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Popular Bumbo Infant Floor Seat Recalled
About 4 million Bumbo Baby Seats are being recalled after nearly two dozen reports of infant skull fractures. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says babies can wiggle out of the floor seats. (via Time)

Egg Donors Often Recruited Unethically, Study Finds
Many agencies and clinics that use websites to recruit women to donate their eggs do not follow ethical guidelines, with one-third of the websites paying donors more for having presumably desirable traits, and more than half omitting the procedures’ potential risks. (via MSNBC)

Kids with Nut Allergies Feel Teased, Excluded
Families with children living with severe nut allergies often feel isolated or unfairly excluded from activities. U.K. Researchers say in many ways, nut allergies feel more like a disability than a chronic illness because of the stigma. (via CNN)

‘Miracle Cure’ Beliefs May Prolong Terminally-Ill Children’s Suffering
Some terminally ill children experience unnecessary treatment and prolonged suffering because their parents believe they will experience a “miracle cure,” researchers in England argue. (via Fox News)

Doctor Incentives Tied to Better Teen Drug Treatment
Therapists seeing teen drug and alcohol users delivered more complete treatment when they were offered bonuses based on quantity and quality of patient care, a new study has found. (via Fox News)

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