Many parents are underestimating their kids' ability to get their hands on dangerous medications and need to do more to protect young children from accidental poisonings, a new report warns. The research from the children's advocacy organization Safe Kids Worldwide finds that each day 142 children under the age of 6 go to an emergency room after getting into medicine. That's equivalent to one child every 10 minutes. The report notes this number has been decreasing in recent years, a sign that education efforts to protect kids from medicine poisoning are having a positive impact. But with more than 50,000 kids under 6 visiting an ER each year for dangerous medicine exposures, the number is still far too high.Why are so many children still at risk?The researchers also explored parental behaviors that could contribute to the problem. They found that parents are frequently surprised by the speed of children's development and only child-proof their homes according to their child's ability … [Read more...] about Every 10 minutes a child goes to the ER for medicine poisoning, report finds
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Carrie Jaxon, born and bred in Alabama, had been living in Madrid for nearly eight years and believed she had adjusted pretty well to the Spanish way of life. But then baby came along and with him a whole host of new challenges and cultural conventions that have taken some getting used to. Here is her list of the ten quirks and perks of having a baby in Spain to guide you through the pregnancy and the new baby stage in your adopted country. Maternity leave. For starters - it exists! Four and a half months to be with your newborn is the norm here. And if you desire more time off, in many cases that can be arranged without the danger of losing your job completely. Get ready to be treated like royalty. A photo of a pregnant woman:Shutterstock Spaniards just LOVE BABIES. In general you are regarded with the upmost respect when visible pregnancy sets in and onward. People will rush to give up their seat in the metro or bus, and if they don’t, expect to hear someone … [Read more...] about The perks and quirks of having a baby in Spain
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Family Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Family | Drink or Breathe? Babies Have to Do Both Supported by The Checkup Small children are especially vulnerable to dehydration, and it’s not only stomach bugs that are a problem. Upper respiratory infections can make it difficult for them to drink. ByPerri Klass, M.D. Dec. 3, 2018 I saw a worried mother with a sickish 18-month-old in clinic recently. I say sickish because the mother was much more worried than the toddler was sick; the child was ping-ponging around the room, squirming with outrage when examined, and shrieking with delight when tickled. But she had had some low-grade fevers in recent days, and she was still having some diarrhea, and she had thrown up that morning. Her mother was deeply concerned about dehydration, because, as she kept saying, she knew that was dangerous. She was absolutely … [Read more...] about Drink or Breathe? Babies Have to Do Both
By TOM CLYNES NOV. 14, 2018 Thanks to genetically engineered pigs, the donor-organ shortage could soon be a thing of the past. The Tech And Design Issue 20 Americans Die Each Day Waiting for Organs. Can Pigs Save Them? The Future of Aging Just Might Be in Margaritaville May A.I. Help You? Gaming Out a Chance at Motherhood — Later Prev Next Thanks to genetically engineered pigs, the donor-organ shortage could soon be a thing of the past. By TOM CLYNESNOV. 14, 2018 Anchoring a row of family photos in Joseph Tector’s office is a framed, autographed picture of Baby Fae, the California newborn who made headlines in 1984 when she received a baboon’s heart to replace her own malfunctioning organ. It’s inscribed “To Joe” by Leonard L. Bailey, the surgeon who turned to the monkey heart as the only option to keep his patient alive. Bailey snapped the picture about five days after the … [Read more...] about 20 Americans Die Each Day Waiting for Organs. Can Pigs Save Them?
Christine Armario, Associated Press Updated 11:09 pm CDT, Wednesday, October 17, 2018 In this Sept. 2, 2018 photo, Venezuelan Sandra Cadiz holds up her handmade sign carrying the Spanish message: "Blessed driver, please help us with a ride," as her 10-year-old daughter Angelis stands with her on the road leaving Giron, Colombia, as they make their way to Peru. As rising numbers of Venezuelans flee, those who cannot afford a plane or bus ticket out are going by foot. less In this Sept. 2, 2018 photo, Venezuelan Sandra Cadiz holds up her handmade sign carrying the Spanish message: "Blessed driver, please help us with a ride," as her 10-year-old daughter Angelis stands with her on ... more Photo: Ariana Cubillos, AP In this Aug. 31, 2018 photo, Venezuelan Sandra Cadiz rests with her 10-year-old daughter Angelis on a dirt floor near a gas station in Pamplona, Colombia, on their journey to Peru. Cadiz took out … [Read more...] about Mother, daughter desperate to leave Venezuela flee on foot