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  • The Exide Technologies Plant is shown in this undated file photo.
  • LA County officials have begun offering free blood lead screening to residents near a battery recycling plant in Vernon.
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health, children's health, los angeles news
  • Lucian Olivera, 2, has been diagnosed with a mysterious virus that public health officials are calling California polio-like syndrome.
  • A Moorpark toddler has become the latest child to be diagnosed with a mysterious virus dubbed California polio-like syndrome.
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california, health, children's health, health & food, denise dador
  • Lucian Olivera, 2, has been diagnosed with a mysterious virus that public health officials are calling California polio-like syndrome.
  • A Moorpark toddler has become the latest child to be diagnosed with a mysterious virus dubbed California polio-like syndrome.
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children's health, california, health, health & food
  • A public meeting dealing with lead contamination that surrounds the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant was held in East Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
  • Emotions ran high at a public meeting dealing with contamination that surrounds the Exide Technologies plant in Vernon.
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health, children's health, los angeles news, rudabeh shahbazi
  • Phillip Young, 27, was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
  • A man in New Jersey has been arrested after his 2-year-old son was found carrying packets of heroin at a childcare center.
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child abuse, children's health, unbelievable, national news
  • The Exide Technologies Plant is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Elevated levels of lead have been found in the soil of homes and a school near a battery recycling plant in Vernon.
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health, children's health, los angeles news, darsha philips
  • The Exide Technologies Plant is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Elevated levels of lead have been found in the soil of homes and a school near a battery recycling plant in Vernon.
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children's health, health, eyewitness news
  • The Exide Technologies Plant is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Elevated levels of lead have been found in the soil of homes and a school near a battery recycling plant in Vernon.
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children's health, health, eyewitness news
  • A new report in the Journal of Pediatrics says children who constantly see their parents on their smartphones take notice.
  • A new report in the Journal of Pediatrics says children who constantly see their parents on their smartphones take notice.
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children's health, ucla, healthy living, denise dador
  • A Long Beach baby is the second known HIV-infected infant who might be potentially cured by an early treatment.
  • A Long Beach baby is the second known HIV-infected infant who might be potentially cured by an early treatment.
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children's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • A Long Beach baby is the second known HIV-infected infant who might be potentially cured by an early treatment.
  • A Long Beach baby is the second known HIV-infected infant who might be potentially cured by an early treatment.
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children's health, health & food
  • A crossing guard is shown in this undated file photo.
  • It's a big victory for student safety: Crossing guards are being added to middle schools in unincorporated L.A. County.
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school, children's health, los angeles news, john gregory
  • A crossing guard is shown in this undated file photo.
  • It's a big victory for student safety - crossing guards are being added to all Los Angeles County middle schools.
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children's health, school, eyewitness news
  • In this photo, children gather for reading time at a Los Angeles preschool.
  • When you think of depression, you probably don't think about children, especially preschool children.
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health, children's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • Sofia Jarvis, 4,  of Berkeley, Calif. has been struck by a rare and mysterious polio-like illness.
  • Neurologists are investigating a rare and mysterious polio-like illness that has struck five children in California.
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california, health, children's health, california news
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  • UCLA researchers say there could be a relationship between neurodevelopmental disorders and Tylenol taken while pregnant.
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health, children's health, pregnancy, women's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • The Teethe Coco the Monkey teething toy is shown in this Consumer Product Safety Commission photo. The product is being recalled due to a possible choking hazard.
  • Toy maker Infantino is recalling 191,000 teething toys sold exclusively at Target due to a choking hazard.
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recall, children's health, save money / consumer news
  • A study found that genes play a role in how quickly an infant feels full which may predispose a child to obesity.
  • A study found that genes play a role in how quickly an infant feels full which may predispose a child to obesity.
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obesity, health, children's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • Thousands of strangers made Valentines Day a little more special for patients at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles on Feb. 14, 2014.
  • Thousands of strangers made Valentine's Day a little more special for patients at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
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valentine's day, children's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • File photo of a vaccine.
  • The Riverside Department of Public Health confirmed a case of measles at a Temecula elementary school.
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health, children's health, inland empire news
  • Hayley Messersmith, 6, reads a Valentines Day car at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.
  • Being in the hospital is tough for a kid, but missing out on Valentine's Day makes things harder. Help make their day better!
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valentine's day, children's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • The Britax B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers, seen above, are being recalled due to finger injury hazards.
  • Britax is recalling several of its stroller models following reports of injuries, including a partial finger amputation.
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recall, children's health, recalls
  • Every year, more than four million babies are born in the U.S.
  • Every year, more than 4 million babies are born in the U.S. California has the highest number of births and that's why newborn screening is a priority. Dr. Gregory Perens, a pediatric specialist at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, spoke to ABC7 health specialist Denise Dador about the five newborn tests new parents should know about. Watch Denise Dador's report from Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. above.
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children's health, health & food
  • The model number information can be found on the underside of the recalled Combi units.
  • Combi USA Inc. has issued a safety recall notice for Coccoro, Zeus Turn and Zeus 360 child restraints.
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recall, children's health, save money / consumer news
  • Baby strollers
  • Parents are cautioned to be careful about which stroller they buy, and also to make sure they're using it properly.
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consumer product safety commission, consumer reports, children's health, recall, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • Adonis Ortiz, 3, is shown in an undated file photo.
  • A 3-year-old Florida boy is recovering at a Miami hospital after undergoing a rare five-organ transplant.
