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Great Ormond Street children's hospital still offline after WannaCrypt omnishambles - The Register

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-05-18 09:06

The Register

Great Ormond Street children's hospital still offline after WannaCrypt omnishambles
The Register
Updated The internationally famous Great Ormond Street Hospital has been taken offline as a safety measure following last week's catastrophic WannaCrypt outbreak. The London-based children's hospital was not itself hit by the ransomware but has ...

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The man who helped prevent a nuclear crisis - BBC News - BBC News

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-05-17 18:29

BBC News

The man who helped prevent a nuclear crisis - BBC News
BBC News
In 1988 a military scientist from Taiwan sent his wife to Tokyo Disneyland and then defected to the US.

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Bluewater Angers casting for the future - Sarnia Observer

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-05-17 12:47

Sarnia Observer

Bluewater Angers casting for the future
Sarnia Observer
The pond is an outdoor tank at the hatchery where visitors can watch and feed fish raised inside but during the annual Kids Training Day young participants also have the chance to drop a fishing line in the tank and experience catching a fish. That's ...

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Mom warns of fidget spinner dangers after her daughter requires surgery - Sacramento Bee

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-05-17 10:23

Sacramento Bee

Mom warns of fidget spinner dangers after her daughter requires surgery
Sacramento Bee
Houston area mom Kelly Rose Joniec said her 10-year-old daughter's fidget spinner led to “a pretty eventful Saturday,” The Dallas Morning News reports. “On the ... He's also an advocate for related child safety in toys, so he took a special interest in ...

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'It's just horrific': caseworkers break their silence to reveal toll of addiction on children - The Guardian

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-05-17 05:30

The Guardian

'It's just horrific': caseworkers break their silence to reveal toll of addiction on children
The Guardian
Because of the added trauma, removing a child is always the last option, caseworkers said. But in a county with only 42,000 people spread out over 400 square miles, the magnitude of the epidemic has compromised an already delicate safety net. Relatives ...

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2 easy ways to child-proof your Android or iOS device - PCWorld

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-05-16 05:32

PCWorld

2 easy ways to child-proof your Android or iOS device
PCWorld
You know toddlers: The more expensive and precious an object is, the more likely they'll grab it. My 15-month-old daughter loves nothing better than to get her drooly little hands on my iPad—and when she does, she (naturally) skips the PBS Kids and ...

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GCSEs: A revision guide for anxious parents - BBC News

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-05-15 23:49

BBC News

GCSEs: A revision guide for anxious parents
BBC News
Make sure your child is well hydrated, as mild dehydration can lead to tiredness, headaches and diminished concentration. The European Food Safety Authority recommends eight to 10 glasses a day, but sparkling water still counts, and can be made less ...

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Bicycle safety is important to preventing accidents - WTOV Steubenville

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-05-15 22:52

WTOV Steubenville

Bicycle safety is important to preventing accidents
WTOV Steubenville
He says it's important to equip your child with a proper helmet, teach them the proper hand signals and make sure they understand the rules of the road and show competent skills before being allowed out on their own. ... You can go on the traffic ...

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Road accidents biggest global killer of teenagers - BBC News

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-05-15 22:04

BBC News

Road accidents biggest global killer of teenagers
BBC News
In some countries, such as the UK, road safety education and legislation encouraging drivers to slow down appears to be having the desired effect, reducing road accident rates, says the WHO report author, Dr Anthony Costello. ... The Global Accelerated ...

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'You name it, Monique's gone through it': Saved from a life of chaos - ABC Online

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-05-15 20:53

ABC Online

'You name it, Monique's gone through it': Saved from a life of chaos
ABC Online
I used to feed her and change her and everything like that," Peter remembers. "It was hard. There were times .... "Decisions about children's safety and well-being are made based on available evidence — with protection orders made by the Children's ...

