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Tech allows researchers to detect heart rate via webcam - Cardiovascular Business

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 10:13

Cardiovascular Business

Tech allows researchers to detect heart rate via webcam
Cardiovascular Business
According to the Smartbeat site, the baby was at high risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, pushing Ruben's wife to get up five or six times during the night to check on her child's breathing. “An electrical engineering student at the time, I knew ...

10 mistakes parents make with newborns — and how to avoid them - kfor.com

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 06:54

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10 mistakes parents make with newborns — and how to avoid them
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The national “Back to Sleep” campaign of the 1990s brought a great deal of attention to SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome, and other sleep-related deaths among infants. Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics insist that every baby ...

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San Antonio woman finds strength helping other grieving parents - San Antonio Express-News

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 18:03

San Antonio Express-News

San Antonio woman finds strength helping other grieving parents
San Antonio Express-News
Most people don't have the strength to do what Craven does, said Delma Palacios, a 30-year-old San Antonio mother who met Craven after losing her 5-month-old daughter to sudden infant death syndrome last year. Craven helped Palacios raise money to pay ...

Bill would expand breastfeeding-friendly workplaces to all of California - San Francisco Chronicle

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 14:46

San Francisco Chronicle

Bill would expand breastfeeding-friendly workplaces to all of California
San Francisco Chronicle
According to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, breastfeeding has many health benefits for both infants and mothers. Among them are protections against common childhood infections, and a lower risk of ...

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Clallam infant death rate highest in state: 8.1 per 1000 births vs. 4.7 statewide, though numbers small - Peninsula Daily News

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 03:53

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam infant death rate highest in state: 8.1 per 1000 births vs. 4.7 statewide, though numbers small
Peninsula Daily News
“These are devastating deaths, devastating for families, absolutely,” Frank said. Clallam was followed by Lewis, Walla Walla, Kitsap, Spokane, Pierce, Skagit, Cowlitz, Thurston and Benton counties. King County stood at 17th among the state's 39 ...

CPS records able to identify children at risk of maltreatment, death - Healio

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 02:33

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CPS records able to identify children at risk of maltreatment, death
Healio
Children at high risk of maltreatment can be identified effectively through prior encounters with child protective services and are significantly more likely to experience both intentional and unintentional injury-related death as well as sudden infant ...
Greater rates of mortality linked to infants at risk for maltreatment2 Minute Medicine

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10 mistakes parents make with newborns -- and how to avoid them - CNN

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 02:13

10 mistakes parents make with newborns -- and how to avoid them
CNN
The national "Back to Sleep" campaign of the 1990s brought a great deal of attention to SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome, and other sleep-related deaths among infants. Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics insist that every baby ...

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Lois Roeder, leader in SIDS research, dies - Baltimore Sun

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 14:58

Baltimore Sun

Lois Roeder, leader in SIDS research, dies
Baltimore Sun
In the early 1980s, Dr. Roeder was named director of professional training and education at the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Institute, and served as course director for the SIDS and apnea program at the University of Maryland medical school ...

Breastfeeding can HALVE the risk of cot death - and you only need to do it for two months to feel the effects - Mirror.co.uk

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 12:51

Mirror.co.uk

Breastfeeding can HALVE the risk of cot death - and you only need to do it for two months to feel the effects
Mirror.co.uk
We've known for years that breastfeeding lowers the risk of cot death, but a new study from America has given us a better idea of just how powerful breastfeeding is as a protection against SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). In the US, about 3,700 ...

High price of smoking - Thegardenisland.com

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 03:12

High price of smoking
Thegardenisland.com
In Hawaii, there are about 1,400 deaths each year related to smoking, according to the Department of Health's Tobacco Prevention Program. “Smoking causes heart and lung disease; children exposed to second-hand smoke are more likely to have asthma ...

New research on cause, prevention of SIDS - HollandSentinel.com

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 23:00

New research on cause, prevention of SIDS
HollandSentinel.com
Sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, affects about 1,600 babies younger than 16 months each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, two new studies are casting light on both a potential cause and a way to reduce the ...

Memorize safe infant sleeping guidelines - KPCnews.com

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 21:12

Memorize safe infant sleeping guidelines
KPCnews.com
Placing babies in a non-supine sleep position was more common among mothers who were non-Hispanic black, were younger than 25, or had 12 or fewer years of education and who were participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women ...

After a baby suddenly dies, a 911 call from USC's former medical school dean sparks detectives' interest - Los Angeles Times

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 11:05

Los Angeles Times

After a baby suddenly dies, a 911 call from USC's former medical school dean sparks detectives' interest
Los Angeles Times
"She first called the infant's father and asked him what to do because she didn't know CPR and thought there was something she could do to revive him." Yoder waited two weeks to inform her family of Boaz's death and told them he died of sudden infant ...

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Montana county has plan for moms-to-be who drink or do drugs: jail 'em - AOL

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 07:25

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Montana county has plan for moms-to-be who drink or do drugs: jail 'em
AOL
The prosecutor's office in Big Horn County, Montana, has announced an “immediate crackdown” on any expectant mothers who use drugs or drink alcohol. County Attorney Gerald “Jay” Harris said his office will seek civil restraining orders against those ...

The Medical Minute: Despite Warnings, Unsafe Infant Sleep Practices Persist - Gant Daily

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 03:13

The Medical Minute: Despite Warnings, Unsafe Infant Sleep Practices Persist
Gant Daily
According to a report issued this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 3,500 infants die each year in the United States of sudden unexpected infant death (SUID), which includes deaths classified as SIDS, suffocation and ...

Babies should never die like this. But they do. - Port Huron Times Herald

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 12:52

Port Huron Times Herald

Babies should never die like this. But they do.
Port Huron Times Herald
In 2015, the national infant mortality rate was 5.9 deaths per 1,000 live births. In Michigan, that number was 6.8 deaths per 1,000 live births. Sleep-related deaths were a significant part of this, accounting for 871 deaths between 2010 and 2015 ...

259 laps in Concord to Honor a Loved One - Wicked Local Concord

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 11:35

Wicked Local Concord

259 laps in Concord to Honor a Loved One
Wicked Local Concord
Camaryn appears to be in a constant state of fundraising since Connor's death. She convinced her parents to buy $500 worth of bracelets she would sell to raise money for the NICU at Boston Children's Hospital. Not only did she raise $300 for the NICU ...

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Baby dies of sudden infant death syndrome | Latest Norfolk and ... - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 09:08

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Baby dies of sudden infant death syndrome | Latest Norfolk and ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
A four-month old baby boy died at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) from sudden infant death syndrome, an inquest has heard.

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