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All news posts from October 01, 2007 to October 31, 2007

Posted by Jane Akre
October 31, 2007 11:47 PM

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

Posted by Jane Akre
October 31, 2007 10:34 PM

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

Posted by Jane Akre
October 31, 2007 3:49 PM

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

Posted by Jane Akre
October 30, 2007 8:17 AM

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

Posted by Jane Akre
October 28, 2007 6:13 PM

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.

Posted by Jane Akre
October 28, 2007 5:51 PM

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.

Posted by Jane Akre
October 28, 2007 5:04 PM

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.”

Posted by Jane Akre
October 28, 2007 4:53 PM

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,

Posted by Jane Akre
October 18, 2007 6:11 PM

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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