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After dozens of deaths, drop-side cribs outlawed

It's the end of the traditional crib that has cradled millions of babies for generations. The government outlawed drop-side cribs on Wednesday after the deaths of more than 30 infants and toddlers in the past decade and millions of recalls. Full story

Baby slings to get safety warning after deaths

The U.S. government is preparing a safety warning about baby slings — those popular and fashionable infant carriers that parents can sling around their chests to carry their baby. Full story

Parents warned about Chinese-made jewelry

America's product safety agency has issued an unprecedented warning to parents: Don't give your children cheap Chinese-made metal jewelry. And if they already have some, toss it because it could contain hazardous levels of heavy metals such as lead and cadmium. Full story

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  CPSC chairwoman discusses crib recall

Nov. 24: Government regulators order the recall of more than 2.1 million drop-side cribs made by Stork Craft Manufacturing, the biggest such recall in U.S. history. NBC’s Tom Costello reports and CPSC Chairwoman Inez Tenenbaum provides more details.

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