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  • Three more confirmed cases of measles in Cook County

    Three more confirmed cases of measles in Cook County
    Three additional cases of measles have been confirmed in Cook County, bringing the total to nine since late January, according to health officials. Eight of the nine cases are linked to the KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine, officials said. Those...
  • Pretty bottles of flavored liquid nicotine can prove fatal to kids

    Pretty bottles of flavored liquid nicotine can prove fatal to kids
    — Chocolate and dulce de leche. Cotton candy and gummy bear. Cherry and grape. Liquid nicotine comes in cool flavors that sound like candy, but it's a vaping cocktail that can kill if swallowed by a small child fascinated by the groovy packaging....
  • Break free from the screens and enjoy some real family interactions

    Five signs that it's time for winter to be over: 1. You've beaten your all-time record on Words with Friends. 2. There's nothing left on your binge watch list. 3. You've texted one of your children... while they are in another room. 4. Minecraft...
  • Help for Families: My older son takes his younger brother to parties

    Q: My two sons are five years apart in age and the older is 21. The 21-year-old takes his brother along with him on occasions, but recently he has been taking him to parties where there is drinking and I am worried about this, especially since my youngest...
  • Forget the pop

    I was happy to see the March 10 online article, “Burger King drops soft drinks from kids’ menu.” I predict it won’t be the last fast food chain to drop sugary drinks for kids. As a pediatrician, I encourage my patients —...
  • Judge orders West Boynton mom's arrest in circumcision case

    Judge orders West Boynton mom's arrest in circumcision case
    Despite the threat of being jailed Tuesday, a West Boynton mother hid with her 4-year-old son in a domestic violence shelter, the latest twist in a widely reported court fight to stop the boy's planned circumcision. But Palm Beach County Circuit Judge...
  • Sportscaster Dick Stockton honored at benefit

    Sportscaster Dick Stockton honored at benefit
    National sportscaster Dick Stockton and two medical students were honored at the fifth annual benefit Hearts & "Soles." Stockton narrated a podcast for the American Association of Caregiving Youth, Connie Siskowski, founder and president said at the...
  • Too-early start times deprive high-schoolers of needed sleep

    On Sunday, America will start daylight saving time. This will surely add significant stress to many people, especially our high-school students who have early start times. Every weekday morning, when my wife and I see our son and daughter — a...
  • Broward launches campaign to keep babies safe in bed, water

    Broward launches campaign to keep babies safe in bed, water
    A spike in toddler deaths in Broward County last year — mostly from drowning and unsafe sleeping arrangements — spurred child advocates to launch a safety campaign Monday in Sunrise. Forty-one Broward County children died in 2014. Nine...
  • Father-son videos make a case for National Day of Unplugging

    Father-son videos make a case for National Day of Unplugging
    National Day of Unplugging probably won't excite kids the way that leprechauns and a green river do this time of year. But children aren't the only target of the unplugging campaign, which advocates disconnecting from media and technology for 24 hours...
  • Amid measles outbreak, public health officials take on obstacles to vaccination

    Amid measles outbreak, public health officials take on obstacles to vaccination
    After the worst month for measles in more than two decades, public health officials gathered at the Johns Hopkins University on Monday to talk about ways to prevent 2015 from becoming the worst year for the disease. Local, state and federal officials...