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Medicine: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome #343786

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 15, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Edie Magnus) Research indicating a possible link between sleep position and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) featured. [Two MOTHERS - talk about being advised to place their babies on their stomachs for sleep.] [American Academy of Pediatrics Dr. John BROOKS - comments on research.] Number of infants who die annually from SIDS reported. [MOTHER - expresses concern about SIDS.] [American Academy of Pediatrics Dr. John KATTWINKEL - advises placing babies on their backs or sides for sleep.] Risk of babies vomiting while on their backs mentioned; discussion held about the effect of a cushiony surface on SIDS.

Magnus, Edie;
Rather, Dan

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