Stuff My Sisters Will Like

To Jenny, Katie and Laura, From Their Brother, Victor

Flying Babies & Heart Disease March 26, 2014

Filed under: Economics,Neat,Science,Stuff — wumpushunter @ 8:00 am

Parents are currently allowed to carry infants in their laps on airplanes. It is safer for babies to fly in child safety seats, but requiring parents to buy these would actually result in more child fatalities. How? Secondary effects and the law of unintended consequences. Sometimes we do not realize where our greatest dangers lie.


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