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Why is America 'the most dangerous of wealthy nations' for a child to be born into? - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:15

TIME

Why is America 'the most dangerous of wealthy nations' for a child to be born into?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A few specific causes of death were noteworthy, the researchers wrote. The leading cause of death among U.S. infants was extreme immaturity, and this was three times more likely to affect American infants than those born in the OECD19 nations. The No ...
American Babies Are Less Likely to Survive Their First Year Than Babies in Other Rich CountriesTIME
US lags behind peers in fighting child mortalityFuturity: Research News
U.S. is the 'most dangerous' wealthy country for a child to be born ...MinnPost
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Unsafe Infant Sleep Practices Common Among New Mothers - Medscape

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:03

Medscape

Unsafe Infant Sleep Practices Common Among New Mothers
Medscape
Many new mothers are not getting the message about recommended safe infant sleep practices, which contributes to roughly 3500 sleep-related deaths among US infants each year, federal health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Pulled over for smoking? It might happen in Erie County - Buffalo News

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 17:35

Buffalo News

Pulled over for smoking? It might happen in Erie County
Buffalo News
Marrena Miserendino, a smoker for more than 30 years, doesn't believe smokers should light up in their cars with kids inside. "No one with common sense should smoke in a car with children," she said. But the Buffalo resident doesn't believe there ...

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Too many babies still die needlessly from SIDS, CDC says - CBS News

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 15:34

CBS News

Too many babies still die needlessly from SIDS, CDC says
CBS News
These practices contribute to about 3,500 sleep-related deaths of U.S. babies every year, according to the CDC. "Unfortunately, this report reveals that unsafe sleep practices are common," said Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, the CDC director. "We need to ...
About 3500 babies in the US are lost to sleep-related deaths each yearPR Newswire (press release)
The Best Sleeping Position for BabiesThe Epoch Times
Sleep-related problems kill 3500 babies in US each year: reportXinhua
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Broward bans therapy that seeks to make gay kids straight - Sun Sentinel

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:06

Sun Sentinel

Broward bans therapy that seeks to make gay kids straight
Sun Sentinel
Approved new rules requiring employees at child care facilities in Broward County to be trained on ways to put infants safely to sleep in order to prevent sudden unexpected infant deaths, including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. About 4,000 ...

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American Babies Are Less Likely to Survive Their First Year Than Babies in Other Rich Countries - TIME

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 09:10

TIME

American Babies Are Less Likely to Survive Their First Year Than Babies in Other Rich Countries
TIME
While infant mortality rates have declined across the OECD since 1960, including in America, the U.S. has failed to keep pace with its high-income peers, according to a report published in the journal Health Affairs. Compared to 19 similar OECD ...
US is the 'most dangerous' wealthy country for a child to be born into, study findsMinnPost
US lags behind peers in fighting child mortalityFuturity: Research News
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Baby dies after being suffocated by swaddle - New Straits Times Online

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 07:32

New Straits Times Online

Baby dies after being suffocated by swaddle
New Straits Times Online
When the parents realised that the infant was unconscious, they rushed her to the Chancellor Tuanku Muhriz Hospital in Cheras at 7.30am. Cheras police chief Assistant Commissioner Abdul Ghani Mohamad Ji said the doctor at the hospital had attempted to ...

Kansas childcare worker pleads no contest in case of baby's death - 9NEWS.com

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 03:33

9NEWS.com

Kansas childcare worker pleads no contest in case of baby's death
9NEWS.com
Prosecutors say 7-month-old Gabriel Omar Rivera-Contreras, of Lenexa, died at her home on Feb. 4. An autopsy showed the cause of death as sudden infant death syndrome. Author: KUSA. Published: 9:00 PM MST January 6, 2018. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - The ...

Daycare provider gets probation for infant death. Thoughts? - KMBZ

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:45

Daycare provider gets probation for infant death. Thoughts?
KMBZ
An autopsy report was to Gabriel's cause of death as sudden infant death syndrome. Over the park police were called to her home in the 7700 block Benson. Report of a child not breathing. Seven months old Bobby revived. Gabriel's mother dropped him off ...

