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February 05, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We have reached the point where college graduates do not know of a world without the significant involvement of computer technology in their lives. Of...
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Pope Francis salutes the crowd as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019.
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January 13, 2019 - 9:24 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis offered new parents a bit of advice Sunday, telling them it's perfectly normal to fight, but just not in front of the children. Francis warned of the "anguish" of children who see their parents fight during a ceremony to baptize 27 newborns, an annual tradition that...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 10 different recent studies have focused on the role music has on the development in children. They found music for preemies can improve their feeding...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
January 11, 2019 - 1:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The American birth rate is at an all-time low. A new study of U.S. birth rates indicates not enough babies are being born to replenish the population in the country. According to the report by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, 2,100 births per 1,000...
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FILE - This June 20, 2014, file photo shows a Southwest Key program sign.
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December 31, 2018 - 8:32 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona authorities said Monday they sent prosecutors the results of an investigation into a now-shuttered shelter for immigrant children where videos showed staffers dragging and shoving kids. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office investigated incidents that took place on three days...
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Serena Williams
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December 27, 2018 - 9:55 am
(CNN) -- Serena Williams says the Women's Tennis Association's changes to the special ranking rule could encourage players to take career breaks earlier than she did to have children. The 37-year-old American gave birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia in September 2017 and returned to the WTA...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, an agent from the border patrol, observes near the Mexico-US border fence, on the Mexican side, separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, N.M.
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December 26, 2018 - 8:19 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The deaths of two migrant children in just over two weeks raised strong new doubts Wednesday about the ability of U.S. border authorities to care for the thousands of minors arriving as part of a surge of families trying to enter the country. An 8-year-old boy identified by...
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Dreamstime
December 25, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For families who celebrate Christmas, there are few things as exciting as waking up and finding gifts that Santa Claus has left under the Christmas tree. For many...
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FILE - This 2014 file electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows numerous, spheroid-shaped Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) virions.
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December 10, 2018 - 3:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not clear what's causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs. The symptoms tend to occur about a week after...
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Screenshot of a video posted on Instagram under the account, Wallo267, that tells the story of Dominique Wise and her children, 2 of whom were shot.
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Antionette Lee
December 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Halloween tragedy that sent two children to the hospital with gun shot wounds is turning into a Christmas miracle. On Halloween, five-year-old Mael and his 14-year-old sister Makiyah were shot while out trick-or-treating. The tragedy shook Philadelphia's Olney...
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