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Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 42: Feb 1–28, 2017

January 12, 2013 - Up to 365,000 children in USA will be considered at risk for lead poisoning under new guidelines set out on May 15, 2012, by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For the first time in 20 years, the CDC has revised its level on lead poisoning cutting in half the amount of lead that…
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January 9, 2013 – A while ago, I read a story published by the Associated Press that astounded me; in fact, at the end of the day within my darkened and cloistered quietude, it brought tears to my eyes.   This story has nothing to do with children's health and safety per se but I am compelled to give it air…
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January 10, 2013 – "Hey, she's holding my hand!" said Dr. Allan Sawyer as he was delivering newborn Nevaeh by Caesarean section on October 9th, 2012 at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center near Glendale, Arizona. This is the third child for Alicia and Randy Atkins and also their first daughter. The picture that was taken by Randy Atkins is the first…
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January 12, 2013 – A study involving nurses working on a total of 440 patient beds at three hospitals in eastern, central and western Canada found four deaths over a three-month span and an average of 20 drug-administration mistakes per paediatric hospital ward. The study, recently published in the 'Journal of Paediatric Nursing', also concluded that 10% of child patients…
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January 11, 2013 – There's a tiny, colourful Caribbean island off the coast of Cartagena, Columbia called Santa Cruz del Islote, which not only holds the unofficial title as the most densely populated island in the world with about 1,250 people that live on less than one-tenth of a square kilometre but it literally sits at sea level. The island…
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