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Bad to the Bone: How junk food hurts kids' bones

Bad to the Bone: How junk food hurts kids' bones

Hebrew University reveals negative impact of junk food on kids’ skeletal development.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 10:36
Is concern over COVID vaccines for children overblown?

Is concern over COVID vaccines for children overblown?

Channel 12 report on doctors who signed petition against vaccinating children ignores their record on vaccinations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 16:08
Pfizer testing vaccine in younger children

Pfizer testing vaccine in younger children

Children as young as 6 months old receive initial shot of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as part of a pediatric trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2021 04:41
Third coronavirus wave infected twice as many children

Third coronavirus wave infected twice as many children

Less children hospitalized in Israel's third wave of coronavirus, but higher percentage are in critical condition, Health Min. data shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 11:49
New syndrome affects children who recovered from COVID-19

New syndrome affects children who recovered from COVID-19

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) cases on the rise among kids who had COVID in the US, including severe cases.Gary Willig, 17/02/2021 19:29
Alarming increase in child COVID morbidity

Alarming increase in child COVID morbidity

Children who had no symptoms when infected with COVID-19 develop serious symptoms post-corona, sometimes even life-threatening.103FM, 16/02/2021 19:18
'Health Ministry data were intended to cause fear, not presented in true perspective'

'Health Ministry data were intended to cause fear, not presented in true perspective'

Hebrew University Dept of Family Medicine Chairman Prof Amnon Lahad: 'I believe most of them died not from COVID-19, but with COVID-19.'Mordechai Sones, 16/02/2021 18:00
9 children died, 1,787 hospitalized since COVID outbreak

9 children died, 1,787 hospitalized since COVID outbreak

Since the outbreak began, 1,787 0-to-18-year-olds who contracted virus have been hospitalized, 100 in serious or critical condition, 9 died.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 17:12
Children from 5th-10th grade were in school 16 days in past year

Children from 5th-10th grade were in school 16 days in past year

National Parents' Leadership Chairman Marom Schiff calls for return to schooling in cities defined 'yellow and green'.Yoni Kempinski, 09/02/2021 20:03
He Didn’t Speak In Six Years. When He Finally Did, His Mother Cried

He Didn’t Speak In Six Years. When He Finally Did, His Mother Cried

Yael Edelshein stopped everything, gasped in shock, and burst into tears. She never thought this day would comeSulam organization, 08/02/2021 13:06
Interview: Israelis starting to protest lockdowns

Interview: Israelis starting to protest lockdowns

Many parents and children are tired of schools being closed during the epidemic. Now they are going out for a protest.Israel News Talk Radio, 28/01/2021 01:04
Study: Giving antibiotics to newborns could stunt their growth

Study: Giving antibiotics to newborns could stunt their growth

New study by Bar-Ilan University finds that exposing newborn boys to antibiotics could reduce their growth - while girls appear unaffected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2021 14:21
Naftali Bennett calls to 'watch over the children'

Naftali Bennett calls to 'watch over the children'

Yamina Chairman demands correct action to reduce morbidity among children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 18:47
Numbers predict fourth lockdown

Numbers predict fourth lockdown

Vaccination numbers are promising, but are they happening fast enough?Shlomo Witty, 10/01/2021 22:30
 My Husband Slandered Me and Said I'm Not Competent to Raise My Children

My Husband Slandered Me and Said I'm Not Competent to Raise My Children

Defamation! They're Being Snatched Away From Me: My husband slandered me and said I'm not competent to raise my children.Sponsored Content, 30/12/2020 20:24
Hungary: Family means mother is a woman, father is a man

Hungary: Family means mother is a woman, father is a man

Hungarian parliament passes law defining family as 'union between a man and a woman only,' barring LGBT couples from adopting children.Nissan Tzur, 16/12/2020 10:54
'Zero mortality in 1.8 million children attending schools in Sweden since March'

'Zero mortality in 1.8 million children attending schools in Sweden since March'

Prof. Martin Kulldorff: 'Focus protection on the high-risk group.'Mordechai Sones, 20/10/2020 19:46
Every Orr Shalom child is a survivor

Every Orr Shalom child is a survivor

For over 4 decades Orr Shalom has been helping children manage and heal their trauma. by Rachel GilbertWith Or Shalom, 16/09/2020 09:14
'Coronavirus disease isn't dangerous to children at all'

