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Why does a leap year have 366 days?

Leap Day is coming. Marvin Samuel Tolentino Pineda/iStock, via Getty images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d …

Why do people and animals need to breathe? A biologist explains why you need a constant source of oxygen

All living things need oxygen, except for some bacteria and a few tiny animals that don’t. You might be surprised to learn how many ways there are to get oxygen – breathing is only one of them. Curious Kids is a series for children of all …

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5 tips to help your student thrive this year

(BPT) - Do you remember how challenging school could be? As a parent, it’s easy to forget that studying and homework aren’t always easy. Your child needs your support and guidance to help …

Know as They Grow: How birth defects affect each stage of life

(Family Features) Birth defects, structural changes that affect one or more parts of the body, are the leading cause of infant mortality. To help improve the lives of people living with birth defects, consider this information.

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The most common mental health diagnoses among teens in the US

Sandstone Care analyzed data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to examine mental health disorders in U.S. teens.

'Short burst' tutoring in literacy shows promise for young readers

The 74 looks at a 'short burst' tutoring model that combines one-on-one instruction with computer-based activities, while being less costly than other tutoring programs.
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