A new study conducted by the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, finds children are more likely to gain weight during the summer months; CBS2's Nina Kapur reports.

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Kids Likely To Gain Weight Over The Summer, Study FindsA new study conducted by the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, finds children are more likely to gain weight during the summer months; CBS2's Nina Kapur reports.
Student With Autism Walks Away From School, Ends Up PunishedThe mother of a Long Island student with autism is livid after she says a school employee yelled at her son after he wandered out of school. The case is prompting calls for renewed awareness to protect children with autism, reports CBSN New York’s Carolyn Gusoff.
Teddy Bear Surprise For Florida Grandfather-To-BeA Florida man got a life-changing Father's Day gift that left him speechless. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Hold 'Candy Court' With Daughter LunaChrissy Teigen and husband John Legend have entered some serious negotiations with their 3-year-old daughter, Luna, about how much candy she can have.
Summer Water SafetyCBS2's Andrea Grymes and Cindy Hsu sit down with Gillian Graves to talk about water safety tips for children this summer.
Study: Playing For Fun, Not To Win, Key To Get Young Children Into Sports For LifeThe American Academy of Pediatrics says children should be physically active pretty much as soon as they can walk, run and play. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Woman Who Grew Up In Foster Care Creates Website To Help Others Like Her In The SystemIt can be hard growing up in foster care, but one woman used her experience to voluntarily created a new city-run website full of resources. CBS2’s Dick Brennan reports.
Fans Naming Their Children After 'Game Of Thrones' CharactersAccording to the Social Security Administration, Arya was the 119th most popular name for girls in the U.S. in 2018. More than 500 babies were named Khaleesi.
Wonder Teen Overcomes Homelessness, Gets Into A Dozen CollegesBrianna Watts, an 18-year-old Bronx teen who was once homeless with her mother, got into every college of the dozen she applied to. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.

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