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New Rules to Cut Confusion on Sunscreen Claims

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Under new rules published Tuesday, sunscreen will also have to protect against the more penetrating ultraviolet A rays associated with skin cancer.

Frequency of Crib-Related Injuries Cause for Concern, Study Finds

Although safety standards continue to improve, crib injuries occur at alarming rates. Credit: Getty Cribs, playpens and bassinets are s...Although safety standards continue to improve, crib injuries occur at alarming rates.

Product Recalls: How to Get the Latest Info

Sign up for e-mail alerts to find out about the latest recalls. Credit: Corbis When there's a massive recall, everyone hears about it, ...Since small children are famous for finding ways to make toys and even seemingly-harmless household objects dangerous, parents need to know about recalls.

After Dozens of Deaths, Drop-Side Cribs Outlawed

Michele Witte of Merrick, N.Y. holds a picture of her son, Tyler, who died when he was ten months old in a drop-side crib in 1997. Drop-si...The government outlawed drop-side cribs on Wednesday after the deaths of more than 30 infants and toddlers in the past decade and millions of recalls.

Children's Tylenol Gets a Time Out: The Perils Infecting Pediatric Medicines

An illness is lingering in the kiddie medicine aisle this flu season, but it's not feverish school kids. Blame it on Big Pharma. There isn't any Ch...No one might have been seriously sickened because of Children's Tylenol, but I'm sick of this mess.

Government to Vote on New Cribs Standards Amid Deaths

This handout photo provided by the Johns family, taken in March of 2005, shows then-eight-month-old Liam Johns at his home in Citrus Heights, Calif....Drop-side cribs have come under scrutiny in recent years because of malfunctioning hardware, sometimes cheaper plastics, or misassembly problems that can lead to the drop-side rail partially detaching from the crib.

Graco Stroller Recall Prompted by Four Deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) - Baby gear maker Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports that four infants died in the strollers. T...The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the recall Wednesday, said the four infants became trapped inside the strollers and were strangled.

Chilean Miners and Their Families Need Time to Grieve, Regroup

Miner Franklin Lobo, right, embraces his daughter Carolina after he was rescued on Oct. 13.Credit: Gabriel Ortega/Chilean government/AP ...The whole range of emotions these 33 men and their families have experienced since the mine collapsed can be likened to a "really long holding of the breath," says Susan Stiffelman, ParentDish's AdviceMama.

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Comfort Research Recalls Vinyl Bean Bag Chairs Due to Risk of Entrapment, Suffocation

The zipper on the vinyl bean bag chairs can be opened by children. A child who crawls inside the opened chair can become entrapped, suffocate or choke on the foam beads.

BRP Recalls Ski-Doo and Can-Am Kids’ Hoodies Due to Strangulation Hazard

The hoodies have a drawstring around the neck area which is a strangulation hazard for children.

Kiddie Korral Recalls Girls Hoodies with Ponies Due to Strangulation Hazard

A drawstring through the hood of the hoodies can pose a strangulation hazard to children.

Giggles International Recalls Animated Monkey Toy Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores

The toy's battery compartment can reach temperatures up to 230 degrees Fahrenheit.

Dream On Me Recalls Incredible Play Yards Due to Strangulation Hazard

The play yard’s rails can collapse presenting a strangulation hazard to young children.

Hoppe’s Recalls Semi-Auto Bore Cleaner Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

Bottles have a child-resistant cap that can become loose. Chemicals in this product can cause skin irritation, internal injury or death if ingested.

McDonald’s Recalls Hello Kitty Themed Whistles Due to Choking and Aspiration Hazards

Components inside of the whistle can detach.

Meijer Recalls Halloween Projector Flashlight Due to Burn Hazard

The flashlight can overheat and melt the plastic handle.

Toys R Us Recalls Toy Toaster Sets Due to Choking Hazard

The plastic toast, under pressure, can crack and break into small pieces creating sharp edges.

Toys R Us Recalls Children’s Sandals Due to Choking Hazard

The butterfly wing decorations on the Koala Baby girls' sandals can rip and detach.

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