CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 09, 1976
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(Studio) 10,000 infants die of crib deaths per year
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Electrodes attached to baby when she's asleep. If she stops breathing, alarm goes off and parents can revive her. [Mrs. Lucy KEBER - says baby found not breathing once before electrodes used.] Sudden infant death may be hereditary. [Mrs. KEBER - says mother lost 3 children and Kebers lost 1. Were told it was fluke.] Dr. who invented monitoring technique says method useful in research and preventing sudden death, but isn't solution to mysterious deaths.
REPORTER: Connie Chung
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