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Pennsylvania Toddler Dies of Common Ear Infection

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A Pennsylvania couple have been charged with involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment after their toddler daughter died of a common ear infection according to the Press & Sun-Bulletin on June 11, 2015. Hope Elizabeth Delozier, 18 months old, was pronounced dead on March 23, 2015 after her father took her  to a local emergency room in […]

The next generation of geniuses visit the White House

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Just when you were beginning to wonder if there was hope for our future, along come some kids who are clearly trying to be part of the solution. Some of the smartest kids in the country were invited to the White House to show off their inventions recently. The “”science fair” of sorts was set […]

Woman with stage four breast cancer loses custody of children for now

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In spite of Alaina Giordano’s claim that the court used her cancer against her in a custody hearing, her children are now going to live with their father. The North Carolina State Supreme Court denied a request this week for a hold on the order from a lower court giving custody to the father until her appeal of that ruling […]

Wal-Mart provides sick kids with legal help

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Wal-Mart’s Lawyers help medicaid patients cut through red tapeThe nation’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart, is providing free legal support for patients at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital, many of whom are from low income families on Medicaid. Wal-Mart’s lawyers will be helping families to fight through Medicaid’s bureaucracy and will also help families’ handle challenges with landlords […]

Are 4-H clubs teaching kids traditional values, or desensitizing them to violence?

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According to their website, the mission of the 4-H Club is to “…empower youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.”   When you think of 4-H Clubs, however, different people get two distinctly different visions in their mind. For one group, it’s kids nurturing sweet little calves, children winning ribbons, urban gardens […]

Childhood Obesity hits Australia Hard

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The Australian parenting website, ‘Raising Children Network’, is claiming that health problems created by childhood obesity are so severe, that there are real concerns the current generation of parents  will outlive their children! 1.5 million Australian children are obese, making that 20%-25% of the nations minors. The proportion of overweight or obese children in Australian is increasing at an […]

Minority Children use more Media

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The almighty television The Kaiser Family Foundation put together a media study, all races represented, to see who uses media the most.  Northwestern University researchers analyzed the results and found that black and other minority children have far more media exposure than white children. Minority youth, ages 8-18 have an average of 13 hours exposure […]

Tornado dog finds home – on two broken legs

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A dog who went missing in the 27th April Alabama tornado has made it home – twenty days after going missing. The dog, a terrier mix called Mason, had hid in a garage to escape from the tornado. When his owners saw the garage torn apart, they searched for Mason, but to no avail. Three […]