US childhood mortality rates have lagged behind other wealthy nations for the past 50 years - Science Daily

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 17:30

Science Daily

US childhood mortality rates have lagged behind other wealthy nations for the past 50 years
Science Daily
Among the leading causes of death for the most recent decade, the researchers say, were premature births and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Children in the U.S. were three times more likely to die from prematurity at birth and more than twice as ...
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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Christie signs law protecting breastfeeding workers - Cherry Hill Courier Post

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 16:03

Cherry Hill Courier Post

Christie signs law protecting breastfeeding workers
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Feldman-Winter said babies who aren't exclusively breastfed for their first six months face an increased risk of infections, hospitalization and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, among other ailments,. "It actually makes good business sense for small ...
You'll miss me, Jersey! And with that, Chris Christie's just getting warmed upNJ.com

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7 ways to create a safe sleep space for baby | Utah | Good4Utah - Good4Utah

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 09:06

Stuff.co.nz

7 ways to create a safe sleep space for baby | Utah | Good4Utah
Good4Utah
More than 2,000 babies die unexpectedly in their sleep each year. And although it's not always possible to prevent SIDS or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, there are some precautions parents can take to reduce the chance of suffocation and/or ...
Should I roll my baby back over if she rolls onto her stomach in her ...Stuff.co.nz

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Twelve questions with funeral director Francis Tipene - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 09:00

Twelve questions with funeral director Francis Tipene
New Zealand Herald
... our own funeral home. She was like, "No way!" There aren't many Maori funeral directors because everything's so tapu or sacred, you're scared of doing something wrong. In the old days the kuia would cleanse the body down at the creek with kawakawa ...

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Quit smoking with hotline service - Asheboro Courier Tribune

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 08:55

Quit smoking with hotline service
Asheboro Courier Tribune
TROY — The Montgomery County Health Department is encouraging citizens to start the New Year off right and quit smoking with the help of QuitlineNC services. “Not only will quitting help you to become healthier and decrease your risk of cancers and ...

LeMire made impact on community - Escanaba Daily Press

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 08:08

Escanaba Daily Press

LeMire made impact on community
Escanaba Daily Press
Because of this, the program's focus shifted to parenting education and the prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and child abuse. Berg stated that LeMire remained involved with the program long after its establishment. “Dr. Bill was faithful to ...

Fancy dress wheelbarrow race in memory of Harvey - Salisbury Journal

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 08:00

Salisbury Journal

Fancy dress wheelbarrow race in memory of Harvey
Salisbury Journal
A FANCY dress wheelbarrow race in memory of a baby boy who died when he was just nine-and-a-half weeks old raised more than £1,000. The event, now in its fourth year, was organised by Chris and Claire Warren, whose son Harvey died in 2013. The couple ...

Childcare worker pleads no contest in case of baby's death - Houston Chronicle

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 15:26

Childcare worker pleads no contest in case of baby's death
Houston Chronicle
... Overland Park where a baby died last year has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor counts in the case. The Kansas City Star reports that 55-year-old Bilma Maese-Sanchez entered the plea Friday in Johnson County District Court to child endangerment and ...

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Childcare worker pleads no contest in case of baby's death - San Francisco Chronicle

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 00:05

Childcare worker pleads no contest in case of baby's death
San Francisco Chronicle
... Overland Park where a baby died last year has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor counts in the case. The Kansas City Star reports that 55-year-old Bilma Maese-Sanchez entered the plea Friday in Johnson County District Court to child endangerment and ...

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Marijuana is now legal, but what about its secondhand smoke? - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 17:53

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Marijuana is now legal, but what about its secondhand smoke?
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Because the CDC has confirmed marijuana contains many of the same toxic compounds as smoked tobacco, I just want to remind my readers that years ago, the agency determined that secondhand tobacco smoke in kids causes ear infections; more frequent and ...

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