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Clarksville Police charge Christopher Conway with Death of an Infant

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017, around 7:19am, Clarksville Police Officers responded to Cindy Jo Court to a medical call of CPR in progress. The child was transported to Tennova Healthcare and was pronounced dead at around 8:00am.

The special operations unit homicide detectives took over the investigation. It was determined the nine month old female infant had been sexually assaulted and that a cord was wrapped around the child’s neck causing her death.

Christopher Paul Conway was booked into the Montgomery County Jail this morning for Homicide and Aggravated Rape of a Child.

Christopher Paul Conway was booked into the Montgomery County Jail this morning for Homicide and Aggravated Rape of a Child.

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Fort Campbell Community unites for parents who have suffered infant loss

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Soldiers, Families and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital employees released butterflies Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 following the 6th Annual Walk to Remember honoring parents who have experienced infant loss.

Each butterfly released symbolized children who are no longer with us, but are still in our memories. More than 80 community members participated in the walk, butterfly release and remembrance ceremony. Parents who have experienced infant and pregnancy loss, like Kaymie Johnston, said they appreciated the outpouring of support.

Fort Campbell Soldiers, Families and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital employees release butterflies Wednesday, Oct. 24th, 2012 following the 6th Annual Walk to Remember honoring parents who have experienced infant loss. Each butterfly released symbolized children who are no longer with us, but are still in our memories. More than 80 community members participated in the walk, butterfly release and remembrance ceremony.

Fort Campbell Soldiers, Families and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital employees release butterflies Wednesday, Oct. 24th, 2012 following the 6th Annual Walk to Remember honoring parents who have experienced infant loss. Each butterfly released symbolized children who are no longer with us, but are still in our memories. More than 80 community members participated in the walk, butterfly release and remembrance ceremony.

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Eddie Bauer Rocking Wood Bassinets recalled by Dorel Juvenile Group Due to Infant Suffocation Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Eddie Bauer Rocking Wood Bassinets recalled because the bottom locking mechanism can fail to lock properly if a spring is not installed, allowing the bassinet to tip to one side and cause infants to roll to the side of the bassinet.

It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Eddie Bauer Rocking Wood Bassinet

Eddie Bauer Rocking Wood Bassinet

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Tennessee Department of Health strives to prevent Sleep-Related Infant Deaths

 

October is SIDS Awareness Month

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – October is SIDS Awareness Month in the United States. SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, occurs when an infant dies without explanation.

In 2010, eight infants in Tennessee died of SIDS. While cases of SIDS in Tennessee have declined over the past decade, other sleep-related deaths are on the rise. «Read the rest of this article»

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Consumer Reports Investigation finds varying levels of Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products

 

Concerning levels of known human carcinogen found in tests of more than 200 samples

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – In Consumer Reports’ tests of more than 60 rice and rice products, inorganic arsenic, a known human carcinogen, was found in most of the name brand and other rice product samples. Levels varied, but were significant in some samples.

While there are federal limits for arsenic in drinking water, there aren’t many standards for arsenic in food. Earlier this year, Consumer Reports found worrisome levels of arsenic in apple and grape juices and called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to set limits for arsenic in those juices.

Consumer Report analysis found varying levels of arsenic in more than 60 rices and rice products.

Consumer Report analysis found varying levels of arsenic in more than 60 rices and rice products.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report West Nile virus cases on the rise

 

Centers for Disease Control and PreventionWashington, D.C. – As of September 11th, 2012, 48 states have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, or mosquitoes. A total of 2,636 cases of West Nile virus disease in people, including 118 deaths, have been reported to CDC.

Of these, 1,405 (53%) were classified as neuroinvasive disease (such as meningitis or encephalitis) and 1,231 (47%) were classified as non-neuroinvasive disease.

West Nile virus (WNV) activity reported to ArboNET, by state, United States, 2012 (as of September 11th, 2012)

West Nile virus (WNV) activity reported to ArboNET, by state, United States, 2012 (as of September 11th, 2012)

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American Heart Association reports Women with smaller-than-average fetuses may face heart problems

 

High body mass index may contribute to heart function abnormalities in these pregnancies.

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Women pregnant with smaller-than-average fetuses may also need to worry about their long-term cardiovascular health risks, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.

Women diagnosed with fetal growth restriction (FGR) may also have an asymptomatic diastolic dysfunction in which the heart doesn’t work at peak efficiency during its relaxation phase. «Read the rest of this article»

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Bassinets Recalled by Burlington Basket Company Due to Fall Hazard

 

New Instructions and Warning Labels to be Provided to Consumers

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Bassinet Recalled by Burlington Basket Company

Bassinet Recalled by Burlington Basket Company

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