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Childhood

Sen. Schumer Pushes Bill For Childhood Brain Tumor Research

The New York Democrat said brain tumors are the second most prevalent cancer for children. His National Childhood Brain Tumor Prevention Network Act would coordinate research into the causes and ways to prevent the disease.

05/25/2011

Resentence Set For NY Rabbi In Molestation Case

The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals came after Monsey rabbi Israel Weingarten was convicted of charges that he abused a daughter through much of her childhood. He was sentenced in 2009.

01/19/2011

Childhood obesity (credit: AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

Study: Of Every 10 NYC Kids, 4 Are Overweight

The good news is that the rate of obesity among New York kids is not rising, as it is nationally.

09/06/2010