Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
Two Families Bond After Child’s Death Saves Another
Eva Perez’s son died after a sledding accident when he was 6 years old. She and her husband agreed to donate his organs. His liver saved the life of a young girl with hepatitis.
Studies Suggest an Acetaminophen-Asthma Link
In November, Dr. John T. McBride, a pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital in Ohio, published a paper in the journal Pediatrics arguing that the evidence for a link between acetaminophen and asthma is now strong enough for doctors to recommend that infants and children who have asthma (or are at risk for the disease) avoid acetaminophen.
Baby Sleep Deaths Preventable, but Many Parents Ignore Safety
Over the last decade, about 20 babies a year died in Cuyahoga County because of unsafe sleeping arrangements that include sleeping with another person or with plush toys or other hazards.
Photo of Duggars’ Stillborn Baby Released
Reality-TV stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar found a way to commemorate the life of what would have been their 20th child had Michelle not miscarried last week during her second trimester: They handed out black-and-white photos of the stillborn baby girl at a memorial service Wednesday.