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At detention facilities, migrant children plead for basics: food, medicine, soap and a bit of solace – CNN

A scared 5-year-old boy separated from his dad pleads for medicine for his cough. Some detainees make the most basic requests: a blanket, toothbrush, soap, a bite to eat, somewhere to wash their hands. One boy says a modicum of solace would go a long way. “I am in a room with dozens of other… Read More »

Hackensack offers children VR games to cope with hard procedures

Virtual reality goggles are being used to help children at Hackensack University Medical Center stay calm during painful or uncomfortable procedures. The goggles enable a patient to play games or relax on a virtual beach, among other scenes, while getting blood drawn or undergoing a spinal tap or an IV insertion, among other unpleasant treatments.… Read More »