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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...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....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...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. ...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...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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Lea Industries Recalls Bunk Beds with Bookcases Due to Risk of Entrapment (Recall Alert)

The Lea Covington or Hannah Collection bunk beds with bookcases can be assembled incorrectly, resulting in a gap larger than allowed by industry safety standards. This poses an entrapment hazard to young children.

phil&teds Recalls Infant Car Seat Adaptors for Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

The adaptors connecting the car seat to the stroller can crack and break and the infant can fall.

Hamilton Beach Recalls Baby Food Makers Due to Small Parts Hazard

Wed, 28 May 2014 10:00:00

Children's Pajamas Recalled by Empress Arts Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standards

The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear.

Lakeshore Learning Materials Recalls Bristle Builders for Toddlers Play Sets Due to Choking Hazard

The base of the three animal figures can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Nantucket Distributing Recalls Felt Easter Baskets Due to Choking Hazard

Decorative beads can detach.

H&M Recalls Girls' Leggings Due to Choking Hazard

A metal part on the leggings' belt can detach.

Discount School Supply Recalls Sorting Boards Due to Magnet Ingestion Risk and Excessive Lead Levels (Recall Alert)

The magnet in the wand can detach and the plywood backing can crack and release small metal balls that are sandwiched between the board and a clear plastic cover.

Runway Global Recalls Sugarfly Girls' Coats; Waist Drawstring Poses Entanglement Hazard

The coats have a drawstring tie sewn into the side seam at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors, posing significant entanglement hazard to children.

Summer Infant Expands Recall to Replace Video Monitor Rechargeable Batteries Due to Burn Hazard

The battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

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