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Smart toy vulnerabilities could provide a way for hackers to watch and talk to children - Techworld.com

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-02-17 10:14

Techworld.com

Smart toy vulnerabilities could provide a way for hackers to watch and talk to children
Techworld.com
Hello Barbie is not sold in the UK, where similar devices may breach the terms of the EU Unfair Contract Terms Directive, EU Data Protection Directive and Toy Safety Directive. But the regulations appear to have provided insufficient deterrence so far ...

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Antibiotics may replace surgery as appendicitis treatment - India Today

Children Safety - Fri, 2017-02-17 05:01

Antibiotics may replace surgery as appendicitis treatment
India Today
London, Feb 17 (PTI) Antibiotics may be an effective treatment for acute non-complicated appendicitis in children, instead of surgery, a new study published today has found. The condition, which causes the appendix - a small organ attached to the large ...

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Legislators designate Suicide Prevention Week - NewsOK.com

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-02-16 16:40

Legislators designate Suicide Prevention Week
NewsOK.com
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Joshua Alburger grew up in a large, supportive family in Goochland, Virginia, says his sister, Marcie Allen. "We were nurtured, loved, respected and made to feel safe." Their parents had five children of their own while raising an ...

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NGOs Scramble to Care for Children as Orphanages Close - The Cambodia Daily

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-02-16 16:37

The Cambodia Daily

NGOs Scramble to Care for Children as Orphanages Close
The Cambodia Daily
Sebastien Marot, executive director of Friends International, said his organization saw an influx of children needing support last year after many emergency closures, which happen when child safety is found to be at immediate risk. “It's quite ...

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Florida Law Barring Doctors From Asking Patients If They Own Guns Is Struck Down - BuzzFeed News

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-02-16 16:02

BuzzFeed News

Florida Law Barring Doctors From Asking Patients If They Own Guns Is Struck Down
BuzzFeed News
The American Medical Association encourages doctors to ask patients about gun ownership as part of a broader inquiry into possible health and safety risks, particularly if children live in the home. In response to complaints from patients who said they ...

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DEAR AGGIE: Should I be worried about GMO foods? - Merritt Herald

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-02-16 12:46

Merritt Herald

DEAR AGGIE: Should I be worried about GMO foods?
Merritt Herald
To stay warm in the cold, cattle create heat as they digest their feed. ... That said, if genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are being offered to Canadians, rigorous science has been performed around safety for human consumption and so, based on ...

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Britax recalls more than 700000 mounting components - NewsOK.com

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-02-16 10:05

NewsOK.com

Britax recalls more than 700000 mounting components
NewsOK.com
This image provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) shows a Britax Stroller. The company is ... The company received 33 reports of car seats disconnecting from the strollers and falling to the ground, with 26 reports of injuries to ...

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Around Danville: Rotarians' annual crab feed benefit coming soon - East Bay Times

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-02-16 07:07

East Bay Times

Around Danville: Rotarians' annual crab feed benefit coming soon
East Bay Times
To register, contact any Danville Rotarian, visit www.danvillerotary.org and click on the “Crab Feed” tab, email DanvilleRotary@Rotary5160.org or call 925-838-8072 (leave a callback number). Founded in 1954, the Danville Rotary is the San ... Kathy and ...

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Allegation against preschool at River Valley for sub-standard practices - The Online Citizen

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-02-16 06:53

The Online Citizen

Allegation against preschool at River Valley for sub-standard practices
The Online Citizen
The online post, which was uploaded on 14 Feb also alleged the preschool had thrown away milk powder that parents had left to feed their children with. “I read some post in Facebook with pictures shown. Serving bad nearing ... “Under the Child Care ...

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Nestlé baby biscuits exceed EU benchmark levels for acrylamide: French survey - BakeryAndSnacks.com

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-02-16 06:21

BakeryAndSnacks.com

Nestlé baby biscuits exceed EU benchmark levels for acrylamide: French survey
BakeryAndSnacks.com
Last month the director of the EU's Food and Feed Safety and Innovation Unit, Sabine Juelicher, announced plans to set maximum levels for acrylamide in ready-to-eat foods such as baby foods, crisps and breakfast cereals, although details of the actual ...

