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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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Toys R Us Recalls Toy Toaster Sets Due to Choking Hazard

The plastic toast, under pressure, can crack and break into small pieces creating sharp edges.

Toys R Us Recalls Children’s Sandals Due to Choking Hazard

The butterfly wing decorations on the Koala Baby girls' sandals can rip and detach.

Pure Baby Organics Boys Hoodie Recalled by Chantique’s Corp. Due To Strangulation Hazard

The boys hoodies have a drawstring around the neck area which poses a strangulation hazard to children.

Active Apparel Recalls Boys Fission Zipper Hooded Sweatshirts Due to Strangulation Hazard

The sweatshirts have drawstrings around the neck area which pose a strangulation hazard to children.

Trimfoot Recalls Children's Soft-Soled Sneakers Due to Choking Hazard; Sold exclusively at Macy's

A small metal eyelet in the upper can detach from the inside of First Impressions high-top sneakers.

IKEA Recalls Children’s Swing Due To Fall Hazard

The suspension fittings can break causing a child to fall from the swing, posing a risk of serious injury.

Benetton Recalls United Colors of Benetton Boys Jackets; Waist Drawstring Poses Entanglement Hazard

The jackets have a drawstring at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors, posing an entrapment hazard.

Livie & Luca Recalls Children’s Shoes Due to Laceration Hazard

A metal thread inside the interior shoe liner can loosen and poke through the shoe lining.

FGX International Recalls Children’s Sunglasses Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Surface paint on the sunglasses contains excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law.

Tray Vous Recalls Snack and Activity Trays for Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard

The opening between the tray and stroller seat bottom allows an unharnessed child's body to pass through but could trap his head.

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