Teaching children and adolescents about 'the birds and the bees' isn't always easy for parents and educators. But a growing body of anecdotal and quantifiable evidence indicates that starting age-appropriate sex education early can go a long way toward preventing assault later. We consider the benefits of - and hurdles to - getting teachers, students, parents and administrators comfortable talking about sex.
After an investigation into the highly-scrutinized death of Natasha McKenna, a mentally ill inmate who died after being Tased in the Fairfax County jail, no charges will be brought to officers involved.
The federal government has ordered American food companies to remove trans fats from their products within the next three years. The Food and Drug Administration pushed forward with the ban out of a concern for how trans fats have contributed to obesity and heart disease, among other things. "Food Wednesday" explores the ban, and the role technology is playing in replacing trans fats.
As investigators look into the motives and connections of the Kuwaiti-born U.S. citizen who attacked two military centers in Tennessee, we hear the latest on the deadly shooting and the threat of domestic terrorism.
Millions of Americans regularly take over-the-counter medicines for minor aches and pains. But the FDA has now strengthened its warning that some of these drugs can be dangerous. We discuss the risks and benefits of non-prescription pain relief medications.
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