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South Dakota Officials Report 7 Cases Of Rare Children’s Virus

South Dakota health officials are confirming seven cases of a rare virus believed to be the cause of a severe respiratory illness that affects children.

09/25/2014

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Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children’s Sleep

The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers — is particularly harmful.

09/17/2014

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CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.

09/15/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/28/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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Deputies Search Neighborhood, Woods For 6-Year-Old

Deputies and volunteers searched Monday for a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her Washington home and wasn’t reported missing for a day, while state child welfare workers removed two other children from the residence.

08/05/2014

Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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10-Foot Boa Constrictor On Loose In Oregon Neighborhood

A 10-foot long red tail boa constrictor has gone missing from the 800 block of Treewood Lane Southeast in Oregon.

06/29/2014

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