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Winchester Hospital tries 'baby boxes' to combat sudden infant deaths - Wicked Local Watertown

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 16:50

Winchester Hospital tries 'baby boxes' to combat sudden infant deaths
Wicked Local Watertown
Donna Sherrill was on a river cruise in Europe when something caught her attention. It seemed like every commercial on television was for something called a Finnish baby box. The box, which is delivered full of clothes and accessories for a new baby to ...

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Winchester Hospital tries 'baby boxes' to combat sudden infant deaths - Enterprise News

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 15:42

Winchester Hospital tries 'baby boxes' to combat sudden infant deaths
Enterprise News
"Sudden Unexpected Infant Death is the leading cause of deaths among babies in their first year of life," Ryan said. "Unsafe sleep and suffocation are significant factors in infant deaths nationwide, yet we know in these cases the deaths are preventable.".

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Australia: Possible breakthrough in preventing SIDS - International Business Times UK

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 15:40

International Business Times UK

Australia: Possible breakthrough in preventing SIDS
International Business Times UK
A study could offer parents and doctors hope in preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in newborn babies. SIDS, also known as cot death or crib death, kills around 300 babies a year in Britain. Before the disorder was identified, many parents ...
Doctors discover possible 'breakthrough' in preventing SIDSNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
Baby screenings for SIDS might be next after groundbreaking...Austin American-Statesman
Doctors discover possible breakthrough in preventing SIDSFOX31 Denver

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Baby crib ads and store displays show dangerous mistakes - CBS News

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 10:27

CBS News

Baby crib ads and store displays show dangerous mistakes
CBS News
Baby crib advertisements and store displays often demonstrate unsafe sleep environments that increase an infant's risk of sudden infant death syndrome, a new study reports. About two of every five print ads show a crib setup that runs counter to safe ...

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Doctors May Have Found Breakthrough in Preventing SIDS - CW33 NewsFix

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 09:53

CW33 NewsFix

Doctors May Have Found Breakthrough in Preventing SIDS
CW33 NewsFix
SALT LAKE CITY – A new study could offer doctors hope in preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in newborns. Babies who died from SIDS had low levels of a brain protein called "Orexin." Now, scientists want to develop screening at birth to ...

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Winchester Hospital tries 'baby boxes' to combat sudden infant deaths - Wicked Local

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 04:02

Winchester Hospital tries 'baby boxes' to combat sudden infant deaths
Wicked Local
Donna Sherrill was on a river cruise in Europe when something caught her attention. It seemed like every commercial on television was for something called a ...

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Winchester Hospital tries 'baby boxes' to combat sudden infant deaths - Wicked Local Winchester

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 03:40

Winchester Hospital tries 'baby boxes' to combat sudden infant deaths
Wicked Local Winchester
Donna Sherrill was on a river cruise in Europe when something caught her attention. It seemed like every commercial on television was for something called a ...

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Unsafe sleep contributing to local infant deaths - Pensacola News Journal

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 18:41

Pensacola News Journal

Unsafe sleep contributing to local infant deaths
Pensacola News Journal
An unsafe sleep environment could have contributed to the majority of Escambia County child deaths.

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Crib ads often show babies in unsafe sleep settings - Yahoo Sports

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 12:34

Crib ads often show babies in unsafe sleep settings
Yahoo Sports
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) has become much less common in recent decades as doctors have urged parents to put infants to sleep on their backs without pillows or other soft bedding and toys that could pose a suffocation risk. But it still ...

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Health Talk: Keep children warm, safe this winter with tips from MCDH - Northwest Herald

Sun, 12/18/2016 - 05:33

Health Talk: Keep children warm, safe this winter with tips from MCDH
Northwest Herald
Blankets, quilts, pillows, bumpers, sheepskins and other loose bedding should be kept out of an infant's sleeping environment because they are associated with suffocation deaths and may contribute to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). It is better to ...

Life Expectancy in the U.S. Declines | Sci-Tech Today - Sci-Tech Today

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 02:01

Sci-Tech Today

Life Expectancy in the U.S. Declines | Sci-Tech Today
Sci-Tech Today
The final numbers for 2015 are in and it's now official: Life expectancy for Americans was shorter last year than it was the year before, as the nation's 10 leading ...

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Indiana moves up to 39 on 50-state health rankings list - IUPUI Newsroom

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 10:39

IUPUI Newsroom

Indiana moves up to 39 on 50-state health rankings list
IUPUI Newsroom
The top five causes of infant death are birth defects, preterm birth and low birth weight, maternal complications of pregnancy, sudden infant death syndrome, and injuries. These causes account for 57 percent of infant deaths. Paul Halverson, founding ...

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Baby died a day after being discharged, inquest finds - Irish Times

Wed, 12/14/2016 - 12:08

Irish Times

Baby died a day after being discharged, inquest finds
Irish Times
A postmortem revealed subtle changes in the brain that can be associated with a predisposition to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the inquest heard. Consultant neonatologist Dr David Corcoran said the preferred feeding time for a newborn baby is ...

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Winter months bring increased risk of sudden infant death,... - Access Atlanta

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 18:07

Access Atlanta

Winter months bring increased risk of sudden infant death,...
Access Atlanta
"Sudden Unexpected Infant Death is the leading cause of deaths among babies in their first year of life. Unsafe sleep and suffocation are significant factors in infant deaths nationwide, yet we know in these cases the deaths are preventable," Ryan said.

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Drive to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome launched by Kent ... - Kent Online

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 18:02

Drive to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome launched by Kent ...
Kent Online
Sudden infant death syndrome devastates families, but a new campaign aims to reduce the number of children - and parents - who suffer such tragedy.

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Winter months bring increased risk of sudden infant death,... - austin360

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 17:46

Winter months bring increased risk of sudden infant death,...
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"Sudden Unexpected Infant Death is the leading cause of deaths among babies in their first year of life. Unsafe sleep and suffocation are significant factors in infant deaths nationwide, yet we know in these cases the deaths are preventable," Ryan said.

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Winter months bring increased risk of sudden infant death,... - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 17:35

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Winter months bring increased risk of sudden infant death,...
Atlanta Journal Constitution
"Sudden Unexpected Infant Death is the leading cause of deaths among babies in their first year of life. Unsafe sleep and suffocation are significant factors in infant deaths nationwide, yet we know in these cases the deaths are preventable," Ryan said.

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Winter months bring increased risk of sudden infant death, health ... - My Fox Boston

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 13:15

Winter months bring increased risk of sudden infant death, health ...
My Fox Boston
When temperatures outside drop, some new parents worry about keeping babies warm; and with that comes an increased risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant ...

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Heartbroken mother reveals moment she woke to discover her baby boy died in her bed - Daily Mail

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 21:53

Daily Mail

Heartbroken mother reveals moment she woke to discover her baby boy died in her bed
Daily Mail
There are various definitions of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS - once called 'cot death') and sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). Often, SUID is taken as an umbrella term that describes deaths with no apparent explanation (e.g. SIDS) as well as ...
'It is the worst story to tell' Mum warns parents of the dangers of co-sleeping after death of baby songoodtoknow

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This startup wants more babies to sleep in cardboard boxes - Built In Chicago

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 07:21

Built In Chicago

This startup wants more babies to sleep in cardboard boxes
Built In Chicago
The lack of dedicated sleeping surfaces was believed to contribute to the country's infant mortality crisis, because sharing a bed with a newborn has been found to increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome. The final baby essential in the ...

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