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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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Virus Sending Babies and Toddlers to Hospital

It’s a very common, but sometimes serious virus called RSV – respiratory syncytial virus. Symptoms include coughing, congestion, runny nose and wheezing.

01/07/2013

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Holiday Visits Spark Worries About Older Relatives

“Something happened over that visit that they finally picked up that mom is getting frail and might need some help,” says Ann Bannes, Vice President,St. Andrews Resources for Seniors.

01/02/2013

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Keeping Your Sugarplums from Overdoing the Holiday Sweets

Dr. Heidi Sallee says it’s okay to let kids enjoy the holidays with some extra treats, especially if you’re going to a few parties.

12/24/2012

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Tempering Kids’ Christmas Expectations on a Tight Budget

With many families continuing to struggle in a tight economy, parents may be worried their kids will have unrealistic expectations about Christmas morning.

12/21/2012

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Shelter Opens for Sex Trafficking Victims

Today the group opens it’s first shelter for victims of sex trafficking in the region, the location kept secret for security reasons.

12/17/2012

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Top Photographers For Kids In St. Louis

When mom and dad’s cameras aren’t cutting it, turn to the best of the best. Here’s a list of the top five photographers that will take great pictures of your little ones.

09/28/2012

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Study: Fast-Food Restaurant Logos ‘Imprinted’ On Children’s Brains

A new study finds that fast-food restaurant logos are “imprinted” in a child’s brain.

09/26/2012

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Area Pediatricians Warn Parents About Retail Clinics

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) Some pediatricians want parents to think twice before taking their children to a retail clinic. “When you walk into a retail clinic, they don’t have your child’s medical history immediately available, […]

08/27/2012

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