Infant Sleep Sharing Linked to Multiple Unsafe Sleep Factors, Study Finds

ATLANTA, GA – A recent study conducted by researchers at the CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion found that most cases of sudden unexplained infant death (SUID) had multiple unsafe sleep factors present, regardless of sleep location. The study, published in Pediatrics, examined 7,595 cases of SUID and revealed that 59.5% of the cases involved sleep surface sharing when the infants died, with at least 76% having multiple unsafe sleep factors …

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Wichita Police Chief Urges Shooter to Turn Self In After Infant Killed and Women Hurt in Cowardly Shooting

WICHITA, Kansas – The community of Wichita, Kansas, is grappling with the aftermath of a tragic shooting that resulted in the death of an infant and critical injuries to two women. The incident occurred at the Sugar Creek Apartments in the 2500 block of South Oliver, near Pawnee and Oliver, at about 7:20 p.m. on Monday evening. Wichita Police Chief Joe Sullivan expressed deep concern over the senseless violence that unfolded, describing the individual responsible …

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Sentenced: Father Receives 219-Month Prison Term for Infant Son’s Fentanyl and Methamphetamine Death

Wichita, Kansas – A man from Wichita, Kansas has been sentenced to 219 months in prison following the drug death of his infant son. The sentencing was conducted by District Judge Jeffrey Goering. Calvin Vick, 26, was found guilty in connection with the death of his 22-month-old son, Israel Luna-Vick. The infant was taken to a Wichita hospital on June 22, 2022, after being found unresponsive in their apartment. Medical staff at the hospital attempted …

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Seizures Revealed as Potential Cause of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome after Landmark Study

NEW YORK, NY – After years of research, a study published in the journal Neurology reveals a potential cause for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Doctors believe that brief seizures accompanied by muscle convulsions could be responsible for these tragic and unexplained deaths that affect thousands of families in the United States each year. The lead researcher, Dr. Laura Gould of NYU Langone, stated that their study, though small, provides the first direct evidence linking …

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