Children

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Missouri Voters Have a Choice to Get Tougher on Child Sexual Predators

The Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys is speaking out in support of Amendment Two, a proposal on Tuesday’s ballot that would allow juries to hear the past offenses of a defendant accused of sexually assaulting a child.

11/03/2014

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Two Treated in St. Louis for Possible Enterovirus 68

Doctors at St. Louis Children’s Hospital say two children are being treated for muscle weakness or possible paralysis that might be linked to enterovirus 68.

10/06/2014

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Police Search for Suspect in Home Invasion and Robbery

The search continues near north St. Louis County’s Eagle Springs Golf Course for one of two men who tried to rob a couple as they were leaving their home for work this morning.

10/03/2014

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Six Children Dodge Drive-by Shooting

Six children escape injury in a drive-by shooting Wednesday night. St. Louis police say a truck passed by a house in the 5900 block of Michigan just before 8 p.m., and several shots were fired.

10/02/2014

OP survived 12 gunshots. (Photo by Randy Grim)

Rescue Picking Up Stray Dogs Injured By Firearms

Stray Rescue founder Randy Grim has been spending much of his time lately criss-crossing the streets of North St. Louis. He’s picking up dead and wounded dogs who’ve been shot for no other reason than that they’re running free on the streets.

09/24/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Study Suggests Early Autism Symptoms Can Be Reversed

A local psychiatrist is excited about a new small study that shows if infants are treated early enough, developmental problems can be reversed.

09/10/2014

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Symptom of Respiratory Illness Infecting Midwest Children is Asthma Attacks

The respiratory illness plaguing the Midwest brought nearly 450 kids in for treatment recently at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.

09/08/2014

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Doctors Seeing an Increase in Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Cases

Local hospitals and doctors’ offices are seeing a spike in cases of a common childhood virus called hand, foot and mouth disease.

09/02/2014

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HPV Vaccine Prevents More Than Cervical Cancer

Back to school for some children means back to the pediatrician to get required vaccinations.

08/11/2014

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