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Jumana Nagarwala

Children  14 April '17

What Is Female Genital Mutilation? Michigan Doctor Faces Charges For Performing Banned Act On Several Girls

A Michigan doctor was charged after she reportedly performed female genital mutilation on several girls.

Formerly Abused Dog

Toddler  24 March '17

Former Abused Shelter Dog Saves Naked Toddler From A Ditch, Authorities Find Another Sibling At 'Unsanitary' Home

A formerly abused shelter dog saved a toddler who was found naked in a ditch.

10th Mountain Troops Return From Iraq Deployment

Family Life  20 November '16

US Family Arrangements: Statistics Reveal What A Typical American Family Is Made Of

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, majority of the children in America are still living with two married parents while about 5 percent of the state's population under age 18 in Michigan do not live with a parent.

Catholoic hospital hounded by sexual discrimination issues

Health  8 November '16

Hospital Facing Complaints For Refusing To Conduct Tubal Ligation To A Woman At High Pregnancy Risk

Women's rights advocates are ganging up on the Ascension Health and Genesys Health System for refusing to to perform tubal ligation to Jessica Mann of Michigan even though future pregnancy could endanger her life because of a brain tumor.

Misconceptions Surrounding Eating Pork And The Swine Flu Lower Hog Prices

Health/Nutrition  31 October '16

Swine Flu Epidemic Blamed On Pigs In State Fairs: More Than A Dozen Children Infected

All of the 18 patients – 16 of them children – got the variant swine flu viruses after they visited agricultural fairs in Michigan and Ohio. A person with swine flu virus, which commonly circulates in pigs, displays several symptoms such as fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and body aches.

50th Anniversary Of CPR Marked In San Francisco

Health/Nutrition  27 October '16

Heart Attack Rates In America: Which U.S. Communities Have The Healthiest, Weakest Hearts?

Some cities in the United States have many residents with healthy hearts and aren't susceptible to heart attacks. Others, however, have people with weak hearts and are prone to heart attacks.

Flint Residents Wait For Help As Water Crisis Continues

School  19 October '16

Michigan State, Flint School District Saddled With Lawsuit; ACLU Files On Behalf Of Students In Flint Water Crisis

The lawsuit claims that three education laws were not upheld and now, 30,000 children are suffering.

Guildhall Librarians Receive Largest Private Collection Of Dick Whittington Treasures

Development  14 October '16

Michigan Barbershop Discounts Children Customers Who Read Books With Black Role Models Aloud During Appointments

The Fuller Cut barbershop in Ypsilanti, Michigan provides a $2 discount to kids who read aloud to their barbers during haircut appointments. The 75 to 100 diverse books offered by the barbershop all feature African-American role models ranging from athletes and astronauts to writers.

New York City Hosts First Annual Disability Pride Parade

Autism  26 July '16

Children With Special Needs: New Branch For Special Needs School To Open Next Month

There will soon be a new special needs school in Arizona.

Bicyclists

Health/Nutrition  15 July '16

Pain Killer Fatality: Driver Accused of Killing Five Bicyclists Charged; Reportedly Took Pain Pills and Muscle Relaxers Two Hours Before Fatal Crash

The man accused of killing five bicyclists after his car plowed at the group reportedly took pain pills and muscle relaxers prior to the crash.

Hawaiian Kindergardeners Practice Lockdown Drills

Toddler  13 July '16

Mom Bursts In Tears After 3-Year-Old Toddler Practiced School Lockdown Drill At Home

The little girl stood on a toilet seat at home to reenact a lockdown drill they were taught at school as preparation if there's a shooter in the vicinity. Despite the lockdown drills' purpose, the fact that U.S. schools need that kind of preparedness breaks the hearts of parents everywhere.

Ninth Ward Kindergarten Re-Opens Two Years After Hurricane Katrina

School  30 June '16

How Can Detroit Improve Charter Schools And Give Better Education Choices For Students?

In Detroit, there are many charter schools but most of them have some of the country's poorest students. What can the city do to close failing ones and open more schools that can meet the literacy needs of its students?

Detroit Teachers Hold Rally And 'Sick Out' To Protest Working Conditions

School  10 June '16

Snyder Approves Bill Passed By Senate And House, Believes New School District Would Restore Local Control

New bills were passed by the House and the Senate to help Detroit public schools recover from its debts by bailing out $617 million to build a new debt-free district and pay the incurred debts since 2009.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Body  10 June '16

Miami Considered As Ground Zero For Zika Virus Outbreak In The US; City’s Tropical Weather An Ideal Mosquito Breeding Ground

Aside from Miami's tropical weather, the city is vulnerable to a Zika outbreak due to the high amount of Latin American travelers there. Experts said Miami, Florida is ground zero for a possible Zika outbreak in the U.S.

Egg Prices Rise 40 Percent After Major Salmonella Outbreak

Food  6 June '16

Stay Off The Birds: Live Poultry Linked To Salmonella Outbreak in 35 US States

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a health warning following the recent salmonella outbreak in 35 states. CDC officials have warned people against coming into direct contact with live poultry such as chicks and ducklings.

Detroit Teachers Hold Walk Out For Second Day

School  4 June '16

Teacher Shortage In Detroit Public Schools Is A Hoax; Michigan Data Debunks Understaffing Claims

Actual numbers from the city’s school districts showed there is no teacher shortage in Detroit public schools.

LGBT FLag

School  30 May '16

Obama Administration To Safeguard The Rights of LGBT Students

Equal rights are being imposed among school campuses in the United States. It is important to mold kids in a way that they will not discriminate other people.

Longines Los Angeles Masters - Day 3

School  24 May '16

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Making Stronger Efforts In Helping Teachers Adapt To Common Core

The Gates Foundation promises to help school districts implement Common Core. The standards are proving to be challenging not just for students, but for teachers as well.

Micah at the Window

Early Learning  13 May '16

2-Year-Old Toddler May Have Been Alone With Her Babysitters' Dead Body For Two Days

Haleigh Ann, a two-year-old toddler was left to take care of herself as her babysitter died while looking after her.

Federal State Of Emergency Declared In Flint, Michigan Over Contaminated Water Supply

Body  27 April '16

More US Schools Have High Levels Of Lead Or Copper In Their Water Supply

Recent testing found that more U.S. schools have high lead content in their water supply. Lead poisoning can have irreversible effects on the human body.

UNDATED FILE PHOTO Aventis Pasteur Donates

Medicine  22 April '16

Elizabethkingia Outbreak 2016: 5 Important Things To Know About This Rare Bacterial Illness That Plagues Wisconsin

Illinois health officials recently announced 10 new cases of infection from Elizabethkingia. This rare bacterial illness was first found in Wisconsin.

Health Authorities Seek Clues To EHEC Outbreak

Health/Nutrition  15 April '16

Puzzling Bacterial Infection Confirmed in Illinois, Claims Another Life

The mysterious bacteria which have killed more than 20 people in the United States continue to spread to other states.

General Election - Education

School  15 April '16

Study: Schools of Choice Program And Remaining In Home Districts Are All The Same In Academics

A new study suggests that students from schools of choice program are not better than those who remain in home district when it comes to academics.

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