Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Fewer pediatric deaths occurring from unintentional injury

Fewer pediatric deaths occurring from unintentional injury

Overall, the number of children who died due to accidents decreased 29% from 2000 to 2009.

More variation in SIDS risk factors in Back-to-Sleep era

More variation in SIDS risk factors in Back-to-Sleep era

Since the Back-to-Sleep campaign kickoff in 1994, fewer SIDS infants are found prone, and almost all had at least one defined risk factor.

U.S. binge drinking prevalence high, CDC finds

U.S. binge drinking prevalence high, CDC finds

About one in six U.S. adults regularly engages in binge drinking, which accounts for more than 40,000 alcohol-related deaths every year, the CDC reports.

Busting sleep myths to prevent SIDS in vulnerable populations

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Does the supine position increase an infant's choking risk? Are babies really more comfortable sleeping on their bellies? At what age do pacifiers lead to dental problems?

Personalizing SIDS prevention: Take individual sleeping habits into account

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National recommendations for SIDS prevention are too general and do not address individual environmental and cultural factors that may influence risk.

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