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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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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.

Schylling Recalls Police Press and Go Toy Vehicles Due to Choking Hazard

The hat can detach from the policeman's head and pose a choking hazard to young children.

Baby’s Dream Recalls Cribs and Furniture Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The grey paint on the cribs and furniture exceed federal lead limits. If ingested, lead can cause adverse health effects.

IKEA Expands Recall of 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.

Branded LLC Recalls Kaleidoscope Toy Due to Choking, Laceration Hazards; Offered Exclusively at H-E-B Stores in Texas

The end caps can be removed and expose small parts that pose a choking hazard to small children and internal components that pose a risk of laceration.

Roberta Roller Rabbit Recalls Children’s Pajama Sets Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

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

J. Crew Expands Recall of Baby Coveralls Due to Choking Hazard (Recall Alert)

Snaps on the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Goochie Goo Garbs Recalls Children’s Sensory Grab Garb Blankets Due to Laceration Hazard

Wire-edged ribbon used in the blanket's ribbon tags can become exposed.

Cycle Gear Recalls Semi Truck and Motorcycle Toys Due to Excessive Lead Levels (Recall Alert)

The toys contain excessive levels of lead, which is a violation of the federal standard for lead content.

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