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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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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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FILE - This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore.
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February 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube said Thursday it will turn off comments on nearly all videos featuring kids — potentially affecting millions of posts on the site — after reports last week that pedophiles were leaving inappropriate comments on innocuous videos of children. The change comes as YouTube...
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FILE - This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore.
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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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February 20, 2019 - 4:13 pm
(CBS) — A child's online footprint can begin before they are even born — starting when parents upload sonograms to social media. When kids are old enough to realize this, parents may encounter a broad range of reactions. "It was everywhere from completely freaking out about everything their parents...
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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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The government is warning that large TVs and furniture can tip over, injuring or even killing children
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December 10, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The government is warning that large TVs and furniture can tip over, injuring or even killing children. The risk that a large television or bookcase can topple if a child grabs onto it is a danger parents may not think of. "This is a hidden hazard. Most consumers aren...
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A toy drive for area kids with incarcerated parents is being held for a sixth year at a Philadelphia historic site that used to be a prison.
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December 05, 2018 - 4:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A toy drive for area kids with incarcerated parents is being held for a sixth year at a Philadelphia historic site that used to be a prison. The mission of Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site in Fairmount is to connect the building to what is going on in the...
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There are a number of cases where an accidental shooting occurs and children are harmed.
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November 15, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gun safety in children is a major public health concern. One of the biggest problems occurs when a child travels to another child's home, and a gun is left unattended or...
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If your children are trick-or-treating tonight, there are several key health risks to bring up.
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October 31, 2018 - 4:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you are over 30-years-old, you probably have memories of trick-or-treating always occurring on Halloween day, but for many good reasons including child safety and the...
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