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Bunk Bed Injuries Send Thousands Of Children To The Hospital

Injuries from bunk beds send an estimated 36,000 Americans aged 21 and under to the emergency room each year.

09/22/2014

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I-Team Exclusive: Asking For Trouble

Fearing for the safety of some children in his North Philly neighborhood, one local man called police. But when that didn’t solve the probelm he called the CBS 3 I-Team.

09/18/2014

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Study: Standing Desks Could Help Cut Childhood Obesity Rates

Childhood obesity is a major public health concern, but new research shows something as simple as changing a child’s desk could help them avoid becoming overweight.

09/17/2014

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Local School Districts Preparing For Potential Enterovirus 68 Spread

“It seems pretty unenviable it would move,” says Terry Quinlan, the supervisor of health services for the Lower Merion School District.

09/13/2014

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Weekend PhillyFun Picks For Kids — Sept. 13-14, 2014

Fall is in the air and there is plenty of fun to be had for the whole family this weekend in Philadelphia!

09/12/2014

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3 Tips For Getting Your Kids To Eat More Fruits & Veggies

Many moms (and dads!) don’t have time to spend trying to get their kids to eat their peas and carrots. The solution? Present those fruits and veggies differently – and fast.

09/12/2014

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12 Kids Hospitalized With Respiratory Virus In Del.

It’s not clear if that virus is Enterovirus 68, the illness that has sickened more than 1,000 people.

09/11/2014

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Health: As Rare Virus Spreads Across U.S., Health Officials Urge Doctors To Be On The Lookout

State health departments tell Eyewitness News they aren’t aware of any cases in our area, but health officials say it could spread here.

09/08/2014

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Study: Kids Eat Healthier Foods On School Days

Easing back into the school year could also mean easy back into eating healthy for many children.

09/03/2014

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Child Well-Being Improving But Not Enough

More kids are attending preschool, are proficient academically and are healthier than they were 25 years ago, but a growing number are living in poverty.

09/03/2014

Dirty Dishes

Chore Monster App

While no kid is ever going to look forward to doing chores, the ChoreMonster app might make it a little more fun.

09/02/2014

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World’s Largest Fleet Of Model Ships — Made Entirely Of LEGOS — To Dock In Philadelphia This September

It’s called TEACH FLEET, and its purpose is to get LEGO-loving kids excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

08/28/2014

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Expert Says Parents Should Start Prepping Kids For The School Year Now

School begins again in just about two weeks and one local expert says now is the time to start getting your children out of summer mode and refocus them for school.

08/19/2014

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Curious Ruler App

Sometimes measurements can be tough for kids to grasp. Curious Ruler helps put things in context with side-by-side comparisons.

08/14/2014

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Cops: Drunk Dad Locked Kids Out Of House, Told Them To Go ‘Look For Seashells’

Police say a Pennsylvania man was drunk when he locked his three children out of the house and told them to go “look for seashells” along a dark and dangerous stretch of rural road.

08/13/2014

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