Health officials warn that a rare polio-like disease affecting children continues to spread, growing to a suspected 127 cases in 22 states

WSB-TV Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a polio-like illness affecting mostly young children, is spreading across the US. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday the number of confirmed and suspected cases has spiked in the last month, with now up to 127 cases in 22 states. AFM affects the nervous system, causing paralysis that […]

Should Children Be Allowed to Select Their Own Gender?

Our question this week: Should children be allowed to select their own gender? Let us know by email or in the comments below. In 2011, The Toronto Star reported on a controversial baby, Storm Stocker-Witterick. Storm’s parents had decided not to reveal the sex of their child and to let Storm determine which gender she […]

Kate Middleton and Prince William teach children to do this when travelling

Kate Middleton, 36, and Prince William, 36, usually travel together as a couple when abroad on official tours overseas. But on William’s recent trip to South Africa, Kate stayed at home, due to being on maternity leave. Their three children Prince George, five, Princess Charlotte, three, and Prince Louis, five months, will also usually join […]

Over 700 children fell out of windows to their deaths this year, ombudsman claims

Russian ombudsman for children’s rights has revealed shocking statistics of fatal incidents involving children and proposed to develop a nationwide program to boost children’s safety in public places. Read more At the Monday press-conference summing up the results of the nationwide Childhood Safety campaign, ombudsman Anna Kuznetsova said that 492 children died in accidents during […]

US postal worker admits to stealing 6,000+ gift cards with money to feed 4 children

A mother of four who worked for US postal service has admitted to grabbing more than 6,000 gift and greeting cards filled with cash and checks in Wisconsin. She said she needed money to pay bills and take care of her children. The residents of Wauwatosa in the Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, started complaining about not […]

What about your workers? Amazon’s Bezos gets grief for $2bn fund to help homeless & children

Amazon CEO and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos has invoked Twitter wrath for seemingly an all-around commendable cause – setting up a charity fund to fight homelessness and create a preschool network for the underprivileged. The so-called Day One Fund will be multi-billionaire businessman’s most significant foray into philanthropy to date. The 2$ billion pledged […]