12 on health: Hospital awarded for newborn safe sleeping program

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A Bronx hospital has been awarded for its safe sleep techniques program for newborns. 

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx started the new routine that includes a focus about safe sleep for babies.

The certification was presented by Cribs for Kids, a Pittsburgh-based organization dedicated to preventing infant sleep-related deaths.

According to researchers, more than 3,500 infants die every year in the U.S. from sleep-related issues.

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