Morning Brew 04-24-09

Posted by: , March 24, 2009 in 10:57 am

Today’s top headlines for parents

morning%20brew%20pic Morning Brew 04 24 09Just yesterday, it was only two cases of children in California with swine flu- now the World Health Organization is talking about seven people diagnosed in CA and Texas… and 800 people in Mexico.

Wisconsin kids with severe hearing difficulties got a big boost as the legislature passes a bill requiring private medical insurance companies to cover costly cochlear implants.

Detection of birth defects and fetal abnormalities may be harder to detect by ultrasound if the expectant mother is overweight.

CNN has some advice for cutting down those prescription costs:

Not ready to wait for tomorrow, these little kids are the future entrepreneurs of today.

One writer asks Seriously, What Is a Child?

As the opening event of the Scholastic Summer Challenge on April 30th, Scholastic will host a live online trivia game show for kids.

NYU’s Child Study Center sets up ParentCorps, a program to teach parents how to deal with aggressive kids:

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It’s a little creepy and the savings don’t seem worth the risk, but here is a look at family vacation home swaps.

Jennifer Lopez opens up about her twins and the diva-ish behavior her daughter picked up from who knows where.

And Heidi Klum reveals that she is hoping for a girl this fourth time around.


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