Safe Family Headlines
FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes
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- WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
Safe Family: App developed to help out in case of school shooting
- OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- An Oklahoma City middle schooler came up with an idea for an app last year to help out in case of a school shooting.
Safe Family: Kids and Water
- NEW YORK -- Studies show that drinking water helps children stay at a healthy weight. It can also help them stay focused in the classroom.
Safe Family: Midsize SUVs
- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crashed mid-size SUVs into a rigid barrier at 40 miles per hour to see which ones performed best in a frontal crash.
Study finds many preteens have high cholesterol
- There's fresh evidence that a lot of young people could be headed for heart trouble. A large study of preteens in Texas found that about one-third of them had borderline or high cholesterol when tested during routine physical exams.
Local father following trend and staying home
- Fathers deciding to stay at home and raise their kids has been increasing in recent years.
Skipping breakfast may increase heart attack risk
- ATLANTA (AP) - Another reason to eat breakfast: Skipping it may increase your chances of a heart attack.
Safe Family: ADHD
- According to the CDC, nearly 7-percent of American children have ADHD.
Safe Family: Indoor Tanning
- The federal government wants stronger warnings on indoor tanning beds as more young people develop a deadly form of skin cancer.
Safe Family: Tech Pain
- Pat Newby has traveled to 87 countries and all seven continents, but a recent trip left her with nagging neck pain.
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