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CHICAGO | New advice on kids’ concussions calls for better tracking

CHICAGO  — New children’s concussion guidelines from the U.S. government recommend against routine X-rays and blood tests for diagnosis and reassure parents that most kids’ symptoms clear up within one to three months. Signs of potentially more serious injuries that may warrant CT imaging scans include vomiting, unconsciousness and severe, worsening headaches, according to the … Continue reading CHICAGO | New advice on kids’ concussions calls for better tracking

Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics, Alabama Department of Public Health promote healthy bedtime routines through ‘Brush, Book, Bed’

MONTGOMERY, AL – Good oral hygiene, reading and regular bedtimes are three simple life skills that pediatricians in 12 Alabama practices are reinforcing through Brush, Book, Bed (BBB), a new statewide program of the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AL-AAP) and its early literacy arm, Reach Out and Read-Alabama (ROR-AL). Made possible … Continue reading Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics, Alabama Department of Public Health promote healthy bedtime routines through ‘Brush, Book, Bed’

MAE SAI, Thailand  | Kids lost weight but ‘took care of themselves’ in Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand  — A Thai health official says the soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave lost weight during their two-week ordeal but had water while they were trapped and are in good health. Thongchai Lertwilairatanapong, a public health inspector, said Wednesday the 12 boys and coach rescued over the three previous days “took … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | Kids lost weight but ‘took care of themselves’ in Thai cave

CHICAGO  | The Latest: Senate panel OKs head of agency overseeing kids

CHICAGO  — The Latest on immigrant parents and children separated at the U.S. border (all times local): 7:10 p.m. A Senate committee has narrowly approved the nomination of Lynn Johnson as assistant Health and Human Services secretary for family support despite protest by the panel’s senior Democrat. The position includes heading the agency that has … Continue reading CHICAGO  | The Latest: Senate panel OKs head of agency overseeing kids

Montana News: Montana Governor Bullock Kicks Off Summer Food Service Program

HELENA, MT – Montana Governor Steve Bullock yesterday joined Montana No Kid Hungry, BNSF Railway, and the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation in conjunction with Montana Rail Link to kick off the summer meal program in Kalispell and highlight the importance that every kid gets the nutrition they need during the summertime. “Kids who eat … Continue reading Montana News: Montana Governor Bullock Kicks Off Summer Food Service Program

LONDON  | Watch out for the kids: George, Charlotte in royal wedding

LONDON — Prince George and Princess Charlotte will have prominent roles in Saturday’s royal wedding. Kensington Palace said Wednesday that four-year-old George will be a page boy and three-year-old Charlotte will be a bridesmaid at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. They are the two oldest children of Prince William, Harry’s brother, and … Continue reading LONDON  | Watch out for the kids: George, Charlotte in royal wedding

Kids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrested

PERRIS, Calif./January 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family’s home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. The girl, who was so small officers initially believed she was … Continue reading Kids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrested

Man held in Phoenix killings of estranged wife, 2 kids

PHOENIX /December 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A man accused in the Christmas day shooting of his estranged wife and their two children was held without bail Tuesday on three counts of first-degree murder following an afternoon of violence that culminated in a night-time shootout with police officers. Maricopa County Superior Court records filed Tuesday show … Continue reading Man held in Phoenix killings of estranged wife, 2 kids