Spank-then-cuddle is bad parenting

According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, corporal punishment should not be followed by love and warmth. Lead researcher Dr Jennifer E Lansford discouraged spanking a child and then immediately cuddling him, suggesting that it is wrong parenting.

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Latino kids struggle to reach a healthy weight by kindergarten

More Latino kids are obese by ages 2-5 than white kids, due to maternal obesity, less exclusive breastfeeding, and workplace and childcare issues that affect nutrition and physical activity levels, according to a new package of research from Salud America!, a national network for Latino childhood obesity prevention funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and based at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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Specialized lollipop helps to treat earache in children

ClearPop for Rapid Earache Relief represents a simple, safe, pediatrician recommended, clinically effective and fun way to treat earaches. ClearPop is made by Try This First, Inc. a physician-funded "small pharma" organization aimed at reducing the estimated 30 million antibiotics prescriptions written to children yearly for ear infection.

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