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Nestlé baby biscuits exceed EU benchmark levels for acrylamide: French survey - FoodNavigator.com

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-02-16 06:19

Nestlé baby biscuits exceed EU benchmark levels for acrylamide: French survey
FoodNavigator.com
Last month the director of the EU's Food and Feed Safety and Innovation Unit, Sabine Juelicher, announced plans to set maximum levels for acrylamide in ready-to-eat foods such as baby foods, crisps and breakfast cereals, although details of the actual ...

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Toddler eats own faeces, children fed rotten fruits at childcare centre - AsiaOne

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-02-16 04:44

Toddler eats own faeces, children fed rotten fruits at childcare centre
AsiaOne
The netizen also claimed that the children were fed rotten fruit and alleged that the teachers threw away milk powder that parents had left the staff to feed their children with. Children at the centre were also allegedly fed rotten fruit. Photo ...

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How hollow rhetoric and a broken child welfare system feed Texas' sex-trafficking underworld - Odessa American

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-02-15 15:29

Odessa American

How hollow rhetoric and a broken child welfare system feed Texas' sex-trafficking underworld
Odessa American
Eighty-six percent of missing children suspected of being forced into sex work came from the child welfare system, national data show, and a state-funded study estimated that the vast majority of young victims in Texas had some contact with Child ...

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Mom's a Genius: Parent-invented baby products - WXYZ

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-02-15 14:35

WXYZ

Mom's a Genius: Parent-invented baby products
WXYZ
The only patented safety tether with a unique, zig-zag shape to reduce constriction around body parts. ... As they feed frequently during the first few days/weeks, Mothers can enjoy private feedings with a supportive nursing pillow ANYTIME, ANYWHERE.

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An Antivaxxer And Robert De Niro Just Announced A $100000 “Challenge” Over Vaccine Safety - BuzzFeed News

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-02-15 14:01

BuzzFeed News

An Antivaxxer And Robert De Niro Just Announced A $100000 “Challenge” Over Vaccine Safety
BuzzFeed News
To that end, Kennedy announced the “World Mercury Project Challenge,” offering $100,000 to anyone who could find a scientific study that demonstrated the safety of thimerosal-containing vaccines in children and pregnant women. “What we've been told is ...

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Local, region, state roundup: Mine supervisor charged with lying to MSHA - The Messenger (subscription)

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-02-14 23:01

Local, region, state roundup: Mine supervisor charged with lying to MSHA
The Messenger (subscription)
GREENVILLE -- The Chief of Maintenance at Paradise #9 Mine located in Muhlenberg County has been charged by a federal Grand Jury Indictment for falsifying a safety record and lying to federal inspectors about making the fraudulent statement, United ...

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Kiwanis honor Harry Miller at annual pancake feed - Coast Weekend

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-02-14 12:35

Kiwanis honor Harry Miller at annual pancake feed
Coast Weekend
A few of the organizations and projects Seaside Kiwanis are involved in and donate to are Camp Kiwanilong, college scholarships, CASA, Seaside Kids, Safe Kids, Back Pack programs, Doernbecher Children's Hospital, the Safety Fair and much more.

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Bangladeshi restaurateur wants to help globally - Wiarton Echo

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-02-14 12:27

Wiarton Echo

Bangladeshi restaurateur wants to help globally
Wiarton Echo
OWEN SOUND - A downtown Owen Sound restaurateur who knows first-hand about living in the developing world where people can't afford to feed themselves is planning to expand fundraising dinners he held last year. Sharif Rahman grew up in Bangladesh ...

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Bangladeshi restaurateur wants to help globally - The Post - Ontario

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-02-14 12:22

The Post - Ontario

Bangladeshi restaurateur wants to help globally
The Post - Ontario
A downtown Owen Sound restaurateur who knows first-hand about living in the developing world where people can't afford to feed themselves is planning to expand fundraising dinners he held last year. Sharif Rahman grew up in Bangladesh, ... But my idea ...

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Restoration Hardware recalls metal tables after lead reports - Colorado Springs Gazette

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-02-13 18:49

Restoration Hardware recalls metal tables after lead reports
Colorado Springs Gazette
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — More than 2,000 dining tables with metal tops are being recalled after reports of elevated blood lead levels in four children in Rhode Island and California. The federal Consumer Product Safety Commission says consumers should ...

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