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A U.S. study by pediatricians concludes that over one-third of photographs in mainstream magazines, which show babies asleep, are depicting unsafe sleep positions according to doctors’ recommendations. Such pictures increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Published in Health
In 1995, the maximum speed limit on interstate highways in the United States was changed from 55 miles per hour (mph) nationwide to a state-regulated system (that resulted in many speeds of 65 mph or above). A research study concludes that the change directly caused an extra 12,500 deaths over the next ten years on U.S. interstates.

Published in Health
Saturday, 18 July 2009 18:24

NASA remembers Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite died at his New York home at 7:42 p.m. Friday, July 17, 2009. Known as "the most trusted man in America," he was especially enthusiastic about the U.S. space program, reporting the Apollo 11 Moon landing almost in its entirely.

Published in Space



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