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Aluminum-Induced Entropy in Biological Systems: Implications for Neurological Disease - SaneVax, Inc.

Aluminum negatively impacts the central nervous system in all species that have been studied, including humans.
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State of emergency: Shortage of foster homes leads to separated siblings, moving far from home

Georgia is in a “state of emergency” when it comes to foster care, and Floyd County was ranked the fifth highest county per capita for children removed from their homes, according to DFCS officials and a report from Georgia Child Welfare Measures.
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Lexington choir teacher charged with sexual abuse was also a foster parent

Lexington choir teacher charged with sexual abuse was also a foster parent | WACPR | Scoop.it
His arrest citation says Thomas Steuart would invite children over to swim and watch movies at his home, and in two cases inappropriately touched two boys. He has since been put on administrative leave.
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Baby's death prompts more oversight at Kent Co. CPS

Baby's death prompts more oversight at Kent Co. CPS | WACPR | Scoop.it
The death of a Wyoming baby who was left alone for two days is prompting a policy shift at the state agency accused of failing him.
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Father to serve four years in prison for 'reign of terror' against son's foster parents - News from southeastern Connecticut

The victims, Dawn and Tim Londregan, said they objected to the plea deal Michael Callanan received and asked instead that he be prosecuted to the fullest
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A new strategy for child maintenance

I mentioned here briefly last month that the Department for Work and Pensions ('DWP') had published its response to its consultation seeking views on a new child maintenance compliance and arrears strategy. The House of Commons Library has just published a briefing paper considering the new measures set out by the DWP in its response, so I thought it would be a good idea to look at those measures in a little more detail. The new strategy comes under five headings: 1. Where the non-resident parent has complex income or substantial assets There are two key measures under this heading: the inclusion of unearned income in the initial calculation of child maintenance, and calculating 'notional' income from non-income generating assets. Presently, when an application for child maintenance is first considered by the Child Maintenance Service ('CMS'), it is only earned income of the non-resident parent ('NRP') that is taken into account as a matter of course. The parent with care ('PWC') can
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Child-support error costs nearly $21,000

Last December, a state child-support enforcement officer in Vancouver made a startling discovery: The state of Washington had taken nearly $21,000 over 10 years from a father for child support he did not owe.
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EXCLUSIVE UPDATED: Pregnant Lethbridge mom says she was served cleaning chemical instead of a latte at McDonald's

LETHBRIDGE - UPDATE 3:00 p.m.  - Lethbridge News Now has received a response from McDonald's External Communications Supervisor, Corporate Relations, Laura Munzar, on behalf of franchisee owner Dan Brown. Here is the statement in full:
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Adoptions from India to resume despite trafficking concerns

The Australian government says India has improved its processes, but one anti-trafficking group says corruption is still rife in the country’s orphanages.
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August is Child Support Awareness Month

Our blog covers Shared Parenting, Child Support, Alimony and custody issues
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Why The British Government Won’t Apologise For Forced Adoption

When MP for Wirral South Alison McGovern, decided to try to get an apology from the British government for its forced adoption policies in the 1960s, she didn't realise that what she was asking for would place the government in an impossible position. At a debate she hosted on 12th July, McGovern asked the Children…
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NCCPR Child Welfare Blog: NCCPR in Youth Today: Child welfare policy on drug abuse lives at the intersection of ignorance and arrogance

Everybody knows it's a bad idea to leave children unsupervised at a dangerous intersection. Unfortunately, that's how America's chil
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Illinois lawmakers hear complaints about children staying in mental hospitals longer than needed

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Family of foster mother fatally strangled by teen settles lawsuit with DHR

Family of foster mother fatally strangled by teen settles lawsuit with DHR | WACPR | Scoop.it
Court records show joint motion of dismissal was filed on July 24, 2018 stating that "the parties have reached an amicable settlement of this controversy and that this action should be dismissed in its entirety with prejudice," meaning the case is permanently over and can't be revisited.
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Family separation: judge blocks Trump from deporting reunited families

Hundreds of parents had been told to waive their children’s right to an asylum hearing to keep the family together.
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Ranch promises to keep foster care siblings together

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Sunrise Children’s Services took a step closer toward a new foster care facility near Winchester, Ky., by erecting a sign for the Solid Rock Children’s Ranch.
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Police rescue 24 girls from Indian care home, arrest four | Reuters

Police have rescued 24 girls and shut down a care home that had been operating illegally in northern India after a youngster living there fled and complained to officers about sexual exploitation.
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Anger management counselor, her son accused of abusing foster children; Kids say they had socks shoved down their throats and were forced to eat trash

Anger management counselor, her son accused of abusing foster children; Kids say they had socks shoved down their throats and were forced to eat trash | WACPR | Scoop.it
An anger management counselor and her live-in adult son have been charged with abusing the woman’s three foster children.Ogilvia Pineda, 46, and Kyle Edgar Macias, 23, were arraigned Monday in Jefferson County Circuit Court on felony child abuse charges and are currently being housed in the Jefferson County Jail. Pineda’s attorney declined to comment, and Macias’ attorney could not be reached.According to court documents filed this week, the case includes testimony from nurses, police and
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Parents of teen boy allegedly sexually abused by teacher seek $2.5M from school district –

Parents of teen boy allegedly sexually abused by teacher seek $2.5M from school district – | WACPR | Scoop.it
The parents of a 13-year-old boy have taken their first steps in suing an Arizona school district who they say failed to protect their son from sexual abuse carried out by his teacher. KNXV reported that the 6th grader’s parents filed a notice of claim against Liberty Elementary School District, alleging that Las Brisas Academy Principal Tom …
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Father of child abuse victim sues DCYF | New Hampshire

Father of child abuse victim sues DCYF | New Hampshire | WACPR | Scoop.it
The father of a young girl who died while her child abuse case was under investigation is suing the state and its child protective services, claiming negligence that contributed to the girl's death.
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Social worker called children 'demonic' and parents 'moronic' on Facebook | Metro News

Social worker called children 'demonic' and parents 'moronic' on Facebook | Metro News | WACPR | Scoop.it
Joanne Thomas posted regularly about her work in public posts including damning comments about her case work and sensitive information about families she was dealing with.
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Woman made up Facebook claim about about abduction attempt, sheriff says

Woman made up Facebook claim about about abduction attempt, sheriff says | WACPR | Scoop.it
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