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Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac Problems

Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.

09/18/2013

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Study: College Students More Concerned For Abused Animals Than Adults

Researchers have learned that college students are more empathetic toward dogs who have been abused than they are toward human adults who have suffered comparable abuse.

08/14/2013

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3 Children Struck By SUV When One Girl Ran To Greet Father

Three children were struck by an SUV in New Haven after witnesses say they ran onto a busy street toward their father’s car.

07/09/2013

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Blumenthal, Senators Seek Bans On Nickelodean Junk Food Ads

Connecticut’s Richard Blumenthal and three other U.S. Senators are calling on children’s cable network Nickelodeon to ban ads targeted at children that promote and sell junk food and sugar.

06/13/2013

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Study: ADHD In Childhood Linked To Obesity In Adulthood

The findings of a recent study indicate that children – in particular, young boys – who grapple with ADHD often struggle with obesity in their adult years.

05/20/2013

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Study: Children Who Exercise More Are Less Likely To Fracture Bones Later In Life

According to a new study conducted by researchers at Skane University Hospital in Malmo, Sweden, exercise habits in children could be directly related to bone strength in a person as they grow older.

03/26/2013

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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

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Bodies Of Two Children Found After Putnam Fire

State police say the bodies of a six-month-old and a three-year-old were found in the rubble of a fire at a multi-family home in Pudnam.

01/22/2013

Vernon, CT

Two Children Hit By Vehicle In Vernon

Vernon police responded to an accident on West Street just after 5pm Saturday that involved a car and two children crossing the street on foot.

01/20/2013

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Teen Starts Petition For Boy-Friendly Easy-Bake Oven

A New Jersey teenager has filed a petition on Change.org in the hopes of encouraging the CEO of Hasbro to make Easy-Bake Ovens less exclusionary of young boys.

12/05/2012

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