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Contents of this Issue
- KID interns, staff publish peer-reviewed journal article on choking hazards
- New report shows increase in recalls, injuries and deaths
KID interns, staff publish peer-reviewed journal article on choking hazards
May 2017 KID’s former interns Athena Neofotistos and Ragini Sharma, along with KID ED Nancy Cowles have published a peer reviewed article in the International Journal of Pediatrics entitled, “Choking Hazards: Are Current Product Testing Methods for Small Parts Adequate?” Read more here.
New report shows increase in recalls, injuries and deaths
April 2017 KID looked at recalls in 2016 and the effectiveness of recalls in 2015. The good news is no recalls of cribs for the first time in a decade and more use of social media to share recall information. Bad news — recalls, incidents and injuries all up. Read more here.
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