blankets

A doctor demonstrates how an infant can die due to unsafe sleeping practices.
Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pilot via AP, file
April 22, 2019 - 7:42 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Accidental suffocation is a leading cause of injury deaths in U.S. infants and common scenarios involve blankets, bed-sharing with parents and other unsafe sleep practices, an analysis of government data found. These deaths "are entirely preventable. That's the most important point...
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Laura Faust creates blankets and mats for the homeless out of upcycled material used for wrapping surgical instruments. Pictured: Faust's dog.
Courtesy of Laura Faust
Lynne Adkins
November 26, 2018 - 4:59 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Local hospital workers have found a way to turn surgical trash into a big help for the homeless. A lot of trash is generated in an operating room, according to Laura Faust, a nurse anesthetist at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden. She said one item in...
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Pallets containing sealed packages of blankets for the homeless are delivered to The Bethesda Project on Monday morning by Philadelphia Flyers Charities.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
September 17, 2018 - 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Flyers donated some 3,000 team blankets to a homeless shelter at the edge of Chinatown on Monday. The Bethesda Project in the 900 block of Hamilton Street is the recipient of the gift of warmth for its guests. Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio "You know a...
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