PNS Daily Newscast - March 30, 2017
Featured on today’s rundown; LGBTQ Americans excluded from the 2020 Census; we take a look at how Trump’s energy policies could hurt the sector’s biggest jobs creator; plus how overturning online privacy rules may especially impact immigrants.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The number of older Americans serving prison sentences is on the rise, and those facilities weren't originally designed to accommodate an aging population. Linda Redford is director of the Central Plains Geriatric Education Center at the University of Kansas. She says Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As summer winds down and kids return to their classes and friends, health experts want to make sure parents make children aware of the dangers posed by electronic cigarettes. The good news is fewer teens are picking up the smoking habit, but the latest data from the CDC sho
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Super Bowl Sunday is just days away and as excitement builds, doctors at one Missouri hospital are urging parents to find a way to cope with the strong emotions of the big game without taking it out on their children. Dr. Tanya Burrell, a child abuse pediatrician at Childr
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As prescriptions for adults' aches, pains and chronic illnesses increase, so do incidents of accidental poisonings of children. That's the disturbing finding of a new study reported in the July issue of "Pediatrics" magazine. It said that children under age 5 and teenagers are at
Kansas City, MO - Parents naturally worry that social networking sites might put youngsters' private lives in a fishbowl, and new research now shows these schools of fish are discussing sex, substance abuse, drugs and violence. Researchers hope their findings lead to more parental vigilance. Dr. D
Springfield, MO - Childcare providers in Missouri will learn new research this week about the suspected link between violence and brain development in children. Experts say domestic violence is on the rise in Missouri, which advocates believe may be due, in part, to the struggling economy. Many fear