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A-C-T to Prevent Hot Car Tragedies

SATURDAY, July 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Every nine days, a child dies in a hot car in the United States, but a safety expert says such tragedies can easily be prevented. “Three letters can help drivers remember to take … read more

Smart Steps for a Safe Nursery

WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Getting a nursery ready for a new baby can be a lot of fun, but keep in mind these important considerations to make it a safe haven. For crib safety, choose a new … read more

More Than 1 Day of First-Trimester Bleeding Ups Odds for Smaller Baby

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Some first-trimester bleeding occurs in up to 1 in every 4 pregnancies. Now, new research suggests that if bleeding extends beyond a day there could be implications for baby’s birth weight. The study … read more

Rear-Facing Car Seats Protect Tots in Crashes From Behind: Study

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Rear-facing car seats provide effective protection for children in rear-end crashes, researchers say. Previous studies have shown that rear-facing car seats significantly reduce infant and toddler injuries and deaths in front- and side-impact … read more

Baby Sitters, Relatives Often Unaware of SIDS Risk

MONDAY, April 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A baby’s risk of death from being placed in an unsafe sleeping position or location is higher when they’re under the care of a baby sitter, relative or friend, a new study found. … read more

Window Blinds: A Silent Killer in Your Home

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Decades after the danger was first recognized, young children are still being injured or even killed by the cords in window blinds. Researchers found that between 1990 and 2015, nearly 17,000 U.S. children … read more

Babies Start Connecting Words Early On

MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Babies apparently have a better understanding of adults’ language than you might think. New research reveals that they can identify the meanings of some words and even recognize that some words are more … read more

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