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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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Mima Recalls Moon 3-In-1 High Chairs Due to Fall and Impact Hazard

The seat can dislodge, allowing the seat and child to fall, and the chair can fall on a child crawling underneath the seat.

Airplane and Butterfly Push Toys Recalled by LS Import Due to Choking Hazard

The wheels of the airplane, and the balls at the tip of the butterfly’s antenna can detach.

Children’s Pajamas and Robes Recalled by Lazy One Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

The robes and owl print footed pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standard for children’s sleepwear.

Family Dollar Stores Recall Tough Treadz Auto Carrier Toy Sets Due to Laceration Hazard

The die-case metal cars may have sharp edges that pose a laceration hazard.

Performance Packaging Recalls Children’s Food Pouch Attachment Due to Choking Hazard

The tube of the pouch topper that screws onto the food pouch can separate from the round base, posing a choking hazard to young children

IKEA Recalls Crib Mattresses Due to Risk of Entrapment

The crib mattresses could create a gap between the mattress and crib ends larger than allowed by federal regulations, posing an entrapment hazard to infants.

Children’s Pajamas Recalled by Star Ride Kids Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

The girls' pajama sets pose a risk of burn injuries to children.

James Trading Group Recalls Croker Kids Fleece Panel Hoodie Due to Strangulation Hazard (Recall Alert)

Hoddies have a drawstring around the neck area which poses a strangulation hazard to children.

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.

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