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Archive: October 31, 2013

LOGO: Today (Thursday) is the final day of

HELENA, Mont. – Let's have The Talk. For some parents and children, it can be scarier than the scariest Halloween costume. Today is the final day of Let's Talk Month, designated each year to encourage families to discuss sexuality issues all year long. And many parents are reaching out. ...Read More

PHOTO: Speaking in Portland on Friday, Susan Podziba is a nationally-known mediator and author whose cases have spanned issues from abortion to workplace injuries, to land-use disputes. Photo courtesy of Podziba.

PORTLAND, Ore. – People and politics often seem more divided than ever, but a group meeting this weekend in Portland is convinced it doesn't have to be that way. At the Oregon Mediation Association's (OMA) fall conference, social workers, attorneys and human resources professionals will discu ...Read More

PHOTO: Health officials are urging parents to consider having their children immunized against influenza whether they have preexisting medical conditions or not. Photo courtesy of Microsoft Images.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - As flu season sets in, health officials have a warning for parents: Even the healthiest kids are at risk of dying from influenza, according to a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The study found that of the 830 U.S. children who died from the flu between 200 ...Read More

PHOTO: The 1.9 million Ohioans who receive federal food assistance will see their benefits decrease Friday. Many will turn to food pantries to fill the void. Courtesy: OAFB.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Close to two million Ohioans are facing what some say is a frightening situation. A temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) expires today and food stamp benefits will decrease by $36 per m ...Read More

PHOTO: Trick-or-treating is great fun for children but it can also be dangerous. Image courtesy of Safe Kids Salt Lake County.

SALT LAKE CITY - Trick-or-treating is great fun for children but it can also be dangerous, according to May Romo with Safe Kids of Salt Lake County. She said more child pedestrian deaths occur in the U.S. on Halloween than any other day of the year. Romo urged parents to counsel their kids on safe ...Read More

Dr. Paul Dworkin

HARTFORD, Conn. – Hartford is home to a successful health care coordination model for children with complex medical needs. And now it has been expanded to reach vulnerable children at risk due to poverty. Dr. Paul Dworkin, executive vice president for Community Child Health at Connecticut ...Read More

PHOTO: City College of San Francisco building. Hundreds of City College of San Francisco (CCSF) supporters will rally at Civic Center Campus this afternoon before marching to City Hall, where they will deliver thousands of postcards from community members to Mayor Ed Lee that demand City College stay open and accredited. Photo credit: CCSF
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Student zombies and other costumed protesters are marching on this Halloween for the future of City College of San Francisco. The college is fighting to remain open after being sanctioned for financial and administrative problems. Student Shanell Williams says the s ...Read More

RALEIGH, N.C. – Social Security benefits will go up by 1.5 percent next year, the government announced Wednesday. The smallest increase since 1975 is no treat, say beneficiaries, but organizations such as AARP say don't be tricked into thinking a new calculation method on the negotiation tab ...Read More

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