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Study: Utah children's dental health improving

Cavity prevention measures such as educating the public and sealant programs have helped Utah improve dental health options for children over the past year, according to a report released Tuesday. Full story

Poorer African states put children first: study

The oil-rich governments of Sudan and Angola are among the worst in Africa for looking after children, while poorer Tanzania, Mozambique and Niger are the best, a study showed on Tuesday. Full story

Polish nun sentenced to prison for child abuse

An appeals court in Poland is sending a Catholic nun to prison after she was convicted of beating children at a home for troubled youths and allowing one resident to be sexually abused by other children. Full story

Probiotic yogurt no help for kids' constipation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A yogurt aimed at easing digestion with the help of "good" bacteria may not be much help for children's chronic constipation, a new study suggests. Full story

Why are boomers funding their adult children?

   CNBC personal finance expert Sharon Epperson discusses setting guidelines and drawing lines for financially supporting grown children.

Safety tips for holiday grilling, backyard parties

For many, Memorial Day's unofficial start of summer means grilling, pool parties and kids wildly happy to be at the end of another school year. Full story

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Schwarzenegger puts acting career on hold

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  Why are many Boomer moms still supporting kids?

According to a recent survey, more than half of Baby Boomer mothers are supporting their adult children. Financial expert Sharon Epperson and psychologist Vivian Diller talk about reasons behind this and what Boomer moms should do.

  Kids of hoarders hold on to emotional baggage

Two children who were raised in grossly cluttered homes, along with Randy Frost, author of "Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things,” discuss the social and psychological impact of their parents’ problems.

  Schwarzenegger’s secret son led hidden life

As NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports, the 13-year-old love child of the former California governor has been living a very different, less-privileged life than his half-brothers and sisters.

  More Schwarzenegger secrets revealed

New details have emerged about Arnold Schwarzenegger’s secret family, including the revelation that the son he had with a member of his household staff was born just five days after his youngest child with estranged wife Maria Shriver. NBC’s Peter Alexander reports.

  Parents say charter school lottery a losing gamble

As parents and children agonize over the process of winning a place in public charter school system, some are asking whether charter schools' track record warrants the effort. NBC's Rehema Ellis reports.

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