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health, children's health, bizarre news
  • In this November 29 photo Zein Youssef holds a colorful sign celebrating his final day of radiation therapy. The 6-year-olds ongoing battle against a rare and aggressive cancer is being chronicled on his popular Facebook page and YouTube channel.
  • A Los Angeles-area family wages war against cancer and creates an unexpected army of support through social media.
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san bernardino county, children's health, cancer, health, eyewitness news
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  • Certain injuries are raising concerns among pediatricians and coaches in a new study.
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health, children's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • The Manhattan Groups Quixel baby rattle is shown in this Consumer Product Safety Commission photo. The products were recalled due to a possible choking hazard.
  • Over 12,000 baby rattles from Manhattan Group are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada due to a choking hazard.
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recall, children's health, save money / consumer news
  • Safety experts are reminding holiday shoppers that many toys still on store shelves can be deadly for children.
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children's health, shopping, save money / consumer news, rudabeh shahbazi
  • A recall for 600,000 Angelcare baby monitors was issued Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, after two infants were strangled by a cord.
  • A recall for 600,000 baby monitors was issued Thursday after two infants were strangled by a cord.
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recall, children's health, save money / consumer news
  • Flamin Hot Cheetos are shown in this undated file photo.
  • Spicy chips like Flamin' Hot Cheetos are a favorite among kids, but doctors warn the popular snack can have harmful effects.
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health, food, children's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • Step2 Whisper Ride Touring Wagon
  • Step2 Whisper Ride Touring Wagons are being recalled due to a fall risk for children.
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recall, children's health, save money / consumer news
  • L.L. Bean girls jersey knit aurora purple pajama sets
  • Hundreds of children's pajamas and nightgowns are being recalled because of a possible risk of burn injuries.
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recall, children's health, save money / consumer news
  • L.A. County social workers filed a lawsuit demanding a reduction in the number of children they manage.
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legal, children's health, child abuse, los angeles news
  • wo teenagers are seen reading messages on their smartphones in this undated file photo.
  • Pediatricians are warning parents that kids who spend too much time in front of a screen could develop serious problems.
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health, children's health, technology, healthy living, denise dador
  • Halloween treats made by Debbie Adler.
  • A local mom wrote a cookbook with recipes safe for children who have food allergies but still want a Halloween treat.
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children's health, food, holiday, food coach, lori corbin
  • Israel Pena, 9, is seen in this undated photo.
  • Through a 9-year-old boy and his family, we hope to learn what it takes to turn the obesity problem around.
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health, children's health, exercise, diet, healthy living, denise dador
  • In 2009, the number of kids under 19 suffering traumatic brain injuries reached nearly 250,000.
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health, children's health, healthy living, denise dador
  • Nine-year-old East Los Angeles resident Israel Penas blood pressure is taken in this undated file photo.
  • High blood pressure, or hypertension, is mostly an adult issue but doctors say the danger exists in children as well.
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health, children's health, exercise, diet, healthy living, denise dador
  • Nine-year-old East Los Angeles resident Israel Penas blood pressure is taken in this undated file photo.
  • High blood pressure, or hypertension, is mostly an adult issue but doctors say the danger exists in kids, too.
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health, children's health, exercise, diet, vod
  • A local artist is using his incredible talent to combat childrens brain cancer in memory of the little girl he lost.
  • A local artist is using his incredible talent to combat children's brain cancer in memory of the little girl he lost.
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charity, cancer, children's health, los angeles news, david ono
  • A local artist is using his incredible talent to combat childrens brain cancer in memory of the little girl he lost.
  • A local artist is using his talent to combat children's brain cancer in memory of the little girl he lost.
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children's health, charity, cancer, eyewitness news
  • Gree Electric Appliances dehumidifiers are shown in file images provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • Gree Electric Appliances has recalled two million dehumidifiers because the products can overheat, smoke and catch fire.
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recall, health, children's health, recalls
  • Eco Novelty is recalling water-absorbing multi-use beads, shown in these photos from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, because kids can swallow them thinking theyre candy.
  • Eco Novelty is recalling water-absorbing multi-use beads because kids can swallow them thinking they're candy.
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recall, health, children's health, recalls
  • Be Amazing! Toys is recalling its Monster Science Growing Spiders, seen in this photo from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, due to concerns children may ingest them.
  • Be Amazing! Toys is recalling its Monster Science Growing Spiders due to concerns children may ingest them.
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recall, health, children's health, recalls
  • Carlos Contreras, Michelle McLaughlin, Lance McLaughlin
  • A Thousand Oaks traffic stop led to a search warrant and three arrests for drug possession and graffiti vandalism Friday.
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arrest, children's health, vandalism, ventura county news
  • Build-A-Bears Sulley stuffed animal toy is seen. The toy was recalled in Aug. 2013 due to a choking hazard.
  • Build-A-Bear is recalling a character stuffed animal from the 'Monsters, Inc.' movie due to a choking hazard.
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recall, children's health, recalls
  • The HALO SleepSack is shown in this file photo provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • A wearable baby blanket called the SleepSack from the company HALO has been recalled due to a choking hazard.
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recall, children's health, recalls
  • Researchers at Yale and UC Davis are working on a way to identify a childs risk of developing autism at birth.
  • Researchers at Yale and UC Davis are working on a way to identify a child's risk of developing autism at birth.
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health, children's health, healthy living, denise dador