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October 10, 2016
Netflix's newest virtual babysitter: YouTube-video compilation of kids' nursery rhymes
LOS ANGELES - Not every Netflix content pickup is a big-budget original series. The world's biggest subscription-streaming service has licensed...
October 10, 2016 - 2:40pm
September 13, 2016
Children's hospitals lose millions of dollars on kids with Medicaid
Children's hospitals lose more money than other facilities treating children covered by Medicaid and may be under pressure in 2018 when federal payments compensating for this loss are reduced, according to a new study. Medicaid typically pays less than what it costs a hospital...
September 13, 2016 - 4:30am
August 19, 2016
Even with insurance, less affluent children miss out on eye care
Middle- and lower-income children don't visit eye doctors as often as wealthier kids, and as a result, thousands of them may have undiagnosed...
August 19, 2016 - 3:47pm
Helmets prevent severe head injuries in bike accidents
Despite some criticism of bike helmets for not being protective enough, they do cut the risk of severe traumatic brain injury by half when riders...
August 19, 2016 - 3:40pm
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
About 361,00 children were seen in U.S. emergency departments between 1990 and 2010 for injuries sustained while riding in a stroller or carrier, according to a new study. "It's over 17,000 injuries per year, which is equivalent to about 50 children every day or two injuries every...
August 19, 2016 - 2:41pm
August 18, 2016
Britain launches soft drinks sugar tax to fight obesity
LONDON—Britain on Thursday, Aug. 18, said it would tax companies which sell sugary soft drinks and invest that money in health programs...
August 18, 2016 - 12:55pm
August 12, 2016
Many children's heart health not up to standards
Babies are generally born with healthy hearts that should be cared for during childhood to ensure good health later in life, according to the...
August 12, 2016 - 8:03am
July 26, 2016
Girl selling treats to help pay funeral costs for family friend in Fargo
FARGO - A little girl is selling cold treats for a heartwarming reason. Riley Bailes is selling freeze pops and lemonade then donating the profit....
July 26, 2016 - 7:57am
June 19, 2016
Human Services Director Kate Kenna retires after 33 years of helping families
On the way to her fifth-floor office in the Northeast Human Service Center overlooking the Red River in downtown Grand Forks, Kate Kenna paused...
June 19, 2016 - 4:09pm
June 16, 2016
Massive $830,000 playground built in Minnesota for children with disabilities
Dana Millington has done it. She has emerged from a 12-year odyssey of despair to reach her goal: building an $830,000 playground for children...
June 16, 2016 - 1:30pm
June 12, 2016
Fundraising underway for family of Lake Park girl, 10, killed in hit-and-run crash
LAKE MILLES LACS, Minn.--A fundraising page has been set up to help defray the funeral expenses for a 10-year-old Lake Park, Minn., girl who was struck by a vehicle and killed Friday, June 10 near here. Caylin Donovan was walking along Minnesota Highway 18 near 240th Street just...
News/crime and courts
June 12, 2016 - 2:59pm
Hibbing family has seen positive results from medical cannabis for daughter with severe epilepsy
HIBBING, Minn. -- As with any 10-year-old, Amelia Weaver began to get restless as the adults' conversation wore on. But when her dad, Josh...
June 12, 2016 - 7:30am
June 11, 2016
Patrol looking for hit-and-run driver that killed Lake Park girl
LAKE MILLE LACS, Minn. -- Minnesota Highway Patrol Lt. Adam Fulton said investigators were following several leads late Saturday afternoon, but said they hadn’t yet caught a hit-and-run driver who killed a 10-year-old Lake Park girl on Friday night along the shores of Lake Mille...
News/crime and courts
June 11, 2016 - 7:49pm
May 18, 2016
Book pulled from Minn. school shelves after superintendent deems it 'vulgar'
HENNING, Minn. -- A book in the public school library here was recently pulled from the shelves after a parent raised concerns about the...
May 18, 2016 - 6:57pm
May 12, 2016
Elementary students leave school grounds in Grand Forks during recess
A group of Grand Forks elementary students left school grounds Thursday during recess and were found playing on the other side of a busy street,...
May 12, 2016 - 7:49pm