Charity but Charities

Philanthropy can be a funny business. Let’s say you’re a do-gooder in Malawi and you hear about a little girl who has been attacked by a crocodile. She is badly hurt, but her family has no money for … [Read More...]

NFL awards startups aiming to improve player health and safety

NFL For Mike Rolih and Lauren Scott, it was the two-minute drill times two.Under bright lights, the co-creators of startup Go Rout had just four minutes … [Read More...]

COLUMN: Using coupons is always value it – Glens Falls Post

Kimberly Butler is a mom, wife and child care provider located in Queensbury and writes a weekly column for The Post-Star. Write to her at kimberlybutlerthepoststar@gmail.com or visit Making Cent$ … [Read More...]

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China’s forgotten children: 5 underclass runaways die while seeking warmth in …

They had been missing for more than a week when, police say, they lit a fire to stay warm on the night of Nov. 15 in the southern city of Bijie and died from carbon monoxide poisoning.As details of … [Read More...]

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Children in hospital get to scoot to operations on micro-scooters

Staff said the scooters are an ideal way for children to stay active, particularly those who may remain on the wards for months. Jackie Ambrose, a Play Specialist Leader at the hospital, said: … [Read More...]

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Arlington man fatally shot while visiting his children on Thanksgiving

Arlington police are looking for man who they say shot and killed the father of his girlfriend’s two children after the ex-boyfriend came to visit them on Thanksgiving. The shooting occurred at … [Read More...]

Playground children having more accidents because parents are too busy …

Number of children admitted to hospital after playground falls has risen by a third in five years Experts blame the sharp rise on parents being distracted by text messages and emails Children also … [Read More...]

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Putting Children First: The Best Gift Divorced Parents Can Give Their Children …

Holidays can be stressful for everyone, but for children of divorced or separated parents, the holidays can be especially challenging. Despite this reality, divorced parents (as well as parents that … [Read More...]

$1000-a-day miracle drug shocks US health care system

Sovaldi, a new hepatitis C treatment, can cure up to 90 percent of patients within three months. There's just one problem: The drug costs $1,000 a day. That price tag has thrown the biotechnology … [Read More...]

$3.8M gift lets Riley open mental health unit

Buy PhotoRiley Hospital for Children will open the Cindy Simon Skodt behavioral health unit to treat children and adolescents with mental health issues. Made possible with a $3.8 million donation from … [Read More...]

"Trouble in Toyland" report shows health hazards in kids’ toys persist

The 27th Annual "Trouble in Toyland" report has revealed that there are still toys on our shelves that may be hazardous to our children. The report is put out each year by U.S. Public Interest … [Read More...]

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‘America’s Bitter Pill’ Makes Case For Why Health Care Law ‘Won’t Work’

While reporting on the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, journalist Steven Brill was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition that required heart surgery. "There I was: a reporter who had made … [Read More...]

Seeing Fashion Week from the First Row

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Dash of Punk Opens Men’s Fashion Week in New York

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Everything to know about NY Fashion Week

Tommy Hilfiger decamped to Los Angeles The iconic New York designer is kicking off New York Fashion Week by going West — Venice Beach, Calif., specifically — to debut his second collaboration, … [Read More...]