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A review of the available research finds that physical punishment is significantly linked to bad outcomes for kids.
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The federal government requires states to accommodate children on the spectrum, but it provides no financial assistance for them to do so.
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Under the new regulations, food- and drink-makers must disclose added sugars on their labels.
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