U.S. birth weights have fallen significantly in recent decades due to soaring rates of cesarean deliveries and inductions, which have shortened the average pregnancy by about a week, according to new CU Boulder research.
Thirty-seven states, including Colorado, require minors to notify their parents or go before a judge before having an abortion. A new 18-year-study conducted in Texas shows judges deny minors' request up to 13% of the time and the judicial-bypass process is humiliating and traumatizing for some teens.
Seventy-eight percent of children, ages 4 to 10, watch unboxing videos online—videos of people opening toys. The more they watch, the more likely they are to make purchase demands on parents and throw tantrums when they don't get what they want.