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Study: Pets Could Help Lower Social Anxiety In Children With Autism

Researchers from Purdue University found that when children with autism were exposed to companion animals, their stress levels dropped.

05/21/2015

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Penn Study: Omega-3 Could Reduce Antisocial And Aggressive Behavior In Kids

While researchers say their work is still in the early stages, they also say it provides “reason to further examine omega-3’s role as a potential early intervention for antisocial behavior.”

05/11/2015

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Students Setback By Parents In Prison

Incarceration can be more traumatic for a student than even a parent’s death.

05/11/2015

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Study: Most Kids Are Using Smartphones And Tablets By The Time They’re 2 Years Old

Babies are now swiping and scrolling on tablets and smartphones before they can walk.

04/27/2015

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Local Mom-Turned-Author: Have The ‘Tech Talk’ Before The ‘Sex Talk’

In the digital age, kids are signed up for cell phone plans and social media accounts before they hit puberty. Local mom-turned-author Jenn Cannon says her book acts as a guide to help kids navigate the high-tech tools.

04/24/2015

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YMCAs Across The Country Host Program To Help Prevent The ‘Summer Slide’

The American Academy of Pediatrics just released a study that claims kids are not only vulnerable to forgetting what they learned in school, but also to weight gain.

04/23/2015

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Local Hospice Remodels Room To Give Comfort To Children Who Are Visiting Family Members

A local hospice has unveiled a space that is just for children visiting family members.

04/19/2015

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Staff At One Local Hospital Undergo Training To Detect Suspected Child Abuse

For more than a decade, doctors and nurses and staff at St. Christopher’s have been trained in detecting potential cases of abuse and neglect.

04/18/2015

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5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

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Top Easter Events For Kids In Philadelphia

Hop over to one of these egg-cellent family-friendly Easter events happening in Philadelphia this spring.

03/27/2015

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Let Your Kids Play

With parents more involved in guiding their kids, there’s a temptation for parents to get over-involved in their children’s sports and provide pressure.

03/27/2015

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Pa.-based McNeil Consumer Healthcare Company To Plead Guilty Over Recall

Court documents unsealed Tuesday say McNeil Consumer Healthcare, of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, will acknowledge selling adulterated bottles of Infants’ and Children’s Tylenol and Children’s Motrin. The company agreed to pay $25 million to resolve the case.

03/10/2015

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Laws Limit Leaving Kids Alone

Legally, how young is too young to let a kid walk home alone?

02/27/2015

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South Jersey Same-Sex Couple In Custody Battle With Sperm Donor

When Tiara and Sheena Yates fell in love, having a family was their dream. But they knew they’d need help.

02/10/2015

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Man Held After Children Were Reported Missing Returns To Delaware

Delaware State Police say a man arrested in Indiana after he and his two missing children were found has been brought back to Delaware.

01/23/2015

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