Newborns Found Abandoned Near Dumpster In Fairfield; 1 DeadPolice in Fairfield are investigating after two recently birthed infants were found abandoned near a dumpster Tuesday. One of the infants died, police said.
UCSF Participates In Experimental Therapy Trial For Infants With Rare Genetic Disease SCIDIn the late 70's and early 80's, a small boy with a rare genetic disease was known as “David, the Bubble Boy." Now, there is cautious optimism that UCSF doctors may have found a safe cure for patients just like David.
Baby Studies Find Kids Eating Solid Food Too Early, Overuse PouchesA pair of new studies on infant health have found that many babies in the U.S. are being given solid food too early and one type of snack may be delaying their development.
FDA Warns Infant Teething Medications Are UnsafeThe FDA released a statement urging Americans to avoid buying over-the-counter medications containing benzocaine.
Babies Should Sleep In Same Room As Parents During First YearThe American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for infants to be kept in their parents' bedroom at night for six months to a year.
Evenflo Recalls 200,000 Infant Seats To Fix Stuck BucklesEvenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
HealthWatch: UC Davis Study Finds Higher Autism Rate Among SiblingsA new study suggests that nearly 20 percent of children who have an autistic older brother or sister will develop the disorder too. That’s a rate much higher than previously thought.
Whooping Cough On The Rise Again In Contra Costa CountyAfter infections hit a record high last year, whooping cough is on the rise again in Contra Costa County.
9 Infant Deaths In California Whooping Cough OutbreakState health officials reported Thursday that California is on track to break a 55-year record for whooping cough infections in an epidemic that has already claimed the lives of nine infants.