children

sleepy kid
Elise Rich
August 15, 2019 - 9:31 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — You need to put the phone down at least an hour before bed, according to Dr. Brent Haberman, a pediatric sleep specialist for SLU Care. The bright lights from your smart phone delay the secretion of an important hormone: melatonin. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "When...
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August 05, 2019 - 9:59 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - "Quit Tweeting and Facebook posting about the violence and do something about it!" That's the message from Better Family Life's James Clark as he kicks off his latest effort to protect children from violence. Clark wants 500 volunteers to wait with students at more than 200 bus...
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kids using phones
August 01, 2019 - 1:53 pm
(KMOX) — As technology such as smart devices have permeated nearly all aspects of our daily lives, precautions about best practices have also followed. Recently the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office in Florida arrested 25 men who were lurking on the internet with the intent to engage in sexually...
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Megan Lynch
July 31, 2019 - 4:15 pm
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KMOX) — A millon-dollar donation will help a St. Louis children's hospital continue it's focus on healing through play. "It's vital to a child's growth and health and recovery and psychic well-being," says Dr. Nick Holekamp, Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital Chief...
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Missouri State Capitol
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July 23, 2019 - 7:55 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Data shows nearly 90,000 children and close to 23,000 adults were dropped from Missouri's Medicaid health care program in the past year, prompting a state Democratic leader to call for an investigation. House Minority Leader Crystal Quade on Sunday publicly released a letter...
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Missouri Disability Empowerment children in Jefferson City
Missouri Disability Empowerment
Megan Lynch
July 18, 2019 - 5:00 am
JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) — A new law in Missouri expands coverage of therapies for children with developmental disabilities. For nearly a decade, the state has required insurance coverage for therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder, but Robyn Schelp says that left out an equal number of...
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hands on steering wheel, driving
July 16, 2019 - 10:50 am
CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — A 30-year-old Missouri man is charged after police say he intentionally drove his car toward two boys of Indian descent and shouted an ethnic slur at them. Samuel Lay, of Creve Coeur, was charged Monday with assault and armed criminal action. He is being held on $30,000 bond...
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KMOX
Alex Degman
July 14, 2019 - 8:25 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- All but one of the children who went missing from the Annie Malone Center Friday night have returned. Pat Washington, Vice President of Development and External Affairs, says they're still determining exactly how eight children, ages 11 through 18, escaped. "The children that we...
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(Dixon Illinois Police Department)
July 10, 2019 - 4:48 pm
(KMOX) - A 49-year-old Illinois woman won't be winning any 'mother of the year' awards. Jennifer A. Janus Yeagerwas arrested Tuesday afternoon after authorities say she was spotted driving down Illinois Route 2 in Dixon with her two kids riding in an inflatable pool on top of her SUV. Police says...
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