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In Florida, babies may one day come in boxes

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Florida might put babies in boxes to prevent child deaths. And it’s not as wild as it first sounds. A Health Department official discussed “baby boxes” during a Wednesday conference call of the state’s Child Abuse Death Review Committee. “It’s not a current practice, at least in Florida,” said Mike Mason, director of the Office of Minority Health. “But we need to evaluate the acceptance of the baby-box concept.” It’s a tradition in Finland that dates back to the 1930s, according to…

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