Woman abuses son with hot sauce

A woman put hot sauce in her adopted seven-year-old son’s mouth not to punish the Russian boy for lying but to come up with sensational footage to get on the Dr Phil self-help TV show, a prosecutor has told a court. Jessica Beagley, 36, recorded the punishment on October 21, 2010 for a show segment titled … [Read the full story]

Should fat kids be put into care?

Let’s start with the doctor as, in this case, it’s a doctor who has ignited the row. David Ludwig runs an obesity clinic where, ten years ago, a little three-year-old girl was brought to his attention. At least, she should have been little. In fact, the poor mite weighed nearly 44 kilos at the time…three times the … [Read the full story]