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Texas Researcher Finds Increased SIDS Risk In Twins

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June 4, 1997
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Johns Hopkins Children's Center
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Twins die of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome at more than double the rate of single births, according to research at the University of Texas-Galveston. If one twin died of SIDS, the other had a six- to twelvefold risk of SIDS as well.


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