children

Child getting vaccine
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KYW Staff
July 01, 2020 - 3:03 pm
Preventive medicine is the key to good health, but many people have fallen behind in taking key steps thanks to the shutdown of many important services for several months. Read more here.
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A child doing homework
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Suzanne Monaghan
June 25, 2020 - 6:59 pm
Summer slide is the tendency for kids to lose some of their academic gains over the summer. And it's expected to be worse this year because of remote learning. Read more here.
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Goats at the Philly Goat Project in Germantown
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John McDevitt
June 24, 2020 - 7:01 pm
Germantown nonprofit Philly Goat Project brings all sorts of educational and wellness programs to the Philadelphia region. And despite obstacles the pandemic is causing, fundraising efforts have continued in creative ways. Read more here.
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A kid with a fever
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KYW Staff
June 19, 2020 - 4:40 pm
Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome received a great deal of attention when cases started popping up, but as COVID-19 has continued to attack people throughout the world, it is not going away. Read more here.
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A SEPTA bus.
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Mike DeNardo
June 18, 2020 - 4:55 pm
SEPTA has revised its fare proposal, making some small adjustments for kids. Read more here.
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Philadelphia police
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Jim Melwert
June 17, 2020 - 4:37 pm
Three men have been arrested in Bucks County on unrelated child sex assault charges, and the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office says there’s reason to believe there may be more victims. Read more here.
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School of Rock Philadelphia
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Mark Abrams
June 16, 2020 - 11:59 am
The beat goes on for students at the Philadelphia School of Rock, who haven’t let the coronavirus pandemic impact their music education. Instead, learning to play music has become a “virtual” part of their daily lives. Read more here.
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Mindfulness
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Lynne Adkins
June 12, 2020 - 2:27 pm
A simple tool is helping c hildren with autism learn to focus better without the need for medication. Read more here.
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Child abuse
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Mark Abrams
June 08, 2020 - 9:18 am
The coronavirus pandemic may be fueling a disturbing rise in the number of child sexual abuse complaints, according to a nationwide tip line. Read more here.
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Violence and looting overtook peaceful protests in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 30, in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.
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Lynne Adkins
June 04, 2020 - 12:31 pm
The social unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd can be especially hard on children. A Philadelphia psychiatrist has advice on how to talk about it with them. Read more here.
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