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COVID-19 linked to 30-fold increase in rare childhood inflammatory disease

COVID-19 linked to 30-fold increase in rare childhood inflammatory disease

Enlarge / Boston Medical Center Child Life Specialist Karlie Bittrich sees to a baby while in a pediatrics tent set up outside of Boston Medical Center in Boston on April 29, 2020. Covid-19 Coverage View more stories Evidence is stacking up to support a link between COVID-19 and a rare, mysterious inflammatory disease in children,…
Toddler Tantrums: A Pandemic Survival Guide

Toddler Tantrums: A Pandemic Survival Guide

Photo: ShutterstockParenting young children is hard enough. Parenting young children during this pandemic is a whole new level of difficult. Between juggling work, child care and the worries brought on by a rapidly spreading disease and rapidly crashing economy, parents are stretched to a breaking point. No one would fault them for struggling to maintain…
Google faces state lawsuit alleging misuse of schoolkids’ private data

Google faces state lawsuit alleging misuse of schoolkids’ private data

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Enlarge / Students use Google Suite apps on computers in a classroom in Groton, Mass. on May 11, 2016. Adults who use Google products and services tend to know, at least on some background level, that the cost for access to "free" tools is paid in data. Google also provides low- and no-cost hardware and…
Today, 2,000 Kid Ran A Race Through The Gray Smog Of Delhi

Today, 2,000 Kid Ran A Race Through The Gray Smog Of...

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Students cover their faces with masks to protect themselves from air pollution in Delhi. Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times/Getty Images Students cover their faces with masks to protect themselves from air pollution in Delhi. Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times/Getty Images For days, air quality monitoring stations across New…
Forget poisoned sweet and razor blades. Here’s the genuine Halloween scary

Forget poisoned sweet and razor blades. Here’s the genuine Halloween scary

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You've likely heard the spooky stories: adorable, sugar-crazed kids gleefully toddle from door to door in their homemade costumes and festive masks—only to be handed razor-blade-stuffed apples or cyanide-laced pixie sticks by wicked, faceless strangers. As such, many a trick-or-treater has hauled their cloying bounties home over the decades only to surrender them to parental…
No Fallback: Choosing Not To Have Kid Due To The Fact That of Environment Modification

No Fallback: Choosing Not To Have Kid Due To The Fact...

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Under current projections, analysts are expecting severe environmental disruptions due to climate change by the time babies born today enter adulthood. This forecast has some young people questioning whether to bring more children into such a world. Some don’t want to bring children into the world who will ultimately feel the same fear they do.…
Less Kid Had Medical Insurance In 2018 Than Year Prior To, Census Data Reveals

Less Kid Had Medical Insurance In 2018 Than Year Prior To,...

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The rate of uninsured children has risen in the last two years, after declining since 2008. FS Productions/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption FS Productions/Getty Images The rate of uninsured children has risen in the last two years, after declining since 2008. FS Productions/Getty Images Nearly half a million more children were uninsured in 2018…
Kids in Brazil are having a hard time to breathe since of all the smoke from the Amazon fires

Kids in Brazil are having a hard time to breathe since...

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Brazilian children are having a hard time breathing as a result of the smoke coming from the Amazon fires. According to the Associated Press, the number of people reporting respiratory related health issues has "increased sharply" the Cosme e Damia children's hospital in Porto Velho, on the edge of the Amazon. Daniel Pires, a pediatrician…
The Unnoticeable Kid With Cancer

The Unnoticeable Kid With Cancer

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Computer illustration of malignant B-cell lymphocytes seen in Burkitt's lymphoma, the most common childhood cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images Computer illustration of malignant B-cell lymphocytes seen in Burkitt's lymphoma, the most common childhood cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images…
A Ray Of Expect The Kid Of Sex Employees

A Ray Of Expect The Kid Of Sex Employees

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Rashida Bibi came to Kolkata as a teenager with the promise of a job as a nanny — but then was told she had to become a sex worker. That's been her profession for some 30 years. Windsor Johnston/NPR hide caption toggle caption Windsor Johnston/NPR When Rashida Bibi was 16, she left her native Bangladesh…

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