Children

Rethinking "Elf On The Shelf"

(KPRC) It's the time of year when "Elf on the Shelf" starts up tomfoolery around the house. The children's book tells readers the elf is watching little boys and girls to report good…

WHO:Road Accidents Main Cause Of Death For Young People

(CNN) - The World Health Organization says road traffic accidents are now the leading cause of death for children and young people around the world. The WHO released the 2018 global status report on road safety Friday. It shows…

14,000 Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in U.S. Custody

(CNN) - U.S. Health and Human Services reports a record 14,000 immigrant children are now living in U.S. detention camps and shelters. That's up from the 2016 monthly average of 4,000 to 9,000 children. Health and Human Services says…

UNICEF: Yemen Violence Threatens 59 Children in Hospital

(CNN) - The United Nations Children's Fund says intense fighting in Yemen's city of Hodeidah is putting children in the city's hospital at imminent risk of death. In a statement released Tuesday, UNICEF said the lives of 59 children…

Polio-Like Illness Sweeps Country

A rare Polio-like disease that causes paralysis is affecting children across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 127 cases are under investigation. The medical name is Acute Flaccid Myelitis or A-F-M. The 62 confirmed cases…

Fast Flu Relief On The Horizon?

(NBC News) Faster relief from the flu could be just around the corner. Studies are showing an experimental drug called Baloxavir can help ease flu symptoms within just a few days, much like…

DHS Reunited All Eligible Parents and Children

(CNN) - The Department of Homeland Security said Friday that it has reunited all eligible immigrant parents with their children. Thursday was the deadline for reunification of immigrant families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Despite the government's Friday announcement,…

CDC: Flu Blamed For 84 Child Deaths this Season

(CNN) - 84 children have died from the flu since this season began in October. The Centers for Disease Sontrol and Prevention released the newest numbers Friday. In the weekly surveillance report, 22 deaths were added to the flu-related statistics…