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April 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Did your mother or father play favorites? Do you think you were a favorite or do you think you were not treated as well as your siblings by your...
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To better help abused and neglected kids in Delaware County, the district attorney's office, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and other agencies are working together to speak up for kids.
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Justin Udo
April 08, 2019 - 2:48 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new coalition making sure children in tough situations get the help they need, and it comes right in the middle of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. According to Childhelp , more than 6 million kids across the country are referred to child...
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A pharmacist holds a bottle of the antibiotic doxycycline hyclate.
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April 08, 2019 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Telemedicine may be leading to the overprescribing of antibiotics to sniffling children, a new study suggests. Kids with cold symptoms seen via telemedicine visits were far more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor's office or clinic, researchers found...
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Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps attends the game between the Phoenix Suns and the Cleveland Cavaliers with his wife Nicole Johnson during the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
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April 01, 2019 - 6:23 pm
( RADIO.COM )— Michael Phelps’ family is expanding. On Sunday, the retired Olympic swimmer revealed he and wife Nicole Johnson are expecting their third child. “No. 3 on the way! Can’t wait to see the journey that this takes us on!!!” the 33-year-old captioned a photo of his sons Boomer, 2, and 13-...
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FILE - This is a Monday Feb. 23, 2015 file handout image of a three image combo of stills taken from CCTV issued by the Metropolitan Police Kadiza Sultana, left, Shamima Begum, centre and and Amira Abase going through security at Gatwick airport, before t
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March 10, 2019 - 10:04 am
LONDON (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says he is looking for ways to help the children of British citizens who joined the Islamic State group in Syria. Hunt told the BBC on Sunday that he and International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt are studying how the children could be...
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This car shows a dent in the hod where it struck two school children.
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March 05, 2019 - 8:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two children were hit by a car on their way to school in North Philadelphia on Tuesday morning. Philadelphia Police say a 7-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl were walking to school with their mother around 7 a.m. when they stepped out into the street and into the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2018 photo, Matty Nev Luby holds her phone and logs into the lip-sync smartphone app, in Wethersfield, Conn.
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February 27, 2019 - 5:43 pm
(AP) — The operator of a video-sharing app popular with teenagers agreed to pay $5.7 million to settle federal allegations it illegally collected personal information from children. The Federal Trade Commission said the Wednesday penalty against lip-syncing app, now known as TikTok, is...
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Starfinder Foundation
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Paul Kurtz
February 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A celebrity soccer match takes place Wednesday night to help raise funds for a sports-based youth development organization. Starfinder Foundation Executive Director Heidi Warren has recruited former Philadelphia Union players Sébastien Le Toux and Zach Pfeffer to take...
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Lynne Adkins
February 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Shoe stores used to be full-service, with salesmen fitting kids for a new pair of kicks. Now, a couple of Philadelphia-based entrepreneurs can help you find the right size. About 70 percent of kids are wearing the wrong size shoe, according to Carolyn Horner, one of...
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FILE - This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore.
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo, File
February 21, 2019 - 8:56 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Several companies, including AT&T and Nestle, are pulling advertisements from YouTube over concerns about inappropriate comments on videos of children. A video from a popular YouTuber and a report from Wired showed that pedophiles have made unseemly comments on innocuous...
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