News tagged with family

US immigrants hesitate to seek health insurance

Many immigrant families are hesitant about applying for government subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, worried that providing personal information could draw the attention of immigration ...

Dec 16, 2013
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Making medical decisions

"You're asking me to make these decisions. How do I make these decisions? I'm fighting for my little girl's life […] We shouldn't have been asked for a decision. […] it was almost as if the responsibility ...

Dec 13, 2013
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Helping blended families blend

With divorce and remarriage "the new normal" in many American families, holidays can be a time for both happiness and struggle for children. Sarah Feuerbacher, director of SMU's Center for Family Counseling, ...

Dec 12, 2013
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Seven ways parents can manage holiday stress

With children home from school, days getting colder and shorter, and pressure around traveling, shopping, and gift-giving, many parents will think "Bah! Hum-bug!" at least once during the holiday season. W. George Scarlett, ...

Dec 11, 2013
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Young offenders exhibit disastrous health profiles

Young people serving time in youth detention or serving community-based orders have extremely high rates of substance dependence, poor mental health and engage in risky sexual behaviour, a new study has found.

Dec 10, 2013
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