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Doctors Raise Red Flag: Young Children Should Avoid Using Tablets

Tablets and toddlers: A warning for parents of tech-savvy children. The American Academy of Pediatrics says children under two should avoid all screen time.

11/14/2013

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Jury Finds Former Md. School For Deaf Aide Guilty Of Child Sex Abuse

A Howard County jury convicted a former Maryland School for the Deaf employee on two charges of sexually abusing young students under his supervision.

11/13/2013

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Miracle Ties Designed By Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Patients Now On Sale

If you’re shopping for a holiday gift, look no further than the Miracle Tie. They’re on sale as of Wednesday.

11/06/2013

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Want To Report Bullying? There’s An App For That

A smartphone app gives Howard County students and parents a way to report bullies.

10/25/2013

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Small Amounts Of Lead Can Change Children’s Lives Forever

Older homes in older cities mean a higher risk of lead poisoning. Children are especially at risk of lead poisoning. Now the Environmental Protection Agency is taking another step to keep Baltimore’s children safe.

10/24/2013

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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

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Study: Flavored Small Cigars Are Popular With Kids

Small cigars flavored to taste like candy or fruit are popular among teens, according to the first government study to gauge their use.

10/22/2013

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Glen Burnie Man Driving 2 Young Sons Arrested For Drugs & Alcohol

A Glen Burnie man faces charges after putting himself and his children in danger.

10/20/2013

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Dual Businesses Offer Kids’ Programs In Single Place

Kenn Judd said he wanted to help children develop both educationally and physically, so he has combined the two in one location at Market Square.

10/19/2013

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Families Kick Off Annual Ride For Children With Limb Deformities At Sinai Hospital

Families of children with limb deformities travel from around the world to be treated at Sinai Hospital. This weekend marks the eighth annual Save A Limb Ride, raising money to support families at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics.

10/17/2013

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Study: Children’s Use Of E-Cigarettes On The Rise

Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

09/18/2013

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Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac Problems

Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.

09/18/2013

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