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January 21, 2018 - 8:31 am
(NEW YORK) -- Adolescence now spans the ages of 10 to 24, scientists say. A new report suggests an earlier onset of puberty and better “understanding of continued growth” well into early adulthood should prompt scientists to up the age of adolescence from 19. Some of the factors in creating an...
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January 20, 2018 - 10:47 am
(NEW YORK) -- If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to be a better parent in 2018, you’re not alone. From screen time to alone time, here are a few easy ways to make the whole family happier in 2018: Problem: Too much screen time. It’s time for a digital detox, and that goes for both parents and...
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January 19, 2018 - 7:52 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A deadly flu epidemic spreading across the nation has now claimed the lives of at least 30 children, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The CDC's latest influenza-associated pediatric mortality report released Friday shows that at least 10 children died...
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January 18, 2018 - 7:11 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Thursday that Bed Bath & Beyond has voluntarily recalled about 175,000 UGG comforters due to the risk of mold exposure. The recalled Hudson comforters by UGG were sold at the retailer between August 2017 and October 2017, both...
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January 18, 2018 - 2:50 pm
(NEW YORK) -- For Kiela Daley, a mother of a 7-year-old girl on a competitive gymnastics team in Rhode Island, watching the sentencing of former USA Olympic team doctor Larry Nassar for sexual misconduct has been emotionally charged and difficult to watch. "It’s incredibly frightening," Daley said...
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January 18, 2018 - 5:41 am
(CHICAGO) -- More than a dozen Chicago elementary school students were hospitalized on Wednesday after consuming candy that may have been laced with an unknown substance, police said. The Chicago Police Department said 14 students in the city’s Humboldt Park area were transported to local hospitals...
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