The Back to Sleep Campaign educates parents and caregivers to do just that, place infants on their backs while they sleep to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. While the instances of the SIDS are generally rare, the causes remain unknown. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’S Maria Tridas discusses how a new study emphasizes new methods of prevention through reducing the external risk factors for an infant.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MariaTridasRadio2FinalProject.mp3]
First responders across the nation witness horrific scenes every day. Eventually, those experiences take their toll — causing many to suffer from PTSD. Still, 17 states do not provide workers' compensation for mental injuries.