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CPSC Prohibits 5 More Chemicals in Children's Toys and Child Care Products - Promo Marketing (blog)

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-10-25 12:01

Promo Marketing (blog)

CPSC Prohibits 5 More Chemicals in Children's Toys and Child Care Products
Promo Marketing (blog)
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted 3 to 2 last week to prohibit children's toys and various child care items from containing more than 0.1 percent of specific phthalate chemicals used to make vinyl and plastics. This final rule will ...

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Arsenic found in baby food, scary new study shows - The Mercury News

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-10-25 11:24

The Mercury News

Arsenic found in baby food, scary new study shows
The Mercury News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers a level of 5 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood to be high in children, but no level of lead is considered safe because of its potential detrimental effects on child development. Now, the ...

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Elsie Scully-Hicks: Murder accused denies injuring baby - BBC News

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-10-25 10:02

BBC News

Elsie Scully-Hicks: Murder accused denies injuring baby
BBC News
He said Elsie fell down the stairs after he failed to lock the safety gate properly while arranging washing in a bedroom at the time. "The next thing I could hear was the gate opening and I turned, then all I could see was her falling through from the ...

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Interstate migration in India doubled between 2001-2011: WEF - India Today

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-10-25 06:35

Interstate migration in India doubled between 2001-2011: WEF
India Today
Citing examples, the report said, Bihar, a state with one of the highest outflows of domestic migrants, has a per-capita income roughly equivalent to Somalias (around USD 520) and a birth rate of 3.4 children per woman, on the other hand, Kerala ...

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These baby foods and formulas tested positive for arsenic, lead and BPA in new study - USA TODAY

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-10-25 06:11

USA TODAY

These baby foods and formulas tested positive for arsenic, lead and BPA in new study
USA TODAY
Jaclyn Bowen, executive director of Clean Label Project and a food safety scientist, said rice-based baby food such as snack puffs had some of the highest levels of arsenic. In 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed a limit of 100 parts ...

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From NBA Executive To Food Entrepreneur: How This Latina Built Her Dream Company - Forbes

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-10-25 06:01

Forbes

From NBA Executive To Food Entrepreneur: How This Latina Built Her Dream Company
Forbes
For Sorrosa that mission is anchored in the kind of food she wants to be able to feed her children. “I'm originally from ... Sorrosa: Keeping a 9-5 is a less risky way to explore the world of entrepreneurship within the context of a stable job and ...

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Spook-Free Halloween Safety Tips For Your Pets - News On 6

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-10-25 02:10

News On 6

Spook-Free Halloween Safety Tips For Your Pets
News On 6
Halloween can be the spookiest night of the year, but keeping your pets safe doesn't have to be tricky. There are simple, common sense precautions to ... Do not take them out to trick-or-treat and do not leave them outside in the yard or patio while ...

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Anxiety and uncertainty in the age of the smartphone — and what we can do about it - ABC Online

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-10-25 00:30

ABC Online

Anxiety and uncertainty in the age of the smartphone — and what we can do about it
ABC Online
Psychologists could consider a person's over-reliance on their phones as a "safety-seeking behaviour" which reduces anxiety in the moment. But over time, safety behaviours actually feed anxiety because they prevent people from realising their fear has ...

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Wentworth Angels forced to vacate premises - Rising Sun Chatsworth

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-10-25 00:06

Rising Sun Chatsworth

Wentworth Angels forced to vacate premises
Rising Sun Chatsworth
A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the future of vulnerable children after their place of safety was taken away from them. An impassionate and desperate plea has been ... We feed, house and take care of people in need. We provide a home for children ...

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Fire chiefs call for sprinklers in all UK schools - BBC News

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-10-24 20:19

BBC News

Fire chiefs call for sprinklers in all UK schools
BBC News
London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton accused the government of "playing with children's lives". The Department for Education said the safety of children was their priority. Fire safety in public buildings like schools has come under close ...

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Immokalee Peace Fair celebrates 'love, equality and freedom' - Naples Daily News

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-10-24 13:05

Naples Daily News

Immokalee Peace Fair celebrates 'love, equality and freedom'
Naples Daily News
"Our goal is to empower children to not be afraid of the world in which they live and to give them a sense of security after experiencing abuse," said Chico, the president of the bikers' Southwest Florida chapter. For their safety and that of the kids ...

