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August 18, 2019 - 9:04 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study has focused on the leading causes of concussions in children and young adults. They come courtesy of journal Brain Injury and with over 1...
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Suzanne Monaghan
August 11, 2019 - 5:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The internet is constantly changing, so for parents, it can seem like an overwhelming task to try to keep up with their child's online activity. But you don't need to know everything online, you just need to know what your kids do online, says Linsly Donnelly with...
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A worker sprays an adhesive product on the ground to gather up the lead particles in the school yard of Saint Benoit primary school in Paris, France, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.
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August 08, 2019 - 10:34 am
By Sylvie Corbet and Nicolas Garriga, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Workers in full protective gear began Thursday to decontaminate some Paris schools tested with unsafe levels of lead following the blaze at the Notre Dame Cathedral, as part of efforts to protect children from risks of lead...
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Mike DeNardo
August 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf wants to know how state systems can be reformed to prevent abuses such as those reported at the now-closed Glen Mills Schools. Wolf is calling for an overhaul of the state services that protect children, the elderly and other "vulnerable populations." "...
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Philadelphia's tiniest residents get a chance to give their input on the redevelopment of a neighborhood park, and the job is no small task.
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Justin Udo
July 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's tiniest residents get a chance to give their input on the redevelopment of a neighborhood park, and the job is no small task. The city of Philadelphia is investing $1.8 million in redeveloping the Heitzman Recreation Center in Harrowgate. Part of that...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 17, 2019 - 5:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Experts at AAA are taking some extra steps to keep children safe amid this week's soaring temperatures. Jana Tidwell, of AAA Mid-Atlantic, conducted an experiment to illustrate how dangerous it is to leave a child unattended in a hot car for any length of time and the...
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July 09, 2019 - 6:16 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What organ do you think uses the most energy in a child? It is a trick question, because doctors debate about this and it is often difficult to measure...
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"Molly of Denali"
PBS via AP
July 08, 2019 - 12:40 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Princess Daazhraii Johnson grew up eating dried salmon and moose-head soup — foods labeled weird by other kids who had no understanding of her culture and traditions. Now the Fairbanks woman and other Alaska Natives are presenting their world to a general audience with "...
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This June 20, 2019, file frame from video shows the entrance of a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas.
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June 25, 2019 - 1:33 pm
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Tuesday he is stepping down as his agency is under siege over the discovery of dozens of children in filthy conditions at one of its stations in Texas. Acting Customs and Border Protection...
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