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To troll or not to troll: The White House responds to a We The People petition from antivaccine activists

Antivaccine activists amuse me. Obviously, I think they are a major risk to public health. Their relentless demonization of vaccines as causing autism, autoimmune diseases, “shaken baby syndrome,” and even sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) serves no purpose other than to frighten parents and discourage them from vaccinating. As despicable as some of their antics…

Medical News Today: Risk of death from shaken baby syndrome could be identified with new tool

Researchers have created a tool that they say could help doctors identify children who are at risk of death from abusive head trauma, or shaken baby syndrome.

When is ‘Shaken BabySyndrome Possibly Vaccine Injury Instead?

By Mary Romaniec Perhaps it is just the cynic in me that I can rarely look at a media news story without a measure of skepticism. And perhaps it is also that my job as a reporter has me looking...

The controversy about shaken baby syndrome actually isn’t one at all

A recent series of articles in the Washington Post and a segment on NPR have caused quite a stir. The articles are about what we have called for decades shaken baby syndrome. It can be fatal. We now use the term non-accidental head trauma. This term replaced the older one because it is more specific; children […]

2-week-old baby injured, dad faces child abuse charge

3 months agoNews / Crime : True Crime Today

TEMPE, AZ - A teenage father was arrested in Tempe on Tuesday after his 2-week-old son suffered injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome, a court document stated.Anthony Estrada, 19, and Savionne Schartzbauer arrived at Banner Desert...Show More Summary

Anthony Estrada: Teen Dad Arrested After Taking Two-Week Old Infant Son To Hospital, Says He ‘Lost Control’

Anthony Estrada, a 19-year-old teen father in Tempe, Arizona, has been arrested after bringing his son to the hospital with injuries related to “Shaken Baby Syndrome.” Estrada claims that he “lost control” of the two-week old boy. He...Show More Summary

Here we go again: The vile tactic of blaming shaken baby syndrome on vaccines, part 3

Whenever I discuss the concept of being “antivaccine” and how almost nobody wants to have the label “antivaccine” applied ot her, it’s not uncommon that I hear the whinging retort from antivaccinationists claiming that “I’m not antivaccine; I’m pro-vaccine safety,” or some similar claim. Of course, whenever I see antivaccinationists likening vaccination to the Holocaust…

Rockville daycare operator charged in “Shaken Baby Syndrome” case

A Rockville daycare operator has been charged with child abuse amid allegations she shook a nine-month-old girl and injured her brain, according to court records.Ana Valentin, 40, who operates My Angel and Me Daycare out of her home, was arrested earlier this month, and is free on bond, police officials said Friday. Show More Summary

Washington Post begins Shaken Baby Syndrome series

5 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Washington Post today launches an investigative series on dubious Shaken Baby Syndrome convictions. “In Illinois, a federal judge who recently freed a mother of two after nearly a decade in prison called Shaken Baby Syndrome ‘more an...Show More Summary

Questionable convictions in "shaken baby" cases?

6 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

An expert weighs in on controversies in the science of "Shaken Baby Syndrome" cases

JUSTICE: ‘Shaken baby’ doubters give cases another look. The New England Innocence Project i…

JUSTICE: ‘Shaken baby’ doubters give cases another look. The New England Innocence Project is looking at “several” Bay State cases where a person was convicted of murder following a diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome, saying the science behind that conclusion is not sound — the same argument now being made by lawyers for an Irish [...]

Middle School Students Instructed How To Shake Babies Until They Die Pretty Upset About It

Shaken Baby Syndrome is a horrible, disgusting crime and should never be taken lightly. But do you know what SHOULD be taken lightly? Middle school students losing their shit over taking a class at Churchville-Chili Middle School inShow More Summary

Keep Your Cool: A Father’s Message to Other Fathers About Shaken Baby Syndrome

Shaken Baby Syndrome is somewhat taboo and simple prevention tactics aren't talked about often with parents, significant others, family members, and caretakers. The post Keep Your Cool: A Father’s Message to Other Fathers About Shaken Baby Syndrome appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Morning Feeding: The Myth Of The Invincible Mom

The myth of the invincible mom  (Huffpost Parents) What is Shaken Baby Syndrome?  ( Consider acting like a kid for a successful relationship   (Your Tango) Lesson to my daughter: the real meaning of happiness (Babble) Rude baby shower behavior … More » Morning Feeding: The Myth Of The Invincible Mom is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Police and prosecution roundup

New insight into Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) casts doubt on criminal convictions [Radley Balko, earlier here, etc.] “The Shadow Lengthens: The Continuing Threat of Regulation by Prosecution” [James Copland and Isaac Gorodetski, Manhattan...Show More Summary

The Imperfect Science Of Justice

Balko brings us the latest on Shaken Baby Syndrome: New research suggests that most humans aren’t capable of shaking an infant hard enough to produce the symptoms in SBS. It usually takes an accompanying blow to the head. And in about half to two-thirds of the 200 or so SBS cases prosecuted each year in the U.S., there […]

Morning Feeding: Knitters Can Help Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome This Fall

Knitters can help prevent shaken baby syndrome this fall (Babble) 7 delicious ways to use chicken broth (The Stir) Something’s fishy ( C’mon baby, this don just wants to cuddle (HuffPo Parents) 3 tips to help you manage stress and … More » Morning Feeding: Knitters Can Help Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome This Fall is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

14 Misheard Song Lyrics You Can't Unhear

We're 100% positive The Beatles wouldn't condone Shaken Baby Syndrome, just as The Clash probably wasn't all that interested in "locking the cash box." Yet their lyrics have led us to believe otherwise — for years upon years Depending...Show More Summary

Radley Balko: Mississippi Man Convicted With Dubious Testimony Moves Closer To Execution

It shouldn't be up for debate that the experts who are allowed to testify in Shaken Baby Syndrome cases must be qualified, accredited and meet a minimum set of standards with respect to their practices, methods and professionalism.

Madilyne Christine Wentz murder 4/14/2005 Tulsa, OK Melinda Bautista, day care owner, acquitted of her death by shaken baby syndrome

Madilyne Christine Wentz There was no justice for Madilyne, even though the accused, Melinda Bautista, admitted that she shook Madilyne until she was blue and non-responsive. But please, never forget this beautiful angel. Her loved ones miss her every day! Find-A-Grave: Madilyne Christine Wentz Madilyne Crhistine Wentz Madilyne Wentz More time granted in Bautista case [...]

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