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D.C. Parents Who Left Toddlers Alone While Wine Tasting Plead Guilty

A D.C. couple accused of leaving their two toddlers alone in a cold car as they attended a wine-tasting in February has pleaded guilty, the couple’s attorney says.

03/19/2015

Top Tips For Children Fighting Spring Allergies

Allergies have no known cure, at least not yet, so when spring allergies hit, you and your child are in it for the long haul. Fighting off spring allergies and dealing with symptoms is, however, possible.

03/18/2015

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Virginia House Fire Kills 3 Small Children

A toddler and two infants have died in a house fire in Portsmouth.

03/07/2015

Research in lab. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Researchers Test Device To Help Deaf Children Detect Sounds

At age 3, Angelica Lopez is helping to break a sound barrier for deaf children.

02/14/2015

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Health: New Warning About Laundry Detergent Pods And Kids

They’re colorful little packets of laundry detergent: convenient, easy-to-use, but also enticing for children.

11/12/2014

Cheverly home where two children were found dead. (Photo: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Young Md. Mother Indicted in 2 Toddlers’ Deaths

A grand jury in Prince George’s County has indicted a young mother from Cheverly for killing her two toddlers by placing plastic bags and duct tape around their heads.

10/31/2014

File photo of a researcher examining stem cells through a microscope. (Photo by SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)

New Test to Cause Spike in Illness Cases in Kids

For more than two months, health officials have been struggling to understand the size of a national wave of severe respiratory illnesses caused by an unusual virus. This week, they expect the wave to start looking a whole lot bigger.

10/14/2014

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Man With Ebola Entered U.S. on Flight Through Dulles Airport

The first reported case of Ebola in the United States is spooking airline investors and raising the prospect that some frightened travelers might stay home despite repeated reassurances from public-health experts.

10/01/2014

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Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children’s Sleep

The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers — is particularly harmful.

09/17/2014

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CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.

09/15/2014

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