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Autopsies reveal a march of infant deaths tied to unsafe sleeping ... - Enid News & Eagle

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 15:44

Enid News & Eagle

Autopsies reveal a march of infant deaths tied to unsafe sleeping ...
Enid News & Eagle
In October 2016, a 2-month-old infant from Kiowa County died after co-sleeping with her parents.

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Infant mortality remains stubborn problem in Duval - Florida Times-Union

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 15:32

Florida Times-Union

Infant mortality remains stubborn problem in Duval
Florida Times-Union
One out of five deaths was a Sudden Unexpected Infant Death, most of which were sleep-related. This growing percentage is largely attributed to unsafe sleep practices by parents, like bedsharing and putting babies to sleep with pillows, stuffed animals ...

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - Doctor NDTV - Doctor NDTV

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 13:08

Enid News & Eagle

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - Doctor NDTV
Doctor NDTV
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is defined as the sudden death of an infant under one year of age that cannot be explained after a thorough case ...
Autopsies reveal a march of infant deaths tied to unsafe sleeping ...Enid News & Eagle

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Parents find older babies sleep better in their own room - Reuters

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 12:43

Parents find older babies sleep better in their own room
Reuters
That's because babies sleeping in the same room as parents, but not the same bed, may have a lower risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The safest spot for infant sleep is on a firm surface such as a crib or bassinet without any soft bedding, ...

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Nintendo Ordered to Pay $10 Million in Wii Lawsuit - Fortune

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 07:52

Fortune

Nintendo Ordered to Pay $10 Million in Wii Lawsuit
Fortune
The case started nearly four years ago, when iLife filed a $144 million patent infringement suit against the gaming company. The company says a technology it created to prevent sudden infant death syndrome and monitor the elderly for falls was ...
Nintendo Loses Wii Remote Patent Lawsuit, Jury Awards iLife $10M SettlementHot Hardware
Nintendo loses $10 million Wii Remote patent lawsuitTechSpot
Wii Remote Lawsuit Ends in $10M Verdict Against Nintendo ...RollingStone.com
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Critical safe sleep tips every parent should know - BabyCenter (blog)

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 07:49

BabyCenter (blog)

Critical safe sleep tips every parent should know
BabyCenter (blog)
It's hard to believe that it was 20 years ago this year that my son Connor died from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. It's also remarkable that SIDS remains the leading cause of death for babies 1 month to 1 year of age, claiming the lives of ...

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Personalized interventions reduce risk for SIDS - Healio

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 06:17

Personalized interventions reduce risk for SIDS
Healio
Tailored interventions that target specific components of parents' behavior can lower the occurrence of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, according to a report recently published in Pediatric Annals. Fern R. Hauck, MD, MS, and Kawai O. Tanabe, MPH ...

How safe are your child car seats? - WLNS

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 04:26

WLNS

How safe are your child car seats?
WLNS
Statistics from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development show the top 5 most common causes of infant death in the U.S. are: Birth defects, Preterm birth, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS, Pregnancy complications and accidents.

Wii Remote Lawsuit Ends in $10M Verdict Against Nintendo - RollingStone.com

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 11:28

RollingStone.com

Wii Remote Lawsuit Ends in $10M Verdict Against Nintendo
RollingStone.com
The company iLife Technologies uses its tech to monitor infants to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome and the elderly to watch out for falls. But iLife argued that its patented technology could be used in other applications and was used by ...

I-TEAM: Deaths at licensed KS daycares happen almost exclusively ... - KSHB

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 10:36

KSHB

I-TEAM: Deaths at licensed KS daycares happen almost exclusively ...
KSHB
A 41 Action News Investigation found deaths are more frequent and regulations are looser at in-home day cares in Kansas.

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Autopsies reveal a march of infant deaths tied to unsafe sleeping - Theadanews

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 06:25

Theadanews

Autopsies reveal a march of infant deaths tied to unsafe sleeping
Theadanews
The American Academy of Pediatrics warns against co-sleeping, which is associated with increased risks of suffocation, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death. Sudden Unexpected Infant Death is a catchall term that includes ...

SUID investigation protocols inconsistent throughout US - Healio

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 04:26

Healio

SUID investigation protocols inconsistent throughout US
Healio
Despite CDC guidelines for the investigation of sudden infant deaths, investigation and autopsy protocols varied widely among medical examiner and coroner jurisdictions within the United States, according to an article published in Pediatric Annals.

Unlicensed North St. Paul day care provider admits to unintentional manslaughter in infant's death - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 20:15

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Unlicensed North St. Paul day care provider admits to unintentional manslaughter in infant's death
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
An unlicensed home day care provider in North St. Paul tearfully admitted in court Wednesday that her negligent care of an infant last summer caused the girl's death. With the child's parents seated behind her, Amy Jo Englebretson pleaded guilty in ...

A Word from Dr. Pfenninger about third-hand smoke - Midland Daily News

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 05:06

Midland Daily News

A Word from Dr. Pfenninger about third-hand smoke
Midland Daily News
Second-hand smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals. Hundreds are toxic and about 70 can cause cancer. Second-hand smoke causes frequent and severe asthma attacks, respiratory infections, ear infections and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Ask Mr. Dad: Back to sleep is the only way - Circleville Herald

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 03:07

Circleville Herald

Ask Mr. Dad: Back to sleep is the only way
Circleville Herald
In 1994, after looking at a huge amount of research on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) that identified tummy sleeping as a major risk factor, the government (along with the American Academy of Pediatrics) launched the “Back to Sleep” campaign.

Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths Are Not Investigated Uniformly, Inhibiting Research - Sleep Review

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 02:01

Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths Are Not Investigated Uniformly, Inhibiting Research
Sleep Review
The study, “Variation in Cause-of-Death Determination for Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths” (published online June 5), posed hypothetical scenarios of infant deaths in a survey mailed to 801 medical examiners and coroners from January to November, ...

Firefighters hope initiative can slow or stop infant deaths - Seymour Tribune

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 00:15

Seymour Tribune

Firefighters hope initiative can slow or stop infant deaths
Seymour Tribune
While some causes of death are not preventable, such as sudden infant death syndrome, many others can be prevented. Gillaspy, who traveled to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to receive training to become a DOSE instructor, discussed the importance of ...

More Research Needed About Room Sharing Effects On Infant Sleep and SIDS Prevention - Sleep Review

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 19:01

Sleep Review

More Research Needed About Room Sharing Effects On Infant Sleep and SIDS Prevention
Sleep Review
... impact on the quality of sleep for infants and parents. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends room-sharing—but not bed-sharing—during infancy because studies have demonstrated a reduced risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Are Randomized Controlled Trials Overrated? Time to Revisit the Evidence Pyramid - AAP News

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:10

Are Randomized Controlled Trials Overrated? Time to Revisit the Evidence Pyramid
AAP News
He mentions the case-control studies of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) that suggested a link between prone sleeping and SIDS. Subsequently, a movement to educate parents to have their infants sleep on their backs has been associated with a ...

Babies Aren't Always Sleeping Safely - KDRV

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 09:24

KDRV

Babies Aren't Always Sleeping Safely
KDRV
A little over 77% say they usually do, but not always. The "Safe to Sleep" campaign has been telling the public since 1994 that babies should sleep on their backs. According to the CDC, this position reduces the risk of sudden infant death syndrome ...