Posts Tagged ‘Children’

Pollution kills 1.7 million children every year, WHO reports

Pollution kills 1.7 million children every year, WHO reports

Exposure to environmental pollutants kills 1.7 million children under the age of five each year, according to two reports released on Monday by the World Health Organization (WHO). Worldwide, more than one in four deaths among children under the age of five are attributable to environmental hazards such as indoor and outdoor air pollution,...

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Syrian children struggle for room in Turkish schools

Syrian children struggle for room in Turkish schools

Nihal Kayali and Christina Asquith, Refugees DeeplyISTANBUL, Turkey — At the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit this week, Turkey’s efforts to educate hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees will be in the spotlight. Top News – UPI.com

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Here’s Stephen Curry, the surgeon general and a horde of children dancing

Here’s Stephen Curry, the surgeon general and a horde of children dancing

Stephen Curry is helping Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy help keep kids fit! This is a good thing, because most children don’t care about hanging out with the surgeon general without Steph Curry being there. What I’m saying is: There is no child in existence excited to meet the surgeon general. SBNation.com – All...

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Fiorina accused of using children as props

Fiorina accused of using children as props

Ann Marie AwadDES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 22 (UPI) — Republican Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is being accused of “ambushing” a field trip by ushering a group of children into an anti-abortion forum. Top News – UPI.com

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Police: 2 children found in storage died somewhere else

Police: 2 children found in storage died somewhere else

A commercial storage unit facility is shown Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, where two children were found dead in Redding, Calif. Autopsies were planned for the 3-year-old girl and 6-year-old boy, whose names were not released. No charges have been filed in their deaths. The investigation began with a call about a possible child abuse...

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Children should receive fluoride treatments as young as six months

Children should receive fluoride treatments as young as six months

Stephen FellerWASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) — Pediatricians recommend children with teeth receive fluoride varnish applications starting when they are six months old, according to a new set of guidelines. Latest News – UPI.com

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Starbucks offers free college for veteran spouses and children

Starbucks offers free college for veteran spouses and children

Amy R. ConnollySEATTLE, Nov. 11 (UPI) — Starbucks announced it is expanding its free college tuition program to the children and spouses of its employees who have served in the military. Top News – UPI.com

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Mormon Church won’t baptize children of same-sex couples

Mormon Church won’t baptize children of same-sex couples

Andrew V. PestanoSALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 6 (UPI) — The Mormon Church has declared same-sex couples are apostates and children living with them cannot be part of church activities, including baptisms. Latest News – UPI.com

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Weigh the Pros, Cons of Having Your Children Help Save for College

Weigh the Pros, Cons of Having Your Children Help Save for College

Students can save money in a retirement account, such as a Roth IRA, which is not counted on the FAFSA, says one expert. Even though Kelly and Paul Brewer put aside money in college savings accounts for their 17-year-old twin daughters’ educations, they still expect the girls to help save for college. That will...

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Study: Lithium safe, effective for bipolar disorder in children

Study: Lithium safe, effective for bipolar disorder in children

Stephen FellerBALTIMORE, Oct. 12 (UPI) — Lithium was found in a recent study to be safe and effective for treating bipolar disorder in children, researchers found in a new study. Latest News – UPI.com

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