By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many kids on
Medicaid are not receiving dental care, and those who do often
first show up with a dental emergency, according to a new study.
Less than half of a group of four-year-olds the researchers
followed had ever visited a dentist, and caregivers who neglected
their own oral health tended to neglect that of their children too.
"We know that both ...
The family of Amber Tuccaro, a woman originally from Fort
Chipewyan found dead near Edmonton in 2012, has filed a complaint
against the Leduc, Alta. RCMP saying the investigation into the
20-year-old's disappearance was botched.
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The family of a
federal security screener who was killed when a man opened fire at
Los Angeles International Airport last November has filed a $25
million claim against the city, alleging that security lapses
contributed to the agent's death. Gerardo Hernandez, 53, became the
first U.S. Transportation Security Administration agent slain in
the line of duty ...
More than 732,000 children's lives have been saved in the
past 20 years due to routine vaccinations, according to a new
report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The
numbers show the national immunization programs have been
successful in saving hundreds of thousands of lives, CDC Director
Dr. Tom Frieden said. The CDC estimated that since the Vaccines for
Children (VFC) program ...
A beach is a beach is a beach ... for some, that is. For
families, it's a combination of calm, clean water and sand,
patrolled by lifeguards and complemented by nearby eats and
attractions, such as boardwalks and playgrounds.
1. Snoopy and Other Cartoon Friends Go Bald for Kids With
CancerCancer treatment is tough for kids, but dealing with hair
loss on top of chemo can be overwhelming and isolating. In an
effort to make the baldness a little less jarring, Snoopy, Garfield
and Hello Kitty are going bald, too.
(CNN) — Families of Flight 370 passengers are taking a new
step in their desperate search for information on what happened to
their loved ones: turning to a U.S. company. While pushing
Malaysian authorities for answers, “we’re also extending our reach
now,” Sarah Bajc, partner of passenger Philip Wood, told CNN on
Thursday. “There is … Continue reading »
Even the educational, 20-minute shows without advertising
that my 4-year-old daughter enjoys. When I select a kids' program
for her through the Comcast On Demand kids' shows, there are no
advertising breaks in the midst of programs, but there is a short
promotional spot, often for other kids' shows or related apps, both
before and after the show.
Families of Flight 370 passengers are taking a new step in
their desperate search for information on what happened to their
loved ones: turning to a U.S. company. While pushing Malaysian
authorities for answers, "we're also extending our reach now,"
A family says fracking and other drilling by Aruba Petroleum
near their ranch created severe health problems. The civil jury
verdict may be the first of its kind in a fracking case. In a
landmark legal victory that centered on fracking, a middle-class
north Texas ranching family won nearly $3 million from a big
natural gas company whose drilling, they contend, caused years of
sickness, killed ...
Families of political prisoners demonstrated outside the
presidential office in Tehran on April 22 to protest what they say
was a brutal raid at a notorious prison in the Iranian capital
where their relatives are being held. The protesters say several of
their loved ones were badly beaten by security forces in the April
17 operation at Evin prison and called on authorities to
investigate the ...
All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine is reminding
parents of the importance of getting children vaccinated during
World Immunization Week and National Infant Immunization Week . In
a new article, ...
Thousands of people in 25+ communities across Canada expected
to participate in the annual Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO
With events in 25+ communities and taking place at the beginning of
mental health week, the Walk is Canada's largest in support of
child and youth mental health and well-being. Money raised through
the Walk ensures Kids Help Phone can continue to be there for kids
By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South
Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on
Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze
of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for
hundreds of missing. Writing by Nick Macfie;
A GYMNASTICS centre for children hopes to attract up to 100
additional young people this year to help them realise their full
potential.Balance and Beam, in Festival Park, holds physical
activity classes for children aged four months to 12 years.It aims
to encourage them to stay active while building confidence and
encouraging social interaction.Staff follow a set curriculum,
ensuring no two ...
Department for Communities says lives of 22,140 families out
of government target of 120,000 by 2015 have been turned around The
government makes the bold claim on Monday that it has turned around
the lives of 22,000 problem families, and says it has now
identified 92,000 out of the 120,000 such families said to exist in
England. The assertion by the Department for Communities suggests
The families of men incarcerated in Tehran's notorious Evin
prison protested Tuesday near the Iranian president's office,
complaining of mistreatment of their loved ones, activists said.
The gathering came after reports of violence in the jail during an
inspection of inmates at Section 350, which houses political
prisoners. Several prisoners were beaten and hurt in Thursday's
incident, according ...
As a proud parent of three children, I've read many, many,
many children's books over the last decade. "The Lemonade War"
teaches the basics of entrepreneurship, planning and money
management in the context of an enjoyable adventure story that hits
upon the lives of upper elementary children.
A new Family Court to deal with divorce and child custody
proceedings is due to be introduced in England and Wales. The court
will replace the previous three-tier system as part of a
"revolution" in family justice. It follows the Family Justice
Review in 2011, which found vulnerable and damaged children were
having their "futures undermined". Conservative Edward Timpson,
children and families ...
PBS KIDS has announced the launch of an all-new web-original
property, PLUM LANDING, a cross-platform, digital adventure
designed to engage 6- to 9-year olds in environmental science by
using animated and live-action videos, hands-on activities, web
games and an interactive mobile app for iPhone, iPad and iPod
touch: Plum’s Photo Hunt.
By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali families
cremated eight Mount Everest sherpas on Monday as anger grew over
how much compensation should be paid to victims of the single
deadliest avalanche on the world's highest mountain. The eight
bodies, out of a total of 13 recovered at the weekend, were driven
through Nepal's capital city in open trucks, their coffins draped
in yellow and cream ...