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Child deaths rise in Georgia state report

...12 never left the hospital.Nearly one-quarter died in their sleep from being rolled over by a parent, sudden infant death syndrome or were smothered by blankets.To address an overall problem of infant mortality, the Department of Public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-08/child-deaths-rise-georgi
Wants local restaurants smoke-free

...is associated with low birth weight babies, sudden infant death syndrome, bronchitis, pneumonia and other lower respiratory...smoke is responsible for 1,900-2,700 sudden infant death syndrome cases, 9,700-18,600 cases of low birth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/04/edi_207753.shtml
Editorials
Overtime

...Eugenie Bouchard 7-6 (3), 6-2.? "Serves for SIDS," a tennis tournament benefitting a national Sudden Infant Death Syndrome organization, will be held at Augusta Prep at 9 a.m. Saturday.The doubles-only event is $12 per person...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-05/overtime
Newspaper reports failures by agency led to children's deaths

...Few states present more dangers for children than Georgia. It is among the leaders in firearms deaths, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and potentially fatal diseases, in addition to maltreatment deaths.These dangers are exacerbated, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-19/newspaper-reports-failures-ag
Mother of dead infant makes guilty plea

...Nicholas Womack Jr. was well-nourished and in the medical examiner's opinion death was likely caused by sudden infant death syndrome, Syms said.Wright and Nicholas Wo mack Sr., 25, were charged with five counts of cruelty to children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-06-06/mother-dead-infant-mak
Matt Bryant is Mr. Clutch for Atlanta Falcons

...by real life.In 2008, his 3-month-old son Matthew Tryson passed away unexpectedly, apparently from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. One day after the funeral, he returned to kick three goals in Tampa Bay's victory over the Green Bay Packers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-01-16/matt-bryant-mr-clutch-atlanta
Memorial fund opened for Wyatt Auffrey, infant son of Augusta RiverHawks captain

...page, on behalf of Matt Auffrey and his wife Whitney, that they are taking donations toward the research of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome."I'd do anything so other parents wouldn't have to ever go through this," the statement said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/riverhawks/2013-02-19/memorial-fund-o
Townsend was devoted to saving lives

...Aiken boy's 11-month-old twin brother died at home in 1989 in what initially was thought to be a case of sudden infant death syndrome. Mrs. Townsend took nothing at face value, least of all the death of a child. When she delved deeper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/08/met_403857.shtml
Metro
Child deaths decrease, report says

...Advisory Committee reviewed at least 205 child deaths in 2002, some of which were from natural causes such as sudden infant death syndrome. About 40 percent of the 87 natural deaths were classified as SIDS, though the committee said some of those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/22/met_429213.shtml
Metro
Declare war on secondhand smoke

...About 46,000 people died prematurely last year because of secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke is a cause of sudden infant death syndrome. There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke. This brings me to only one conclusion: It is time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/05/let_87780.shtml
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