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Opioids given too easily to children, study says
Opioids given too easily to children, study saysMONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- Many children are prescribed powerful opioid painkillers they don't really need, putting them and those around them at risk, a new study shows. More than one in 10 kids enroll...read more
Source: Upi.com
Published on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:50:00 GMT
Judge temporarily halts deportations of parents separated from children
Judge temporarily halts deportations of parents separated from childrenU.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said Monday he's become "exasperated" by the Trump administration's slow work to reunify more than 2,600 children separated from their parents, and he ordered the gover...read more
Source: USA Today
Published on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:58:46 GMT
Children’s books must have more black characters, Arts Council funded report says
Children’s books must have more black characters, Arts Council funded report saysChildren’s books must have more black characters, a study funded by the Arts Council has said. Only 4 per cent of books published last year aimed at primary school children featured a Black, Asian or ...read more
Source: The Daily Telegraph
Published on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:01:00 GMT
Milton Edgerton, trailblazing plastic surgeon for children and transgender patients, dies at 96
Milton Edgerton, trailblazing plastic surgeon for children and transgender patients, dies at 96When Milton Edgerton began his career as a plastic surgeon, his patients were wounded veterans of World War II, troops scarred by shrapnel or bullets or flames. Later, as one of the foremost medical p...read more
Source: The Washington Post
Published on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:50:00 GMT
Mass Radio Campaign Saves Thousands of Children's Lives in Africa
Mass Radio Campaign Saves Thousands of Children's Lives in AfricaA mass radio campaign in Burkina Faso led to a significant rise in sick children getting medical attention and could prove one of the most cost-effective ways to save young lives in poor countries, re...read more
Source: Voice of America
Published on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:52:00 GMT
Abuse Allegations Involving Children Prompt Travis Air Force Base to Hold Town Hall
Abuse Allegations Involving Children Prompt Travis Air Force Base to Hold Town HallTRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE -- Allegations of the abuse of a 5-year-old girl at a Travis Air Force Base child youth center has prompted base officials to convene a town meeting with parents Monday. "I am on...read more
Source: FOX40 News
Published on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:21:00 GMT
Children Held In Connecticut After Being Separated From Their Parents Reunited With Families Today
Children Held In Connecticut After Being Separated From Their Parents Reunited With Families TodayTwo children and their parents, separated at the U.S.-Mexico border weeks ago, were reunited Monday in Connecticut, officials said. The reunification of the two families comes just days after a federa...read more
Source: Hartford Courant
Published on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Opinion: Learn the lessons of the past to help children in our care
Opinion: Learn the lessons of the past to help children in our careIt is common to hear ‘History repeats itself’ and unfortunately I see it happening in the area of immigration. After separating many children from their parents at our nation’s borders the government ...read more
Source: The Detroit News
Published on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:19:00 GMT
Mother, son reunited in Washington state but many children remain separated in shelters
Mother, son reunited in Washington state but many children remain separated in sheltersAs 6-year-old Jelsin Padilla exited gate A2 at the the Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, he nervously glanced around the terminal. Since May, Jelsin had been shepherded by strangers from Texas to ...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 06:00:00 GMT
How to safely integrate supplements into diets for children
How to safely integrate supplements into diets for childrenDETROIT - One of the toughest battles parents face is dealing with picky eaters and making sure children get the nutrition they need. Could supplements be the answer? Local 4 spoke with an expert abou...read more
Source: clickondetroit.com
Published on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:32:00 GMT
Madonna Poses With All 6 of Her Children While Visiting Malawi Hospital Named After Daughter Mercy
Madonna Poses With All 6 of Her Children While Visiting Malawi Hospital Named After Daughter MercyIt's been one year since the singer opened the Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care in Blantyre, Malawi -- named after her Malawi-born daughter, Mercy, 12 -- and on Monday, s...read more
Source: ETOnline
Published on Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:30:00 GMT