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Overnight America Podcast: January 7th, 2013 – Robert Melillo, Peter Lubin

Dr. Robert Melillo is an internationally known lecturer, author, educator, researcher and clinician in the areas of neurology, rehabilitation, neuropsychology and neurobehavioral disorders in children. He’s also an expert in nutrition with more than 20 […]

01/07/2014

Trick or treaters

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: 1.35 Million Kids Injured Playing Sports Annually

When it comes to knee injuries, there’s a notable gender gap. Girls are eight times more likely to tear their ACL than boys.

08/07/2013

6/18/13-For the fourth straight year kids ages 3-12 took part in the effort to set a new Guinness World Record for largest swim lesson. The underlying message: drowning is the 2nd leading cause of accidental death for children under age 15. It's not yet known if the worldwide effort reached the goal of 24,873 participants needed to break the record, which was set during the same event last year. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Kids Go for the Largest Swimming Lesson

Children gathered in Clayton for an attempt at a world record for the largest swimming lesson.

06/18/2013

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As Summer Arrives So Do Warnings About Dock Safety

Three swimmers, including two children, were electrocuted last summer at Lake of the Ozarks.

05/30/2013

Kakabaka onesies and leg candy

Local Artists Find Success on Etsy – Part Two

You may have asked someone where they found that wonderful handmade item and they’ve told you — “Etsy”.

05/21/2013

T-shirts made by victims of child abuse, documenting what they went through in shocking detail, hang in the lobby of the Madison County Administration Building in Edwardsville. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Colorful Paper Cutouts Call Attention To Child Abuse Prevention Month

Children as young as one are subjected to “bondage, sadism, torture”, according to top law enforcer.

04/02/2013

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Study: Parents Should Withhold Stories Of Past Drug Use From Children

Researchers have learned that parents who attempt to bond with their children by disclosing past drug use are unintentionally negating any anti-drug messages they may have expressed to their children in the past.

02/25/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Do Kids Need Their Own Music?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: If you’ve ever seen a newborn in a onesie emblazoned with a […]

01/25/2013

US astronaut Shannon Walker rests after landing near the town of Arkalyk in northern Kazakhstan, on November 26, 2010. The Soyuz TMA-19 capsule carrying the crew of Russian Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA's Doug Wheelock and Shannon Walker landed on earth, returning from six months onboard the International Space Station where they served as members of the Expedition 24 and 25 crews. (Photo by SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA: Children Should Still Dream To Be Astronauts

NASA’s Shannon Walker asserts the retirement of the space shuttles shouldn’t cause children to give up their dreams of becoming astronauts.

01/10/2013

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