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Dominion Resources' charitable arm is awarding more than $1.3 million in grants to schools and educational institutions in nine states and Washington.
RCMP spokeswoman Tara Seel said Mounties received a tip about child abuse in the Parkland area in western Manitoba earlier this month.
Teenagers do not need to be rail thin to be practicing the dangerous eating behaviors associated with anorexia, a new study suggests.
Some of the state's most influential lawmakers on Monday called on California's foster care system to stop the reckless prescribing of psychiatric medications to troubled children, demanding the state quit spending tens of millions of tax dollars on such risky therapies.
A Lake Leelanau teen driver could face criminal charges in a deadly two-vehicle crash that authorities say was caused by reckless driving.
Prison isn't just bad for the emotional and physical health of inmates. It's bad for their children, a University of California-Irvine study says.
In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, file photo, host LL Cool J speaks on stage at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center, in Los Angeles.
Dallas police say they fatally shot a 29-year-old man accused of abducting his two young children after ramming their mother's car.
In fact, parents interviewed between 2005 and 2010 were 24 percent less likely to spot a weight problem in their child than parents interviewed between 1988 and 1994, the researchers said.
"I've been thrown up on; they sneeze and cough on me. And lost teeth are a real big thing for first-graders," said Miller, who teaches at Spring Hills Elementary in the suburbs of Chicago.
Post-secondary students grossly underestimate the cost of school, not to mention how much support they'll need from their parents, a new survey shows.
"It's played with three pieces of equipment. a kickball that beeps, two bases which buzz and blindfolds.
When federal regulators determine that a medication is safe and effective, they assure the public with the FDA stamp of approval on the bottle's label.
Psychiatric drugs like lithium, Depakote and Prozac remain a popular choice for care providers trying to calm angry, depressed or anxious children in the Los Angeles County foster care system, but the pills are losing fans amid concerns about side effects and long-term consequences.
Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in northern California's San Francisco Bay area.
Instead, on Monday he'll be mourned at his funeral, more than two weeks after his fatal shooting by a white police officer- an act that ignited days of violent protests and reawakened racial tensions that still linger in the nation.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 04:33 am
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