Study: Playing For Fun, Not To Win, Key To Get Young Children Into Sports For Life
The American Academy of Pediatrics says children should be physically active pretty much as soon as they can walk, run and play. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.

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Study: Playing For Fun, Not To Win, Key To Get Young Children Into Sports For LifeThe American Academy of Pediatrics says children should be physically active pretty much as soon as they can walk, run and play. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Woman Who Grew Up In Foster Care Creates Website To Help Others Like Her In The SystemIt can be hard growing up in foster care, but one woman used her experience to voluntarily created a new city-run website full of resources. CBS2’s Dick Brennan reports.
Wonder Teen Overcomes Homelessness, Gets Into A Dozen CollegesBrianna Watts, an 18-year-old Bronx teen who was once homeless with her mother, got into every college of the dozen she applied to. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Safari Playground Reopens In Central Park Near W. 91st StreetThe so-called "hippo park" playground is located between Central Park West and the west drive at 91st Street and is geared toward children between the ages of 2 and 5.
Experts Say Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Not Forgetting Personal Information It HearsChild safety advocates are demanding the federal government investigate Amazon's popular Echo Dot Kids Edition, saying it violates children's privacy law and is putting kids at risk. CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Companies Adding New Perks For Working MomsFrom flexible hours to giving away expensive bassinets to shipping breast milk, many companies are offering a lot more these days to keep talented workers - especially moms. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Health Department Closes Brooklyn School In Measles OutbreakOfficials say Simche Kinder pre-school in Brooklyn repeatedly failed to comply with an order of the health commissioner requiring measles vaccinations. The department is now working with parents to find alternative car for the children. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Teacher Creates Urban Dictionary Translation Guide To Talk With Generation ZMassachusetts high school teacher James Callahan came up with an urban slang dictionary to help adults better communicate with "Generation Z," using a spreadsheet to define terms kids use nowadays.
Do You What Your Children Are Doing Online?Most teenagers have a smartphone, and many of them are finding their way onto the "dark web" through secret apps. CBS2's Cindy Hsu is joined by cyber expert Lisa Good.

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Rockland Residents Threatened With Fines To Curb Measles OutbreakIn addition to new local government restrictions, the the CDC is now saying children who normally get their first dose of the vaccine at one year of age can now get the first dose at six months and a second dose as early as 28 days later. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
‘The Quints’ Return To Staten Island Hospital Where They We BornNow grown into healthy 10-year-olds, the Ferrante 's five children born at Staten Island University Hospital - four daughters and one son - are doing well. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Breastfeeding Mother Ticketed While In Her CarCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on a mother breastfeeding her child when she was ticketed and nearly towed away by a city egent who never bothered to look inside the vehicle.
‘Miracle Baby’ Born At 26 Weeks Comes HomeWhen Connor Florio was born his parents were told he may not survive, but he beat the odds. CBS2’s Chris Wragge reports.
Advocates Encourage Younger Screening For AutismThe Autism Speaks advocacy group is launching a new awareness campaign to try to help children get diagnosed earlier for the best future possible. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
New Jersey Parents Warned Of Whooping Cough OutbreakParents are being warned after a child was diagnosed with pertussiss, also known as whooping cough. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Suicide Tips Seen In Kids' YouTube VideosCBS2's Tony Aiello has the latest on the disturbing discovery of suicide instructions, violence and sexual content hidden within YouTube videos meant for children.
NJ Governor To Sign New Family Leave Act Into LawA bill expanding New Jersey’s family leave will allow employees to take more time off without risking their jobs. CBS2’s Jenne DeAngelis reports.
Toy Fair New York Underway At Javits CenterBuyers and retailers got a look at the hottest new playthings at the Toy Fair New York underway at the Javits Center in New York City. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Larchmont Bookstore Opens Community SpaceA bookstore is avoiding financial struggles by opening a community space that can be booked for activities. CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
CDC: Kids Using Too Much Toothpaste Poses Health RiskUsing too much toothpaste increases the risk of streaky or splotchy teeth as children age. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Bronx Hosting Special Winter OlympicsA group of Bronx preschoolers are getting a chance to show off their athletic skills in a very creative way. CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
Update: Adoption Event Unites Dozens Of Forever FamiliesA lot of hearts were filled with joy Thursday at Brooklyn family court as dozens of families officially united, signing their names on adoption papers. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Should The Date For Halloween Be Moved?While celebrated on Oct. 31, some are pushing to have the date for Halloween permanently moved to a weekend instead to make celebrations easier for parents and kids. CBS2's Elise Finch reports.
Same-Sex Couple Mother One Child In Both BodiesA North Texas same-sex couple both wanted to carry their baby and through a special type of in vitro fertilization they were able to. Ashleigh and Bliss Coulter call 5-month-old Stetson their miracle baby. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
How To Trick-Or-Treat With Less Sugar In The HaulWith Halloween's “candy craze” about to begin, parents are urged to try this "trick:" "Set your kids up with a healthy belly full of food before they head out to trick-or-treat." CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Surprise Reunion For Daughter, Military Service FatherStaff Sgt. Jason Reyes surprised his first-grade daughter Brooke at Plaza Elementary School on Long Island. He’s been away for four months serving in Dubai and missed Brooke’s first day of school and birth of his new daughter Bianca who was born in August.
School Warns Parents About Teen Sexting Being InvestigatedA letter sent Thursday to district parents by Ridgewood's superintendent of schools warns them about "possible sexting incidents" involving students. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Bullying On Instagram More Common Than Most ThinkA new report found 1 in 5 people between the ages of 12 to 20 have been bullied on Instagram, but the 1 billion-user strong social media platform offers help to deal with the problem. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Update: N.J. Town Trying To Set Age Limit On 'Trick-Or-Treating'Upper Deerfield Township in Cumberland County, New Jersey, will only be allowing children 12 or younger to go trick-or-treating on Halloween. CBS2's Meg Baker reports.

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