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Hospital ransomware attack led to infant’s death, lawsuit alleges

A new report in The Wall Street Journal details a cyberattack that may, a lawsuit alleges, have caused the first fatality linked to ransomware in the U.S. WHY IT MATTERSThe ransomware attack that targeted Mobile, Alabama-based Springhill Medical Center in July 2019 knocked the hospital’s IT systems offline for more than three weeks, according to… Read More »

Providers Not Following Food Allergy Guidelines for Infants – MD Magazine

Findings of a recent survey indicate most pediatric providers do not counsel families to wait at least 3 days between introducing new foods unless infants are at risk for developing a food allergy. The results suggested current recommendations limit food diversity and could delay early peanut introduction, resulting in the possible need for a reevaluation… Read More »

Scientists discover protein that could predict deadly disease in infants

Scientists discover a protein that may PREDICT which infants develop a gut infection that kills hundreds of premature babies a year in the US within hours of diagnosis Necrotizing entercolitis (NEC) kills about 500 babies a year in the US  The gut infection’s cause is unknown, but it mostly strikes premature babies whose organs may… Read More »