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Chicago area mom wants to prevent Alzheimer’s in people with Down syndrome

Margie Doyle is a mom on a mission. With the Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation, she wants to help the 6 million people with Down syndrome. Read...

 

Chicago Public School ban on lunches packed at home misses the point

The issue with a Chicago public school's decision to ban home-packed lunches isn't that it's overstepping its bounds. It's that it's failing to teach. Read...

 

Facebook, AMBER Alert team up to find missing kids in Chicago and nationwide

A new partnership with federal authorities brings Facebook, the world's largest social network, into the fight against child abduction and exploitation. Read...

 

Rocking horses recalled due to strangulation hazard

The Rocking Horse Depot is recalling about 1,200 of its Rocking Horses for risk of strangulation.  Read...

 

Britax infant car seats recalled due to laceration, choking hazard

Britax infant car seats have a faulty harness clip which can break off and scratch babies or choke them if swallowed. Read...

 
 

Hyland's Teething Tablets recalled for risk of poisoning

The FDA announced a recall on Hyland's Teething Tablets today due to possible belladonna poison. Read...

 

Three new drop-side crib recalls cause government regulators to ramp up crib safety campaign

Two dozen children are the latest to be injured by drop-side cribs, causing three more recalls this week and pushing federal regulators to get serious about crib safety. Read...

 

Possible peanut allergy contamination forces Nestle to recall popular Halloween candy

There's never a good time to recall candy, but odds are a week before Halloween is an especially bad time. Nestlé is recalling two batches of Raisinet Fun Paks - those are the 10-oz. bags especially popular for trick-or-treaters - because of a possible peanut contamination. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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