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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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Otteroo Recalls Baby Floats Due to Drowning Risk from Deflations (Recall Alert)

The seam on the flotation device can leak air and deflate.

Northern Tool + Equipment Recalls Little Digger Toy Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The red paint on the Little Digger toy frame contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.

School Specialty Recalls NeoRok Stools Due to Fall Hazard

Neo Rok stools can break during use, posing a fall hazard.

Bunnies by the Bay Recalls Pull Toys Due to Choking Hazard

Hub caps on the wheels can break or come off the wheel, posing a choking hazard for young children.

Walgreens Vitamins Recalled by International Vitamin Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

The multivitamin supplement tablets inside the non child-resistant bottles contain iron, which can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple tablets are ingested at once.

Pali Design Recalls Children's Furniture Due to Tip-Over, Impact, Suffocation Hazards

The plastic restraint strap used to attach the furniture to a wall can break and allow the unit to tip over onto a child.

Bariatric Fusion Recalls Bags of Soft Chews Iron With Vitamin C Due To Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement (Recall Alert)

The chews inside the non child-resistant package contain iron and can cause serious injury or death to young children if multiple chews are ingested.

Nantucket Distributing Recalls Mason Jar Night Light Due to Burn Hazard

The plastic around the base of the light bulb can melt, posing a burn hazard.

OXO Recalls Nest Booster Seats Due to Fall Hazard

The stitching on the restraint straps can loosen which allows the straps to separate from the seat, posing a fall hazard.

IKEA Recalls Pressure-Mounted Safety Gates Due to Fall Hazard

The friction between the wall and the pressure-mounted safety gate is insufficient to hold the gate in its intended position, posing a fall hazard. In addition, the lower metal bar can be a tripping hazard.

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