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A 10-year-old migrant child died while in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Refugee Resettlement in September of last year, according to department spokesman Mark Weber.
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May 22, 2019 - 9:07 pm
By Dianne Gallagher, CNN (CNN) -- A 10-year-old migrant child died while in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Refugee Resettlement in September of last year, according to department spokesman Mark Weber. The girl is now the sixth migrant child known to have recently...
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Early childhood education
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May 21, 2019 - 12:05 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal. Overall, 7% of kids had high cholesterol in surveys from 2009 to 2016. That was down from 10% a decade earlier. In children, high...
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American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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May 20, 2019 - 4:50 pm
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) - - The humble tuna sandwich, once a lunchbox staple, is making less frequent appearances in school cafeterias across the nation. American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy...
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Tony Romeo
May 08, 2019 - 2:58 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A spokesman says Gov. Tom Wolf will sign a bill on the way to his desk granting immunity from liability for citizens who rescue children from hot cars. House Republican Karen Boback sponsored the bill after an incident in the area of her northeastern Pennsylvania...
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1 year old baby boy child sitting on sofa watching a video from smart phone.
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April 24, 2019 - 11:30 am
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should get: not very much, and none at all for those under 1. The U.N. health agency said Wednesday that kids under 5 should not spend more than one hour watching screens every...
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Located inside of Logan Plaza on Old York Road, The Grace Dix Center will provide temporary residential housing and services for to up to 60 migrant youth between ages 13 and 17.
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April 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Arizona-based company seeking to open up a housing facility in North Philadelphia for unaccompanied migrant youth from the U.S. border sued the City of Philadelphia. The grounds for the lawsuit was unlawful discrimination. The 13 page complaint filed in the...
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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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