When the government announced the largest ever recall of full sized cribs in September, parents had no idea that complaints had been coming in about the Simplicity made cribs for years. It was only on the eve of a Chicago
55 complaints, 7 entrapments and three deaths weren’t enough to recall defective Simplicity Cribs, until the eve of a reporter’s expose…. Maurice Possley has been a reporter at the Chicago Tribune since 1984. Recently, when he
More than one month after announcing the largest recall in its history of one million full size cribs, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), today announced an official “fix” for the problem cribs. The cribs were made by Simplicity between
This is not the night you want to end up in the emergency room but it can happen because Halloween is an unusual night and kids might just test the limits. And it’s dark and either scary or exciting, depending
Sexual predators are known to solicit connections with teens through these online social networks such as MySpace and Facebook. MySpace acknowledged it had detected 29,000 registered sex offenders on its site, and those were the ones who signed up using their own names.
On October 3rd, President Bush vetoed $35 billion for a five-year expansion of a children’s health bill that would have provided health insurance to cover 10 million low income uninsured children. The State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) funds coverage for 6.6 million children of families who earn too little to afford health insurance but too much to qualify for Medicaid, which the government offers to help the poor.
Andrea Conover keeps a dog-eared list of foods that contain fewer pesticides taped to her kitchen cupboard. She takes it with her when she shops for organic food at a Jacksonville, Florida’s natural grocery store, Native Sun. “I want what’s healthier for my family,” she says. “I think pesticides on conventional produce are not good for us.”
Children and Television Viewing A New Study, Journal of Pediatrics, October 2007 In case you were wondering whether to provide your young child with a television in their room, this 2007 study concludes a resounding NO! Published in the October,
The cause of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is still one of the great mysteries of medicine that kills thousands of babies a year. A newly published study is offering a provocative new theory on the cause of SIDS. Dr. Daniel Ruben suggests SIDS babies experience an injury to their inner ears during birth caused by the high-pressure surge of blood from the placenta during delivery.
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