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The popular online review site Yelp and mobile app developer TinyCo have agreed to settle separate charges that they improperly collected children's information online, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. Under the terms of the settlements, Yelp will pay a $450,000 civil penalty while privately held TinyCo will pay a $300,000 civil penalty, the FTC said.
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As investigators search for the suspect in a hit-and-run accident this weekend, the family of Jeremy Napier is preparing to lay him to rest. He was struck by a vehicle before 2:30 Sunday morning on 103rd Street South and Ridge Road.
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Children's Hospital Colorado is seeing high numbers of respiratory illnesses. 9-year-old patient Jayden Broadway of Denver is being treated at the hospital on Monday, September 8, 2014 for the enterovirus 68. Broadway's mother Melissa Lewis gives him a kiss after a coughing fit.
A respiratory virus that has sickened hundreds of kids across the U.S. has parents across the country worried. Take a look at what you need to know about enteroviruses.
State health officials says it hasn't been confirmed yet but that they believe a virus causing respiratory illness in children in multiple states across the country is also present in Arizona. Department of Health Services spokeswoman Laura Oxley says Arizona hospitals have reported clusters of respiratory disease and requested testing to determine whether the human enterovirus 68 is present in Arizona.
A New Hampshire woman accused of trying to kill her children by forcing them to drink bleach has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Wendy Miller-Wright of Seabrook was charged last year with two counts of attempted murder, accused of making her 6-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter drink bleach at their home.
Another summer has passed, and with its passing the rites of autumn have begun. Verklempt parents, myself included, have put their children on school buses for the first time.
After nine years of marriage and three children, a lot has changed for Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck. Garner admits that her focus is on her kids and not necessarily romancing her Hollywood husband.
When young men from Minneapolis began traveling to Somalia seven years ago to join a terror group in the midst of a civil war, investigators trying to stop the recruiting went straight to the city's large Somali community to build trust and gain understanding. The nationwide effort to stop a new wave of Westerners being recruited, this time for Islamic State militant groups in Syria and Iraq, could take some cues from Minnesota.
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.
Md. police believe 2 missing kids are dead Search continues for 3-year-old Sarah Hoggle and 2-year-old Jacob Hoggle. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/09/15/hoggle-homicide-kids/15664963/ Police say they believe two young children who've been missing in suburban Maryland for more than a week are dead, and they're pursuing a homicide case against their mother.
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.
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.
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.
Florida state guidelines require children with traumatic injuries to be taken to a trauma center specializing in pediatric care, but a new investigation finds dozens of Florida kids are instead taken to adult centers that may be unable to treat them. The result can mean crucial delays in care.
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.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:31 pm
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