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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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BedHead Pajamas Recalls Children's Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

J.P. Boden Recalls Boys' Pajamas Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Recall Alert)

The pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injury to children.

Wal-Mart Recalls Dolls Due to Burn Hazard

The circuit board in the chest of the doll can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.

IKEA Recalls Children?s Bed Canopies Due to Strangulation Hazard

An infant or young child can get entangled at the neck in the canopy?s fabric, posing a strangulation hazard.

Bedz King Recalls Bunk Beds with Side Ladder Due To Entrapment Hazard (Recall Alert)

A protruding corner post on the bunk beds exceeds the 5mm allowed by industry standard, posing an entrapment hazard.

Minga Fair Trade Imports Recalls Wooden Flipping Acrobat Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The paint on the wooden flipping acrobat toys contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.

Ganz Recalls Grumpy Cat Stuffed Animal Toys Due to Choking Hazard

The stuffed animals' eyes can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Vera Bradley Recalls Bear Ring Rattles and Bunny Toys Due to Choking Hazard

The pom-pom tail can detach from the body of the bear rattle and the bunny, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Design Ideas Recalls Magnets Due to Risk of Ingestion

The small magnets can easily detach from the product. If swallowed, magnets can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects.

Cork Block Stacking Toys Recalled by A Harvest Company Due to Choking Hazard; Sold Exclusively at StorkStack.com

Small pieces of cork can break off the blocks, posing a choking hazard to young children.

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