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In your sugary shake, Mars may not be lovin’ it

Mars Inc, the one-time maker of king-sized chocolate bars, is considering taking its M&Ms out of sugary dessert treats, including McDonald's McFlurry. An industry source...

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Disney gator attack: 2-year-old boy found dead

Police divers on Wednesday recovered the body of a 2-year-old boy who was grabbed by an alligator in front of his family during a vacation at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida....

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Britain can deny EU migrants child benefits, rules European Court of Justice

Europe’s top judges have backed Britain’s right to deny family welfare benefits to unemployed EU migrants who have been in the country for less than five years.

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British mother pregnant for most of her adult life had 17 children taken into care over 20yrs

A mother who has been pregnant for most of her adult life has had 17 children removed from her care by social workers over the past 20 years. It is thought to be the largest...

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No more underage wives for immigrants, says German minister

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas has promised to crackdown on the growing problem of multiple, forced, and underage marriages that immigrants from developing countries are...

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Bosnian children with Islamic State are 'time bomb', study says

More than 80 Bosnian children are in Islamic State-held territory in Syria and Iraq and represent a "time bomb" that could pose a major security risk when they return, a study said...

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Spike in numbers of migrant children arriving alone in Europe raises exploitation risks

More than nine out of ten refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe through Italy this year are traveling alone, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Tuesday, warning of...

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Children face beatings, rape, death trying to reach Europe: UNICEF

Migrant children making the perilous journey to Europe to escape war and poverty face possible beatings, rape and forced labor in addition to risk of drowning in the Mediterranean,...

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After Taliban music ban, songbook teaches Afghan children to sing again

When Louise Pascale, an American music teacher, pulled a three-decade-old Afghan children's songbook from her bookcase, she realized she was likely holding a treasure lost to Afghan...

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Changing economic conditions can affect children’s weight

During economic slumps, children’s risk of becoming overweight or obese may rise with the unemployment rates in their communities, according to a recent study of California school...

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Vaping teens more apt to move on to regular cigarettes: U.S. study

Older teens who try electronic cigarettes have six times the odds of trying regular cigarettes within two years than those who never puffed on the devices, a study published on...

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Too fat, too thin: Report finds malnutrition fuels disease worldwide

A third of people worldwide are either undernourished or overweight, driving increasing rates of disease and piling pressure on health services, a global report showed on Tuesday.

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Too little sleep linked to health problems in children, teens

Updated sleep recommendations for children and teens point to the benefits of getting enough sleep and the dangers of getting too little.

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Start school later to prevent sleep-deprived teens: U.S. doctors

The American Medical Association on Tuesday urged starting school later in the morning for teenagers so they can get enough sleep.

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Drugs for schizophrenics regularly dispensed to foster kids

One in nine children in foster care in the U.S. are medicated with antipsychotics, despite efforts to curb the use of these potentially dangerous drugs, a new study found.

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