'Coronavirus disease isn't dangerous to children at all'

Prof. Lass opens program with beginning school year under COVID-19 specter: 'In today's situation, facts don't matter; anxiety's growing.'Mordechai Sones, 03/09/2020 14:48
Study: Children can carry coronavirus for weeks

Study: Children can carry coronavirus for weeks

Researchers in South Korea say children can carry coronavirus in their noses and throats for weeks even if they don't show any symptoms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2020 05:53
Health Ministry to provide funding for early childhood centers

Health Ministry to provide funding for early childhood centers

Health Ministry, local authorities, sign agreement preventing closure of early childhood centers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2020 18:18
Israeli study: Few pediatric coronavirus patients require hospitalization

Israeli study: Few pediatric coronavirus patients require hospitalization

Less than 1% of children hospitalized with coronavirus, just two required ventilation, new study shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2020 09:28
Children who stayed at Nazi-run children's home 'came back sicker than when they left'

Children who stayed at Nazi-run children's home 'came back sicker than when they left'

Nazis who killed children ran German children’s homes after the war, report finds.Ben Sales, JTA, 12/08/2020 09:20
Reform for early childhood intervention centers delayed until September

Reform for early childhood intervention centers delayed until September

Controversial reform for early intervention services delayed until September, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein announces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2020 09:40
Early intervention reform goes into effect on Wednesday

Early intervention reform goes into effect on Wednesday

Reform for provision of child development services to go into effect this week, as Health Minister set to decide on funding for centers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 09:20
What does the Torah say about good parenting?

What does the Torah say about good parenting?

The Torah's thoughts on childrearing are all to be found in the name of this week's (Diaspora) Torah reading.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 05/06/2020 11:37
Health Ministry budget cuts lead to reduction in subsidized dental treatments for children

Health Ministry budget cuts lead to reduction in subsidized dental treatments for children

Two of Israel's four health funds cut dental treatments for children after Health Ministry announces severe budget cuts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2020 14:46
Beit Shemesh has the largest number of children per family

Beit Shemesh has the largest number of children per family

Children make up 33% of Israel's population, statistics show.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2019 14:53
'Health Ministry reform harms children in the periphery'

'Health Ministry reform harms children in the periphery'

MK Yogev to Dep. Health Min. Litzman: 'Why do you think eliminating options will reduce wait times?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2019 09:29
Health Ministry to stop funding children's therapies?

Health Ministry to stop funding children's therapies?

Blue and White MK urges Dep. Health Minister to backtrack on plan to defund private child development services.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2019 10:17
'Invest the price of a sandwich now and save thousands later'

'Invest the price of a sandwich now and save thousands later'

National Survey of Educators supports simple approach to improve student behavior and performance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2019 13:57
Haredi MK: Require drivers to install warning systems

Haredi MK: Require drivers to install warning systems

MK Uri Maklev demands Transportation Min. require drivers to install warning systems preventing infants from being forgotten in vehicles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2019 11:59
Guiding parents on how to protect children

Guiding parents on how to protect children

Following brutal rape, Jewish Community Watch talks about preparing parents in religious community for summer and dangers awaiting children.Nitzan Kedar, 18/06/2019 21:05
Philadelphia schoolchildren sing anti-Israel songs

Philadelphia schoolchildren sing anti-Israel songs

Muslim schoolchildren in Philadelphia perform anti-Israel songs at event 'Islamic science' event.Chana Roberts, 03/05/2019 11:31
Two children infiltrate Israel, armed with a knife

Two children infiltrate Israel, armed with a knife

IDF soldier gives armed Gazan children water, sends them back to their parents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2019 20:36
These ADHD medications may predict future antidepressant use

These ADHD medications may predict future antidepressant use

Childhood methylphenidate treatment predicts antidepressant use during adolescence, study shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/03/2019 09:56
Cooperation between children of Samaria and children of New York

Cooperation between children of Samaria and children of New York

Shomron Council head renews twin city alliance with Hempstead municipality, initiates cooperation between Samaria and NY schools.Ido Ben Porat, 12/03/2019 17:24
City with the most children - Modi'in Ilit

