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Keeping children safe on social media: What parents should know to protect their kids

Keeping children safe on social media: What parents should know to protect their kids

At what age should kids be on social media? Should they be on it at all? If they aren't, will they be social pariahs? Should parents monitor their conversations? Do parental controls work? Navigating social media as a parent — not to mention a child
182 deaths linked to B.C. unregulated drugs in April, 14,500 deaths in eight years

182 deaths linked to B.C. unregulated drugs in April, 14,500 deaths in eight years

VICTORIA — The British Columbia Coroners Service says 182 people died in April from drug overdoses.
Judge won't block North Dakota's ban on gender-affirming care for children

Judge won't block North Dakota's ban on gender-affirming care for children

BISMARCK, N.D.
Screen all adolescent patients for eating disorders, new pediatric guidance says

Screen all adolescent patients for eating disorders, new pediatric guidance says

The Canadian Paediatric Society is urging primary-care providers to screen all adolescent patients for eating disorders during routine checkups and other medical visits.
Chiefs backup lineman taken to hospital after cardiac event during team meeting, AP source says

Chiefs backup lineman taken to hospital after cardiac event during team meeting, AP source says

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs backup B.J.
Young child drowns in residential pool west of Montreal, police say

Young child drowns in residential pool west of Montreal, police say

MONTREAL — A three-year-old child has drowned in a residential pool in Coteau-du-Lac, west of Montreal. Quebec provincial police say emergency services were called to the home at around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and found the child in cardiac arrest. Sgt.
The UN says a quarter of the world's children under 5 have severe food poverty. Many are in Africa

The UN says a quarter of the world's children under 5 have severe food poverty. Many are in Africa

KALTUNGO, Nigeria (AP) — The 9-month-old twins cried nonstop and tugged at their mother, seeking attention but also food. They had received little in the past 24 hours, and there were signs of deeper hunger in the heads too big for their tiny bodies.
A realistic way to protect kids from social media? Find a middle ground

A realistic way to protect kids from social media? Find a middle ground

Ahmed Othman isn't on TikTok and doesn't want to be. He and his younger sister got iPhones when they were in eighth and seventh grade respectively, but with no social media, just iMessage.
A realistic way to protect kids from social media? Find a middle ground

A realistic way to protect kids from social media? Find a middle ground

Ahmed Othman isn't on TikTok and doesn't want to be. He and his younger sister got iPhones when they were in eighth and seventh grade respectively, but with no social media, just iMessage.
YouTube toughens policy on gun videos and youth; critics say proof will be in enforcement

YouTube toughens policy on gun videos and youth; critics say proof will be in enforcement

WASHINGTON (AP) — YouTube is changing its policies about firearm videos in an effort to keep potentially dangerous content from reaching underage users.