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Parents Using Hormone Supplement To Get Kids To Sleep

Most days things go smoothly for North Texas mom Amee Calloway, but nighttime — that’s another matter. Amee had a hard time getting her oldest son to sleep, then her pediatrician gave her some unexpected advice.

CBS 11–08/27/2013

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Two Free Options Left For Immunizations This Week

Parents whose children need last minute immunizations may visit two places this week to take care of it.

08/25/2013

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IKEA Recalls Children’s Beds

Swedish furniture chain IKEA is recalling two models of children’s beds for repair, citing complaints over a metal rod that can break and potentially cause harm.

08/15/2013

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Happy Hour… With Mom?!

I realize there’s a major upside to having kids when you’re young. They seem to actually ENJOY hanging out with you as they grow up. So these kids of mine totally surprise me.

CBS 11–08/13/2013

Report: Childhood Obesity Rates Fell In 18 States

A new government report is the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity, health officials said Tuesday. In 18 states, there were at least slight declines in obesity for low-income preschoolers.

08/06/2013

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Study: More Children Experiencing Choking Incidents

Statistics show that food related choking incidents in children are on the rise. According to a new study by the American Academy of Pediatrics, choking is the leading cause of childhood injuries showing up in emergency rooms.

CBSDFW.COM–07/30/2013

6-Year-old murder victim Alanna Gallagher (credit: Saginaw Police)

Saginaw Police Narrow Focus In Search For Child Killer

Police in Saginaw focused on two neighborhoods hoping for new clues Monday in the death of a 6-year-old girl.

07/08/2013

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Teaming Up To Prevent Hot-Car Child Deaths

As temperatures rise in Texas, one government safety agency is working to reduce the number of children who are seriously injured or lose their life after being left alone inside a hot vehicle.

CBSDFW.COM–06/10/2013

A health professional attends a mother breastfeeding her baby. (credit: Joel Nito/AFP/Getty Images)

Lactation Lounge Opens In Dallas DA’s Office

The perfect Mother’s Day gift at the Dallas County District Attorney’s office meets a basic need: a lactation room for nursing moms.

05/12/2013

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I-Team: Alarming Smoke Detector Tests

You would think the loud wailing sound of a smoke alarm would wake anyone up.

CBS 11–05/09/2013

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DPD & CPS Investigating 8 Children Left Alone

Dallas police and Child Protective Services (CPS) are both investigating a case involving eight underage children being left alone.

CBSDFW.COM–04/29/2013

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“Good Samaritans” Take Eight Children To Safety

Investigators are calling two women who dropped off eight children at a fire station “good Samaritans.” Police said they found the children, ages 3 to 12 at a south Dallas home alone.

CBS 11–04/28/2013

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