City with the most children - Modi'in Ilit

Israeli households have 2.46 children on average, nearly 3 million children in country, Central Bureau of Statistics reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2018 22:59
Approved: Law enables distancing suspected pedophiles

Approved: Law enables distancing suspected pedophiles

Law giving courts the authority to mandate the distancing of suspected pedophiles from work environments with children given final approvalIdo Ben Porat, 05/11/2018 21:03
Haredi parents spend the least on private tutors

Haredi parents spend the least on private tutors

Less haredi parents spend money on private tutors for their children, survey shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2018 14:03
Maternal depression may alter children's immune responses

Maternal depression may alter children's immune responses

Israeli study shows maternal depression may have a long-term impact on children's psychological and immune health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2018 11:51
Israeli children deal with tragedy and continue soldier's legacy

Israeli children deal with tragedy and continue soldier's legacy

Sgt. Eliyahu Drori, died in tank accident saving comrade Nerya Buchris; teacher and boys from Drori's school close circle in moving video.Mordechai Sones, 07/08/2018 16:07
Study: Cannabis oil 80% successful in helping autistic children

Study: Cannabis oil 80% successful in helping autistic children

Israeli research shows CBD has 80% success rate in reducing problematic behavior among children with autism spectrum disorders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2018 18:30
Prayer expedition to help childless couples

Prayer expedition to help childless couples

Prayer expedition with rabbis' participation held at graves of righteous in Ukraine for barren couples.Mordechai Sones, 14/06/2018 12:43
Watch: Samaria children gather for mass singing event

Watch: Samaria children gather for mass singing event

Some 600 children from Samaria gather near town of Nofim to sing a song of hope ahead of Israel's 70th Independence Day.Reut Hadar, 17/04/2018 08:07
Watch: Purim delivery from superheroes

Watch: Purim delivery from superheroes

Window cleaners at Tel Aviv's Dana Dwek children's hospital dress as superheroes, surprise hospitalized children with Purim treats - midair.Rafael Levi, 27/02/2018 14:55
Watch: Terror-stricken children honored at J'lem soccer stadium

Watch: Terror-stricken children honored at J'lem soccer stadium

Children of bereaved families join players on pitch before Israeli Premier League game. 'To see their joy of living gives us strength.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/01/2018 16:09
Family killed in Brooklyn fire was Israeli

Family killed in Brooklyn fire was Israeli

Father, surviving children in serious condition after fire kills mother, 3 children in Brooklyn.Gary Willig, 18/12/2017 17:43
3 children injured after playing with weapon shell

3 children injured after playing with weapon shell

Children injured from shrapnel in central Israel after shell explodes. 14-year-old injured seriously.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2017 14:58
A special Hanukkah performance for children with cancer

A special Hanukkah performance for children with cancer

Military rabbinate band plays for children with cancer at Ichilov hospital in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/12/2017 12:21
'This is what you'll get with Labor'

'This is what you'll get with Labor'

Rabbi Haim Navon warns against voting for Labor party, says children are safest growing up with their biological parents.Chana Roberts, 18/10/2017 09:12
Israeli hospital gets grant to aid Syrian kids with hearing loss

Israeli hospital gets grant to aid Syrian kids with hearing loss

Israeli philanthropist Morris Kahn donates large sum to Ziv Medical Center to treat Syrian refugee children with hearing loss.JTA, 10/10/2017 18:38
Haredi children pray for Florida residents as hurricane nears

Haredi children pray for Florida residents as hurricane nears

Haredi children in Jerusalem pray for Florida residents as Hurricane Irma approaches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2017 16:34
Driver caught with three children in trunk

Driver caught with three children in trunk

Police discover makeshift seatblets, bench, in trunk of car.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2017 08:44
It's not so good growing up with Mom and Mom

It's not so good growing up with Mom and Mom

Millie Fontana speaks about the devastating effects of life as a child of lesbians, how life improved after she met 'sperm donor' father.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2017 09:48
France: Girl disappears from family wedding

France: Girl disappears from family wedding

9-year-old girl disappears from wedding in French Alps, dogs lose scent in parking lot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2017 13:53
Can't agree on whether to vaccinate? The court will decide

Can't agree on whether to vaccinate? The court will decide

Tel Aviv court ruling: If parents can't decide whether to immunize their child, the parent who insists on vaccinations is correct.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2017 15:22