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7 Ways To Prevent Hot Car Deaths, Which Happen Too Often - Romper

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-05-15 17:18

Romper

7 Ways To Prevent Hot Car Deaths, Which Happen Too Often
Romper
This is an average of 37 child fatalities per year related to hot cars. Additionally, Kids and Cars, a nonprofit organization focused on improving child safety around cars, reported that between 1990 and 2015, 55 percent of children who died in a hot ...

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Thousands of children fear being sexually abused over summer holidays - Metro

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-05-15 11:36

Metro

Thousands of children fear being sexually abused over summer holidays
Metro
'Councils in London have slashed their youth services budgets by 36% on average and many parents are on wages that are too low to live on. 'Parents are struggling to feed their children properly let alone afford expensive childcare. Without the safety ...

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Libraries Are Helping Feed the Hungry - Paste Magazine

Children Safety - Mon, 2017-05-15 07:22

Paste Magazine

Libraries Are Helping Feed the Hungry
Paste Magazine
Libraries offer more than a chance for readers to check out the latest Sue Grafton mystery: They can feed the hungry, especially children and especially in the summer. A recent study concludes that the very reasons communities value libraries — an ...

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Safe zone created for online exchanges in Kingston Twp. - Citizens Voice

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-05-14 22:23

Safe zone created for online exchanges in Kingston Twp.
Citizens Voice
The internet is a useful tool for connecting people and communities, but there's always concern for safety with online exchanges. This inspired Kingston Twp. to create a safe zone for things such as Craigslist transactions and child custody exchanges ...

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Paralysed wife at home, auto driver plies around with 2-yr-old son in lap - Mumbai Mirror

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-05-14 20:07

Mumbai Mirror

Paralysed wife at home, auto driver plies around with 2-yr-old son in lap
Mumbai Mirror
The sight of an autorickshaw driver in Versova ferrying passengers while his sweat-soaked two-and-a-half-year-old son cries in his lap has caught the attention of several Mumbaikars, who took to social media to narrate a heartrending story. For the ...

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Why are Singaporeans flocking to M'sia to buy baby milk formula? - New Straits Times Online

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-05-14 20:02

New Straits Times Online

Why are Singaporeans flocking to M'sia to buy baby milk formula?
New Straits Times Online
High prices for formula milk in Singapore have forced many young parents like her to find creative ways to manage household budgets – even if that means travelling internationally for baby's next feed. But unlike the safety concerns which drive ...

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'After a war, everything is easy': A mother with a gift for living, she survived catastrophic upheavals - National Post

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-05-14 12:55

National Post

'After a war, everything is easy': A mother with a gift for living, she survived catastrophic upheavals
National Post
Her life includes the most astonishing events: the Spanish Civil War and life in an orphanage; bigamy — hers; forbidden cross-cultural love; assassination of her prominent Jewish husband in Lebanon; fleeing, penniless with her children to Vancouver to ...

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IRR for law requiring speed limit devices for puvs ok'd - Inquirer.net

Children Safety - Sun, 2017-05-14 11:15

IRR for law requiring speed limit devices for puvs ok'd
Inquirer.net
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) will soon release the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for three laws expected to improve road safety and prevent deaths due to accidents. During the recently concluded Global Road Safety Week hosted by ...

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Volunteers share a love of wild lands, wildlife - Helena Independent Record

Children Safety - Sat, 2017-05-13 14:02

Helena Independent Record

Volunteers share a love of wild lands, wildlife
Helena Independent Record
His is a question and answer presentation engages the children, who leave with a better understanding about these large predators and greater knowledge of how to be safe should they encounter them. Bill was a senior assistant attorney general with the ...

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Tortured boy told social worker of abuse 2 years before parents killed him: docs - kfor.com

Children Safety - Sat, 2017-05-13 11:07

kfor.com

Tortured boy told social worker of abuse 2 years before parents killed him: docs
kfor.com
The documents, from the Missouri Department of Social Services Children's Division, show the 7-year-old told a social worker he was being abused – two years before he was killed by his dad and stepmother, according to KHSB. ... The record shows the ...

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