A consumer watchdog group is calling on the federal government to establish a limit on boron, which is a component of some brands of toy slime. (Lila/Wikimedia Commons)

Trouble in Toyland: Report Warns of Toys that Pose Risks to Kids

By: Suzanne Potter, Public News Service CARSON CITY, Nev. – New federal statistics say 226,000 children ended up in emergency

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VA and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation launch effort to prioritize mental health and emotional wellbeing in America’s workplace

News Release, US Department of Veteran Affairs The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary’s Center for Strategic Partnerships and the U.S. Chamber

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An annual bird count has shown an estimated 76% decline in ruffed grouse populations in southeast Pennsylvania. (JohnCindy/Adobe Stock)

Report: Climate Change Putting Wildlife at Risk

By: Andrea Sears, Public News Service HARRISBURG, Pa. — From torrential rains to raging wildfires, a new interactive map traces

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One symptom of an online gaming disorder is when a person continues to play despite negative consequences in their family, school or social life. (OfDoom/Morguefile)

The World Health Organization & Experts echo concerns about Tech Addiction

By: Mike Moen, Public News Service  ST. PAUL, Minn. – Technology addiction was the focus when a host of experts

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A new Trump administration proposal would reduce food stamp benefits for low-income families with higher utility bills, cutting benefits for roughly one out of every five households that participate in SNAP. (Pixabay)

Food Stamp Proposal Would Cut $4.5 Billion from SNAP Over 5 Years

By: Eric Galatas, Public News Service DENVER – Time is running out for the public to comment on the Trump

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