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Push Congress for child care help

...providers participating in CCDBG, increased health and safety standards for First Aid, CPR, prevention of sudden infant death syndrome and child abuse. The bill would also set aside 3 percent of funding to expand access to quality care for infants...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-26/push-congress-child-care-help
Opinion
Sharing the danger of smoking cigarettes

Cigarettes are poison! Stores shouldn't be selling them. They should be banned. Then people wouldn't die of lung cancer or sudden infant death syndrome. Sound off on the important issues at Gabe Cohen Age 9 Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062907/let_20070629007.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...threatens the health of those who don't smoke. Lung cancer. Heart attacks. Low birth weight infants. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Bronchitis. Pneumonia. Asthma. Chronic respiratory problems. Eye and nasal irritation. Middle...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021800/Com_teensmoke.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...be just as dangerous as smoking, especially to children? Infants are three times more likely to die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome if their mothers smoke during or after pregnancy, and 5.4 million children suffer annually from asthma and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042401/Ope_LetterSmoke.shtml
Pregnant women offered chance at 'Great Start'

...while pregnant. Maternal smoking has been linked to 1in 10 infant deaths. Smoking during pregnancy can cause sudden infant death syndrome, miscarriage, still birth, premature delivery and low birth weight. Exposing newborn infants and children...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120701/Loc_greatstart.shtml
Local
Panel explains breast-feeding is a lot more than mere food

...Breast-fed children have shown a decreased incidence of allergies, asthma, respiratory problems, ear infections, sudden infant death syndrome and diabetes, plus slightly higher IQs and a potentially lower risk of heart disease. And a study done in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052301/Loc_BreastFeeding.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Breast-fed children have shown a decreased incidence of allergies, asthma, respiratory problems, ear infections, sudden infant death syndrome and diabetes, plus slightly higher IQs and a potentially lower risk of heart disease. And a study done in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052301/Loc_BreastFeeding.shtml
Secondhand smoke is as hazardous as smoking

...threatens the health of those who don't smoke. Lung cancer. Heart attacks. Low birth weight infants. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Bronchitis. Pneumonia. Asthma. Chronic respiratory problems. Eye and nasal irritation. Middle...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021800/Com_teensmoke.html
Comm
You can kick the habit on Nov. 16

...smoke. Lung cancer. Liver cancer. Bladder cancer. Emphysema. Heart attacks. Low birth weight infants. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Bronchitis. Phenomena. Asthma. Eye and nasal irritation. Middle ear infections (otitis media...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111400/Ope_Habit.html
Opinion
Native infant deaths still high

...mortality of infants in the post-neonatal period, between 4 weeks and 1 year old. Alaska's high rates of sudden infant death syndrome - which have been the highest in the nation in the last decade - have been a key factor, he said. The SIDS...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072106/sta_20060721014.shtml
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