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Baby Death From Shopping Cart Accident Serves as Warning

The Stir | Posted 11.30.2011 | Parents
The Stir

We can never be too safe when it comes to putting our children on top of a shopping cart, where the risk of falling exists. Sadly, a mom in Macon, Georgia learned this lesson in the most tragic way when her baby fell from the top of the shopping cart onto the ground and died.

Personal Care Products Pose Unrecognized Toxic Risks To Children

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

Babies are about 100 times more sensitive to carcinogens than adults. Infants and young children have immature liver enzymes, which give them only limited ability to detoxify carcinogens.

Talcum Powder: The Hidden Dangers

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

Talcum dusting powder is commonly used to reduce rashes and diaper irritation in babies and infants. But this practice is dangerous. It can result in the inhalation of significant amounts of powder, causing acute or chronic lung irritation, known as talcosis.