Infant Sleep Positioners Are Dangerous

Two government agencies and the American Academy of Pediatrics are warning parents and other caregivers not to put babies in sleep positioning products as two recent deaths underscore concerns about suffocation. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued the warning after reviewing reports of 12 known infant deaths associated with the products.

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Fracking and Your Health

Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” has boomed in the last few years and is now producing most of the natural gas in the U.S. It is praised as helping the U.S. be more “energy independent” and has lowered the cost of natural gas. But, the controversy is whether it can harm our health, especially for people who live near the drilling sites.

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Violence in G-rated Animated Films

Today, children are constantly being exposed to television shows and movies that contain explicit material such as increased violence, as well as inappropriate language and sexual content. With increased availability of these materials, many parents find it hard to monitor what their children are exposed to on a daily basis.

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