The biggest toy craze of 2017 may be putting children at risk of infertility. Multiple types of ‘slime’ have been found with excessive levels of boron, including one containing with levels four times higher than the EU limit.
A bombshell report by the Chilean judiciary has revealed that hundreds of children illegally adopted by foreigners during the Pinochet dictatorship were sent to the US. A judge overseeing the probe called it “kidnapping.”
Europol is now crowdsourcing investigations into child abuse and human trafficking by uploading images and calling on members of the public to provide assistance in the localization and verification of objects in the background.
A New York City apartment building, which the city rents to low-income or homeless tenants, had been the subject of numerous complaints prior to the deaths of two young girls stemming from a defective radiator.
Although the number of children in the US who are uninsured is at an all-time low, a quarter of children under the age of 18 "still experience severe barriers actually getting access to appropriate health care," according to a new study.
An Idaho woman has lost custody of her children after she gave her three-year-old daughter a smoothie containing marijuana to cease the girl's repeated seizures. "It was my last resort," the woman said.
Considering current rates of childhood obesity, by 2025 some 91 million children globally, aged five to 17, will be obese, according to a recent study. A further 268 million will be overweight, it projected.
Apple Inc. has announced it will replace its handgun emoji with a less-threatening green and orange water pistol in the upcoming release of iOS 10, its new iPhone and iPad operating system. Apple is also adding more gender-diverse emojis.