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Public Poll Says Most Research Should Focus On Childhood Cancer
2013-09-23 14:20:56

[ Watch the Video: Childhood Cancer Should Be Top Childhood Research Priority ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new poll by the University of Michigan on Children's Health, childhood cancer should be a top priority for children's health researchers. The new poll found that 76 percent of adults rated research into childhood cancers as "very important," which was followed by diabetes at 70 percent. Birth defects and other genetic problems received a...

2013-09-21 08:20:04

Event coincides with "National Safety Seat Check Saturday" Sept. 21 DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An average of six children are killed and nearly 800 are injured each day in traffic crashes. In fact, motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of children in the U.S. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110321/CL67889LOGO ) That's why AAA Michigan, part of The Auto Club Group, partnered with the DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan for the second...

2013-09-20 16:24:10

LONDON, September 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If your child is having 'little accidents' in the middle of the night you may be relieved to know this is perfectly normal. Some children will wet the bed at night even after they are potty trained and remain dry throughout the day. Bedwetting is actually more common than most people think with 1 in 5 of all five year-olds wetting the bed on a regular basis. What's more most one in ten four to 15-year olds will wet the bed at...

2013-09-19 23:30:35

The IAFCS wants to share important tips about baby gates to help families safely childproof their homes. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The IAFCS is pleased to celebrate Baby Safety Month, sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA). This year, the IAFCS is focusing on baby gates, an important safety product that helps prevent injuries from falls, one of the leading causes of injuries in the home. When childproofing a home, baby gates are used...

2013-09-19 10:18:23

The extra demands on parents of chronically ill children cause stress that affects the whole family, according to a systematic review conducted by Case Western Reserve University researchers that also explored what factors in the child’s care most contribute to the added strain. The findings, reported in the August issue of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology article, “Parenting Stress Among Caregivers of Children With Chronic Illness: A Systematic Review,” were based on an...

2013-09-18 23:34:00

Task force will explore how innovative policy changes can improve health in communities. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Women In Government will bring together women legislators from across the nation for a Childhood Obesity Task Force meeting in Oklahoma City, OK on September 21-22, 2013 to explore how policy changes at the state level can improve health in communities and help reverse the childhood obesity epidemic nationwide. Legislators and policy experts will...

2013-09-18 23:26:21

HonestyFirstReviews.com releases a review of Start Potty Training, a newly launched program from "Potty Training Guru" Carol Cline that promises to provide readers with a proven method to quickly and easily potty train even stubborn children in only three days' time. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Start Potty Training - a new potty training system for parents eager to help their little ones make the transition out of diapers and onto the potty - has just been...

2013-09-18 23:19:34

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the largest cause of infant death; with its new 800+ users, Owlet will create the largest data set of infant health. Making it the first step in SIDS prevention using ‘big data.’ Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the number one cause of infant death from one month to a year. Researchers hope that with the newly possible 'Owlet Data Set' they will be able to make discoveries that have never before been...

2013-09-18 12:31:16

Ashford University psychology professor offers parenting tips on trick-or-treating SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every Halloween, little princesses, pumpkins and pirates go door-to-door for the annual candy fest. It's a night for kids to be kids and a great time for family fun. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130918/LA81455) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/LA68969LOGO) At some point, however, children reach an age when trick-or-treating can feel...

2013-09-17 23:24:52

Due to intense worldwide demand, SafeToSleep is seeking international distributors to bring SafeToSleep products to families in markets outside the United States and Canada. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 SafeToSleep®, maker of the first baby monitor that can monitor the breathing of a sleeping baby, is seeking international distribution partners to represent SafeToSleep products in markets outside North America. The expansion comes on the heels of an intense international...


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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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