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Sleep related deaths among infants is still on the rise - WFXG.com

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:03

WFXG.com

Sleep related deaths among infants is still on the rise
WFXG.com
Unsafe infant sleep practices remain common in the U.S. According to a recent CDC report there are over three thousand sleep related deaths among infants each year in the United States alone. Historically these deaths are known as SIDS, sudden infant ...
Safe sleeping for your baby; declining death rate slows downeParisExtra.com (blog)

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News Briefs | WACOG healthy living program designed to help seniors - Kdminer

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 06:04

News Briefs | WACOG healthy living program designed to help seniors
Kdminer
Proceeds from the gala will benefit the hospital's labor and delivery unit, which plans to have an educational program about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. Staff also hopes to replace the bassinets in the OB nursery, as the units currently in ...

UPMC Chautauqua WCA Focuses On Safe Sleep For Babies - Jamestown Post Journal

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 22:03

Jamestown Post Journal

UPMC Chautauqua WCA Focuses On Safe Sleep For Babies
Jamestown Post Journal
UPMC Chautauqua WCA has partnered with the Cribs For Kids program, and was recently recognized as a “Gold Designated Certified Safe Sleep Program” in its National Safe Sleep Hospital Program due to their commitment to infant safe sleep. The hospital ...

Police probing death of baby who died in foster care at West Philly home - FOX 29 News Philadelphia

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 12:21

Police probing death of baby who died in foster care at West Philly home
FOX 29 News Philadelphia
WEST PHILADELPHIA (AP/WTXF) - Authorities are investigating the death of a 3-month-old girl who was found unresponsive while in bed with her foster mother at a West Philadelphia home. Officials say the baby was sleeping with the woman and her boyfriend ...

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CDC Director: New parents, this advice could save your baby's life ... - Fox News

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 02:04

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CDC Director: New parents, this advice could save your baby's life ...
Fox News
It's a terrible fear among new parents: you put your healthy baby down to sleep, but your baby never wakes. Unfortunately, that nightmare is a reality for too many families across the U.S..

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Report: Too many parents still put babies at risk for sudden death - WKOW

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:01

Report: Too many parents still put babies at risk for sudden death
WKOW
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WKOW) -- A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows too many parents put their babies at risk for sudden death. To improve the rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, health experts recommend parents put ...

Report: Too many parents still put babies at risk for sudden death - WKOW

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:01

WKOW

Report: Too many parents still put babies at risk for sudden death
WKOW
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WKOW) -- A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows too many parents put their babies at risk for sudden death. To improve the rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, health experts recommend parents put ...

Why the US is 'the most dangerous of wealthy nations for a child to be born into' - Medical Xpress

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 04:03

Medical Xpress

Why the US is 'the most dangerous of wealthy nations for a child to be born into'
Medical Xpress
It was during that decade that the U.S. infant mortality rate (for babies less than a year old) and the U.S. childhood mortality rate (for those between the ages of 1 and 19) began to exceed the combined rates for the other 19 richest nations. If the ...

Research Roundup: High-Priced Drugs In Part D; Community-Based Health Improvement Programs; Infant Sleep - Kaiser Health News

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:43

Research Roundup: High-Priced Drugs In Part D; Community-Based Health Improvement Programs; Infant Sleep
Kaiser Health News
This paper examined the design of the reinsurance benefit in Part D of Medicare. That design generates serious inefficiencies. The significant subsidies to plans in the reinsurance region combined with the launch of unique high cost prescription drugs ...

American Markets Are Booming and American Babies Keep Dying - Splinter (blog)

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:15

Splinter (blog)

American Markets Are Booming and American Babies Keep Dying
Splinter (blog)
... addition to our comparatively staggering infant mortality rate, children between the ages of 1 and 19 were 57 percent more likely to die than their international peers. For adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19, the rate of death by injury is ...

