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American Academy of Pediatrics Strengthens Call to Ban Spanking

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Arthritis patients could see higher drug prices under Trump plan: Study

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Suburban students say more education needed in schools about sexual consent

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Teachers Crowdfund Millions for Classroom Supplies

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6 Louisiana Public Schools Named Nationally for Achievement

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Instagram’s Co-Founders to Step Down From Company

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Small North Carolina Town Latest to Feel Florence’s Fury

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Tennessee Man Balances Passions: Music and Accounting

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