eclipse from where they live on April 8. Eye safety will be key.
A girl looks skyward during a partial eclipse
A girl looks skyward during a partial eclipse

3 helpful resources for Autism Awareness Month and Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Awareness Month and Autism Acceptance Month. Learn more about the organizations supporting autism education, advocacy and more.
Autism Awareness
Autism Awareness

'Ozempic babies': Why women on weight-loss drugs can get pregnant despite birth control, fertility issues

There may be a potential benefit for some women with fertility problems, but they must stop taking the drug before a planned pregnancy.
Boxes of the drug Ozempic.
Boxes of the drug Ozempic.
27d ago

How I told my kids I have cancer — and what I learned along the way

It doesn’t have to be the worst conversation of your life.
28d ago

Some water beads are toxic, government says: What parents should know

Water beads are popular toys that are colorful, squishy, shiny … and well known in emergency departments.
Water beads / Hannah Rief and daughter in the hospital
Water beads / Hannah Rief and daughter in the hospital
44d ago

Doctors said boy's pain and nausea were from a sports injury. It was a life-threatening brain bleed

When the Logans learned their son had a dangerous tangle of blood vessels in his brain and there was little they could do, they felt stunned. They decided to change that.
Boy with deadly brain condition
Boy with deadly brain condition
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