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2008-09-16 12:00:10

Beech-Nut Nutrition has introduced a new line of toddler food called Beech-Nut Let's Grow! in the US. According to the firm, the launch of Let's Grow! is part of Beech-Nut Advancing Nutrition, the company's pledge and commitment to providing nutritious food to support the healthy growth of infants and toddlers, as well as developing new and better offerings for the grocery store. The new Beech-Nut Let's Grow! line features 19 products that are all-natural. The new line also introduces...

2008-07-23 06:00:37

ATLANTA, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents: Do you find yourself surrendering to temper tantrums? Does your toddler say "no" and refuse to do what you ask? Don't know how to chuck the binky and at what age the pacifier's officially considered passe? A new online toddler seminar series by "Moms on Call" pediatric nurses Laura Hunter, LPN, and Jennifer Walker, RN, BSN, aims to address all these issues and more. With a combined twenty years' nursing experience and eight children (including a...

2008-07-15 18:00:29

Having the television on, even in the background, may be detrimental to a young child's development, U.S. researchers said. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts said that despite pediatricians' recommendations that there be no screen media exposure for children under age 2, three-quarters of very young children in the United States live in homes where the television is on most of the time. The study, published in the July/August issue of the journal Child Development, found...

2007-09-27 09:00:11

BALTIMORE, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- 2007 NATURAL PRODUCTS EXPO EAST -- Tastybaby(TM) (http://www.tastybaby.com/), a company devoted to a balanced and healthy lifestyle, today announced the immediate West Coast availability of its line of Tastybaby 100 percent organic frozen baby food through distributors UNFI and DPI. Next month, Tastybaby will be available for purchase at Whole Foods, Bristol Farms, Mollie Stones and PC Greens. "We are excited about the level of interest and enthusiasm...

2007-07-14 10:22:51

WASHINGTON (AP) - Gerber Products Co. recalled all packages of its organic rice and organic oatmeal cereals Friday because of potential clumping of the baby food, which can pose a choking hazard. Gerber said it has received complaints of choking but no reports of injury. The company said a "limited quantity" of the cereals could contain lumps that do not dissolve in water or milk. The cereals were distributed nationwide and to Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Food and Drug Administration...

2006-03-14 09:20:14

By Clementine Wallace NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A combination of public education and re-design of infant walkers has resulted in a 76 percent decrease in emergency room visits for walker-related accidents between 1990 and 2001 in the United States, according to researchers from the Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. The drop occurred mostly between 1994 and 2001, the investigators report, with the introduction of stationary activity centers as an alternative to walkers for...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.