County Health & Safety News Ashland

Boppy recalls pillows, offers refunds

The Boppy Company is recalling over 3 million original newborn loungers after the pillows were linked to at least 8 infant deaths. Officials have acknowledged that infants can suffocate if they roll, move, or are placed on the lounger in a position that obstructs breathing, or roll off the lounger onto an external surface, such …

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APPROVED: FDA Officially Gives Pfizer Vaccine the Okay

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization …

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Sex trafficking isn’t what you think: 4 myths debunked – and 1 real-world way to prevent sexual exploitation

A billboard in Mounds View, Minnesota, put up by the nonprofit National Human Trafficking Resource Center.

Lessons That Kids Have Learned In The Pandemic

It’s unquestionably the case that things would be much better in the world were it not for the Coronavirus pandemic – it’s caused irredeemable problems for people, families, and organizations alike, and no side benefit in existence could make that loss worthwhile.

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The Startling Truth about Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression Symptoms of PPD include: Feeling angry Crying more often Feeling distant from your baby or withdrawing from loved ones Feeling overly anxious Having thoughts of harming the baby or yourself Risk Factors One in eight women experience PPD, but there are some factors that might make you more at risk for pregnancy depression …

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4 Ways To Ease Stress When Working From Home

Working from home can be amazing, but it can also be stressful. Especially when you have a lot to do, and it feels as though you are trapped in your home.