News 6 Getting Results: Human trafficking in schools; can art make you healthier?
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Here are some recent Getting Results stories that may pique your interest:
You've probably seen those warnings going around social media lately that human traffickers are trying to target and take young girls here in Central Florida either in parks or parking lots. News 6 checked into it and discovered those posts are old urban legends shared again and again. But what Erik von Ancken also discovered is a different kind of human trafficking is happening here, largely involving children, young teenagers. Watch his story below.
Tailgating or following a car too closely is something many drivers may be guilty of doing and it could get you in trouble. It can get you ticket or worse cause a crash. So, do you know what to look out for to make sure you are not tailgating? News 6 traffic safety expert Steve Montiero advises us on some rules of the road in this week's ride-along.
Do you have traffic concerns? You can ride shotgun with Trooper Steve to find out what you should do in any and every kind of road situation by clicking here.
Can the arts make you healthier? Florida Hospital researchers in Orlando are trying to find out by working with the Doctor Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. They are testing how four groups respond to arts therapy: people with autism, depression, kids at risk, and older people and their caregivers. Kirstin O'Connor explains how the study works here:
Students at the Orlando Day Nursery were filled with the Halloween spirit thanks to a local law firm. Employees with the law firm Holland and Knight bought costumes for the kids. Julie Broughton tells us how the partnership started below.
A local teenager got crafty this Halloween with felt and glue. She created costumes for the babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Winnie Palmer Hospital in Orlando. Amanda Castro spoke with the 13-year-old who started the project and found out what inspired her to start getting results.
The founder of the Orlando Dream Center is this week's getting results award winner. Janelle Adorno started "Gentle Bottoms," a diaper assistance program with an emphasis on education. Matt Austin shares her story here:
Thank you for watching News 6, and remember, you can nominate someone you think is deserving of the Getting Results Award by clicking here.
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