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Feds Warn of 14 Infant Deaths in Rockers From Fisher-Price, Kids2

Feds Warn of 14 Infant Deaths in Rockers From Fisher-Price, Kids2WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- At least 13 infant deaths have been reported in Fisher-Price's Infant-to-Toddler Rockers and Newborn-to-Toddler Rockers since 2009, while there has been one death reported with a Kids2 Bright Starts Rocker, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and both companies warned in new alerts issued Tuesday.Rockers should never be used for sleep, and infants should never be unsupervised or unrestrained in the rockers, CPSC and the companies stressed.Fisher-Price has sold more than 17 million rockers worldwide since the 1990s and recommends consumers visit its Safe Start website for safety videos, tips and additional safety information, as well as the latest safety warnings. Consumers are asked to report incidents to Fisher-Price at...

Why Getting Along in Preschool Is So Important

14 June 2022
Why Getting Along in Preschool Is So ImportantTUESDAY, June 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The expression "plays well with others" is often tossed around to describe people who are less likely to ruffle feathers, and new research shows these sandbox skills really matter.It turns out that kids who play well with others in preschool are less likely to experience mental health issues as they grow up.The findings have important implications for the millions of kids who were isolated during their formative years due to pandemic lockdowns, said Laura Gray, a psychologist at Children's National in Washington, D.C., who had no ties to the new study. "We are seeing global delays in social skills for a lot of kids due to missed social opportunities during COVID-19, but kids are resilient so they are learning but are just a little bit...

Pandemic Means Many Kids Didn't Get Lifesaving Swim Lessons

11 June 2022
Pandemic Means Many Kids Didn`t Get Lifesaving Swim LessonsSATURDAY, June 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Many children missed out on potentially lifesaving swimming lessons during the pandemic, so parents should enroll them in classes as soon as possible, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends."Drowning is the single leading cause of injury death for children ages 1 to 4, and it's one of the top causes of death for teens. In the summer, children often have more access to pools, lakes and other sources of water — all of which pose a drowning risk," said Dr. Sarah Denny, lead author of AAP's Prevention of Drowning guidance."Swim lessons teach children a life skill that could help save their lives," Denny noted in an AAP news release. "Research shows that formal swim lessons for children age 1 and older reduce the risk of drowning....

Singles or Couples: Who Sleeps Better?

10 June 2022
Singles or Couples: Who Sleeps Better?FRIDAY, June 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- You might think that having the whole bed to yourself would leave you feeling more refreshed in the morning than sleeping with someone who might toss, turn or snore.Yet, a new study suggests that adults who share their beds with a partner have less severe insomnia, less fatigue and more sleep time. They also report being more satisfied with their lives and relationships, as well as having lower levels of stress, depression and anxiety."Even though you're sleeping next to someone who may snore and roll around, it did something that was just beneficial," said Michael Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of Arizona in Tucson, and senior author of the study."What's interesting, it's not just that someone was...

Drownings in Home Pools, Hot Tubs Kill Hundreds of Kids Each Year

10 June 2022
Drownings in Home Pools, Hot Tubs Kill Hundreds of Kids Each YearFRIDAY, June 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Hundreds of U.S. children die in pool and hot tub drownings each year, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging parents to redouble safety efforts this summer.That's because many children have been away from the water during the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic."Child drowning rates and nonfatal drowning injuries among children under 15 years old remain high, and water safety vigilance is as important as ever this summer for parents and caregivers," said Alex Hoehn-Saric, chairman of the CPSC. Whether a child is playing in a community pool, a neighbor's pool or the family's own, the commission is urging parents and caregivers to prepare by reviewing pool safety tips and signing up for swimming lessons."Working...

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