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Resource ID: #13540
Subject: Health Care
Source: Syracuse Newspapers
Date: May 5, 6, 7, 1996


The Syracuse Newspapers chronicle the rise and fall of a medical revolution. In 1972 Dr. Alfred Steinschneider, a pediatric researcher at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, N.Y., suggested he could predict which babies might die of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. Later investigation found Steinschneider's research was invalid and that his theory that SIDS runs in families deflected investigations of cases of suspected serial infanticide. (May 5, 6, and 7, 1996)

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