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This Is Why It’s So Important To Lock Up Your Guns When There Are Kids Around

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot(‘/37886402/VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’, [728, 90], ‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_581951d866887’).addService(googletag.pubads()) googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_MB”, “VN_”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_SC”, “VN_ORGN”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_TS”, “TS_D”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_AT”, “VN_ORGN_PG_D_REV_1.0_ASYNC_DEFAULT”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_CC”, “VN_ORGN_D_UNK_118325_A”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_PG”, “1”); googletag.enableServices(); googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_581951d866887’); }); When a seven-year-old in Toledo, Ohio, found a gun in his home, he had no intention of shooting and killing three-year-old Tyrne Hoskins. Sadly, that’s exactly what happened. Last year, The Washington Post reported that at least 265 people were accidentally shot by children in 2015. Kids are curious by nature and are likely to pick up a firearm if they see one lying around. Despite many parents warning…

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Studies Show That There’s A Good Chance You’re Overmedicating Your Children

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Getting your kids to swallow medicine when they’re sick is hard enough, but could the way you administer medicine actually make them sicker? According to a study published by Dr. Shonna Yin, an associate professor from the NYU School of Medicine, parents are four times more likely to make a dosage error when using the cups that accompany many over-the-counter drugs. “Our study found that parents with lower health literacy are at greater risk for making dosing errors,” Dr. Yin told CNN. iStock googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBM_BTF’);…

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This Mom Didn’t Realize How Necessary Flu Shots Really Were Until Her Daughter Died

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When They Moved A Piece Of Rubble To The Side, They Saw Something Unbelievable

A building collapsed in Nairobi, Kenya, last week, leaving 23 people dead and 93 missing. Rescuers have been working tirelessly since the moment they stepped onto the horrific scene. Just as they were giving up hope on May 3, however, the team came across a six-month-old baby in the rubble. Miraculously, the child had no significant injuries and only needed treatment for dehydration, which she received immediately. Her name is Dealeryn Saisi Wasike, and her parents could not believe their eyes when they saw that their little one was alive…

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Incredible Little Girl Survives Italian Earthquake After Being Trapped For 17 Hours

According to Italy’s Civil Protection Department, at least 247 people have lost their lives since a magnitude-6.2 earthquake rocked central Italy on August 25. Although tremors were felt as far away as Rome, the small town of Amatrice, which is about 87 miles from the capital city, was among the hardest hit. The devastation has proven to be so brutal, in fact, that Mayor Sergio Pirozzi said the town simply “isn’t here anymore.” googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); When the sun came up that day, officials realized that the situation was…

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This Teacher’s Aide Had Sex With Teen Students — Was Her Husband In On It?

On Wednesday, November 16, Sheri Maufort was arrested for engaging in sexual acts with two teenage boys. The 42-year-old had been working as a teacher’s aide at Unionville High School in Chester County, Pennsylvania, since 2015, where she met the two male students that she eventually had sexual contact with. What makes things more disturbing is that her husband was involved in these illegal encounters. Police say that the first incident occurred in August of this year. Maufort picked up one of the teens, who is a minor, in her…

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News Anchors Do This Every Commercial Break After Reporting Negative News.

WGN News at Nine Weekend anchors Robert Jordan and Jackie Bange have been anchoring together for over 20 years. Since the early 2000s, they’ve had a bit of a crazy tradition… Every time they cut for commercial break, the pair will do a highly elaborate handshake. It’s something they started as a way of combating the negativity of reporting tragic news stories. It’s adorable…and genius. (Source: WGN News) When asked how it all started, the pair had this to say: “We kind of fight over how it started, but in…

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13 American Mass Shootings That The Media Never Told You About

You can say what you want about the efficacy of gun restrictions in the U.S., but there is one deadly reality that cannot be ignored: all of these mass shootings are devastating. The most disheartening thing of all is that little has been done to address this issue in America aside from politicians offering empty platitudes. And every single month, there’s more bad news. It feels inescapable. Unfortunately, the media has been taking it easy on us. The fact of the matter is that 355 mass shootings have taken place…

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