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Constantly texting your friends about problems may be increasing your anxiety - The Conversation AU

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-10-24 13:03

The Conversation AU

Constantly texting your friends about problems may be increasing your anxiety
The Conversation AU
Psychologists could consider a person's over-reliance on their phones as a “safety seeking behaviour” which reduces anxiety in the moment. But over time, safety behaviours actually feed anxiety because they prevent people from realising their fear has ...

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Neighbors Fight 2018 Permit For 4 Peaks Festival - KBND

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-10-24 12:33

KBND

Neighbors Fight 2018 Permit For 4 Peaks Festival
KBND
BEND, OR -- Organizers of the 4 Peaks Music Festival are asking Deschutes County to allow up to 3,000 people at its 2018 event. After nearly a decade in Tumalo, the event moved to Stevenson Ranch off Knott Road in Bend, this past summer. An estimated ...

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'They Killed My Whole Family': Rohingya Refugees Search for Safety in Bangladesh - Sputnik International

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-10-24 12:07

Sputnik International

'They Killed My Whole Family': Rohingya Refugees Search for Safety in Bangladesh
Sputnik International
My children are hungry and it's difficult for me to feed them three times a day,” another survivor who wished to stay anonymous told Sputnik. With such an influx of refugees there are immense challenges in the camps in Bangladesh as there is not enough ...
Rohingya crisis: Donors pledge $344 million at UN-backed conference to support aid effortsUN News Centre

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Spook-Free Halloween Safety Tips For Your Pets - CBS Miami

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-10-24 08:47

CBS Miami

Spook-Free Halloween Safety Tips For Your Pets
CBS Miami
KEEP PETS AWAY FROM THE DOOR. During trick-or-treating hours pets can easily slip through the door when it's opened to hand out candy. In addition, dogs may bite children out of fear or nervousness. WATCH THE CANDY DISH! Do not feed your pet any ...

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French parents name their child 'Jihad' ... get reported to police - StepFeed

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-10-24 07:30

StepFeed

French parents name their child 'Jihad' ... get reported to police
StepFeed
... for Egyptian security forces in recent years. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have been flooded with photos of men and women, saluting the fallen officers with the Arabic hashtag 'Salute them wherever you are, they sacrificed their lives for our ...

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Food ruined by drought could feed more than 80m a day, says World Bank - The Guardian

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-10-24 07:00

The Guardian

Food ruined by drought could feed more than 80m a day, says World Bank
The Guardian
In a new study, it said, the “shockingly large and often hidden” consequences of prolonged periods without rain threatened to stunt the growth of children and condemn them to a lifetime of poverty. The report said the lost food production related to ...

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Brazil Considers Plan To Feed Low-Income Children “Human Pet Food” - Mintpress News (blog)

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-10-24 06:35

Mintpress News (blog)

Brazil Considers Plan To Feed Low-Income Children “Human Pet Food”
Mintpress News (blog)
SÃO PAULO – A new, controversial plan to feed low-income children and adults in São Paulo with powder pellets made from nearly expired food has drawn the ire of critics, who have called the product “human pet food.” The plan was first ... Yet the ...

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Brazil Considers Plan to Feed Low-Income Children “Human Pet Food” - Mintpress News (blog)

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-10-24 06:35

Mintpress News (blog)

Brazil Considers Plan to Feed Low-Income Children “Human Pet Food”
Mintpress News (blog)
SÃO PAULO – A new, controversial plan to feed low-income children and adults in São Paulo with powder pellets made from nearly expired food has drawn the ire of critics, who have called the product “human pet food.” The plan was first ... Yet the ...

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Citing Supreme Court Ruling, Judge Lets Kentucky Sex Offenders Back on Facebook - Governing

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-10-24 06:19

Citing Supreme Court Ruling, Judge Lets Kentucky Sex Offenders Back on Facebook
Governing
Ruling in a lawsuit brought by a Lexington child pornography defendant identified only as "John Doe," U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove struck down Kentucky's sweeping restrictions on internet access for registered sex offenders. ... In 2015 ...

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