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According to Fusion ’'s 2015 documentary, “ Prison Kids: A Crime Against America’'s Children ,” there are roughly 60,000 children behind bars in America,– more than in any other nation.

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For some kids, a visit to their grandparents is a special occasion, but an increasing number of children are now being raised by their grandparents.

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Last month the U.S. Census Bureau reported that the poverty rate in Ohio fell one percentage point, to 14.8 percent. But poverty in Greater Cincinnati continues to be a real and growing concern.

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Called the “invisible victims ” of the heroin epidemic, children of addicts are suffering as their parents use and sometimes overdose.

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It’'s normal for kids to experience some anxiety, such as before the first day of school or a big test.

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Toxic stress occurs in children when they experience prolonged episodes of physical or emotional abuse, neglect, caregiver substance abuse or mental illness or economic hardship without adult support.

The Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society is now known as the Cincy Music Series , and it's responsible for bringing a wide array of musical performers and genres to the city to raise funds for children's education and health efforts.

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While it may have been a more accepted practice in the past, spanking children can be a controversial topic nowadays. Some parents may think it is appropriate but an increasing number of parents are choosing to forgo the paddle.

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With the internet, smart devices and social media, kids today have access to more information and opportunities to interact with more people than ever before. And that makes them more vulnerable than ever before to online predators, cyberbullying and exposure to inappropriate material.

Child pornography is one of the most loathsome of crimes, and over the years legislators have increased punishments for those convicted of child pornography offenses. But many legal experts are questioning whether current federal sentencing guidelines pertaining to child pornography are too harsh, or don’t reflect the realities of today’s digital technology. Here to look at recent trends in research and sentencing in child pornography cases is Thomas Rose , U.S. District Judge for the...

At any given time, there is an average of 850 abused and neglected children, from newborns to age 17, in Hamilton County custody. The need for qualified foster families to care for these children is constant. And between 1,000 and 1,300 Ohio foster youths age out of the system each year when they turn 18, agencies are trying to change that. Joining us to discuss foster care are Hamilton County Jobs and Family Services Director Moira Weir, Jami Clarke, director of Lighthouse Foster Care &...

Science camps, sports camps, history camps, etiquette camps, and good old-fashioned get-outside-and-play camps, there are hundreds of local day and overnight programs available for kids this summer. 4C for Children Education and Outreach Coordinator Shelly Nelson, JB Woodruff, co-founder of CampFinder.co , and psychologist Stephen Gray Wallace , director of the Center for Adolescent Research and Education at Susquehanna University, discuss picking the right camp for your child and making sure...

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It’s easy for a parent to tell when a child has a fever or stomach ache, but a mental health problem may be much harder to detect. Millions of children in the United States suffer from depression, anxiety, ADHD or a host of other mental health issues , but many go undiagnosed or properly treated. We discuss recognizing and treating mental health issues in children with Lindner Center of HOPE , Staff Psychiatrist Dr. Leah Casuto, Clinical Director of Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center , Dr. Michael Sorter, and Director of Mental Health for The Children's Home of Cincinnati, Debbie Gingrich.

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