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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Alberta's medical officer of health says a recent spike in the number of children with respiratory illness is pretty normal for this time of year. Dr. James Talbot says Alberta tested 100 samples from children under 18 who were admitted to hospitals across the province in the first 10 days of September.
4 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise
A billboard at the county line advertises home health care services. Local churches try to create a feeling of belonging for elderly members who may be disconnected from family up north.
6 hrs ago | Palladium-Item
Each year, members of Congress exercise a little-known power to help constituents obtain a nomination to one of the country's four elite service academies, which prepare future officers for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Merchant Marine. In doing so, they are helping the nominees obtain a highly sought college education worth nearly $500,000 while shaping the leadership of the military.
7 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah
A relatively small number of medications are responsible for sending thousands of young children to the hospital for accidental ingestion, a U.S. government study finds. Each year between 2007 and 2011, about 9,500 U.S. children younger than 6 years were hospitalized after getting a hold of family members' medication, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
9 hrs ago | KFVS12
Pediatricians prescribe antibiotics about twice as often as they're actually needed for children with ear and throat infections, a new study indicates. More than 11 million antibiotic prescriptions written each year for children and teens may be unnecessary, according to researchers from University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital.
11 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City
When he visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments were meant to be funny, but Kirimoto still felt the sting.
13 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford and his ex-wife Jenny have agreed to mediate parenting issues and other concerns in their contentious divorce, a South Carolina family court judge said Monday. Attorneys for Jenny Sanford have asked the family court to limit the Republican lawmaker's visitation with his youngest child and to have the lawmaker undergo psychological tests and take anger management and parenting courses.
15 hrs ago | KFI
Police say that after a nine-hour standoff they have arrested a 59-year-old man suspected of shooting at a group of children who were surrounding an ice cream truck in San Bernardino. No children were injured by the gunfire Sunday afternoon.
I didn't know where to turn,” recalled Cruz, a Mexican immigrant who speaks only Spanish. “I didn't have any idea how to help her.” No one in her low-income South Los Angeles neighborhood seemed to know anything about autism spectrum disorder, a developmental condition that can impair language, learning and social interaction.
Mary Galvis, 47, was still in a hospital gown when officers took her from the police station to the Salt Lake County jail. "I am just in shock.
The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home says she was scared because her longtime boyfriend didn't want any more children. Thirty-one-year-old Erika Murray was charged Friday with fetal death concealment and other counts after authorities found their bodies in her squalid, vermin-infested Blackstone home.
In the summer of 2004, Gov. Ed Rendell and top state lawmakers promoted legalized casino gambling as a way to provide historic relief from burdensome school property taxes. A decade later, slot-machine revenue has helped restrain the inexorable growth of a tax that homeowners love to hate, and completely eliminated it for thousands of low-income seniors.
The exemptions have grown slightly in Indiana, but the increase could be much larger because more parents are declining to allow their child's vaccination status to be reported.
'A message to the allies of America': British aid worker forced to condemn UK government for backing U.S. before beheading by Jihadi John who threatens to kill another Briton next 'Would they have done that to any white boy?': Grieving mother hits out at police after they shoot dead her bi-racial son 'with his arms by his sides' 'There's so many unanswered questions': Cops still clueless over murder of mother who was stabbed to death as she handed out apartment flyers Is the net closing on Jihadi John? Latest beheading video comes after days of claims special forces are on his tail 'This was unreasonable discipline': Police stand by Adrian Peterson abuse charges as NFL begin probe into star player's child abuse scandal Family's outrage at cops who violently arrested a father of two for 'appearing intoxicated while taking care of his kids'... but actually has a TERMINAL ILLNESS that makes ... (more)
THE principal of a Darwen secondary school has said she is confident its pupils will 'thrive' after it moved into a revamped A 4.1m building. Darwen Academy Enterprise Studio , which is sponsored by the Aldridge Foundation, moved into the former Model Lodging House in Police Street yesterday.
Huntington High senior Ginny Blake wants to help alleviate fears for kids facing cancer. And she wants to do it with stuffed ducks.
Attorney General Eric Holder is arguing publicly in favor of legal representation for migrant children arriving unaccompanied at the border. At the same time, his department is taking the opposite position in court.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:51 pm
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