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CPSC and FDA Warn Against Using Infant Sleep Positioners Because of Suffocation Risk: Initial Communication by FDA Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 9:00pm Date Issued: Sept. 29, 2010 Audience: Parents of infants younger than 1 year old Health Care Providers: Pediatricians, Nurse Midwives, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Neonatal Nurses, Obstetricians, Obstetric Nurses, Family Nurse Practitioners, Family Physicians, Home Health Care Nurses, Maternal and Child Ca ... Read on »
Infant Sleep Positioners Pose Suffocation Risk by FDA Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 11:29am Click here for more images of infant sleep positioners on Flickr. Please share copies of this printer-friendly PDF (438 KB) Infant Sleep Positioner Example On This Page Two government agencies are warning parents and other caregivers not to put babies in sleep positioning produc ... Read on »
Does Silicone Suffocate Hair? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Sat 26 Feb 2011 8:17am Carly’s question…There has been a lot of controversy lately about silicones in hair products. I am a member of a naturally curly hair website and many of the members are anti-silicone because of the claims that silicones bond to the hair and do not allow moisture into the hair shaft. Supposedly once the silicone is on the hair it acts as ... Read on »
Anti-Suffocation Pillows by elizabeth Posted Wed 17 Jul 2013 1:46pm photo via As you know, I am prone to subverting emails that carry horrific information by opening them, reading them, digesting them and then coldly and methodically mocking them. Said horrific information includes nearly everything related to epilepsy, particularly SUDEP, that lovely acronym for Sudden Unexplaine ... Read on »
Choking “Game” is Suffocation Roulette by Dr. Richard Keller Medical Doctor Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 1:36pm It’s a “high without drugs”. In this “game” kids, and some adults, try to get a close to death as possible by shutting off oxygen to the brain for that “high”. Kids, most old enough to be considered to be young adults in many cultures, are playing this “game”, flirting with death. It kills; it has killed here in Lake County as it has elsewhere. H ... Read on »
Cribs Recalled for SuffocationHazard; Lunch Bags for Lead by Brett .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 3:17am About one million cribs that pose a suffocation hazard are being recalled. And 300,000 soft lunch boxes touting healthy eating are being recalled because of possible lead contamination. Three children have died in the cribs, which were made in China for Simplicity for Children Inc. and Graco, reports The Wall Street Journal. In all three de ... Read on »
Infant sleep positioners: Consumer Warning - Risk of Suffocation by FDA Posted Wed 29 Sep 2010 9:45am [Posted 09/29/2010] AUDIENCE: Consumers, Pediatrics ISSUE: FDA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning not to use Infant sleep positioners. In the last 13 years, the federal government has received 12 reports of babies known to have died from suffocation associated with their sleep posit ... Read on »
Are you aware of the suffocation threat Frito Lays and snack bags pose to your dogs? by Therese K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 Jun 2014 5:09am Bonnie Odem Harlan, Founder of Prevent Pet Suffocation , brings awareness to pet parents in Memory of her Beloved Furry Angel, BLUE. Dogs are dying daily, and it CAN happen to your beloved pet… to any of our pets!!!! Be sure to cut the top and bottom of the bag off completely before throwing it away, and be certain snack ba ... Read on »
News digest – suffocating tumours, standardised tobacco packs, skin cancer and more by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Sat 27 Jul 2013 12:00am This week’s cancer news The big science story this week came from our labs . Our researchers found a way to stop cancer cells coping with low oxygen levels, which could open the door to new treatments that suffocate tumours. We looked in-depth at the research here . The major public health story came from Australian shores, wher ... Read on »
Suffocating by abb1040 Patient Expert Posted Sat 12 Sep 2009 10:40pm I was told back in May that I could have acute sinusitus that would last throughout my pregnancy. :( It went away for a while and then came back. I thought it may have come back after I cleaned the chandeliers and knocked the dust off of them. Anyways, I started taking sudafed which only made my restless legs 'kick' (lol) into high gear. Doc, ... Read on »