Child Health

Kolcraft Baby Bassinet Recall announced for needed Repair

Kolcraft bassinets involved in the recall - CPSC

(Best Syndication News) - The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the voluntary recall four model numbers of Kolcraft baby bassinets because the locking mechanism may not be fully locked-in and could cause the bed to fall. The company is offering consumers who have the recalled bassinet a free repair kit to fix the problem.

The recall was issued after the CPSC and Kolcraft received seven reports of the bassinet detaching from the metal frame. One infant sustained a bruised cheek from the falling bassinet while being inside of it.

Around 46,000 bassinets are involved in the recall. They and were at stores and being sold between July 2008 and May 2012. The bassinets were sold nationwide at mass-market retailers, children specialty stores, and online with a price between $50 and $100.

Fentanyl Patch exposure to Children can be deadly

Stethoscope - BSN

(Best Syndication News) - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning patients, caregivers, and medical professionals of the dangers of children being exposed to fentanyl transdermal patches, because they could die from an overdose. The safety alert was issued by the FDA to make sure that patients use, store, and dispose the patches in a safe place away from children.

Since 1997, twenty-six reports of accidental exposure to fentanyl have been reported, according to Zachary A. Oleszczuk, PharmD, in FDA’s Division of Medication Error Prevention and Analysis. The majority of the cases involved children under the age of two. Out of these cases, 10 have died and 12 needed hospitalization.

2012 California County Health Report released by CDPH

County Population Dark Orange is over 900,000, medium orange is 300,000 to 900,000 and lightest yellow is under 300,000 people - credit report

(Best Syndication News) - The California Department of Public Health has released their County Health Status Profiles 2012 report that assesses the health status of each county throughout the state. The current data analyzed was between 2008 – 2010 and was compared against the Healthy People 2010 National Objectives to determine if the state has met each goal.

The CDPH report saw improvements from the previous report that involved the years of 2005 through 2007. The new report saw around a 14 percent decline in the birthrates of adolescent mothers for the 2008 through 2010 data. There was a 29.4 percent reduction in motor vehicle traffic crash death rates, which was the best improvement overall in the 2012 report. The rates of Gonorrhea infections declined by 25.6 percent. AIDS infections declined by 24.4 percent. Diabetes death rates also showed a decline by 11.1 percent. All cancers including lung, breast, and prostate declined since the 2005 – 2007 report. There also was a reduction in coronary heart disease, and cerebrovascular disease. However, death rates for Alzheimer’s disease and suicide rates increased.

Cribs sold at jcpenney are on Recall Notice for needed Repair

Baby Cribs being recalled -

(Best Syndication News) - The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the voluntary recall of Nan Far Woodworking’s Rockland Furniture brand baby cribs because the drop sides could malfunction, which poses a danger for the child.

The cribs were sold exclusively at jcpenney stores and online at The manufacturer is offering a free repair kit to fix the problem, until then consumers who have the recalled crib should not use them. Instead, caregivers should make sure to have a safe alternative place for the child to sleep.

Around 16,700 of the recalled cribs were sold between January 2005 through December 2008 for between $150 and $400. Six different model numbers of the Rockland Furniture brand cribs are involved in the recall. The model number and the word “Rockland Furniture” is found on a rectangular label on the lower part of the headboard section.

Vitamins and Nutrients report by CDC released - Vitamin D, Iodine, and Iron Deficiencies in US

vitamins - BSN

(Best Syndication News) - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released their 2nd National Report on Biochemical Indicators of Diet and Nutrition in the US Population. The report found that overall the nutrition in the US population is at good levels. However, some areas need some improvement – vitamin D, iodine, and iron.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency is higher in black Americans. The agency found 31 percent deficiency rate in Vitamin D in non-Hispanic blacks. Even though this group has lacking vitamin D levels, they tend to have greater bone density and less fractures. The vitamin D deficiency in Mexican-Americans was at 12 percent, while non-Hispanic whites were at only 3 percent.

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