Because most kids who are age 8 and older aren't getting enough calcium, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is reminding parents to make sure kids get the calcium and physical activity they need to grow strong bones, especially during the teen years, when bone growth peaks. Pediatrician Dr. Lanna McClain joins us to stress the importance of calcium.
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By Miriam Arghandiwal and Ibrahimi Aziz KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's parliament failed to pass a law on Saturday banning violence against women, a severe blow to progress made in women's rights in the conservative Muslim country since the Islamist Taliban was toppled over a decade ago. President Hamid Karzai approved the law by decree in 2009 and parliament's endorsement was required. But a rift between conservative and more secular members of the assembly resulted in debate being deferred to a later date. ...