Parents still engaging in risky infant sleep practices, CDC says - ConsumerAffairs

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:18

ConsumerAffairs

Parents still engaging in risky infant sleep practices, CDC says
ConsumerAffairs
Photo (c) PeopleImages - Getty Images Infant deaths due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) have reached an annual average of about 3,500 a year, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control. Although that number represents an ...
CDC Warns That Number of Infant Deaths from SIDS is No Longer FallingFatherly
Unsafe Infant Sleep Practices Common Among New MothersMedscape
CDC: Too many parents continue to put infants to sleep unsafelyMinnPost
WNEM Saginaw -WAVE 3 -UPI.com
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Passive Smoking Risks to Children - News-Medical.net

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 04:56

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Passive Smoking Risks to Children
News-Medical.net
Health risk in infants. Most commonly, infants along with their smoker parents or relatives are affected by the smoky environment in their home. These infants show severe symptoms with long-lasting effects leading to dangerous abnormalities in the body ...

Infant death rate drops, but remains higher than other countries - Philadelphia Business Journal

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 13:54

Philadelphia Business Journal

Infant death rate drops, but remains higher than other countries
Philadelphia Business Journal
Mississippi had the worst infant mortality rate overall at 9.08 babies per 1,000, while Massachusetts is where infants fared best, at 4.28 deaths per 1,000. But the lowest mortality rate for infants of non-Hispanic black women, also in Massachusetts ...

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Wiregrass Exchange Center expands its Baby Whisper Program - Dothan Eagle

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:52

Dothan Eagle

Wiregrass Exchange Center expands its Baby Whisper Program
Dothan Eagle
... Wiregrass Exchange Center is also in preliminary discussions with Medical Center Enterprise about offering the Baby Whisper Program to its new parents. “It is our goal to prevent child abuse,” Ploss said. “This is just another way we are reaching ...

Decline in US childhood mortality lags behind that of other wealthy nations - The Hub at Johns Hopkins

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:21

The Hub at Johns Hopkins

Decline in US childhood mortality lags behind that of other wealthy nations
The Hub at Johns Hopkins
Over the 50-year study period, its "lagging improvement" has amounted to more than 600,000 excess deaths. A report on the findings, published today in Health Affairs, highlights when and why U.S. performance started falling behind that of peer ...
Why the United States is 'the most dangerous of wealthy nations for a child to be born into'Los Angeles Times
Child Death Rate Higher in US Than Other Wealthy NationsU.S. News & World Report
US teens 82 times more likely to die from gun violence than in other wealthy nationsInternational Business Times UK

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CDC Warns That Number of Infant Deaths from SIDS is No Longer Falling - Fatherly

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:12

Fatherly

CDC Warns That Number of Infant Deaths from SIDS is No Longer Falling
Fatherly
CDC Warns That Number of Infant Deaths from SIDS is No Longer Falling. After a sharp decrease in SIDS death in the 1990s the Centers for Disease Control reports work still need to be done. By Patrick A. Coleman. Jan 10 2018, 11:12 AM. Share ...
Parents still engaging in risky infant sleep practices, CDC saysConsumerAffairs
CDC: Too many parents continue to put infants to sleep unsafelyMinnPost
The Best Sleeping Position for BabiesThe Epoch Times
Tech Times
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Infant death rate drops, but remains higher than other countries - The Business Journals

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 08:41

Infant death rate drops, but remains higher than other countries
The Business Journals
Mississippi had the worst infant mortality rate overall at 9.08 babies per 1,000, while Massachusetts is where infants fared best, at 4.28 deaths per 1,000. But the lowest mortality rate for infants of non-Hispanic black women, also in Massachusetts ...

Why Air Pollution Is a Socioeconomic Issue - JSTOR Daily

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 07:30

JSTOR Daily

Why Air Pollution Is a Socioeconomic Issue
JSTOR Daily
Studies on the subject found that both respiratory disease and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) are associated with higher rates of particulate air pollution. The exact reason remains unclear. In adults excessive particulates can stimulate dangerous ...

How to safely explore winter outdoors - Cleveland Jewish News

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 07:08

Cleveland Jewish News

How to safely explore winter outdoors
Cleveland Jewish News
Loose blankets or quilts should never be used for young babies, since these can cover and suffocate the infants and can contribute to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Neither children nor adults should spend long periods outside when the wind chill is ...