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Suzanne Monaghan
October 12, 2019 - 6:00 am
Peer pressure can make it difficult for teens to get out of risky situations. But one simple word or phrase can give them an excuse to leave. Read more here.
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Mom Congress
Mom Congress
Hadas Kuznits
May 03, 2019 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mothers from all across the country will convene in Washington, D.C., Sunday for a three-day convention — known as Mom Congress — urging lawmakers to improve policies surrounding pregnancy, child birth and postpartum depression. New Jersey business owner Jasmine Kaur...
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A doctor demonstrates how an infant can die due to unsafe sleeping practices.
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April 22, 2019 - 7:42 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Accidental suffocation is a leading cause of injury deaths in U.S. infants and common scenarios involve blankets, bed-sharing with parents and other unsafe sleep practices, an analysis of government data found. These deaths "are entirely preventable. That's the most important point...
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College students
March 15, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You think your parents embarrassed you in high school? The parents of a ninth-grader in Florida complained when their son's math class was too hard, and the school agreed to change his class. But when the new class proved...
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Dreamstime
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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Dreamstime
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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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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Dreamstime
January 23, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Australia definitely has a different view of parenting than we do in the U.S. It just passed a new law that most American parents would not appreciate, which aims to decriminalize what Australian lawmakers referred to as...
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Dreamstime
January 08, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Should you be your child’s friend? It's important as a parent to be a friend. It's important to be able to provide concern, love and nurturing support, but at the...
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Dreamstime
Rasa Kaye
December 13, 2018 - 2:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — “Being a responsible dad always meant protecting our families from harm. The coming droughts, storms, floods and spreading diseases are about to make our jobs way more difficult.” That dire warning at Climate Dads’ website belies the sunny affability of the...
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