Saturday, 25 March 2017
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3 injured in suspected accidental Kansas shooting

Added: 25.03.2017 16:38 | 5 views | 0 comments


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police in Wichita, Kansas, are investigating after an 18-year-old and two children were wounded when a handgun one of them perhaps was playing with fired.
Police Sgt. Nikki Woodrow says the three victims, including a 12-year-old boy and an 11-year-old boy, sustained injuries not considered life-threatening ...

Tags: Children, Fire
From: www.washingtontimes.com

Karen Katz's Lift-the-Flap Children's Books for $3 + pickup at Walmart

Added: 25.03.2017 15:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

Walmart discounts a selection of Karen Katz's Lift-the-Flap children's books, with prices starting at $2.99. Choose in-store pickup to avoid the $5.99 shipping fee, or get free shipping on orders of $35 or more. The books:
  • Kiss Baby's Boo-Boo for $2.99 (select Walmart as the seller, low by $4)
  • Where Is Baby's Beach Ball? for $2.99 (pictured, low by $3)
  • Where Is Baby's Mommy for $2.99 (low by $3)
  • Where Is Baby's Valentine? for $3.04 (low by $5)
  • Toes, Ears, & Nose! for $3.49 (low by $2)
Note that Amazon is matching these prices with free shipping for Prime members.

From: dealnews.com

High folic acid level in pregnancy may decrease high blood pressure in children

Added: 25.03.2017 15:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

Babies born to mothers with cardiometabolic risk factors were less likely to develop high blood pressure if their mothers had higher levels of folate during pregnancy.

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Evidence lacking to support 'lead diet'

Added: 25.03.2017 15:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

Public health experts need to be more up front with parents in explaining that CDC dietary recommendations may not help children who have been exposed to lead, experts report.

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White families with children drawn to less diverse neighborhoods, schools

Added: 25.03.2017 14:13 | 1 views | 0 comments

Racial segregation is declining, but it remains higher for families with children than those without, a new study shows. Race appears to be a 'proxy' for school quality for many white families with children as they decide where and in which school districts they want to live, suggests a new report.

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South Korea raises sunken Sewol ferry

Added: 25.03.2017 14:11 | 3 views | 0 comments


South Korea’s sunken Sewol ferry emerged from the waters Thursday, nearly three years after it went down with the loss of more than 300 lives and dealt a crushing blow to now-ousted president Park Geun-Hye. The complex operation -- one of the largest raisings of an entire ship ever attempted -- comes as the third anniversary approaches of one of the country's worst-ever maritime disasters. Almost all the dead were schoolchildren and it is thought that nine bodies still unaccounted for may be trapped inside the sunken ship.

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Infant's Rare 'Parasitic Twin' Successfully Removed with Surgery

Added: 25.03.2017 14:01 | 1 views | 0 comments


A 10-month-old girl who was born with a rare "parasitic twin" attached to her body has undergone a successful surgery to separate her from this underdeveloped twin. The infant, named Dominique, was born with the lower half of her twin's body — including legs and feet — protruding from her upper back and neck, according to information released from Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois, the facility where the surgery was performed. To receive the medical care she needed, she traveled from her home in Ivory Coast, a country in West Africa, to the United States.

Come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse, Catholic leaders told

Added: 25.03.2017 11:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

Catholic leaders must come down "from the pulpit" to acknowledge that clergy sexual abuse of children and cover-ups had broken the Church's heart and to do more to prevent it, speakers at a conference said on Thursday. The gathering at a pontifical university in Rome took place as the Vatican was still stinging from the shock resignation on March 1 of Marie Collins from a commission advising Pope Francis on how to root out sexual abuse. Collins, who as a teenager was abused by a priest in Ireland, quit in frustration, citing "shameful" resistance to change within the Vatican.

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Changing to BST: Will the clock change affect your kids?

Added: 25.03.2017 11:09 | 1 views | 0 comments

Research is underway to determine how clock changes affect children's sleep patterns.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

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